• Self-care in Self Isolation

    Now that the government has announced a three week lockdown at least for non-key workers and the University of Nottingham has moved to online classes, students are left wondering what to do with this added time whilst isolating at home to minimise the effects of COVID-19. Although our studies...
  • A Call for Love in the Midst of the Coronavirus

    The tone in the air this spring is different. In lieu of the fragrance of flowers and cocktails in beer gardens, there is the scent of hand sanitiser flooding the air. There is an unprecedented multitude of people roaming the streets in masks. A single sneeze or cough on...
  • “I’m just a little bit OCD”- the Phrase Trivialising a Serious Condition

    We’ve all seen The Big Bang Theory and Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners, but are these shows actually portraying Obsessive compulsive disorder or just reinforcing a stereotype which has been long used as a way to get some laughs and shock value? With these kinds of shows the issue is that the...
  • “She does WHAT to herself?!” It’s Time to Break the Taboo Around Female Masturbation

    Attending a mixed comprehensive secondary school, I vividly remember overhearing the boys’ locker room talking about masturbation- it was a common and accepted thing. However, what I also remember were the rumours that went around about any girl even daring to do the same thing to herself, branding her...
  • OnlyFans: Where Sex and Social Media Meet

    What exactly is OnlyFans? OnlyFans is a form of social media where creators upload content that is only available to their subscribers or ‘fans’. Creators can choose how much their monthly subscription fee is starting from $4.99 a month, with OnlyFans taking 20% of their total earnings. And while...
  • How Dave Called Out Systematic Racism at the Brits

    The 21-year-old rapper from London, known as Dave, took the Brits by surprise in his beautiful address of systematic racism in Britain. Dave unapologetically called out the Prime Minister’s racism, the representation of Meghan in the UK media as opposed to that of Kate, and even went on to...