New Works by StaG

Anna Nodward-Seigel’s skilful keyboards introduced Ross Wylie’s Frank, whose eponymous protagonist displayed great dexterity of accent and sung beautifully in a manly baritone that belied his tender years – and I loved his invitation of audience participation to help out with a highly forgettable TV celebrity. His portrayal of a gauche teenager in a Superman … More New Works by StaG

A Publicity Stunt Of The Best Kind

In the aftermath of American whistleblower Edward Snowden’s election as Glasgow University’s rector, there has been a swathe of disgust, frustration and downright condescension posted on social media sites by students. These range from individual posts lamenting a loss of faith in the student body as a whole, to Facebook pages already campaigning for a … More A Publicity Stunt Of The Best Kind

Snowden: A Poor Decision

All opinions displayed here are personal, and do not represent the views of the SRC. I arrived at the rectorial election results late; just after Edward Snowden had been announced as the new rector of Glasgow University. Students were already leaving in crowds, looking disappointed, and looking round the Bute Hall, nobody looked particularly happy. … More Snowden: A Poor Decision