In 2013, Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX and Tesla, decided that transport needed a new player. Cars are too slow and unsafe, trains too costly, planes too loud and inefficient over short and medium distances. Importantly, they’re all unsustainable. So what could this fourth mode of transport be? As much as Musk might like us … More Introducing Glasgow Hyperloop
Glasgow Student Theatre’s history with comedy has been rather hit and miss of late, from their excellent production of Laura Wade’s Posh in 2016 to their rather more flawed production of Richard Bean’s One Man, Two Guvnors earlier this year (for a breakdown on that, please read my review at https://michaelmusings.wordpress.com/2018/06/03/review-stag-presents-one-man-two-guvnors-by-richard-bean/). I Shot the Detective, … More Theatre Review: StaG presents I Shot the Detective
This summer, iconic street artist Bobby McNamara- known as “Rogue One”- unveiled his latest piece, commemorating the 150 year anniversary of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s death. The project was commissioned by Radisson Hotels after the recent opening of their new hotel in Finnieston Quay, reportedly wanting to show their support for the local art scene. The … More Street Watch: Glasgow Street Artist Teams with Radisson Hotel in Honour of Clutha Victims
Since being founded in 2014, Glasgow University Charity Fashion Show (GUCFS) have raised over £50,000 for various charities. With last year’s efforts contributing almost half of this sum, giving £22,224.02 to Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity. This year they hope to repeat this effort with proceeds going to Simon Community Scotland – a Glasgow based charity … More GUCFS – More Than Meets the Eye
On Monday the 28th of October, The Women and Politics Panel, hosted by The Glasgow University Dialectic Society and The Isabella Elder Feminist Society, provided a warm atmosphere where the fundamental issues of the accessibility of women in politics and the current barriers to overcome were debated amongst a range of experienced politicians and students … More Inside the Women and Politics Panel
Nobody can argue that Scottish football has seen better days. The national team consistently has the nation in a state of despair and the SPFL is becoming increasingly overshadowed by its older and frankly more exciting brother, the Premier League. However, an aspect that will always keep the league somewhat interesting is one of the … More Old Oppositions or Firm Friends?
The Glasgow Western Infirmary stood for 141 years finally closing its doors to patients and students in 2015. This teaching hospital was crucial in the Universities move from the city centre to the West End abandoning the nearby Royal Infirmary as this was now considered too remote for the proposed new site. It was made … More Out with the Old and In with the New