• Diversity At The Oscars: Are Things Really Changing?

    Charlotte Smith Every single year without fail, the Oscars draw criticism for the lack of diversity in its line-up of nominees. 336 acting Oscars have been awarded in its history, 19 to Black actors, 5 to Hispanic/Latino actors and 3 to Asian actors. Recently the Oscars unveiled plans to...
  • Travel Opportunities at the University of Nottingham

    For months now holidays have been cancelled, plans have been ruined and the constantly changing quarantine rules have led to travel seeming a far-off possibility for many of us. If you missed out on the ‘gap yah’ experience, don’t worry, as the university offers plenty of options for you...
  • ‘Misorientation’ @ NNT Quarantine Season

    Charlotte Smith reviews Misorientation at the NNT Quarantine Season....
  • Holidays That Might Have Been: Vienna

    Like so many others in the summer of 2020, Charlotte's holiday plans to Vienna were written off due to COVID-19. Yet she still walks us through her planned itinerary amongst the grandeur of Austria's capital city and it's neighbouring tourist hotspots to help us imagine what would have been....
  • [The Fall of] Julius Caesar @ NNT

    “How many ages hence shall this our lofty scene be acted over?” asks the character of Cassius in William Shakespeare’s timeless "(The Fall of) Julius Caesar". The answer is for many ages, most recently by the Nottingham New Theatre for the entirely online quarantine season....
  • What Has Caused The Crisis In Yemen?

    In recent days, social media have been highlighting the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Yemen, one of the poorest countries in the Arab world. Alongside battling COVID-19, Yemen is suffering from an ongoing, violent conflict and the largest cholera outbreak ever recorded. This has been a part of daily life...
  • Style Review: The Crown

    Netflix’s The Crown lets us be a fly on the wall in the private lives of the Royal Family....