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‘Fat’ needs to be abandoned, not reclaimed

2nd March 2022

Molly Mead argues why we should stop using the word ‘fat’ altogether and instead find a new vocabulary that does not attach negative connotations to a person’s size. CW: Eating disorders. Seemingly obvious yet systemically suppressed, a crucial fact to arm yourself with is that bodies come in a vast array of shapes and sizes, ...

Freshers ‘abandoned’ as Glasgow University fails to house all new students

3rd September 2021

First year students housed miles away in Paisley with others facing “homelessness” The University of Glasgow has failed to house all first year students, leaving many without guaranteed accommodation a week before freshers’ week. Applications for student halls were greater than the University had planned for, following an “unprecedented demand for the forthcoming year”...