• “There Needs To Be A Real Change, We Need To Feel Safer”: An Interview With Becky Gumbiti-Zimuto

    After witnessing what she believed to be a particularly forceful arrest of a young woman outside Rock City in September of this year, Becky filed a complaint with Nottinghamshire Police. The disillusioning response she received was the straw that broke the camel’s back, and inspired her to pen an...
  • The Socially Distanced Show Must Go On

    Indie singer-songwriter Sam Fender paved the way for Covid-era live music last week as he headlined the first socially distanced gig of its kind. But with moshpits swapped for platforms, what does the future of gigging entail?...
  • Student Pages: Online Toolbox or Daily Irritant?

    I am in no doubt that day after day your Facebook feed is filled with posts to groups like The Nottsfessional and Overheard in Hallward (if people still use that). Hugely popular, often controversial and sometimes tiresome, these posts have the ability to both entertain and bore. But the...
  • Mugshots on Campus

    During the first week of University, photos of criminals clung prominently to the walls of the security stands. Their faces, devoid of colour, creased and haggard, were hung against the typical mugshot backdrop for all new students and staff to see. Having studied crime and its causes, this struck...