Sunday 18th November 2018

Features

Movember: Is the ‘tache still making cash?

As the month of November approaches we all know the word on everybody’s lips — moustaches. This will be the eleventh year that the...

Sports Thoughts: Inexperienced British Gymnastics squad draw plenty of positives

British Gymnastics just competed in Doha at the World Championships and, albeit with a relatively inexperienced team, managed just one medal, with Max Whitlock...

Sports Thoughts: Football Unites Once More

Three seasons ago they shocked the world of football. Scenes of jubilation echoed across the globe. The impossible was made possible. But two-and-a-half years...

Essays on demand: Why essay mills are on the rise

  We live in a society of instant gratification. From TV shows to taxis, your favourite restaurant food to a new pair of shoes, everything...

Life Swap – Science vs Humanities: Can you handle each other’s...

Freaky Friday - university edition. Could you handle another subject's lectures for the day? Two of our Editors at Forge decided to swap lives...

Big Names, Small Beginnings: Comedy isn’t all about what you see...

Regardless of whether you take a casual interest when your channel-hopping thumb alights on a relevant show, or you consider yourself a connoisseur of...

Halloween’s surprising 2,000 year evolution

It’s Britain 2,000 years ago, the sun is setting and you’ve been working in the fields for weeks now, harvesting crops and storing them...

Catfishing – how do you know who you’re talking to?

This September, Channel 4 launched a new reality show, ‘The Circle’, in which contestants aim to become the most popular player to avoid getting...

Sports Thoughts: Carrick comes clean on mental health

A former Manchester United and England midfielder recently revealed how his mental health struggles almost made him walk away from football. In a series...

Sports Thoughts: Djokovic’s resurgence proves why he is one of the...

The resurgence of Novak Djokovic has been nothing short of amazing. The 31-year-old Serb recently blew away Borna Coric to win his fourth Shanghai...

Sports Thoughts: UFC229 to be remembered for all the wrong reasons

In the early hours of the morning on Sunday 7 October, arguably the biggest UFC fight of all time took place. However, it was...

Sports Thoughts: Mourinho survives, but for how long?

Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United spectacularly overturned a 2-0 deficit in their last match at Old Trafford against Newcastle United, scoring three second half goals...

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...