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Manifestation: the key to unlocking your goals or just another TikTok trend?

4th February 2021

Is it possible to action your goals by just writing them down and thinking about them?  I turn off the lights in my room and turn on deep meditation music. Then, I light a scented candle and carefully, so as not to burn both myself and my room to the ground, put it at the ...


Experience or exploitation?

3rd February 2021

Should you ever provide work for free as an aspiring artist? There’s a debate in the young artist community over providing artwork for free: should artists have to give away their work with no compensation just for the sake of publicity and to build their portfolio, or should artists still be compensated no matter how ...


Vent to views

2nd February 2021

Your questions answered by our Views Editors. I’m having a bit of a crisis about what to do after graduation. Since I was about 12, my heart was set on a career in journalism, but over the past week or so, I’ve completely changed my mind. Now I am trying to apply for other grad ...


Zooming through semester one

2nd February 2021

Claire Thomson reflects on our first semester of online university. After those months of long queues outside the library, dark sleepless nights, and hoards of stressed students, our first semester is finally over. Online university has been a real rollercoaster, with many ups and downs – but with exam season having passed us by quicker ...


New Year, New Glasgow University

1st February 2021

UofG has a lot of growing to do this year. As we step into the first days and weeks of a new year, it’s customary to pause and take stock of our lives, to look inward, and decide which habits we wish to shed and which we want to continue, and in doing so we ...


When is it time to get help for your head?

29th January 2021

As 2021 shows no immediate signs of lightening the emotional load of the past year, Hannah Patterson explores how you can tell when you’re having just another bad day and when it’s something more serious. We’ve all had days where we wake up and feel like the world is just too much – days where ...


EDITORIAL: Support students and their grades

28th January 2021

Following the news that the University will not be reinstating the “No Detriment” policy, The Glasgow Guardian and other student societies call for new measures to support students’ futures. We, The Glasgow Guardian, and the other signatories in this article, call upon the University of Glasgow to consider student wellbeing and set students up for ...


What does the Hate Crime bill mean for freedom of speech?

26th January 2021

Roshika Perera considers the potential implications of the proposed Hate Crime bill on our freedom of speech. Recently, Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf gave another statement to the Scottish parliament outlining changes that would be made to the Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill. The bill was met with outrage by swathes of the media ...


Boys will be boys (or violent misogynists)

26th January 2021

Lucy Dunn reflects on the state of gender relations in British schools in the wake of the Georgia Harrison v Stephen Bear revenge porn allegations. In a conflict which arose in the middle of December last year, reality TV star Georgia Harrison accused her ex-boyfriend Stephen Bear of taking a privately filmed video of himself ...


Open Letter for Russell Group Universities

21st January 2021

As the editors of Russell Group student newspapers, we are writing collectively to request a reversal of the Russell Group’s statement, 7 January 2020, ‘on ensuring fair assessment and protecting the integrity of degrees.’ As editors, not only are we students or recent students ourselves but we are also in constant contact with the students ...