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Why are there staff shortages in the law industry?

8th May 2022

Views Editor Rothery Sullivan explores the ever-growing priority of happiness among students as they choose their careers. Graduate lawyers are being placed on starting salaries as high as £150,000 due to a staff shortage, a BBC article has revealed. For such a seemingly attractive career profession, and with a six figure starting salary to boot, ...


Where would we be without cash?

2nd May 2022

There are many negative implications to becoming a cashless society, no matter how convenient Apple Pay may be. Due to Covid-19 and the increase of contactless technology, we live in a time where pretty much all payments are cashless. Many businesses don’t even accept cash, and some are afraid to touch it due to the ...


Cutting your consumption… conservatively

13th March 2022

Slow and steady wins the race when it comes to educating yourself and creating healthy habits. In 2019, I was having dinner with a friend when she said something that changed my mindset on eating meat forever: maybe it’s not about going entirely vegan at once, but instead giving up the things you can. The ...


Review: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe @ Theatre Royal Glasgow

7th March 2022

Rothery reviews the latest adaptation of the classic tale. Direct from London, the acclaimed production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe depicts the classic story of four siblings on their journey to Narnia. The show, directed by Michael Fentiman, is currently playing at the Theatre Royal Glasgow, and I must say, it is ...


Glasgow’s Pakistani Consulate host forum for Kashmir

10th February 2022

The Pakistani Consulate-General and the Scottish Human Rights Forum hosts a panel to observe Kashmir Solidarity Day. February 5th marked Kashmir Solidarity Day, to bring attention to alleged human rights abuses in the Indian controlled region of Kashmir, with allegations of political repression, extrajudicial killings, and censorship in the contested region. The Consulate General, Zahid ...


Toxic masculinity and homophobia: an analysis of the male sporting attitude

9th February 2022

The world is changing and so should male sporting culture. Josh Cavallo, a 21-year-old Australian football player, recently came out as gay on Twitter, making him the world’s only openly gay top-tier male footballer. In the video he uploaded, he stated: “Growing up I always felt the need to hide myself because I was ashamed. ...


Why try Dry January?

5th February 2022

Giving up alcohol for a month can provide a lot of benefits, some of which won’t be realised until you give it a try. Dry January: the popular no-alcohol January challenge that many have participated in this past month. For some, this challenge was taken on to save their bank account, while for others it ...


Albums of the Year 2021: An Evening with Silk Sonic by Silk Sonic

26th January 2022

Our second choice for Album of the Year 2021 sees the dream pairing of Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak revisit the sounds of the 70s on a stunning set of soulful tracks. The hype machine leading towards Silk Sonic’s much anticipated debut LP promised a fittingly silk-smooth collection of 70s revivalist tracks that radiated joyous ...


The UK government is unwilling to fight the war on women

20th December 2021

Boris Johnson does not support misogyny becoming a hate crime, reinforcing the societal norm that women’s lives do not matter. I knew in an instant that I picked the wrong route home. I saw them stumbling in the street in front of me, completely shattered with a bottle still in hand, tripping on and off ...


Review: Of Her Time @ Queen Margaret Union

18th December 2021

Views Editor Rothery Sullivan shares all about STAG’s foray into cryogenics… Of Her Time, a science-fiction production by Student Theatre at Glasgow (STAG), had its opening night at the Queen Margaret Union (QMU) on 29 November 2021. Written by Glasgow University student Jonas Laursen, the play follows a woman’s journey with cryogenics as she experiences ...