• UoNSU Strike Referendum Result Announced

    Over the last two days lecturers across the University have been striking as part of a national University and Colleges Union (UCU) action, demanding better pensions, pay and conditions from their institutions. Simultaneously the University of Nottingham Students Union (UoNSU) held a referendum, asking students what their official position...
  • Can We Really Claim To Be A Democratic Society If We Cannot Protest the Monarchy?

    Following Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's death last week, there have been growing concerns among freedom of speech activists. This comes after several incidents of people being arrested for exercising what should be their fundamental democratic right to protest against the monarchy. George Scotland asks if a Britain which...
  • Among Us With AOC: Politics and Games Done Right

    Emily Ash Emily examines the impact of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s presence on Twitch. Among Us has been the latest craze in party games, asking you to stealthily murder your comrades or scream your innocence the loudest if you fail. We’ve covered the games’ ridiculous success before. Despite that, I don’t...
  • Meet the Candidates: Union Development Officer- James Pheasey

    James Pheasey is running in the 2020 SU Elections for the role of Union Development officer. Impact's News Editor Lauren McGaun caught up with him and asked why he would make a good candidate for the position....
  • Extraordinary Scrutiny Panel: SU President

    On the 5th of March 2020 an Extraordinary Scrutiny Panel was called for the University of Nottingham Students’ Union President, James Pheasey. In general, the purpose of a scrutiny panel is to provide a way to hold SU officers accountable for their actions. Thursday’s scrutiny panel came as a...
  • Game Publisher Censors For China

    Game publisher Activision Blizzard are the masterminds behind World of Warcraft and Overwatch. They also enforce censorship for the Chinese government. You probably know about the situation in Hong Kong, where protesters are violently clashing with police over their rights to democracy. You’re probably not aware of Hearthstone, a...
  • The fight for the Living Wage continues

    Following the student referendum which took place in June, with 901 votes for, and 38 against, which requested that the cost of paying the Living Wage to be funded by price rises in the shops and bar. Despite the results of the referendum, the board has not taken the...