2021



PODCAST: Review of 2021

18th January 2022

Episode 4: Review of 2021. Editors-in-Chief Hailie Pentleton and Lucy Dunn join Fraser McFarlane for our review of 2021, and a look forward into what’s to come in 2022. We are also joined by The Glasgow Guardian’s editors and contributors discussing major events and stories from the past year, such as COP26 and the Murano ...


Sports Personality of the Year 2021

23rd December 2021

A round up of all of the awards from the 2021 Sports Personality of the Year. This year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year (SPOTY) awards were hosted by Clare Balding, Gabby Logan, Alex Scott and Gary Lineker. Taking place as a mixed virtual and in-person format due to a rising number of Covid-19 cases ...


Review: Cinderella (2021)

6th October 2021

Pitch Perfect director Kay Cannon is not so in tune with her latest retelling of the famous pauperess to princess tale. Singer-Songwriter Camila Cabello made her acting debut in director Kay Cannon’s sparkling vision of a new and improved adaptation of Cinderella, which, despite its notable cast, dazzling visuals and array of popular songs, dulls ...


Less than two weeks remain for Scotland’s young artists to enter into The Sound of Young Scotland 2021 award

1st August 2021

Successful applicants will receive up to £5,500 to help them launch their debut album There are less than two weeks left for Scotland’s young artists to enter to win The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award’s new prize: The Sound of Young Scotland 2021. The Sound of Young Scotland is a new award introduced ...


Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2021

13th April 2021

Does the last great musical gatekeeper have any place in the industry today?  With everything that’s going on in our lives today – you’d be forgiven for seeing the announcement of 2021’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees pass you by. In fact, you’d be forgiven for letting any year’s nominees and inductees pass you ...


Glasgow shortlisted for Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2021

7th April 2021

The facilities awarded include The Lighthouse Laboratory for its contribution to the Covid-19 response. The University of Glasgow has been nominated for four Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2021. The Awards commemorate academic and business partnerships and the remarkable work they achieve, and Glasgow has been recently shortlisted.  The University of Glasgow has received two shortlistings...


Longing for sport’s return

30th March 2021

With so much of sport halted for so long, there are few more exciting prospects than thinking of what we will be able to do once normality returns. The coronavirus pandemic has hit sport hard. I have to admit that throughout my life, like many others, I have always taken sport for granted. People say ...


Musicians of Glasgow Uni: Sajid Chowdhury

30th March 2021

A continuation of the Musicians of Glasgow Uni series, Music Editor Jodie Leith delivers some quick-fire questions to our music-making students. Highlighting the rich musical talent gracing our (online) lectures, we take a look at musicians’ background, music, interests, and how they’re finding life as a student at UofG (in a pandemic).  This time, The ...


Review: OK Human by Weezer

29th March 2021

Weezer brings a much-needed sonic shift on OK Human, and the result is the best album the band has released in decades. The Weezer discography is, in diplomatic terms, tumultuous. Following a pair of decade-defining albums in the 90s, the California group struggled to find an identity in the new millennium. Releases ranged from the ...


Glasgow Film Festival drew more than 37,000 views for 2021 virtual programme

28th March 2021

10 world premieres, three European premieres and 49 UK premieres took place with Sweetheart declared the winner of their audience award. The Glasgow Film Festival (GFF) celebrated its 17th annual event, after its introduction in 2005.  Audiences from all across the United Kingdom tuned in online to the 17th edition of the nationally loved festival, ...