BNP targets university students

George Binning The British National Party (BNP) is set to bring its most recent campaign to Glasgow University amid protests from the SRC, the University and Glasgow Anti-Racist Alliance (GARA). White History Month, the BNP and Young BNP’s latest…

SRC elections blighted by poor turnout

Scott Lavery Poor publicity, bad timing, and the Glasgow weather were blamed for poor voter turnout at the Student Representative Council election last month, in which just over 2200 votes were cast. James Harrison, a second-year student who was…

City planning network launched in Glasgow

It has been announced that the University of Glasgow will lead the launching of a network which is designed to bring together the leaders of major cities, in order to help them face the emerging challenges…

Glasgow University and the return of Scotland

In the third and final part of our series on a history of Glasgow University, James Maxwell investigates how the institution has influenced politics, the Nationalist movement and culture in contemporary Scotland Glasgow University has witnessed many of the…

Bush confined to the dustbin of history

As George W. Bush’s second term in office draws to an end, James Foley examines the legacy of arguably the most hated man on earth As equities tumbled and millions of Americans faced repossession in late September, George Bush,…

Diary of a dairy queen

Our resident carnivore, Michelle Williams, goes herbivore for a week to investigate veganism As a self-confessed dairy addict and staunch carnivore, I have always harboured a niggling fear that my meat-eating lifestyle might not stand up to my own…

Losing the landlord lottery

George Binning It is so often the case that International Students lose out in complications with their accommodation; for one thing they are not familiar with British law, and can be easily misled; secondly, any savvy landlord will know…

United States of whatever

James Porteous While it may seem slightly self-indulgent to be writing an editorial based on the election process of another country, in a student newspaper, the momentous events in the United States that have taken place over the last…

Glasgow student nominated for helpline volunteer award

A Glasgow student has made it to the final stages of a competition that rewards the efforts of helpline workers. Morven Boyd was nominated by Chris Buckland, the Student Volunteer Support Service Coordinator, for the BT/THA…