• “Alastair Cook: batsman, captain, leader, legend” – Joe Robinson

    If one was to judge captaincy purely based on tactical nouse, inspired team-talks and eloquence in dealing with media outlets, Alastair Cook’s legacy would be at best quickly forgotten. If we factor Cook’s ability to lead by example, however, and in being instrumental in the creation of a relaxed...
  • Is there really a crisis in English Cricket?

    Bob Willis, former England fast bowler and notoriously scathing pundit, must have thought all his Christmases had come at once after England fell to their first ever Test defeat to minnows Bangladesh in Dhaka on Sunday. Like a photographer who is in the proverbial perfect place at the perfect...
  • UoN supports Stop The Traffik’s ‘Make Fashion Traffik-Free’ campaign

    The University of Nottingham’s (UoN) ‘Stop The Traffik’ society is set to hold a clothes swap on 11th March to raise awareness for the Sumangali Scheme in Tamil Nadu, India. Organisers of the UoN campaign hope that students will donate their unwanted clothes and in return swap these for new clothes,...
  • Political Correctness Gone Mad? Cultural Appropriation Controversies

    Beyonce, of all people, is the latest figure to come under fire for the crime of ‘cultural appropriation’. This oppressive act has begun cropping up more and more recently, as students, news outlets and certain institutions have led a crusade against cultural appropriation, whether it be Yoga teachers or...
  • Students Over Summer #1

    What do UoN students get up to in the long months of summer, when they’re free from the confines of Hallward and essay deadlines? That’s what Impact is finding out. We interviewed English student Maddie Waktare, who will soon be travelling to India. Can you give an overview of your trip and what you’ll...
  • A-Z of capital cities: New Delhi

    The week that followed the infamous Delhi gang rape of 2012 saw scores of Delhiites take to the streets to protest for a change in the city’s state of security. Not much has improved since, but statistics reveal that foreign tourists are coming back. Notwithstanding recent events, Delhi is...
  • 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup: The Tournament So Far (Part 1)

    One of the biggest events in the cricketing calendar is already at its halfway point and the competition has already seen broken records, shock results and nail-biting finishes. Be it individual genius from the likes of Chris Gayle or A.B. De Villiers, or spectacular displays of teamwork such as...