The Nature of Reality: Are we living in a simulation?

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’sContinue reading “The Nature of Reality: Are we living in a simulation?”

Children of the Recession

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. ThisContinue reading “Children of the Recession”

Emergence: Complexity is Simple

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 thanContinue reading “Emergence: Complexity is Simple”

My Choice, My Cause.

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 orContinue reading “My Choice, My Cause.”

Trips to the Past: Manchester, Catherine

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 toContinue reading “Trips to the Past: Manchester, Catherine”

Cause of death: the system.

Written by: Amélie Davidson George Floyd. Breanna Taylor. Ahmaud Arbery. Samuel Dubose. Tamir Rice. Eric Garner. Santa Bland. Trayvon Martin. Walter Scott. Oscar Grant. Philando Castile. Terrence Crutcher. Aiyana Jones. Agatha Felix. Maurice Gordon. Tony McDade.  These are the names of just some of the many lives lost to senseless acts of racism. For millionsContinue reading “Cause of death: the system.”

Trips to the Past: Yosemite, Olivia

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 toContinue reading “Trips to the Past: Yosemite, Olivia”