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The Democratic Party can’t make the same mistake again

November 13, 2019

There’s a reason that Bernie Sanders has never joined the Democratic Party. The fact of the matter is that it’s an institution that is beholden to capital and wealth and not any of the liberal values it espouses.

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Wanderlust: Amsterdam

November 13, 2019

Known as the ‘Venice of the North’ Amsterdam is famous for its canals, beautiful architecture, ‘coffee’ shops and the Red Light District, but there is a lot more to this city than most visitors realise.

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The TikTok takeover

October 30, 2019

Similar to Youtube, Tik Tok is an interactive app where you can connect with friends, comment on videos and follow other people.

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The e-boy and e-girl culture

October 30, 2019

Typically, the e-girl will have heavy winged eyeliner, blush and clips in their dyed colourful or black hair.

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Tá “The Crown” ar ais ar ár scáileáin.

October 30, 2019

D’eisigh Netflix tréiléar nua don tsraith duaiseanna buaite “The Crown”. Tá sé an triú séasúr den tsraith agus tá athru suntasach ann ar foireann aisteoiri ag an clár.

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Tá draíocht ‘The Beatles’ fós beo!

October 16, 2019

The recent fearmongering about vaping has very similar hallmarks to previous outrages in history towards marijuana and other currently illegal substances.

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Should we all be feeling eco-anxiety?

July 28, 2019

This wave of eco-anxiety has occurred undoubtedly due to climate change itself but also due to the lack of response and action from those in power.

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Is Social Media worth the price of entry?

July 22, 2019

When social media was in its infancy, it was sold as a way for friends and loved ones to be connected; with more immediacy and intimacy than ever before.

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Self-love isn’t necessarily selfish

April 3, 2019

These shows offer advice and tips on how to get your life in order, whether it be your house or your general hygiene and style. People have always had a fascination with these shows because watching someone either grow in confidence, or be able to see the floor of their bedroom again feels satisfactory to us.

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‘Us’ highlights the continuing power of Peele

April 3, 2019

Peele’s first film was smarter and more shocking but ‘Us’ has more character. Each person’s backstory is explored to a certain level and everyone has their own unique quirks.

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A Cult of Many Colours

April 3, 2019

In a time when openly gay artists didn’t exist, female pop singers acted as a platform to complain about men and heartbreak.

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It was acceptable in the ’80s

March 20, 2019

Whether true or not, the 80s are perceived by the millennials as a time in history where being an individual was glorified. Artists like Prince, Madonna and Cyndi Lauper could be who they wanted to be. You could show your True Colours, no questions asked.

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Solidarity on social media?

March 6, 2019

Facebook support groups are a tremendous exhibition of the capacity people have for benevolence. From small congregations of those who feel underrepresented in mass media, to families of children born with disabilities looking for more information, these groups have been an invaluable resource.

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The resurrection of Sixto Rodriguez

February 20, 2019

The oppression he faced as a Mexican immigrant heavily influenced his song writing. His soft melodies and thought-provoking lyrics should have made him a star in the US, however, both his albums received underwhelming attention and Rodriguez was dropped.

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USIT graduate visa is taking a vacation

February 20, 2019

Did you know the graduate visa to go to the US has changed? If you have planned to go across the pond for work straight after college you need to know this information.