Street Watch: Playing it safe – Glasgow’s graffiti

Glasgow is plastered with numerous large-scale murals, from the squirrel poised on a skull under Kelvin bridge to the hip hop marionettes in the city centre, it is widely agreed that these pieces are a great addition to the city. I use the word ‘mural’ because this is how the council likes to refer to … More Street Watch: Playing it safe – Glasgow’s graffiti

Berlin – model city for cultural integration and diversity

Nearly 30 years on from the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, when the city was freed from the divisions of competing ideology and rigid government, Berlin has transformed into a bright city of cultural diversity, creativity and youth empowerment. A city in which different creeds and ideologies clash and mingle and a sense … More Berlin – model city for cultural integration and diversity

Repeal

The mural by street artist Maser in Temple Bar, which was ordered to be painted over because of “political bias” Today, millions of people in the republic of Ireland will go to the polls to make a decision that will define their country for years to come. Today, the eighth amendment to the constitution means … More Repeal

GUU Debating: This house believes that Millennials are rebels without a cause

The Union has a rich history of debating, stemming from its founding. However, only a few know about it or get involved. This column is intended to stoke discourse outside the usual set of Union debaters, as well as invite you into join with them. You can find them in the Bridie Library, Tuesdays at … More GUU Debating: This house believes that Millennials are rebels without a cause