Lucy Dunn



COP diaries: day three

7th November 2021

Boris, Biden and Bezos: Editor-in-Chief Lucy Dunn diaries day three at COP26. Morning I’d learned my lesson from the previous day: turning up early means early. I’d asked some of the journalists I’d been with on Monday what time they came in for. “Quarter to six,” one said, a bit too matter-of-factly for a reference ...


Week one is done: what has COP26 achieved so far?

7th November 2021

A week has passed since the UN climate conference began, and a myriad of talks with names big and small have taken place over the last seven days. Which subjects are the big ones, and what has been said? And are we actually making progress? Editor-in-Chief Lucy Dunn summarises. Powerful remarks Many countries have made ...


COP diaries: day two

7th November 2021

Day two inside COP26, and The Glasgow Guardian sees some famous faces. Day 2: Monday 1 November Told to meet at the “media meeting point” for 11.15am on the first proper day of the conference, turning up at 9am seemed like a good plan. What I hadn’t accounted for, however, was the sheer volume of ...


COP diaries: day one

6th November 2021

Editor-in-Chief Lucy Dunn discusses her time inside COP26, day by day. Day 1: Sunday 31 October I’d applied for media accreditation at COP26 back in September, yet it was on the morning of Saturday 30 October, less than a day before the climate conference was due to begin, that I received official confirmation. Over the ...


New Al Jazeera podcast exposes problems in handling of lecturer sexual harassment case

3rd November 2021

CW: Sexual harassment/assault, emotional abuse, death. A number of women complained about UofG PhD student, Zahid Khan, however over two years on, their complaints have not yet been resolved. Revealed in a podcast released by Al Jazeera yesterday afternoon, two women have filed complaints of sexual harassment against a recent UofG graduate, Ehsas Zahid Khan, ...


What’s going on in Glasgow this fortnight?

1st November 2021

A summary of all the events being hosted in Glasgow over COP26. From on-campus events to Extinction Rebellion, we’ve got you covered. With so many events being held over the next fortnight, The Glasgow Guardian has compiled a calendar of events to help keep you up-to-date with what’s going on. Most events are free to ...


Extinction Rebellion march through Glasgow’s city centre for their ‘Pilgrims Procession’

30th October 2021

The group’s colourful “opening ceremony” marched from Glasgow Green to George Square. This afternoon, climate activist group Extinction Rebellion (XR) held their “Pilgrims Procession” march in Glasgow. Starting at Glasgow Green, the group marched across the city to finish in George Square, where a number of speakers discussed their reasons for coming to the city. ...


Principal announces external review of University sexual violence handling processes

29th October 2021

Following recent investigative podcast content relating to sexual misconduct by UofG staff, the Principal takes action. Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, Principal of the University, announced this afternoon that an independent external examination into University processes regarding the reporting of gender-based violence and sexual harassment has been initiated. This follows the publication of Al J...


‘Guilty Pleasures’: Nico’s new menu leaves you feeling anything but remorseful

16th October 2021

Editor-in-Chief Lucy Dunn takes us through the newest fine-dining experience Six by Nicos has to offer. What are your guilty pleasures? I was asked to think of a couple myself before heading into Six by Nico to try out their new adeptly-named, six-course tasting menu. A variety of delicacies – or maybe more commonplace cravings ...


The tests you don’t need to study for

15th October 2021

Health scares and pharmacy trips: what do we test for, and how does it work? “Getting tested” is a hot topic just now, given that none of us can escape Covid-19 and the constant threat of isolation, but what other tests should we be aware of, why are they relevant to us, and how can ...