• 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...
  • Style Icon: Rachel Green from Friends

    Whether you grew up in the 90s with Friends on your TV or only watched it last week, you will notice that amongst all the heartbreak and humour, some of the cast members have seriously sweet styles. In particular Rachel Green, who manages to look casual, preppy, and sexy...
  • Torn from home: Meeting Child Holocaust survivor, Joan Salter MBE

    Freedom is fundamental to our human rights, according to the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights. We are created to be free and to act freely. Our human rights may not free us from our daily responsibilities like paying rent or meeting a deadline, but they do provide us...