• Should the Government Butt Out of Our Smoking Habits?

    Anti-smoking legislation is being rolled out across the country in an attempt to reduce the prevalence of smoking amongst young adults. This prompts us to question whether certain bodies have the right to legislate against the promotion of smoking and ultimately, whether this will really influence young people. Action...
  • Demonising Demonstrating: Are Students Free to Protest?

    People are scared to talk about the plight of the British student protester. Students who started their university careers with a voice, shouting through megaphones on campuses and chanting in city centres, students who are angry about tuition fees, angry about cuts to university funding, angry about public sector pensions...
  • Music Journalism: Critiquing The Critics

    “Journalism is a vital asset to culture” Music journalism. Is there any term more thrilling to the human soul? It’s a branch of the media, which comes under a large amount of criticism. Often characterised as pretentious, elitist and out-of-touch, music journalism is easy to deride and at times...
  • The Last Supper

    It’s the end of the university year for us all, and for some, the final year where you step out into the world after working incredibly hard (or just managing to drag yourself to lectures and exams) for the past few months. Whether you are returning next year or...
  • From BNOC to BNOI: Top Tips to Working the White Isle

    So it’s that time of year again; just what are you going to do this summer? Sure, South America is cultured, and of course that internship is going to look good on your CV, but why not do something a bit more daring? For people with a hedonistic head,...
  • Glamping

    With the economic climate of the UK in a precarious position and money in serious shortage, this summer’s most innovative holiday option must surely be Glamping. Short weekend breaks away in lavish yurts, tipis, wagons and cabins are an ideal alternative for those who are bored with the hotel...
  • There’s Something in the Water: Impact Investigates Drink Spiking in Nottingham

    Over the past twelve months, more than 1,000 women in the United Kingdom have reported being raped as the result of drink spiking. A Freedom of Information request carried out by Impact has revealed that last year, there were 42 reported incidents of drink spiking in Nottingham alone. However,...