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'The Force Is Getting Stronger'

Earlier this year our screens were graced with the cutest character in history- The Child (A.K.A “Baby Yoda”)!

Getting it done- time management for students

University can, at times, be very stressful and time-consuming. As students, we often have multiple commitments, and 24 hours are just not enough. Solution? Improving your time management.

RGU:Union Black History Month - a round up

This month the Union has been putting on a range of events to celebrate Black History Month. Although the events have had to be online, to comply with the covid-19 restrictions, there has still been a wide range of activities to appeal to everyone. These include NetflixParties, ‘Safe Space Discussions’ and fundraising quizzes.


What has RGU:Radio been creating this semester?

Tue 01 Dec 2020

Podcasts are a great way of getting entertainment and/or information. With RGU:Union having a platform for students to start their own podcasts on, we decided to investigate what they have been up to this semester.

RGU Gymnastics: Wellbeing Wednesdays

Fri 27 Nov 2020

This semester, RGU Gymnastics are helping to spread positivity throughout their social media accounts. ‘Wellbeing Wednesdays’ is a new initiative that RGU Gymnastics has set up, where they promote a quote that has a positive message behind it.


Tue 24 Nov 2020

The International Paralympic Committee have confirmed that they will create a refugee team that will include more athletes in Tokyo compared to Rio in 2016. The team will be known as the Refugee Paralympic Team.


Mon 23 Nov 2020

With many local and national cinema chains closing recently - such as Vue and the Belmont Filmhouse - Radar is here to give you some tips on how to experience the wonderful world of the cinema in your own home!


Thu 12 Nov 2020

It has been 110 years since the Tivoli Theatre opened its doors to the public under its current name. What should have been a magnificent celebration is now undermined by the current coronavirus pandemic. The Tivoli Theatre closed its doors to the pu

StreetWise: Providing support to youths of the local community

Wed 11 Nov 2020

An award-winning Aberdeen charity, set up in the name of one of Scotland’s finest footballers and aimed at taking sporting activities to the city’s young people, has announced a new initiative to help them with support for mental health.

Trump Gets Trumped

Sun 08 Nov 2020

As of writing, on the 7th of November 2020, Joe Biden is the 46th President-Elect of the United States of America. Whilst Biden was in the lead for days, Pennsylvania was the key decisive state that allowed him to go over the 270 Electoral College ma

St Machar's Cathedral aims to raise £100,000 in a bid to repair historic Aberdeen site

Sat 07 Nov 2020

A local church is hosting a £100,000 fundraiser to help accommodate its £1.8m restoration project.

The Sims: 20 years in the game

Fri 06 Nov 2020

It is very hard to believe that it has been 20 years since, ‘The Sims’, was first released on Microsoft Windows and Mac OS. Due to the game’s success, ‘The Sims’, was later released on Linux, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube and Xbox. It became so su

Sean Connery - From Milkman to Bond

Thu 05 Nov 2020

The world has lost an icon of the Hollywood film industry in Sir Sean Connery, the actor best known for bringing Ian Fleming’s super-spy, James Bond, to life on the big screen.  Making his début in 1960’s Dr. No, his portrayal wasn’t favoured by crit

How to Schedule Your Time Around Work and University

Wed 04 Nov 2020

Working while in full time education poses time management challenges for most students. These challenges range from conflicting work and university schedules, coupled with post-work fatigue and loss of motivation once the coursework starts piling up

Too Close to Call: No Clear Victor Declared in Contentious U.S Election

Wed 04 Nov 2020

No candidate has been declared the clear victor in last night’s presidential election as results remain close across key battleground states like North Carolina.

The Return of Aberdeen Science Centre

Sun 01 Nov 2020

Aberdeen Science Centre is set to reopen to the public next month following a major revamp, with new exhibits and facilities for all ages.

Black History Month: The Films & Documentaries To Watch

Fri 30 Oct 2020

Black History Month is an opportunity to educate ourselves, especially through film and documentary, on the history, achievements, and contributions of black people to society. In doing so we can delve deeper into the past, reflect on the present and

Poland abortion ruling sparks protest in Aberdeen

Fri 30 Oct 2020

Hundreds gathered in Aberdeen to protest the court ruling passed in Poland, which introduced a near-total ban on abortion. The protest, which took place in Castlegate on Wednesday evening, saw people from many different nationalities showing their

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