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Review: The Psychedelic Furs @ The O2 Academy

17th October 2019

Fred BruceWriter Writer Fred Bruce reviews the new-wave icons as they take on Glasgow. Despite not releasing a studio record in nearly three decades, The Psychedelic Furs have been consistently touring for the majority of the new millennium. While the London-borne new wave band has seen numerous iterations since first appearing on the scene at ...


Review: whenyoung at King Tut’s

16th October 2019

Imogen HayWriter whenyoung are adopted as honorary Glaswegians at this jam-packed Tut’s gig. After missing whenyoung’s set at TRNSMT this year, I was keen to catch them at King Tuts, ready for a night in what always feels like the epicentre of the Glasgow band scene. Abbie Ozard, who’s supporting the band on their current ...


Council announces repairs to historic buildings with input from Glasgow citizens

16th October 2019

Joanne KrusDeputy News Editor The council has announced that it will repair the two landmarks and let Glasgow’s citizens decide its fate. Glasgow City Council said they will spend £75,000 to repair the historic People’s Palace and the Winter Gardens glasshouse. Both were closed in late December last year due to concerns over its structural ...


Glasgow declared Britain’s second friendliest city

16th October 2019

Ollie RuddenDeputy News Editor Scotland’s biggest city narrowly beaten to the top spot by Newcastle. Glasgow has been ranked as the second friendliest city in the UK, according to a new poll. Big 7, a global travel website with 1.5 million followers on social media, asked their followers to vote on which city in the ...


Glasgow to be carbon neutral by 2030

16th October 2019

Ollie RuddenDeputy News Editor Council sets bold target for Glasgow after a report released by the Climate Emergency Working Group. Glasgow City Council has set a target for the city to become carbon neutral by 2030 after a decision made by the City Administration Committee. The decision comes from a recent report made by the ...


The liberal branding repackaging bigotry

16th October 2019

Dyani SheppardWriter ‘Liberal rhetoric can dress up an illiberal position to obtain wider appeal’ The right branding in politics can be everything. Politics is an art of persuasion; the side which is most able to spin reality in their favour is the side that is most likely to remain popular. So, it is vital to ...


If you do one thing this month…

16th October 2019

Culture Editors Looking for some super quick recommendations for what to do and see around Glasgow? Well, our Culture team have got you covered. Get a fright at: Halloween Horror Nights Scare Cinema, which is back for its third year in the city’s Southside this month. Showcasing horror films across the 25 and 26 October, ...


Survivors: we stand with you

15th October 2019

Bethany Woodhead, Tara Gandhi & Sam DoakEditors-in-Chief & Investigations Editor Systematic policy failures makes reporting complaints extremely difficult. CW: This story discusses sexual assault More than half of UK students have faced instances of sexual misconduct, yet less than 8% have reported to the police or their university. A survey by the charity Brook and ...


Triggered alarm ruins near capacity HIVE night

15th October 2019

Jordan HunterReporter The Union is currently looking for the suspects. On 12 October, the GUU’s fire alarm was falsely pulled, ending a busy night at HIVE.  The Union was hosting Groove Armada in a partnership with the clothing company Schuh. HIVE had been at near-capacity as several societies had sub-crawls and entry was free. The ...


Charity calls for alcohol minimum pricing to be extended across UK following study

14th October 2019

Alexandra LucaWriter The British Liver Trust claims a decrease in alcohol-related deaths is due to the recent policy. The call follows the publication of evidence suggesting minimum unit pricing (MUP) has had a significant impact on drinking patterns. The British Liver Trust, a liver health charity, said although the results came very soon after the ...