features



Forgive and forget: the fallout of young celebs making headlines

28th November 2020

With cancel culture rife in today’s society, Grace Graham Taylor argues we should be kinder towards young public figures when they make “fatal” faux-pas. On 5 September, two 18 and 19-year-old football players broke the rules of quarantine by inviting two young women back to their hotel room. A few weeks later, 172 students contracted ...


My love life: or the lack of it

18th November 2020

The first in a new series looking at different romantic outlooks from various students. To put it simply, my love life is non-existent. I didn’t think that at 22, in my final year of university, I would be in the same place most people are at 14: a couple of sloppy kisses filling my romantic ...


The show must go on: election special

10th November 2020

The real war between the UK and the US… election coverage “I can’t sleep. I need to know what’s happening in Michigan” says a non-resident and non-citizen of the United States of America, wrapped up in a blanket, five screens in front, holding onto a mug of espresso, eyes bloodshot, at 4:30 am. A shout ...


QAnon – from an online mystery to a real-life crisis

9th November 2020

How conspiracy theories have translated into anti-mask protests. Has someone ever told you that the actors, politicians, and celebrity personalities you know and love are part of a global paedophilic, bloodsucking, autocratic syndicate? If not, you clearly haven’t heard QAnon.  In what seems like a decade ago, the comparatively blissful times of November 2017, YouTube ...


The US election for dummies

2nd November 2020

Glasgow Guardian’s resident American gives you an insight into why the US election is weird and what might happen by answering common questions. Why does America have the electoral college? This question has been posed many times and many of you are probably somewhat familiar with how it’s weird, arguably undemocratic, and unnecessarily complex. I ...


A lockdown to remember: letters from the past

8th October 2020

What transcribing my late grandparents meant to me. “John, I love you, and every evening spent away from you now feels like wasted time. My ideal now is a time when we can be together and know that there is tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow instead of Monday and catching the last train”. This isn’t ...