• Keith Flint: Remembering an Icon

    In recent years, ‘icon’ has been a term zealously overused to describe artists sadly no longer with us. Whilst many of these figures have undoubtedly helped their genre thrive, few could claim to really be a pioneer within the field of music in general. Yet after police were called...
  • A celebration of culture – International Festival Week

    As the International festival week draws to a close, Impact spoke to Aanchal Rawal, the International Officer, about the hard work that herself and the International Student Network have done to put together an unforgettable Festival week for students at UoN. Q. What does the international festival week mean to...
  • PART 1 OF 2: Children Are Dying – The Bleak Reality of Britain’s Knifing Crisis

    Jodie Chesney. Seventeen years old. Dead. Stabbed in the back, having been listening to music in the park, playing with friends. Yousef Makki. Seventeen years old. Dead. Knifed hours after telling his parents he’d be “home for tea”, having been said to be visiting a friend. These two young...
  • Sustainability when Travelling: Impact Travel’s Top Tips

    I remember the first time that I heard about sustainable travel. The first question I asked is how can I travel sustainability, and could I participate in sustainable travel. The answer is yes, all of us can travel more sustainability. Here are Impact Travel’s Top Tips for sustainable travel.  Avoid...
  • Colonisation Has Been Erased from the British Curriculum: It’s Time to Fix That.

    An often-cited quote about the lack of colonial history in the British curriculum comes from Dr Sashi Tharoor, who stated that “it’s a bit of an embarrassment that you can get a History A Level in this country without knowing anything about colonial history.” The lack of colonial pedagogy...
  • Vintage Movies and Early Feminist Icons

    It is often rightfully said that vintage movies feature a lot of sexism in them, which, although expected due to the cultural beliefs of the time, can be irritating. However, there are female characters of whom we can be proud for being early feminists. Esther Smith in Meet Me...
  • SHOULD WE ALLOW HETEROSEXUAL COUPLES THE RIGHT TO A CIVIL PARTNERSHIP?

    On 2nd October 2018, Theresa May announced that heterosexual couples would be allowed the right to a civil partnership like same-sex couples do. The move comes after a heterosexual couple fought for four years to be allowed a civil partnership. I rejoiced at the news. It’s about time that...