Features

Mapping the coronavirus outbreak

February 5, 2020

The CDC believes symptoms could appear between two and 14 days after exposure, and include fever, coughing and shortness of breath.

Features

The public’s investment in Harry and Meghan

February 5, 2020

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex spoke frankly and candidly in a documentary with ITV in October. The world watched as Meghan Markle adopted a stiff upper lip on their tour of Africa – the

Features

All time high in breast cancer diagnoses

February 5, 2020

Despite the fact that the risk of Breast Cancer increases with age, up-take for the screening service drops drastically above the age of 54. While there was a 74.4 per cent up-take for women in the 50-54 age category, this dropped to 32.1 for the 55-59 year-olds. This fell again to 25.7 per cent for 60-64 year-olds and 20 per cent for the over 65’s greatly reducing their chances of detecting potential breast cancer at an early stage.

Articles

Breaking down the Green Deal for Ireland

February 5, 2020

The idea of a Just Transition ensures that those who have been working in a particular sector for the majority of their lives will not be left without a livelihood or opportunities when the industry closes down or adapts to pursue more carbon neutral practices. 

Features

The question of queerbaiting

December 11, 2019

It is harmful because it is similar to teasing. If you put two straight characters together and provide lots of sexual tension it almost seems like mocking. Coming out as gay or bisexual is a difficult challenge in a person’s life and if young people see this they are less likely to come out.

Features

When PR stunts go wrong

December 11, 2019

PR disasters can be quickly turned into free advertisement; this is a skill that some of the more traditional companies have not learned

Features

Fat liberation is not the same as body positivity

December 11, 2019

While much discourse remains throughout even the fat liberation movement (from super-fat erasure to whether or not someone is fat enough to claim to be part of the movement), the fat liberation movement remains a radical collective that aimed to reform society and not themselves.

Features

Homelessness at Wintertime

November 27, 2019

While the Christmas lights on O’Connell Street are due to be lit on November the 29th, they are sadly the only light for those living rough.

Features

The season of SAD

November 27, 2019

It was also found that young people are generally more susceptible to developing SAD, particularly in countries with pronounced seasonal changes.

Health

Body neutrality is the new body positivity

November 13, 2019

We live in a society where body positivity and self-love takes over our social media feeds every day. However, for some, accepting their bodies is simply not that easy, no matter how hard they try. While the term “Body Positivity” blew up in recent years and has been loved by many, there was still something missing in the concept for others, so much so that they turned to “Body Neutrality” instead.