• New Workshops Aim To Improve Women’s Safety On Campus

    It’s become increasingly difficult to ignore the gender inequalities plaguing our society. This isn’t an issue solely reserved for women, men need to play a role in combatting these problems. 'Beyond Equality' run workshops with men and boys allowing them to better understand how they can help towards creating...
  • Unrealistic Beauty Standards in Games

    h Daria Paterek A few weeks ago, hotly-anticipated PlayStation exclusive Horizon: Forbidden West (sequel to 2017’s Horizon: Zero Dawn) released its first gameplay. But the game’s jaw-dropping graphics and comprehensive gameplay refinements were overshadowed by a tweet that sent shockwaves through the Twitter gaming community.   …VS Aloy User @ApexAlphaJ had...
  • From Sounds on the Street to the Voices that We Need: Britain’s New Lyrical Generation

    British music has never looked to be in better shape than it currently is. The successes of Adele, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, One Direction and now George Ezra look to have established British pop music as the best in the world. Yet with increasing global disparity and the tightening...
  • Fantastic Beasts: A Magical Masculinity

    In many ways, the Fantastic Beasts series subverts the action/adventure genre, none more so than in its protagonist, Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne). Many critics found themselves detached from Redmayne’s main character, describing him as “so good-hearted, simple, and nondescript that it’s sort of crazy that he’s going to be...
  • Mental Health in Football: how to tackle it ‘head-on’

    The University of Nottingham Football Club recently held a workshop to raise awareness of men’s mental health issues. A University of Nottingham alumnus, Ed Tarlton, who devised the session, was invited to share his past experiences with current players on Saturday afternoon. There was a general sense of optimism...