By Nathan King On Saturday 3rd November Glasgow Caledonian University held a countrywide student tournament for popular Nintendo fighting game Super Smash Brothers Ultimate. The conversation around eSports are always around whether or not they can be considered a true … Continue reading Super Smash Bros Ultimate- Scotland’s Underrated eSport?
By Hannah Scott. Are you a young person? Are you going to vote in this general election? Do you want to see a change in government? Then your country needs you. But do those in charge listen or even care … Continue reading WHAT DOES THIS ELECTION MEAN FOR YOUNG PEOPLE?
By Jack Ewing What both major parties want most for Christmas is to be given a majority by the public. The voters may have other ideas. Hung parliaments have been the outcomes of two of the last three General … Continue reading What if the 2019 Election delivers another hung parliament?
By Eszter Tarnai Scottish Independence has been a divisive issue in British politics for almost a decade now and is still a relevant debate five years after the Independence Referendum and approaching a General Election. Since then, the Brexit vote has came and gone, but how has it affected the attitudes towards independence? How will that pan out during the General Election? What are the parties saying? And will there ever be another referendum? Dr Murray Leith, Reader in Politics at UWS says “Roughly about a third of the SNP supporters and roughly a third of their membership are Brexiteers. But, … Continue reading The case for #IndyRef2 after the election
By Harris Cumming As Thursday’s controversial General Election looms ever closer, it would appear not everyone is as politically invested as one might expect. An alarming number of South Ayrshire residents have expressed that they won’t be visiting their local polling station on 12 December, after revealing a discontent with the current turbulent political situation. 21-year-old Ayrshire art student, Kara Linning, doesn’t believe that any political party offers a valid solution to the broken state of UK politics. She said: “I just don’t feel it’s going to make any difference. After all this nonsense with Brexit, we voted to come … Continue reading Scotland’s non-voters: has Brexit created a public disenchantment with politics?
By Shannon Lennox Basic care for issues affecting our society should be at the heart of political discourse. Instead it has become an egotistical battle between party leaders and their supporters. Fraser Sutherland, Chief Executive of Humanist Society Scotland spoke … Continue reading “Toxic nature of online political discourse”
By Layla Maguire Climate change has become one of the most crucial factors in the UK’s voting behaviours in this year’s general election, with thousands currently campaigning in the COP25 climate change talks in Madrid since 2 December. Professor Sandy … Continue reading How important is Climate Change to UK voters?
By Calum Brown Cameron Glasgow, a 19-year-old from West Lothian, is the first candidate to run for the Green Party in Livingston, in a general election, since 2004. The Green candidate decided to take a year out before committing to … Continue reading Politician aims to bridge gap between generations as he runs as youngest candidate in Scotland
By Scott Bevan With the election just two days away the parties gear up for one of the most pivotal votes in UK history. As the biggest UK wide anti-Brexit party the Liberal Democrats look to make gains, but could … Continue reading NO MO’ JO – The Campaign To Unseat Swinson