• Finding Deer In Wollaton Park: A Tale Of Strength, Endurance And #firstworldproblems

    Daisy Forster It is a truth universally acknowledged that when feeling down, the best remedies are fresh air and cake. So today when I woke up feeling fed up about life and timetabling stress, I decided that if a walk around campus and a Beeston Brownie couldn’t make me...
  • COVID-19 Pushes Yemen Crisis Towards Breaking Point

    The ongoing humanitarian crisis in Yemen has reached breaking point as coronavirus and famine sweep through the population. UNICEF reports that Yemen ‘is the largest humanitarian crisis in the world’ with 24 million people, who make up 80% of the country’s population, in need of humanitarian aid. Many of...
  • Playlist: 3 AM and still in Hallward

    The Easter half term draws closer and we all have one thing on our minds: deadlines. The constant blagging that you’re busy doing ‘research’ to your dissertation tutor is over. The dreaded group presentations have to be endured. We know it’s tough. So, while you persistently glance at your word count...
  • Live Review: Annie Eve

    Annie Eve brought her ethereal folk rock set to Bodega and utterly mesmerized the crowd with her songs of heartbreak and sour relationships. With an immensely popular and much talked about appearance at Glastonbury this summer, it was a sin how few people turned up to see Annie Eve...
  • Opera North: La Traviata @ Theatre Royal

    La Traviata began with an ethereal full moon beamed on to the backdrop of Nottingham’s Theatre Royal and a polite notice that Hye-Youn Lee was unwell and Anna Jeruc-Kopec was to play the role of Violetta. As the silhouette of Violetta appeared and the murmuring of the audience ebbed away Jeruc-Kopec made sure no one would be disappointed by the...
  • Playlist: Adding Some Music To Your Movember

    It’s mid-Movember and the ‘staches are starting to come through full and thick. What better way to celebrate the fruition of facial hair than with some moustache related music? Jimi Hendrix – ‘Machine Gun’ Whilst this twelve-and-a-half-minute epic starts with clean, whooshing guitar effects, Hendrix still brings the fuzz...
  • Album Review: Calvin Harris – Motion

    Last week, Calvin Harris released his fourth studio album ‘Motion’ and, although not a ground breaking new sound, it’s likely that this will knock Taylor Swift off the top spot in the album charts next Sunday. The album focuses on Harris’ trademark ‘club music’ sound and it’s clear many of...