The lead-up to the General Election has been a bit of a silent, non-lead-up, in my eyes. Smattered by mistruths, fake news, spats and accusations, yes. But it’s nothing out of the ordinary, nothing we’re immune to, and probably nothing unlike what we’ve had to endure over the last few…


Like many other young people in Scotland, my interest in domestic politics grew significantly around the time of the 2014 Independence Referendum. Since then, I have become deeply invested in the road toward Scottish independence and the UK political landscape in general. …


Attending TRNSMT Festival for the first time this year suggested to me that the unraveling state of the world around us may be having more of an impact than we think on our enjoyment of music festivals, particularly in Glasgow where religious and political tensions seem to bleed into many…


Graduating from University has been one of the greatest achievements of my life so far. Regardless of how cliché it sounds, it’s quite simply true. However, the university experience didn’t come without its many challenges. Throughout my four years of study, there have been times where I’ve been so racked…

Fionnuala Boyle

Student journalist | @fionnualaboyle_ on twitter

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