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Blind-dating for friends

7th December 2023

This semester has seen the introduction of a new, unusual society which has already garnered unprecedented popularity on campus. Our writer, Bruno, catches up with the committee of Dinner with a Stranger Society.   For Juliette Sartori, October began with a coffee afternoon with four strangers. “It went really well!” Juliette enthused. “We ended up hanging ...

“There’s a lot of saying, we need to start doing”: Movember ambassadors on men’s health

22nd November 2023

GU Movember ambassadors Matt Cornish and Jay Kelman discussed the importance of Movember in helping to tackle toxic masculinity that has contributed to male health issues. TW: mention of mental health issues and suicide Every November, we see men on campus growing (or attempting to grow) moustaches. Why? To raise awareness for Movember. Movember is ...

Experimental dance and chronic pain: In conversation with Sarah Hopfinger

1st November 2023

Living with invisible pain can be debilitating, but Glasgow-based artist and Royal Conservatoire of Scotland researcher, Sarah Hopfinger, endeavours to turn her pain into art through her immersive autobiographical show, Pain and I, that will be performed at Tramway on November 8 and November 9 2023. Sarah Hopfinger has lived with chronic back pain since ...