Vote for me because I know and love Glasgow University, because I was here I care about it, I care about its history, I care about its reputation, I care about its future. I will work for the students and I will represent them without fear or favour. John Nicolson is standing to be the … More A chat with John Nicolson, one of the nominees for the next UofG Rector position
Student years have long been associated with, amongst a suitable quantity of debauchery, being socially and politically active. Almost every revolution has a paragraph somewhere about a group of drunken students hatching plans for a better tomorrow. However, the one thing that all these groups have in common is just that, they are groups. So, … More A Look at the Political Groups on Campus
The turn of the millennium brought us many things. Big Brother hit the screens and the UK IQ average dropped by two points (not necessarily a causation effect…); Clippit became the default Office assistant on Windows 2000, the latest in processing software, successfully annoying us enough to become one of the first mainstream internet memes; … More Pride and Prejudice: Attitudes to the LGBTQ+ Community across the Globe
Things aren’t looking too good for May after the publication of her 585-page draft Brexit Agreement on the 14 of November. May’s agreement, comprised of solutions for the Northern Ireland backstop and also details on state aid, the financial settlement and citizens’ rights after Brexit, has been met head on with cabinet resignations. This includes … More Will Theresa May Survive the Winter?
Prior to sitting as convener and editor-in-chief I was the politics and current affairs editor for G-YOU, which seemed reasonable given my limited understanding of politics but conviction to argue over anything. So ignorance aside I did my reading, I kept reasonably informed, and at the beginning of this year I made some claims as … More Review: The 2018 Political Preview – E.U.
We have more women in congress now more than ever; the first Native-American woman; the first Muslim woman wearing a hijab is entering congress this January; and a democratic socialist became the youngest woman ever elected to congress. Call it a blue wave or whatever – all the hope and action that’s erupted in the … More A Christmas Miracle: Dems Take Back the House
If you didn’t read the above title in the voice of Cliff Richard, then I assume that the next few months aren’t your favourite in the calendar. However, regardless of whether you consider yourself a modern-day St. Nick or a bit of a Scrooge, Christmas will be happening this year. I myself fall somewhere between … More Christmas time: balance low from wine?