• BBK Live 2017: The Inside Story

    This is a story of two festivals, two cultures, music, mountains, new friends, rain storms and secret back stage sessions. And alcohol. This is the story of BBK Live 2017. BBK Live is an indie rock festival in the North of Spain hidden amongst the mountains behind the old...
  • What is UoN’s Best Campus Bar?

    Years ago, students embarked on the bravest challenge of them all: The ‘Campus 14’. Freshers would traverse University Park’s halls, downing pints in each of their bars, trying to stay alive. In 2001, the event was officially (but ineffectively) banned due to students requiring medical attention; however, with the...
  • The Tactical Chunder: Practical Purge or More Damage Than it’s Worth?

    We’ve all been there (or many of us, at least): you’ve overdone it at pre-drinks, peaked too soon. It’s not even 11pm and you feel as if you’re going to die. However, you are not one to let your stomach defeat you, oh no. A dedicated sesh-head to the...
  • What does your poison say about you?

    Even though Fresher’s week is officially over, the drinking most definitely is not. Returners have probably found their signature go-to drinks by now but freshers might still be figuring out their poison of choice. So take a look at our handy guide for drinking picks and what it says...
  • Try January, not Dry January

    Over the last few years there has been a growing number of people participating in Alcohol Concern’s Dry January campaign; however, with the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) reporting that pubs are closing at a rate of nearly 30 a week, the British public need to support the industry...
  • Alcohol Lite

    Technology enables us as a society to develop more desirable alternatives to gratifying, yet unhealthy, lifestyle habits. But this comes part and parcel with another important component: information. The LGA (Local Government Association) has recently called for calorie counter signs to be attached to alcoholic drinks. In a recent Impact...
  • University of Nottingham receives Alcohol Impact accreditation

    The University of Nottingham and the University of Nottingham’s Students’ Union have been awarded an Alcohol Impact mark of accreditation, the National Union of Students (NUS) announced on Tuesday. The partnership between the University of Nottingham and the Students’ Union is one of seven accredited with the Alcohol Impact mark, presented...