• Have People Been Reading More During Lockdown?

    Gemma explores whether people have been reading more as a result of lockdown and which genres have thrived during the pandemic....
  • All Lives Matter, But That Isn’t Really The Point, Is It?

    I am a 22-year-old white woman. The temptation to not get involved or comment upon issues surrounding race is high, largely due to the fear of saying the wrong thing. Even as I write this, I am filled with an uneasiness that, despite having good intentions, my words may...
  • Hobbies: The Latest Weapon Against Lockdown Monotony

    Lockdown, for many, has consisted of Joe Wicks, Instagram challenges and hilarious memes. However, it has also been an opportunity for people to pick up new skills and hobbies that they usually would not have had the time for....
  • Books and Comics That Should Be Adapted for Film and TV

    I’ve always been a book lover. And a film lover. And a lover of book-to-film adaptations. With that said, there’s quite a few books that still need to be translated onscreen. The Last Dragon Series by Chris D’Lacy The series starts with university student David, who takes a room...
  • Let’s Art-iculate! Book to Film Adaptations

    Impact’s editors discuss the pros and cons of adapting books, comics and games into film. In Let’s Art-iculate’s second episode, Lauren, Ibrahim, Callum, James and Jack discuss the best and worst film adaptations. If you want passionate rants from Game of Thrones to X-men, this is the podcast for...
  • August Book Of The Month: The Humans

    The Humans by Matt Haig, published in May 2013, is an amusing comment on the human condition from the perspective of an alien sent to stop the spread of a mathematical discovery by Professor Andrew Martin. If at times a little contrived, it is worth a read for its...
  • Summer Reads Scrapbook

    With university in far off September, the lack of deadlines and exams makes summer the perfect opportunity to read for fun. Perhaps you remember those summer reading challenges at the local library and fancy reading again, or you’ve got space in your suitcase for a beach read. Whatever the...