Rob Worthington discusses the ramifications of Newcastle United’s new Saudi investors on the Premier League and football as a whole.
The League Cup: In Need of a Rethink?
Jack Walton offers his take on the current state of football’s League Cup. A mildly condescending defence of the League Cup, made whenever the competition’s ‘worth’ comes up for debate, is that it offers the so-called ‘small’ clubs a rare opportunity to mix it with the ‘elites’. Press coverage in the build-up gleefully hones in […]
Can Sport survive the financial burden of Coronavirus?
Can Sport survive the financial burden of Coronavirus? COVID-19 has had a profound effect on Sport. Print Sport Editor Nick Powell analyses the financial implications of seasons being cut short on the World of Sport. In late February, as Ireland postponed their Six Nations fixture with Italy, few could have imagined the long list of […]
The Art of Women
Jess Calcutt discusses the lack of spending on women’s art and how it may, or may not, change in the future.
Buy now, Pay Later
Yudy Wu interrogates the loan service Klarna and worries of its student appeal
Til debt do us part
Online News Editor, Pete Syme discusses the rising problem of debt and the possibility of reducing student loans in order to combat it.
Term 3: not a waste of money
Neha Shaji criticises the idea that term three is a waste of money and argues that we shouldn’t treat our lecturers like machines.
Nip into town on a cold Christmas Eve, Trying to find a present for Steve, And Mum, and Dad, and grandparents too. I’ve left it so late, there’s so much to do. Taking a peek at my meagre savings I wish I’d resisted my takeaway cravings. Is £4.75 enough to go round? I glance about […]
The maintenance loan rush
Student loan day. The most sacred date in every student’s calendar by a mile. You’ve already spent half of it before it arrives thanks to the somewhat misguided opinion that university students are mature enough to pay bills. Having to pay said bills is a great life lesson, mummy and daddy can’t bail us out […]
Tipping the Bitcoin Way
Imagine for a second, a world where you never hear the metal ding of a dropped coin, never need to pull out your wallet for cash, or in fact never see a bank again on the high street. What if I told you that your student loan could come from simply running a program on […]