• The “Rise” of Politics in Popular Culture

    It is common, these days, to see angry tweets or Facebook posts railing against the so-called ‘rise’ of politically charged popular culture. They say that this prevalence of politics on our TV screens and in our earbuds is a recent trend. And yet, when we consider the entertainment of...
  • Do We Need the Royal Family?

    With many countries having abolished their monarchies, it begs the questions does Britain really need a royal family? For me I’ve always been a royal fan. I love what the royal family represents in terms of historical continuity and culture. I believe that having a royal family sets Britain...
  • Why Sir Keir Starmer Will Win The 2020 Labour Leadership Contest

    The Labour Leadership Contest is in full swing and has very quickly become a 3-horse race. The 4th April finish line is in sight and the race is on between Rebecca Long-Bailey, Keir Starmer and Lisa Nandy. Keir Starmer is out in front by some margin. The gap has...
  • UoN’s Newest Society – An Interview With The President

    Lula Lake is a second-year student at the University of Nottingham studying Economics and French. Enthusiastic about human rights, gender equality and inclusivity on campus, Lula has set up and become president of the UN Women UK Nottingham society, inspired by and in partnership with the official UN Women...
  • It’s Time We Got Serious About Sexual Assault in the LGBTQ Community 

    There is no easy way to say this but earlier this year, I was sexually assaulted. After a riveting bar crawl with my friend, we both decided to head to the local gay club, as we often do on our nights out. We got in there, ordered our drinks...
  • Coronavirus: Yet Another Example Of How Racism Informs Science

    Our world has a history of allowing stigmas to enter the realms of science and facts. It isn’t particularly surprising, as even scientists are liable to stigmas and engrained racist thought. However, it does need to be called out. We cannot live in a world where racist thought and...
  • What Does Being a Feminist Mean to You?

    With so many different interpretations on feminism, it can be difficult to know what being a feminist actually means. I asked numerous people what feminism meant to them. There was unanimous agreement that feminism revolves around equality. Many stated that a common misconception is that feminists are men haters/feminists believe...