• The Evolution of the ‘Night Out’

    Everyone is aware that the average British person loves a good night out, with many films and TV shows portraying British people as experts in the field. However, it seems that over the decades what this traditional ‘night out’ entails has slightly differed and changed. This may be a...
  • Getting Sober from Social Media

    Lauren reflects on her personal experiences in coming off social media and the complexities of social media for our mental and physical well-being....
  • Becoming Your Uni You

    When I moved to University just over a year ago, I remember thinking how amazing I was going to make my life. Eating well, going to the gym, being overtly confident and extremely unlike my admittedly introverted self to ensure I make lots of friends; the desire for change...
  • Staff strikes: solidarity or sleeping in?

    On Monday 25th UCU members at UoN started an 8 working-day strike over changes to their pensions, rates of pay and working conditions. Unfortunately for students, the whole point of striking is to be as disruptive and inconvenient as possible and it often feels like it’s to our detriment...
  • Airbrush it Under the Carpet

    Recently there has been an article published on the guardian by a mother who was disgusted to discover, that the school in which her children attended provided an option to ‘airbrush’ their school photos. For a cost, a parent could ‘retouch’ their child’s photo through one of the two...
  • Guilty Until Proven Innocent

    It was a modern-day scandal - a WAG war like no other. Having gripped the nation, nay, the world, the spat that rechristened Coleen Rooney as ‘Wagatha Christie’ has been covered in the New York Times, Time Magazine, and on the BBC. It has been discussed by stars from...
  • 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...