• Courage from Phillip Schofield 

    Mr Schofield made an emotional announcement on ITV's This Morning, with his close friend Holly Willoughby, that it has taken many years for him to open up and let others know that he is gay. Prior to his television announcement, Phillip posted on Instagram, that he has been conflicted...
  • “I might rape you if you’re lucky” – How We Need to Highlight the Prominence of Sexual Assault in Popular Culture

    Trigger Warnings- sexual harassment and assault, including rape. Netflix’s supremely sensual romantic comedy series ‘Sex Education’ is receiving world-wide acclaim, as it should, with its lovable characters, relatably cringeworthy sexual encounters and unexpected plot arcs.  But the series manages to do a whole lot more than just entertain viewers...
  • How (So)lo Can You Go?

    Travelling alone for the first time can feel like a massive challenge. You don’t have the safety net of your friends, there’s nobody to look after your oversized rucksack when you go to the loo, and more importantly, who is going to get that insta-worthy snap? “Being on your...
  • Galentine’s Day: Ladies celebrating ladies

    Happy Galentine’s Day! Though it may not be an official holiday (yet), we’re putting Galentine’s day on the calendar and here’s why you should too. ‘What’s Galentine’s Day? Oh, it’s only the best day of the year’ – Leslie Knope “February 13th marks Galentine’s day, a day for celebrating...
  • Happy Thanksgiving! What UoN students are thankful for this year

    As the American holiday of Thanksgiving arrives, some of our UoN students reflect on what they are thankful for this year: “I am most thankful for the supportive family network I have at home. Whenever something goes wrong, I know without a shadow of a doubt that they will...
  • Dear Agony Aunt: I’m struggling to make friends…

    Dear Auntie Carol… What’s your advice for freshers struggling to make friends? Do most people have a varied experience when it comes to making friends? I am finding it’s taking me longer than people around me. Auntie Carol says… There are two stages to my tried and tested (and...
  • Digital Detoxing: A week without Social Media.

    For someone who wants to work in media, you may ask what provoked me going cold turkey from social media. I wouldn’t say I was addicted, maybe a bit reliant. What provoked this hiatus was a wide and generally miserable feeling: A deep dissatisfaction that my summer isn’t quite...