• The Day Boris Johnson Listened

    Yesterday, protesters gathered en masse to attend the people’s vote march in London. Such an occasion was to call for a final say on a “new deal” for Brexit. The march has been hailed as one of the largest demonstrations in history with an estimated one million to have...
  • Ban Launched on Extinction Rebellion in London

    On Monday, the Met police launched a ban on two or more people linked to Extinction Rebellion gathering in London. Since Scotland Yard’s decision to impose a section 14 order arrests have accelerated to over 1,700. Professor David Mead, specialist in UK Human Rights Law at the University of...
  • Nottingham Celebrates for Black History 365

    Isobel Billington explores what Nottingham is doing to celebrate Black History Month this year.  Black History Month got off to a ceremonial start with the unveiling of a plaque to remember Eric Irons, Britain’s first black magistrate. Nottingham was proud to honour our local hero on 1st October, at...
  • The Fourth Democratic Presidential Debate

    On October 15th, the stage was set for the fourth Democratic Presidential Debate with several events leading up to the debate wetting the appetite of both the American electorate and political enthusiasts alike. Could Sanders bounce back after suffering a heart attack only two weeks prior? Could Yang (aka....
  • No Place for Hate on Campus

    On Friday 11th October, students protested against the controversial invitation of suspended Labour MP Chris Williamson to attend the University of Nottingham as a guest speaker. ‘No place for hate on campus’ stated the banners outside the lecture theatre which Chris Williamson addressed that day. The pouring rain today did...
  • Extraordinary Union Council Meeting

    On the evening of Thursday 10th October, The University of Nottingham hosted the first ever Extraordinary Union Council Meeting to cement the Union’s position as clearly holding pro-choice values. Such a meeting occurs only when prevalent discussions of topic come to the surface. This Union Council meeting included the...
  • World Mental Health Day

    Today, Thursday 10th October, marks World Mental Health Day. It is a day dedicated to raising awareness and educating all on mental health. Since 1992, the day has been part of an effort to stimulate dialogue for sufferers. Each year, the day has a different theme, with the theme...