• Brexit: The Perspective of a Student Studying in America

    Studying in America whilst the UK government has been imploding over Brexit has been a particularly unnerving experience. The confusion and despair many Brits are currently feeling, since Theresa May’s Brexit deal was declined by Parliament, has been amplified by the distance between the US and the UK. The...
  • How Political is UoN?

    A quick look at various University of Nottingham (UoN) Facebook pages will tell you that 53 students are part of the University’s Liberal Youth, 271 are members or supporters of Labour, and the Tories have a whopping 449 members on their Facebook page. But everybody knows that Facebook pages...
  • Are the Effects of Osborne’s National Living Wage being Exaggerated for Women?

    The government have this week claimed that more than three million women will increase their earnings as a result of George Osborne’s National Living Wage. However, this statement disguises the fact that most working females, despite a wage increase, stand to financially lose out due to tax increases and...
  • UKIP send a worrying message, but one that should be taken seriously

    Given that these are the last nationwide elections before the general election next year, the results of the local and European elections this week are hugely important and the main parties in Westminster have been shocked by the surge in support for UKIP. The party gained more than 150...
  • For the Love of Language

    I’ve really enjoyed the debacle over Andrew Mitchell calling that police officer a pleb. I’m not going to side with one or the other, frankly it is none of my business. I was just pleased a piece of Latin made the news. You can probably tell I study Classics....