• Holocaust: A history that should never be forgotten

    As I left my home on the freezing 4th of November morning in 2015, weary-eyed and barely awake, I felt a knot in the pit of my stomach for what the day ahead would hold. I was making the mammoth journey to Krakow, Poland and back in just one...
  • Breaking Stereotypes: Millennials and Generation Z

    On thinking about our futures, we as university students have it hard and possibly harder now than ever before. My time at University is drawing to a close as I begin the second term of my final year at Nottingham and I cannot help but feel as though I...
  • The People’s Vote: An opportunity for young adults to reclaim their future

    Flashback to the 23rd of June 2016. It is our final school assembly, the same day we wave goodbye to our British headmaster, who had guided the school for 25 years. I am gripped to my phone, so is my friend to my left, and a few other Year...
  • “It’s the most wonderful time of the year”… but not for everyone

    Christmas is a time for laughter. For seeing friends, family, exciting days out, eating, drinking, singing, dancing, and generally feeling happier than the rest of the year. having to act happy and positive all the time is draining This is the expectation for the festive season, and for some...
  • Pro-porn vs. Anti-porn Feminists

    There have always been disputes between factions of the feminist movement, ranging from issues including what ‘gender equality’ actually means and how this can realistically be achieved. Pornography has been a contradictory issue between feminists since the late 1970s; with pro-porn feminists claiming it is liberating for women whilst...
  • Dear Agony Aunt: I’ve never been to Nottingham before…

    Dear Auntie Carol… I have never been to Nottingham before – what is there to do? Auntie Carol says… Oh my Christ. I knew the day would come, I just didn’t know it would come so soon! This is my first question from outside of Nottingham – Auntie Carol...
  • Cat Calling: objectification or compliment?

    How many times have you felt guilty for complaining about being cat called because you know a retort will be ‘It’s a compliment! Stop moaning’? But is it really a compliment or is it simply objectification? Personally, I think it can be both. I know what you’re thinking, I’m...