James Forrest: Parkhead’s Prestwick darling

8th May 2019

  Rory Clark Sports Editor   No matter how many inches of Scottish newspaper columns are devoted to either one of the country’s bigoted brethren in the form of the Old Firm, there’s never going to be any getting away from the Lisbon Lions. Celtic’s near-mythical men, allegedly all born within 30 miles of Celtic ...


The wage gap in sport is holding back female potential

27th March 2019

Dylan Tuck Culture Editor Dylan Tuck investigates why the wage gap between male and female athletes remains a prominent issue It’s 2019, and we’re still having to find the energy to address the ridiculousness of the difference in pay between men and women. While the issue, on the whole, seems both outdated and ludicrous, it’s ...


Six Nations 2019: Scotland Review

20th March 2019

Alexandra Bullard Writer   After months of intense competition, major upsets and varied scorelines, the annual Six Nations Rugby Tournament came to a close in March. For Scotland, they boasted only one draw and one win, finishing a disappointing 5th in the final table. They lost three games. Albeit those three could have been victories ...


This is how it feels to be lonely

11th March 2019

  Ruairidh Barlow Writer   Ruairidh Barlow discusses the recent rollercoaster ride at Parkhead Social media was filled with anger on Tuesday as Brendan Rodgers was confirmed in his new post at Leicester. The green half of Glasgow duly showed no restraint. Even with twenty-four hours grace period, there was no sign of the storm ...


The GU alumni who cycled around the world in 79 days

7th March 2019

  Andrew Quinn Sport Editor The world record-breaking distance cyclist opens up about his expeditions and university life Mark Beaumont is a self-proclaimed adventurer. The broadcaster, documentary-maker, author and current rector of the University of Dundee is one of the University of Glasgow’s more successful and renowned alumni since the turn of the millennium. The ...


Can rainbow shoelaces give homophobia the boot?

28th February 2019

  Amy Shimmin Writer Amy Shimmin looks at recent initiatives to combat homophobia in football Stonewall, the UK’s main LGBTQ+ rights charity, launched its flagship sports campaign Rainbow Laces in 2013: the campaign encourages sport at all levels to publicly support LGBTQ+ inclusion in sport through the wearing of rainbow patterned shoelaces. Since then, Rainbow ...


The Emirates hosts Europe

28th February 2019

  Rory Clark Sports Editor   Rory Clark previews European Indoor Athletics Championships, to be held in the Emirates Arena on the first weekend in March Injury will rob Jake Wightman a chance to compete in front of a home crowd in the Emirates Arena at the start of March. The Nottingham-born Scot is set ...


GU wins on home turf

26th February 2019

Rory Clark Sport Editor Rory Clark reports from Garscube and the annual GU 5-miler The Garscube Sports Complex played host to near-enough 200 runners this Saturday past as the Glasgow University Hares & Hounds hosted their annual 5-mile road race. An undulating course proved to be trickier than first glance gave credit and given the ...


Is Scottish football still in the “Dark Ages”?

22nd February 2019

Andrew Quinn Sports Editor Kilmarnock have been subjected to sectarian abuse from both sides of the Old Firm in the last couple of weeks. Kris Boyd was hit with a coin and abused by Celtic fans, and Rangers fans called manager Steve Clarke a “Fenian Bastard”. In any other part of the world this would ...


Scottish football is aiming for the Sky

10th February 2019

  Rory Clark Sport Editor   Sky will be receiving the rights to Scottish football starting in 2020. Does more money equal progression? Sunday 22 May 2005: the last day of the year’s Scottish Premier League season. Ask any amateur pundit who would take the SPL title home at 5 o’clock and you would’ve probably ...