Friday 20th July 2018

Features

How sustainable is our university?

On 30 October, the SU held its first ‘Ask Your University’ event of the academic year, asking if our University is sustainable enough.  Students...

Charity Spotlight: Sheffield Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre

With a 300% increase in demand for their services in the past year, Sheffield Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre are helping more and more men and women overcome the after-effects of sexual violence. Matthew Hartill takes a closer look.

Does exam season have you stressed out? Here’s 5 tips for...

As exam season begins to take hold, contributor Paige Collier looks at the reality of stress and anxiety for students, and how you can manage it.

The best ways to give back at Christmas

Despite all the indulgence, it’s important not to get too wrapped up in your celebrations.

Opinion: Is rugby league overlooked?

With the Rugby League World Cup coming to a close, it has felt slightly overshadowed by the rugby union autumn internationals. That is partly...

Sheffield’s Polluted Waterways Need Saving

Frequent littering, oil spills and pollution have devastated Sheffield's rivers and waterways, putting many wildlife species at risk.

You gotta laugh or you’ll cry: the rise of the Mental...

Features Editor Katharine Swindells analyses the internet phenomenon of the mental illness meme. Long may it live, or should we say... soon may it die?

Sports Thoughts Opinion: ’66 triumph did more harm than good

England’s maiden World Cup victory in 1966 is a well-documented one. Equally well documented are their attempts to rekindle that success at future tournaments....

Sports Thoughts: Football fans need to be careful for what they...

The saying ‘be careful what you wish for’ is usually used to strike a cautionary note for those who are perhaps considered to be...

Sports Thoughts: Football fans need to be careful for what they...

The saying ‘be careful what you wish for’ is usually used to strike a cautionary note for those who are perhaps considered to be...

Sheffield’s O2 Academy now home to young Christian church services

Hundreds of students and young people will go to Sheffield’s O2 Academy tonight – not for a concert, but for a church service. The student...

I brought my dog to university

My fresher’s week was not dissimilar to anyone else’s. I drank too much, nearly set the kitchen on fire, met a million people (half...

Been there, done that, got the ‘F*ck Me It’s Freshers’ t-shirt

While sitting in a desolate village courtroom in Kenya during my first gap year and hearing a man sentenced to a week’s community service...

Dating apps at uni: to swipe or not to swipe?

Online dating is weird. One day you’re harmlessly flirting over text with someone you’ve never met and organising a date at Brewdog, and the...

Sports Thoughts- Football made Bradley smile and cancer could never take...

Bradley Lowry's smile lit up the Stadium of Light. As a six-year-old football fanatic, he spent a lot of his time watching Sunderland and...

Sports Thoughts- Recent history and England’s U20s success prove they deserve...

When Lord Coe spoke about inspiring a generation, it felt like a watershed moment for UK sport. The Olympic Games in 2012 provided success...

Heroic Hornets take part in NUBC Championships

By Kyra Bradley The weekend of 18-19 March saw twelve of the Hornets baseball club's best players travel to the country's top baseball and softball...

Syrian football team offers sanctuary for those suffering in war-torn country

By Tim Adams Mention Syria and pictures of devastating death and destruction painfully creep into your heads. The six-year civil war has taken this once prosperous...