• “I might rape you if you’re lucky” – How We Need to Highlight the Prominence of Sexual Assault in Popular Culture

    Trigger Warnings- sexual harassment and assault, including rape. Netflix’s supremely sensual romantic comedy series ‘Sex Education’ is receiving world-wide acclaim, as it should, with its lovable characters, relatably cringeworthy sexual encounters and unexpected plot arcs.  But the series manages to do a whole lot more than just entertain viewers...
  • Alternative Nights in Nottingham: What To Do Instead of Clubbing

    Clubbing not for you? We have some great alternatives for a night without intensive dancing. While a night out on the town is a classic pastime for any university student, the sticky floors and ear-numbing music is not always the most appealing way to spend your evening. Fear not,...
  • Things You Can’t Get Away with Post-Graduation

    As much as people like to complain about student life, it does afford you a relaxed sense of morals, responsibilities and shame. Here are some of the things you won’t be able to get away with once you’re an official adult: Stay out clubbing all night on a weekday...
  • Roofie Reality: Drink Spiking Affects Many of Us

    Drink spiking is becoming an increasingly frequent occurrence, with rates in the UK having more than doubled in the past three years. The drinking culture at university means students are at high risk, and therefore it is very important to be vigilant. These are scary statistics, but even so...
  • Dodging (Drunk) Dudes in the Dark

    Now, before you read this and get the wrong idea about me, I want to clarify something: the methods listed below for turning someone down are not designed to cruelly reject a sweet guy or girl vying for your affections; these are for the annoying creeps who will not...
  • Dear Agony Aunt: I’ve never been to Nottingham before…

    Dear Auntie Carol… I have never been to Nottingham before – what is there to do? Auntie Carol says… Oh my Christ. I knew the day would come, I just didn’t know it would come so soon! This is my first question from outside of Nottingham – Auntie Carol...
  • Fancy Dress Hacks

    We all know that fancy dress is a big part of uni culture and it is not just exclusive to Welcome Week. Fresher’s is only the beginning of a long few years of endless themed nights out and socials. If you join a sports team or society you may...