• What Does Being a Feminist Mean to You?

    With so many different interpretations on feminism, it can be difficult to know what being a feminist actually means. I asked numerous people what feminism meant to them. There was unanimous agreement that feminism revolves around equality. Many stated that a common misconception is that feminists are men haters/feminists believe...
  • Meat in the Middle

    We have all heard of the 'eat less meat' hype and there is no denying that it needs to be done. Some people think they will instantly implode or whither into a muscle-less package of skin and bone if their tummy doesn’t get given some kind of meat at...
  • Staff strikes: solidarity or sleeping in?

    On Monday 25th UCU members at UoN started an 8 working-day strike over changes to their pensions, rates of pay and working conditions. Unfortunately for students, the whole point of striking is to be as disruptive and inconvenient as possible and it often feels like it’s to our detriment...
  • Airbrush it Under the Carpet

    Recently there has been an article published on the guardian by a mother who was disgusted to discover, that the school in which her children attended provided an option to ‘airbrush’ their school photos. For a cost, a parent could ‘retouch’ their child’s photo through one of the two...
  • Enough is Enough

    The British political landscape, a once august and respected vista now resembles a drunken punch up at a wedding no one wanted to attend. A brawl being watched by 65 million people who frankly have no idea what is going on nor how the whole thing started and no...
  • Have we Lost the Art of Talking?

    How long do you spend on your phone? When was the last time you looked UP? Have you noticed the myriad of orangey-brown hues peppering the leaves? Or how your breath creates cloud-like puffs in the early morning?...
  • Team Trees: The YouTube Project with a Twist

    I’m very much enjoying this new swathe of community action against climate change in the face of governmental apathy. I often wonder what high up in power are thinking, as they watch the world rally behind a 16-year-old or protest in a multitude of cities worldwide....