• Coronavirus Interview with Sophie Hunt

    An interview with University of Nottingham alumnus and former Impact Online Editor, Sophie Hunt, reveals her experience of the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan....
  • Coronavirus Outbreak

    On 31 December 2019, the World Health Organisation (WHO) was notified to several cases of pneumonia in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China. These reports caused initial panic with little knowledge on how it would effect people. The virus did not match any other known virus. However, on 7...
  • Hong Kong Protests: Update

    As the protests in Hong Kong continue to prevail six months on, 200 protestors now face “hell-like” conditions whilst stuck inside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Since last week protestors have been besieged inside the University, initially lighting fires and throwing petrol bombs to keep police forces at bay....
  • Halloween Around the World!

    Halloween is celebrated annually on the 31st of October and whilst it might seem like just an excuse to dress up, or for an all-nighter at Crisis, the tradition is much more widespread. Rather than trick-or-treating sweets from the neighbors you never speak to, for many, the festival’s importance...
  • Game Publisher Censors For China

    Game publisher Activision Blizzard are the masterminds behind World of Warcraft and Overwatch. They also enforce censorship for the Chinese government. You probably know about the situation in Hong Kong, where protesters are violently clashing with police over their rights to democracy. You’re probably not aware of Hearthstone, a...
  • Update on the Protests in Hong Kong

    On the 31st of March this year protests erupted in Hong Kong. Triggered by the introduction of an extradition bill, the people of Hong Kong feared that the new legislation opened the doors for the Chinese judiciary to extradite Hong Kong citizens and prosecute them under mainland Chinese laws....
  • Chinese New Year Explained

    Hope you all had a Happy Chinese New Year everyone! Tuesday 5th February was the Chinese New Year and this year is the Year of the Pig. As is indicated in the name, Chinese New Year is the new year of the Chinese community, every year the Chinese New...