• Should And Will We Have A Circuit-Breaker Lockdown?

    Northern Ireland have announced a 4-week circuit-breaker lockdown from Friday onwards, involving tough restrictions, including the closure of pubs and restaurants. This was in response to 6,286 new cases being reported this week....
  • The Among Us Phenomenon – Why Is It So Popular?

    Gemma Cockrell Gemma investigates gaming’s latest crowd favourite. Following the rise of Fall Guys a few months ago, there’s a new game on the block – Among Us. The game has seen 41.9 million downloads in September alone! The sudden popularity of the game was somewhat unexpected, seeing as...
  • Should The Government Lock-Up University Students

    Like a paper sticky label on your new sets of kitchen plates, stubbornly refusing to come off without relentless scrubbing, the term ‘students’ has been irreversibly tangled with the idea of COVID- infected party animals. ...
  • Notts Council Urge Public To Avoid Household Mixing As Local Lockdown Announcement Expected

    As Covid-19 cases have risen rapidly in Nottingham over recent days, a local lockdown announcement later this week now seems inevitable for the city it has been reported. From today, Nottinghamshire residents across the county have been urged by councillors to avoid mixing indoors with other households in a...
  • “I Just Want Some Me Time.” The Rise Of Solo Travel

    Robyn Walford In recent years, solo trips have been on the increase with one in six (15%) people deciding to head off by themselves according to ABTA. Post lockdown, it was the second most common search related to holidays, and not just because we’d all had enough of each...
  • Album Review: A Celebration of Endings – Biffy Clyro

    Gemma Cockrell Scottish rock behemoths Biffy Clyro returned this month with their ninth album A Celebration of Endings, and it might just be their most ambitious to date. Gemma Cockrell delved beneath the record’s sprawling soundscapes to uncover triumphant fables of hope and resolution – a fitting antidote to...
  • TikTok On The Clock or TikTok To Be Stopped?

    Rising boredom during lockdown contributed to a surge in time spent on the video-sharing app TikTok. However, with the app potentially compromising consumer privacy and promoting problematic behaviours, is it time for TikTok to be...