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    The Rise of Rewatching: Nostalgia in the Age of Streaming

    Joseph Child Television has been a staple of modern entertainment for decades, providing audiences with endless hours of drama, comedy, and everything in between. Yet despite the constant influx of new content, many people find themselves drawn back to old TV shows. From Friends to The Office, Seinfeld to...
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    How COVID-19 Changed Disaster Films

    Pandemics seemed like ancient history or even like a fictional story before COVID-19 struck. In fact, we are so fascinated by natural biological disaster films that the cinematic space is arguably overcrowded with pandemic and epidemic movies. But how have pandemics been presented on screen since the lockdowns began?...
  • Pandemic Problems And Picket Lines: Do Third Year UoN Students Regret Going To University?

    Shivani Hindocha Current third year students are perhaps the most disrupted cohort ever. Losing over a year of in-person teaching to a pandemic exacerbated before and after by UCU strikes. So, do they regret making the (very costly) decision to go? Third year Nottingham University student Shivani Hindocha reflects...
  • PM Due To Set Out “Living With COVID” Plans Ahead Of Delayed Cabinet Meeting

    The Prime Minister's "living with COVID" plan has been expected since before the government's parliamentary recess at the start of February. Impact's Hannah Walton-Hughes discusses what the lifting of restrictions could mean for the country, and what the overall response has been. ...
  • Are Nottingham Students Happy To Be Back In Person?

    Shivani Hindocha After a long awaited year and a half, the University of Nottingham returned to (mainly) in person teaching this September. But, since we all got so well adjusted to seminars in bed and socialising on Zoom, is this return to normalcy welcomed? Shivani Hindocha weighs up the...
  • Two Sides: Is ‘Blended Learning’ The Best Future For The University Of Nottingham?

    Alex Ismail and Gemma Cockrell Our new section, ‘Two Sides’, sees two writers with opposing views debate an issue of importance. This week, as students at Nottingham return for another year of ‘blended learning’, our writers look at the benefits and drawbacks of this style of teaching. For Blended...
  • Dementia And Us

    Megan discusses what it was like growing up with loved ones who have dementia, and how to spread awareness of the condition....