• Why It’s Important That ‘Granny Crafts’ Are Making A Comeback

    Rowan Cothliff Typically we associate such things such as knitting, crochet and sewing with the older generations who we may argue have the time to master these fine crafts. Yet, it appears that these skills are becoming more and more popular within the younger generations leading to fantastic modern...
  • An Accent Out Of Place

    We all have differences, be it appearance, hobbies or beliefs. Even in the way that we speak. What we may forget is that something so simple as an accent can affect our course of life, the way we are perceived and the ambitions we create for ourselves....
  • Impact Recommends: Black And Minority Literature

    Emily Campbell, Chiara Crompton, Rowan Cothliff, Daisy Forster, Jasmin Lemarie and Ben Ofungwu As October marks Black History Month, Impact have come together to share with our readers the books we think are important from black and minority authors. Girl, Woman, Other by Bernadine Evaristo Girl, Woman, Other is an...
  • So, What Is The Midlands?

    Rowan Cothliff On the eleventh day of freshers, Impact gave to me a run down of just what is ‘The Midlands’. The Midlands existence has been highly debated during the north vs south divide, yet it’s real! Nottingham students happen to live within it, so we can definitely confirm...
  • Why Does Covid-19 Make You Lose Your Sense of Smell?

    Rowan Cothliff Among the many symptoms for COVID-19 circling around at the moment, losing your sense of smell is possibly one you weren’t expecting. But it is actually a vital one to look out for if you are questioning your symptoms, due to it being a bit more of...
  • Why we need to support independent bookshops

    Rowan Cothliff Across the UK, from quaint little towns to the roaring major cities, booklovers can find the hidden gem that is an independent bookshop. Unlike Waterstones, predominantly these shops sell second-hand and potentially rare books that will fill the nation’s selective bookcases. Unfortunately, with the rise of mainstream...
  • The ‘Plastic’ Generation: Why Has Cosmetic Surgery Become The Norm?

    As a generation we are surrounded by an online presence of ‘influencers’ and an ever evolving beauty standard; more and more young people are turning to plastic surgery to ‘fix’ their ‘flaws’. ...