• A Striking Global Milestone: The World’s Population Hits 8 Billion

    On 15th November, the world’s population reached 8 billion people. Impact's Lorenzo Capito takes a look at the severity of rapidly rising (and declining) populations across our continents, and the various consequences that this new figure can be expected to have....
  • Advocating For LGBTQ+ Rights in Qatar: We Need to Change the Narrative

    Lorenzo Capito With millions expected to attend the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Qatari authorities have ramped up efforts to prepare for the global sporting event. However, recent reports have shown many arrests of Qatar’s LGBTQ+ nationals, with the most recent being just weeks before the sporting event is set...
  • Should We Support Our Striking Lecturers?

    The University and College Union (UCU) has announced further strikes will take place in universities across the country on 24th, 25th, and 30th of November. Abigail Cadman Kerr speaks to a striking lecturer and investigates the reasons for these strikes. ...
  • All Talk And No Training: UoN Misses The Mark With 4-Minute Sexual Consent Presentation

    Sexpression is a national charity who advocate for the implementation of mandatory sexual consent training by universities. Last month, their Nottingham branch teamed up with UoN’s Feminist Society and others to organise a rally through campus. The purpose of this rally was to support their open letter to the...
  • American Midterms 2022: Everything You Need To Know

    Last Tuesday, 42 million Americans turned out to vote in the 2022 Midterm Elections, yet results over who will control Congress for the next two years remain unclear. In the American political system, midterm elections occur halfway through a presidential term and are used to determine which party will...
  • Closet Politics: The Ethics Of Queerbaiting

    On the 31st of October 2022, actor Kit Connor tweeted: “I’m bi. congrats for forcing an 18 year old to out himself. i think some of you missed the point of the show.” Caitlin Kelly examines what happened, and what could bring someone to release a statement like this....
  • Examining The Proposal To Fine Those Who Miss GP Appointments

    In an attempt to crack down on the 15 million wasted GP appointments per year, new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak proposed a £10 fine for patients who miss appointments without a cancellation warning. Number 10 reports he has since U-turned on the idea. Impact's Maddie Dinnage reports....