• Poppies – A Symbol of Pride?

    Last year a member of the Doncaster Pride community came up with an innovative idea to remember soldiers who would have been considered part of the LGBT community. Doncaster Pride posted on Instagram in 2018 (before being deleted) a poppy that had a rainbow on one of its petals....
  • Army on Campus: ‘Shock Horror, Organisation Tries to Recruit Employees!’

    In December the Guardian conducted a Freedom of Information request regarding university recruitment visits by the British armed forces, and at Impact we also published an article representing an array of views on the topic. Opinions divide between two main points: ‘it’s a bad thing’ versus ‘it’s not such...
  • Military Inventions Gone Wrong: Animals

    Humanity has made wondrous innovations that have elevated us from simple cave dwellers to the dominant life form on the Earth. However, when inventors are allowed a free reign they can sometimes come up with a whole host of strange and downright bizarre creations. Here a few courtesy of...
  • North Korea’s human rights abuses are too brutal for students to be apathetic

    The European Alliance for Human Rights in North Korea (EAHRNK) is trying to highlight the gross human rights violations being committed by Kim Jong-un’s regime. By pressuring governments, organising events and improving the standard of media reporting on the nation, EAHRNK hopes to alleviate the crisis. An EAHRNK society...
  • Routine and chaos: Summer in revolutionary Cairo

    Scenes of frustrated chaos dominated reports coming out of Egypt this summer. Journalists braved crowds in Tahrir on June 30th, and when Muslim Brotherhood-backed President Morsi was toppled a few days later, reports were read out amongst jubilant crowds exulting in revolution. On June 30th I was woken by...