Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Features

Sports Thoughts: Sheffield, the hidden key to British boxing’s recent boom

The death of legendary Irish boxing trainer Brendan Ingle in May this year temporarily brought the spotlight back onto boxing in Sheffield, where Ingle...

The Myers Type Indicator: Just another horoscope, or more accurate than...

We’ve all been down the Buzzfeed rabbit hole, mindlessly scrolling through quiz after quiz to find out what our cheese selection reveals about what...

Is Veganism Harming the Planet?

Veganism is a fast growing trend which has gained a huge following over the last few years, largely thanks to its popularisation through social...

Hamilton’s glory is to the detriment of Formula 1

From humble beginnings to worldwide stardom, Lewis Hamilton’s complete dominance in recent years has been undoubtedly admirable and praiseworthy, but also a little bit...

Newcastle’s long-suffering supporters deserve better

You’ve heard it all before: 52,000 Geordies, starved of success for over half a century now in what is truly a football-bonkers city. Well,...

Darts’ remarkable progress shows no signs of letting up

Historically, darts was seen as a well-known ‘pub game’ that had a strong association with working men’s clubs and grotty boozers, played mainly by...

Detained without cause: The case of Shahidul Alam

Bangladeshi photojournalist Shahidul Alam’s Skype interview with Al Jazeera took just under five minutes on the 5th August. Little did he know that those...

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...