• Ecological Disaster from Hydroelectric Dams

    One of the rarest species in the world is now one-step closer to extinction after the last known female died on Saturday 13th April 2019. There are now only 3 known individuals of the Yangtze giant soft-shell turtle left. The 90-year-old female which died on Saturday was one of...
  • Our Attraction to Horror Movies

    From being forced to watch both versions of The Woman in Black during my GCSE’s and spending the greater part of them hidden behind my coat, I started to wonder how my peers could take enjoyment from what I thought to be such a tortuous activity. The idea that...
  • Sounds Like a Plan: Productivity in Exam Season

    Spring is in the air and it wouldn’t take David Attenborough to notice a change in the environment at UoN: takeaway coffees are the staple accessory, the hour of the day is becoming irrelevant and you’re venturing into the darkest realms of the library to root out the fifth...
  • Child Genius or Child Cruelty?

    Watching Channel 4’s Child Genius will guarantee you three things: an unhealthy obsession with Richard Osman, a record-breaking blow to your self-esteem and enough drama to permit a year’s hiatus of TOWIE. In its sixth season, the show has excelled in its provisions and – while Richard will never...
  • Suicide Awareness Week

    This year is the first year that the University of Nottingham has officially recognised Suicide Awareness Week. Impact explains the significance and importance of this event, and explains to you places to seek help. Mental health and YOUR well-being are so important. Contact Samartians: 116 123 Contact CALM: 0800...
  • YouTube Demonetises Anti-Vaccine Videos – Too Little Too Late?

    The appearance of adverts next to controversial YouTube videos has once again raised the issue of social media as a propagator of unsafe content. After reviewing where their adverts were being used, big name brands, including Nestle and Kellogg’s, found their adverts being associated with anti-vaccination channels. Needless to...
  • How to Reduce Your Meat and Dairy Consumption

    Veganuary, veganism – it’s everywhere! Whilst milk, after all, is meant for calves and animals are being mistreated, it is easier said than done to go vegan after seeing one, most likely, sponsored Youtuber talk about it for fifteen minutes. However, you don’t have to go vegan to help...