• Hogwarts’ Complicated Legacy: Boycotting the New Harry Potter Game

    Despite fans’ excitement for the new Harry Potter game, Hogwarts Legacy, there have been threats of boycotting due to JK Rowling’s problematic tweets and antisemitism within the series. Alice asks whether it is ok to be excited to live out our childhood fantasies in a video game, or is boycotting the answer?...
  • Should We Separate the Art from the Artist?

    Izzy Rodney Art can be such an amazing thing. Whether that be in television, film, books, or paintings, they are masterpieces that have the ability to transform lives. With art having millions of interpretations, art can be considered as something that is very personal and subjective to each person....
  • Scrapbook – Ten Years On…

    In honour of the University of Nottingham’s very own NSTV celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, Impact are looking back at what else first appeared in 2007. We’ve compiled a list of ten things that are now ten years old, so get ready for a jump back into pop...
  • Spoiler Alert! Fantastic Beasts is Here!

    The global success of JK Rowling’s wizarding world of Harry Potter has provided her with the freedom to breathe new life into the franchise, transporting audience members effortlessly from Hogwarts to the wider world, which allows viewers to rediscover the magical appeal of spells, wizardry and, of course, fantastic...