Christmas Adverts in November: Let it stop! Let it stop! Let it stop!

October is over, I’ve put my shark costume away for another year, tried and failed to remember Halloween Hive, and there’s a definite chill in the air. This can mean only one thing. Buckle up, people: Christmas is coming. Of course, if you’re Argos or Asda, you’ve jumped the proverbial Christmas gun and put out … More Christmas Adverts in November: Let it stop! Let it stop! Let it stop!

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

The DUP: what they stand for and why we should be worried.

May and Foster meet as part of negotiations. Photo from BBC news.  Just under a month ago, I wrote a piece commentating on the major parties for the recent General Election. Within that article I mentioned that “Northern Ireland, I’ll perhaps write on our political parties once we actually stop messing about and form a … More The DUP: what they stand for and why we should be worried.

The New Sixteen

It seems everyone has something to say about the dangers of social media and body confidence. The age at which many solidify their online presence is becoming younger as more teenagers feel stressed about the way their bodies look. Searching ‘teen + body image + social media’ online produces over fourteen million results; evidence of … More The New Sixteen

Big Shoes to Fill?

‘World Changers Welcome’ is the current subheading of the University of Glasgow that we see everywhere around campus, but who are the world changers who have been and gone? Heres a few names you may recognise that studied at Glasgow before going onto famous and successful careers… Gerard Butler The Hollywood heart throb has been in … More Big Shoes to Fill?

Scroll and…Miss?

As any young person will know, most days do not start with a morning jog or a carefully prepared breakfast. While these activities may sometimes happen, they are by no means as regular as the essential morning social media check. And it makes sense. Waking up in time for your 10am and rewarding yourself with … More Scroll and…Miss?