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Anti-lockdown protests aren’t saving lives, they’re killing them

21st June 2020

Ross McCool Writer Ross McCool examines the danger of the anti-lockdown protests across the globe.  After many nations have instituted the greatest lockdown in human history, many anti-lockdown protests have taken place across the globe, including close to home in Glasgow Green. However, the protests that are currently happening in the United States have gained ...


Starmer’s storming popularity could make him next Prime Minister

20th June 2020

Blair Cunningham Deputy Culture Editor – Theatre As Johnson is losing support with every fiasco, from Cummings to Covid, could a more electable Labour leader finally topple Tory Britain? Some will have read one of the Daily Mail’s more pathetic and poorly-researched stories in past months, the one that claims Sir Keir Starmer is a ...


Students have been kept in the dark yet again about an assault near campus

20th June 2020

Lucy Donaldson Writer Lucy Donaldson argues Glasgow University must be held accountable after the delay in the University’s response to the Dawsholm Park sexual assault. Trigger Warning: This article contains mentions of sexual assault. Police Scotland have launched an investigation after a teenage girl was raped at Dawsholm Park, near the University of Glasgow’s Garscube ...


An intergenerational perspective of the Black Lives Matter movement

19th June 2020

Alexander Benjamin Writer Alexander Benjamin shares his grandmother’s, his mother’s, and his own experience of racism in the UK. We have said it before and we will say it again; the Black Lives Matter movement is one that affects black people worldwide, not just in the USA. The racism that prevails causes a deep ache ...


Glasgow University should boycott the Confucius Institute

10th June 2020

Melanie Goldberg Writer Following the boycott of Israel, the SRC should also boycott the Confucius Institute on campus. For years, the Chinese Communist party (CCP) and it’s president, Xi Jinping, have evaded condemnation for many crimes against their own citizens. Mass surveillance and illegal detainment of dissidents are a few weapons within the wide arsenal ...


Racism is indigenous to Scotland too

9th June 2020

Shereif Kholeif Writer Shereif Kholeif explains how racism in America is not the exception and details how he wants to make GUSA a diverse and safe experience for all. Racism exists everywhere. After receiving your 200th email from Change.org asking you to sign another petition, you begin to wonder whether there’s a point in continuing ...


Love in the time of corona

4th June 2020

Tara Gandhi Editor-in-Chief Our Editor-in-Chief gives you a guide for keeping romance alive in 2020 I can count the number of first dates I’ve been on one hand. And that’s not a humble brag about being in successful long term relationships – I was the curator of the GG’s excellent Valentines playlist for the terminally ...


We cannot let the higher education system censor our world

30th May 2020

Paul Dawson Writer Censorship is the modern day equivalent of Ray Bradbury’s burning books and it’s poisoning our education system. The right to free speech is one of if not the most valuable right we as people can have. Free speech allows us to express our feelings, emotions, and who we are as people. It’s ...


What can we learn from Alex Salmond’s sexual assault trial?

11th May 2020

Madison Plumridge Writer Madison Plumridge revisits the disappointing verdict of the Alex Salmond trial and what damage this has caused for women, once again. After the former Scottish first minister, Alex Salmond was found not guilty of 13 charges – including attempted rape – at the High Court in Edinburgh, we were reminded how our ...


Silencing your inner-critic in the middle of a pandemic

10th May 2020

Noor Sabha Writer Noor Sabha shares how to avoid creating an enemy out of yourself in the midst of the Covid-19 lockdown. Since the emergence of Covid-19 and the gradual increase in the implementation of lockdown measures, I’ve noticed that lots of people on social media are talking about using this time of crisis “to ...