Top 5: Secret Veggie and Vegan Eateries

Life as a veggie or a vegan is extremely rewarding… that is until your family, who just LOVE to discuss your ‘picky’ eating habits, ask you out for dinner. But no longer must you tentatively ask to visit a vegan or veggie specific location as I’ve scouted out the top 5 places with unexpectedly veggie/vegan friendly menus.

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Raining Cats and Dogs: Such a Bad Thing?


The red cups are out, the supermarkets are trying to be emotional and Mariah is getting ready to earn her annual royalties cheque; whether you like it or not Christmas is on its way and Winter is Coming.

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Arts Review: The Jungle Book

Dir. Kirsty Mcadam and Tom White, Qudos QMU, 11th Oct 2015

Kirsty McAdam and Tom White’s adaptation of The Jungle Book begins by introducing us to the infant Mowgli (James Bearsworth) wrapped in blankets. He is placed in the protective care of his new wolf father, Akela (Alex Davies). Two lovable characters we are all familiar with Baloo (Elliot Thompson) and Bagheera (Georgina Welsh) are also protectors of the wolf-boy: Thompson and Welsh create a fun and heartfelt bond as they both come together for their love of little Mowgli and reminds us of the importance of family.

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The Strypes Interview

A few weeks ago the QMU was graced with the presence of the young Irish band The Strypes.  The old-school, bluesy quartet recently released their second album, Little Victories.  It proved a powerful comeback after the success of Snapshot, defying the all-too-common trend of bands recording a second LP too quickly and falling short of fans’ expectations.

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Preview: Exposure Film Festival

You don’t have to go far to find independent cinema in Glasgow. The QMU’s own film festival, Exposure, takes over Qudos for over 5 hours of quality shorts tomorrow, selected from over 1900 entrants. Many of these films have been submitted by students from around the UK, and it is hoped that Exposure could be the first step to success for budding young film makers.

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Comedy Review: GLASS Showcase

Jim’s Bar QMU, Friday 18th September 

On Friday, QMU welcomed GLASS (Glasgow Stand-up and Sketch) society to the stage with open arms.  The group regularly organise stand-up comedy shows with all-student performers taking to the stage and all levels of experience are welcome.  Even on the Friday of Freshers’ Week, when everyone is stuck in bed nursing their hangovers/freshers’ flue/all of the above, their showcase was packed out.  The three hours of comedy and sketch kicked off in Jim’s Bar, with host, Robert McGovern, providing many amusing segues into the next acts and getting the audience to interact and get involved in the peroformance.  

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