• Are Parents and Teachers Right to Fear the Reopening of Schools?

    Upon listening to the Prime Minister’s speech on Sunday evening, I experienced a brief moment of euphoria at the prospect of my 6-year-old stepbrother returning to school in June as part of the phased return of pupils. This moment was short lived, however, as I started to question –...
  • Breaking Stereotypes: Millennials and Generation Z

    On thinking about our futures, we as university students have it hard and possibly harder now than ever before. My time at University is drawing to a close as I begin the second term of my final year at Nottingham and I cannot help but feel as though I...
  • The best and worst things about going home for the holidays

    Coming home from university during the holidays is a bit weird, let’s be honest. Unpacking is too much effort, but at the same time living out of a suitcase is not a way to live. You feel like you are a stranger having been away for so long, yet...
  • University students going out less than what their parents did

    In a recent survey conducted by Nationwide, it concluded that our generation of students go out less than our parents did. Instead, students choose to stay in. The Nationwide FlexStudent Poll surveyed 1,000 current students and 1,000 parental graduates on going out, financial matters, and how students spend their...
  • Valentine’s Day Special – Dating Horror Stories

    In honour of the most marmite day of the year, Valentine’s, Impact Features hit Mooch to ask students about their best and worst dates. Turns out, most people don’t have many positive date stories, but were perfectly willing – their tongues loosened by Carlsberg and cocktails, no doubt –...
  • Advice: Jack Wills-Abercrombie on parental visits.

    After a perilous journey up the M1 in his 2010 VW Polo (with epic speakers), Jack Wills-Abercrombie began his quest for social validation. Armed with a wardrobe of stripy polo shirts and an insatiable desire for banter-infused lash, he has now cemented his position as the arch-BNOC of University...
  • One Child, Three Parents?

    Imagine growing up having not two, but three genetic parents – one father and two mothers. Impossible? Actually, this may soon become a reality, with new research being developed to combat mitochondrial diseases. Mitochondria are parts of your cells that are the ‘power stations’ – they provide energy for...