• Déjà Vu? The Ethics of Facial Recognition

    In Fresher’s week, you will meet thousands of faces you’ve never seen before. A fundamentally cosmopolitan institution, these faces will come from all around the world, and you likely won’t recognise a single one. A few may ring a bell, make you do a double take. A couple you...
  • A style guide to your university lecturers

    Love them or hate them, lecturers are at the forefront of every student’s university experience. And in those moments where social media or ASOS just will not cut it for mid-lecture procrastination, you can always count on a professor’s outfit for distraction. Whether they are clad in fashion must-haves...
  • Life hacks: Portland Hill

    The landscaping on Portland Hill is now finally finished, and since it looks like a considerable chunk of your tuition fees have gone into the redevelopment, we here at Impact Features thought we’d share some top tips for getting the most out of the Portland Hill water feature. Now,...
  • REVEALED: housemate who never takes out bins hates Fairytale of New York

    A new investigation by Impact has revealed that the one housemate who never puts the bins out for collection also thinks that Fairytale of New York by The Pogues isn’t that good a Christmas song. Finding time to comment in-between their busy schedule of doing absolutely nothing to help...
  • Students trapped in seminar for hours as no-one answers question

    A seminar tutor and their class have been trapped in a state of silent and socially painful limbo while the tutor waits for someone in the class to answer a question. The class was due to end several hours ago but has remained in silence while the question is...
  • Why it’s good that North Korea might nuke America

    In The Matrix, Laurence Fishburne says to Keanu Reeves that his worldview is an imagined one that is being controlled by an external alien force, concealing a much bleaker reality. It’s something of an extension of the ideas of Antonio Gramsci, who puts forward the concept of cultural hegemony....
  • Get Out: A Commentary On Racial Tensions

    Warning: Major Spoilers ahead. The highly anticipated movie Get Out has just hit UK cinema screens and is receiving a phenomenal reaction, in fact it has already crossed the coveted $100 million mark at box office. This film is a blend of race-savvy satire and horror that demonises the...