Hailie Pentleton



Editorial: Safeguarding on Glasgow’s streets must be improved

12th October 2021

CW: Sexual Assault, Rape, Gender Based Violence We can’t rewrite rape culture overnight, but there are practical steps that need to be taken. It is exhausting seeing the same pink and white infographics recycled every time another woman loses her life just because another man felt entitled to her. After the harrowing murder of Sabina ...


Accommodation from hell: Bridle Works students given “construction site” for home

9th October 2021

The Glasgow Guardian speaks to the students housed at Novel Student’s “unfinished” flats.  Promised the “best student accommodation in Glasgow”, unassuming students have been met with “filthy and unfinished” housing at Novel Student’s Bridle Works properties. Distressed students have spoken to The Glasgow Guardian about their “neglect̶...


I’m sorry I’ll never be her

25th September 2021

Editor-in-Chief Hailie Pentleton discusses the reality of the #ThatGirl trend. If you’re a chronic over-worker like me, you might have found yourself scrolling through #ThatGirl TikTok, desperately searching for the secret ingredients for self-love and success. Do smoothie bowls and organic shakes lead to academic success? Will early morning rises and earth-toned workout sets unlock ...


The final stage is acceptance: is my grieving wrong?

25th September 2021

Editor-in-Chief Hailie Pentleton asks if there is a proper way to grieve. It would have been my Papa’s 80th birthday last week. I missed out on being able to go home and visit his resting place because I was waiting on another PCR test result. As much as she misses him, I don’t reckon my ...


Eco-ableism and the climate crisis

22nd September 2021

How important is it to include disabled people in discussions around the climate crisis? With COP26 coming to Glasgow in November, the Scottish Government has announced the creation of the First Minister’s Environmental Council, a group of world-leading scientists and climate professionals established to advise the government on environmental issues. As was noted by Nicola ...


Johnny Took: The Glow, Gallagher, and Greenock

15th September 2021

Our Editors-in-Chief Hailie and Lucy caught up with Johnny Took of the DMAs in the run-up to their long-awaited return to the UK Johnny Took, Tommy O’Dell, and Matt Mason make up the Sydney-based three-piece band that is DMA’s. Known for their Britpop vibe and having previously supported Liam Gallagher in 2019, the band are ...


Welcome back, World Changers!

13th September 2021

Our Editors-in-Chief welcome back students, old and new, and call on the University for more transparency this academic year The time has finally come for Freshers to flood back onto Gilmorehill, and here at The Glasgow Guardian, we couldn’t be more excited to get back into the swing of things. For those students arriving in ...


Review: Woman on the Internet by Orla Gartland

31st August 2021

A musical tonic to the millennial malaise, Orla Gartland’s first full-length album is a poignant reflection on self-love in the digital age, writes Hailie Pentleton Orla Gartland’s debut album Woman on the Internet is a study in coming of age, codependency, and the chaos that ensues as every twenty-something-year-old attempts to find their authentic self ...