• Opening of Rainbow Crossing on Campus

    As a rainbow flag flew gently above the Trent Building, at the feet of the main entrance to the Portland building lay another rainbow. Decorated across the road in bright and cheerful paint was the new University of Nottingham rainbow crossing. “A generous crowd accumulated as LGBT+ officer Sam...
  • University Strikes Again!

    The UCU have announced 14 strike days that will span February and March affecting universities across the country including the University of Nottingham. The strikes begin with a two-day walkout that will take place on Thursday 20 February and will culminate with a full week beginning on Monday 9thMarch....
  • We’ve got a Supermoon on the way! Don’t miss out!

    February 2018 had no Supermoon however this year on the 19th February we are due to have the biggest full moon of 2019! This is your low-down on what the Supermoon is, and our recommended places to view it across Nottingham!   What is the Supermoon? Unsurprisingly, science and...
  • The History of Valentine’s Day

    It can seem like February 14th is a day when love and romance are capitalised on and red and pink hearts are absolutely everywhere, but Valentine’s Day has a much more storied history than you might think. The roots of this annual celebration are a little unclear, but most...
  • Creative Corner – ‘Sonnet’ Showcase

    As it’s February we thought we’d go a bit old school this month and make the theme ‘sonnets’ in time for Valentine’s day. The theme is used in the loosest sense of the word with our poems either using the common form of the sonnet and others the focus...
  • A Leap into the Unknown

    Monday  29th February 2016 is a day that shouldn’t really exist! Of course, the Universe doesn’t follow our calendar, so the reason behind its existence is not a physical one. Instead, it is an artefact of the irregular way in which we, as a society, measure the passage of time....
  • Book of the Month: February

    ‘Because survival is insufficient’ ~ p 58 TITLE: Station Eleven AUTHOR: Emily St. John Mandel GENRE: Literary Fiction PUBLISHER: Picador PUBLISHED: September 2014 PAGES: 333 Station Eleven is a post-apocalyptic novel with a definite twist – it’s not a post-apocalyptic novel. Emily St. John Mandel uses the idea of...