• Planning your Pre’s: 5 best and worst Fresher Drinks

    It’s well into your freshers’ week and you’ve probably grasped that your liver won’t be leaving this experience unscathed (unless you don’t drink, in which case, strong effort). Your biochemical balance may be fucked but your taste buds don’t need to be. Now, let’s ditch the beer goggles and...
  • The Trials and Tribulations of Third Year #5

    Recognise how Natalie is feeling? Comment below and let us know! There are plenty of things about third year that I don’t like, but the biggest thing is that I’m always acutely aware that lurking just around the corner is graduation. Feeling sentimental on my 21st birthday I began to realise...
  • The Guaranteed Ways to Lose Money Fast at Uni

    Already spent all your student loan? You’re not the only one. We’ve all done at least one or two of these at some point during our time at uni, so stop regretting that extra night out which took you into your overdraft and embrace the fact that other people...
  • House Parties: Expectation vs Reality

    For most students, the day will come when it’s finally time to make the move into your first (shared) house. Your very own little kingdom, nestled nicely in a student neighbourhood, just like our lovely Lenton. And so, with this newfound freedom and space of your own, you’ll probably...
  • Advice: Coco Crisis on Christmas Fancy Dress

    Got a nocturnal problem that won’t go away? Is what happened that night playing on your mind? Coco Crisis, Impact‘s resident night-out agony aunt is here to help. She’s the friend who will tell you how you really look in those jeans. “Dear Coco Crisis,  For my house’s Christmas...
  • Advice: Coco Crisis on Housemate Hookups

    Got a nocturnal problem that won’t go away? Is what happened that night playing on your mind? Coco Crisis, Impact‘s resident night-out agony aunt is here to help. She’s the friend who will tell you how you really look in those jeans. “Dear Coco Crisis, After a few too...
  • The ‘Prinking’ Generation

    ‘(verb) The act of drinking alcohol before you go out to the club to maximise your fun at the club while spending the least amount on extremely overpriced alcoholic beverages…’ This is the definition given by the Urban Dictionary for pre-drinking. Though a slightly cringe-worthy explanation, this summarises the...