• Searching For Mr Darcy: Rom Com Confessions From A Feminist.

    Daisy explores how the women in film and fiction have shaped her attitude towards relationships and being single. ...
  • The History of Valentine’s Day

    It can seem like February 14th is a day when love and romance are capitalised on and red and pink hearts are absolutely everywhere, but Valentine’s Day has a much more storied history than you might think. The roots of this annual celebration are a little unclear, but most...
  • Creative Corner – ‘Sonnet’ Showcase

    As it’s February we thought we’d go a bit old school this month and make the theme ‘sonnets’ in time for Valentine’s day. The theme is used in the loosest sense of the word with our poems either using the common form of the sonnet and others the focus...
  • Which Chick Flick Do You Relate to Most? (PART 1 OF 2)

    Ariana Grande’s music video for her latest single ‘Thank U, Next’ has gained much attention recently. Not only does she empower herself and her fans through reflecting on past relationships in a positive way, she has incorporated some of our favourite chick flicks into the video. This has encouraged...
  • Questioning the lack of racial diversity in the Twilight saga

    The first Twilight movie premiered on 21st November 2008, and the ten-year anniversary of the beginning of the franchise that broke many box office records started a lot of conversations on topics that would not have been discussed as openly ten years ago. Catherine Hardwicke directed the first movie...
  • Opera North: The Merry Widow @ Theatre Royal

    As a novice to the Opera, I had a preconceived idea of what the experience would be like and was surprised to arrive and learn that this show was an ‘Operetta’. This is a 19th century term used to describe a light-hearted opera in which not everything is sung....
  • UoN Matchmaking Society: Here to help with your dating dilemmas

    Girls group chat a bit dead with your latest love life disaster? House mates bored of your relationship woes? Just want some honest advice from people who’ve made a whole society dedicated to ensuring love blossoms at UoN? The matchmaking team are here to help! Write in your dating...