• Can you murder a robot?

    Well, can you? A recent BBC article has speculated on the topic. It reported on the tragic murder of the aptly named Hitchbot (a hitchhiking robot), which was found with its arms and legs ripped off and it’s head nowhere to be seen. The Hitchbot, remarkably, was built to...
  • Has 2018 heralded a new trend in science fiction?

    In a year of countless brilliant and industry-shaking films and TV shows, a trend seems to be emerging. An interest in humans in space has gripped the industry, and it doesn’t seem to be changing any time soon. Science Fiction has long been a popular genre, but arguably in...
  • Creative Corner – ‘Escape’ Showcase

    This month’s theme was escape, be it drowning yourself in music or running away to a far away land – our writers offer up an alternative to the hum drum chaos of everyday life! I long for I long for everyone I haven’t met yet, for reflected smiles on...
  • Healthy Impact: Exam Stress

    The university’s tireless urge to ruin any hopes of a winter break with the threat of looming exams is an unavoidable fact of student life. It’s super important, therefore, to deal with the inevitable stress that these exams bring. This means we can enjoy the festive period as much...
  • Inspiration, Lord Tennyson and Poetic Advice: Interview With Margaret Jean Taylor

    Impact Arts spoke with Margaret Jean Taylor, author of My World in Rhyme, on her experiences of writing her collection of poems  and also some of the key steps in getting her work published. What inspired you to begin writing poetry?  I had the desire to express my reactions to...
  • Album Review: Dan Friel – Life

    Brooklyn-based American outsider house musician Dan Friel has been in the music-making game for quite some time; he self-released his first EP almost fifteen years ago. However, being a seasoned veteran in the music business does not automatically make him a strong musician. As seen in Friel’s latest LP...