• Press For Progress: Why Lilly Singh is Revolutionising Late Night TV

    Nearly 100 years ago, British women gained the right to vote for the first time. Fast forward to 1986, Joan Rivers became the first woman to have her own late-night talk show on Fox. Now, in 2019, Lilly Singh has become first woman to host her own late-night TV...
  • YouTube Demonetises Anti-Vaccine Videos – Too Little Too Late?

    The appearance of adverts next to controversial YouTube videos has once again raised the issue of social media as a propagator of unsafe content. After reviewing where their adverts were being used, big name brands, including Nestle and Kellogg’s, found their adverts being associated with anti-vaccination channels. Needless to...
  • Celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month: Favourite Icons

    With LGBTQ+ History Month just having passed in the UK, here at Impact we asked our wonderful writers to celebrate the month by writing about some of their favourite LGBTQ+ icons. This history month is a month-long annual observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender+ history, as well as...
  • Ariana Grande’s Thank U Next: The style lowdown

    Ariana Grande’s highly anticipated ‘Thank U Next’ music video was released on the 30th of November and broke YouTube’s record for the most views within the first twenty-four hours of release. Many will argue it was the swift and shady references to her ex-boyfriends in her Regina George style...
  • Album Review: Troye Sivan – Bloom

    Although Bloom was released at the tail end of August, it has continued to receive praise and deserves to be reviewed, especially in the run-up to the Christmas season. “He has proved himself to be a confident, liberated, and exciting performer” From humble beginnings on YouTube, Troye Sivan has...
  • Dear Agony Aunt: I’m losing self-confidence…

    Dear Auntie Carol… What do you think is a good way to boost self-confidence? Auntie Carol says… You might be surprised to hear this but Auntie Carol wasn’t always this confident! Once I was a very quiet, very SHY girl. I was! My main problem was overthinking – I’d...
  • Fancy Dress Hacks

    We all know that fancy dress is a big part of uni culture and it is not just exclusive to Welcome Week. Fresher’s is only the beginning of a long few years of endless themed nights out and socials. If you join a sports team or society you may...