• The Importance of Being Anti-Racist

    Over the past couple of weeks, I have been thinking a lot about anti-racism, and what it means to be anti-racist. As someone who is half white, I think it is important that we all acknowledge our own responsibility in building and supporting systemic racism. As well as this,...
  • Important Info: Nottingham’s Black Lives Matter Protest

    Today, Sunday 7 June, Nottingham’s Black Lives Matter event is due to take place at the Forest Recreation Ground at 12 noon. Ahead of the protest Nottinghamshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping issued the following statement. “Alongside our communities, my colleagues and I are saddened and appalled by...
  • UoN Student-Staff Solidarity Occupation

    A collective of students gathered in the Trent building foyer occupying both the space outside the Vice Chancellor’s office and the presiding hallways. This non-violent action comes ahead of a number of concerns about higher education institutions. The group have set out a list of commands specifically to the...
  • 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...
  • #ShameOnYouWarwick

    Breaking – Warwick university has confirmed that students banned over rape threats will stay banned To understand the #ShameOnYouWarwick scandal from start to what will hopefully mark the beginning of the end, Impact takes a look at the group chat scandal of last year and the repercussions and effects...
  • Make America Protest Again: Donald Trump’s 2018 in Music and the US Midterm Elections

    Protest music has an essential yet unpredictable character. There was never a desire for it to become a specific genre in itself, it was simply a by-product of ever-growing changes and issues. US modern protest music was born in 1939 with Billie Holiday’s ‘Strange Fruit’, a soul track tackling...
  • BREAKING: Students occupy Trent Building

    Students in support of the UCU lecturer strikes are currently occupying a hallway in Trent Building to voice six demands for the University. The occupation started at 9am with approximately 10 protesters. Later on, as more students joined in, the number of supporters doubled. The protesters are also active...