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International Spotlight: Yemen

10th February 2022

A shattering New Year… In Scotland, at New Year, we have the bells. In Yemen, there are only the bells of war, starvation, and unfulfilled promises. Despite a civil and proxy war that has ravaged Yemen for the last decade, the UK cut aid to the country by 60% in the most recent curtailing of ...


New year, new sport, new chance to shine

9th February 2022

A new year provides the new prospect of outstanding sporting moments as we reflect on 2021 and look forward to 2022. As the world began to recover again, 2021 saw the sporting world face new challenges and athletes battle against adversity to follow their dreams. Young sports stars made breakthrough performances, sporting greats competed for ...


New year, new Labour, and the return of Jezza

9th February 2022

It’s no secret that the Labour Party is in a state of crisis, losing support in almost every area it could once call home. The Keir Starmer leadership seems less interested in tackling the Tories than in forcing out any young, left-wing, or working-class members within their ranks. An estimated 200,000 people have left the ...


I want you to read my diary

1st February 2022

Is it a cardinal sin to read another’s diary? Writer Constance Roisin contemplates for whose eyes the author truly intends to write. A friend of mine (in fact my old babysitter) kept a diary after breaking up with her girlfriend. In it she wrote long and sincere entries about her heartbreak. Then, one day, she ...


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 ...


This year, let’s change the eating disorder discourse

6th January 2022

Editor-in-Chief Lucy Dunn discusses the fluctuation of the weight-loss and body-positive rhetorics ever-present at New Year, and suggests, instead, body indifference should be our aspiration. CW: eating disorders Yesterday was the “hangriest day of the year” for Glasgwegians, according to new WW* research. How so? Because, following New Year’s resolutions, more than a third of ...


New Year’s resolutions: helpful or harmful?

2nd January 2022

Sports Editor Claire Thomson discusses why we don’t need to worry about becoming the best version of ourselves every January.   It’s that time of year again, when we all wave goodbye to the past 12 months and open ourselves up to whatever lies ahead of us. For some, it is a time to reflect on ...


Reading challenges for the new year

28th December 2021

Patrick Gaffey offers a method to make reading more books your New Year’s resolution. As 2021 draws to a close, many of us will be counting off our last winter reads, and planning which books to explore next year. Users of websites such as Goodreads and StoryGraph often set annual reading challenges, establishing a minimum ...


A chat with… Glasgow University’s Tea Society

28th December 2021

Writer Odhrán Gallagher sits down with GU’s Tea Society to chat about what they do and why you should join. Tyler Eckback is the current President of the Tea Society. Tyler is a third year student, studying Law and Politics, and is from Denver, Colorado. The Glasgow Guardian: Why did you decide to join the ...


The airing of grievances

23rd December 2020

 As 2020 fades away, we air our grievances for the year. 2020 is thankfully coming to an end with some positivity in sight. We have a vaccine on the horizon, Trump is out of office, and the possibility of Holly getting into Hive again before she graduates no longer feels like a pipe dream.  Although ...