• It’s Time We Got Serious About Sexual Assault in the LGBTQ Community 

    There is no easy way to say this but earlier this year, I was sexually assaulted. After a riveting bar crawl with my friend, we both decided to head to the local gay club, as we often do on our nights out. We got in there, ordered our drinks...
  • #ThisIsNotConsent:  Ireland’s Rape Trial Reveals Pervasive Rape Culture

    Earlier this month, a court in Ireland found a 27 year old man not guilty of raping a 17 year old girl, after the defence lawyer told the jury that they had ‘to look at the way she was dressed. She was wearing at thong with a lace front’....
  • SHOULD WE ALLOW HETEROSEXUAL COUPLES THE RIGHT TO A CIVIL PARTNERSHIP?

    On 2nd October 2018, Theresa May announced that heterosexual couples would be allowed the right to a civil partnership like same-sex couples do. The move comes after a heterosexual couple fought for four years to be allowed a civil partnership. I rejoiced at the news. It’s about time that...
  • In defense of Gucci: Intellectual Property in Fashion.

    Recently it was announced that design powerhouse Gucci were going to tighten their lawsuit on the American fast-fashion chain, Forever 21. The latest in the onslaught of claims from Gucci is that Forever 21 have copied their trademark ‘blue-red-blue’ and ‘green-red-green’ stripe cuffs and webbing. As your style editor...
  • Safety and Responsibility: Why Universities Should Provide Drug testing

    Newcastle University has made kits for testing the safety of illegal drugs available to students for just £3, as part of the new ‘Test Your Drugs, Not Yourself’ initiative aimed at improving drug safety. The kits allow students to check the purity of drugs, with chemical reactions turning the...
  • Missing UoN Law Student Tom Nixon Found

    Missing University of Nottingham student, Tom Nixon, has been found safe and well in Manchester, almost a week after he was reported to have disappeared. The second year law student, who went missing on Thursday 24th July, was located last night (Wednesday 30th July). “We’re all just so happy...
  • Nottingham Law Student Goes Missing

    Tom Nixon, a second year law student at University of Nottingham, has been missing since Thursday. Tom was last seen around the Elmsthorpe Road area of Lenton around 1am. The alarm was raised when Tom failed to attend plans he had made for Thursday. Police appeals describe him as 6 foot...