• Garden Gems of UoN

    University can be a pretty stressful place and often we’re so busy with lectures, projects and deadlines that we can forget to take in some of the beautiful green spaces University Park has to offer. Aside from Highfields Park and the lake, many of the gardens are sequestered behind...
  • Darikwa takes chance and Brereton shoulders increasing burden – Karanka on positional competition

    Aitor Karanka believes that 18 year old striker Ben Brereton is “a strong character” who will cope with added responsibility as teammates Daryl Murphy and Apostolos Vellios struggle with illness and fitness to provide viable options upfront for Forest. Brereton’s situation contrasts to that of many other positions in...
  • Book Of The Month: April

    TITLE: A Monster Calls AUTHOR: Patrick Ness GENRE: Low fantasy PUBLISHER: Walker Books PUBLISHED: 2011 PAGES: 214 WARNING: Story centres around a family’s experience with cancer. Also, you will cry. A Monster Calls is a short novel written by Patrick Ness, from an idea developed by Siobhan Dowd, whose own terminal cancer inspired the...
  • Book Of The Month: March

    “Tampon commercial, detergent commercial, maxi pad commercial, windex commercial – you’d think all women do is clean and bleed.” TITLE: Gone Girl AUTHOR: Gillian Flynn GENRE: Thriller PUBLISHER: Orion Boks LTD PUBLISHED: 2013 PAGES: 460 WARNING: SUSPENSE AND SOME SERIOUS PSYCHO S*** Gone Girl is best known by its...
  • From the Issue: “I finally decided to tell my mum that I was dropping out of my course…” Impact Introduces: Tusk

    We at Impact would like to introduce you to an “Alt-rock/Indie Rock band formed of 5 university drop-outs, who thrill crowds and disappoint their parents.” Pithy, but perhaps not entirely accurate: their parents have been just as impressed by the rise of Tusk, the Nottingham-based collective whose Facebook page...
  • Interview: The Hunna

    Hertfordshire based 4-piece indie-pop outfit The Hunna have been making waves across the UK since starting out in October 2015. They’re currently embarking on an near sold-out tour for their debut album ‘100’, and boasted a busy summer with festival slots at D2D and Reading. Add this to a...
  • Five Inspirational Quotes to Get You Reading!

    There are plenty of people out there who love reading, whether an English student like me, or not. However, there are others who may need the added push to log off Netflix and pick up a book! Hopefully the quotes in this article will inspire even the most reluctant of...