• Are we Living Through a Narcissism Epidemic?

    “The statement of inadequacy is double-edged. I am inadequate; those who care about me, by their very caring become inadequate for my needs and not really the "right ones””. This is how Richard Sennet describes the central thought process pattern adopted by someone with narcissistic personality disorder, in his...
  • Is our Definition of Body Image Really our Own?

    Women and men spend an average of 5 hours and 3 hours per week respectively on personal grooming, according to GfK market research, and the study has shown they do so for self-affirmation. Indeed, dressing up nicely makes us feel good and confident. However, what came second from the respondents...
  • In Conversation: British Sign Language Poetry with Daisy Edwards

    I first met Daisy last year at a Nottingham Poetry Exchange event where she wowed the audience with her presentation on BSL poetry. I had never heard of the art form before and was astounded by how ignorant I was to it. Daisy had stumbled across the subject, and,...
  • Brexit: The Perspective of a Student Studying in America

    Studying in America whilst the UK government has been imploding over Brexit has been a particularly unnerving experience. The confusion and despair many Brits are currently feeling, since Theresa May’s Brexit deal was declined by Parliament, has been amplified by the distance between the US and the UK. The...
  • Revival Gospel Choir

    The prospect of starting University is incredibly daunting. You can feel lost in a sea of thousands of students, all wanting to find their feet and make lifelong friends. It is a massive task to undertake, but becoming part of a society is one way in which you can...
  • What does your society committee position say about you?

    The vast majority of students get involved with at least one society throughout their time at university. Some even go on to join committees to help run the society, but what does your committee position say about you? President – congratulations, you have made it to the top. Everyone...
  • Top 10 ways to Stay Fit and Healthy at University

    Studying can be a stressful experience, especially if you aren’t doing anything besides your degree. To break up the monotony of your routine and relieve the intense nature of your course, becoming mindful of your physical and mental health can lead to an improvement in your overall performance. Forcing...