Written by Radoslav Serafimov “I think therefore I am.” This is possibly the most well-known argument that philosophy has produced in its entire existence. The one who vocalized this thought was the French philosopher René Descartes, who then went on to create something called the “brain in the jar” theory. The theory proposes that one’s … More The Nature of Reality: Are we living in a simulation?
Written by: Catherine Bouchard Exercise has always been a form of stress relief for me. From the weekend trips to the Pure Gym opposite my work in Manchester to the (very occasional) post lecture visit to the Stevie, working out is one of the few times in my life I can actually switch off, blast … More Redefining the outdoors
How the 2008 recession shaped the politics of the 2010s. Written by: Kim Mannion The Iraq War, MP’s expenses scandal and a global financial crash…you would have been forgiven in 2010 for believing that, surely, the new decade in politics would be less eventful. As it turned out, you couldn’t have been more wrong. This … More Children of the Recession
Written by: Fuad Kehinde (Science Editor) A lone ant would not survive in nature, a molecule of water isn’t a liquid and a single person can’t build a power plant. Emergence is when a lot of simple things come together to form something complicated. When adding many individual items together creates something that’s more than … More Emergence: Complexity is Simple
Written by: Beth Littlejohn So, you’ve exhausted every method of curbing lockdown boredom and are finally getting sick tik tok. You are actually thinking that you might read a book. But where to start? Here are some top picks of lockdown reading to get you started: Normal People by Sally Rooney I’m sure you have … More Best Lockdown Reads.
Written by: Kate Collins The Head of Students for Choice’s ‘The Good Cause Project’ discusses the University of Glasgow’s FAQ discrepancies. **Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault, miscarriage and abortion. It is upsetting that this article had to be written, but disturbingly necessary. The good cause policy, by definition, exists to make ‘appropriate allowances for unforeseen or … More My Choice, My Cause.
During lockdown, with the prospect of travel seeming further away than ever before, a lot of us will be feeling an extra strong sense of wanderlust and nostalgia for our past trips and adventures. G You is happy to present a series of travel writings reminiscing on our community’s favourite and most meaningful trips to … More Trips to the Past: Manchester, Catherine