• The Impact Of Crime Documentaries: Simply Entertainment Or Something More?

    Annabel D’Monte Over the past year there has been a proliferation of true crime documentaries released on both television and streaming services alike. From six part dramas to anthology series, they have all been incredibly popular and often part of the top 10 list on Netflix for at least...
  • Food for Fun: Best Food Socs at Notts

    Everyone knows that joining societies is one of the best things to do when at university. You get to meet groups of like-minded people and attend events together, where, more likely than not, a friendship will form. But what’s better than joining a society? ...
  • Are We Turning A Blind Eye And Becoming Desensitised To Conflict?

    One of the first things we do every day is check our social media, where we are faced with the latest ‘breaking news’, often a barrage of negativity - conflict, the rising coronavirus death toll, natural disasters, terrorist attacks, school shootings and violence against peaceful protests – a sensory...
  • Failed To Find Friends For Life In First Year? Join Communi-Tea

    Having formed after a string of students confessing their loneliness or hatred for flatmates through Nottsfessional, Communi-Tea is a group designed for those second year and above to form new friendships, find housemates or try new hobbies....
  • The business conundrum: care vs capital?

    The current climate created by the coronavirus pandemic, is one that has only been predicted in mysterious Netflix series and conspiracy theory videos on the internet. As a result, it is understandable that there is no rulebook on how the world is to handle it. This is particularly relevant...
  • 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...