Black History Month: A Female Black Artist In Glasgow

My name is Nina Mdwaba, I am a South African, Glasgow based student and performance artist. I’m currently in my third year of psychology and theatre joint honours. My medium includes dance and puppetry.  What has been your experience on being a black woman in the arts in Glasgow? I think being a black female … More Black History Month: A Female Black Artist In Glasgow

Geisha Today, Gangster Tomorrow: Cultural Appropriation in the Music Industry

The phrase Cultural Appropriation is being thrown around a lot at the moment. From Gigi Hadid wearing a hijab for the first ever cover of Vogue Arabia, to girls wearing Indian Headdress at music festivals. The music industry especially is notorious for musicians selectively borrowing from other cultures and utilising those characteristics for their own … More Geisha Today, Gangster Tomorrow: Cultural Appropriation in the Music Industry

A note on Parliamentary Debating

Dear readers, Glasgow University Union is not only one of the best competitive debating unions in the world, but is home to the unique Parliamentary Debates. Parliamentary Debates are Glagsow’s own unique twist on the House of Commons, including passionate speeches, heckling and lots of traditions. However, our chamber differs radically to that of the … More A note on Parliamentary Debating