• How Coronavirus Has Affected My First Year University Experience

    First year of university is meant to be the perfect opportunity for you to become accustomed to life as a student and meet new friends without the same level of academic stress that second and third years face. Coronavirus has however put this life on hold and has meant...
  • We were on a break with Friends … perhaps we should still be on one?

    OH. MY. GAWWWDDD. It’s time to squeal Janice style because a new episode of Friends will soon be on our screens. People want a reunion, and people will watch it. But in reality, will they be getting what they imagined? We see revivals as a trend all the time,...
  • Friends: The One with the Cultural Phenomenon

    There are few television shows that could still permeate into current popular culture, more than fifteen years after its original broadcast. And yet, Friends still defies the odds. Ask anyone, of nearly any age, which Friends character they are, and most will have answer within the minute. One only...
  • Hangry Harangue- Nasty Surprises

    Need some lighthearted fun to de-stress? Listen to the Hangry Harangue podcast for an insight into what angers our writers.  George and Phoebe discuss film spoilers, vague replies and the unreliability of public transport in this week’s Hangry Harangue on nasty surprises.  Please note, this podcast does contain Endgame,...
  • Feasting Without Meat-in: How To Have A Meat-Less BBQ

    The BBQ is certainly not allergic to vegetables. Chicken, beef, ribs, pork, and all the fleshy bits in-between may dominate the barbeque menu traditionally, but even my carnivore father has preyed upon meat free options every now and then, so read on to learn about some of my favourite...
  • There’s No Place Like Nottingham

    I’ve yet to meet anyone who doesn’t look forward to summer, particularly during the assessment period. When we’re tearing our hair out over referencing, revision and that word count which (despite our best efforts) is still too high, summer appears to be the only light at the end of...
  • The All-Too-Necessary Guide for…Surviving University Cold and Flu

    It has happened to us all; whether it’s the bog-standard Freshers’ Flu, or a more general snotty-bunged-up-ness that passes from bedroom to bedroom, door handle to door handle, and lecture theatre to lecture theatre – we’ve all been there. And isn’t it just so much worse being unwell at...