Opinion

Oscars diversity guidelines place barrier on free storytelling

November 25, 2020

New inclusion standards consist of: at least one main character being “from an underrepresented racial or ethnic group,” the storyline must be centred on one of the following: women, LGTBQ people, a racial or ethnic group or the disabled, and finally 30% of cast members must be from at least two of these four categories.

Opinion

Trump was always going to be a sore loser

November 25, 2020

As a political figure, he is a narcissist and egotistical. Through his personality traits alone, one could see that Trump would not back down easy in the event of a Biden presidency.

Opinion

Dublin nightlife will struggle post-Covid

November 11, 2020

Going out for dinner is a distant memory. Walking up to the bar and having a chat with a friend you haven’t seen in a while is no longer viable. Making new friends and meeting new people on a night out is not encouraged.

Opinion

Kamala Harris has balanced the Biden campaign

October 28, 2020

The Democratic party of today is youthful and diverse and ready for change – a reflection of Harris herself. In Kamala Harris, Biden has not only found a proficient vice-president, but a pair of capable hands to pass the future of the Democratic party into.

Opinion

There is an issue with the drink and drug culture among Irish youth

October 28, 2020

The Irish people use drinking as a hobby rather than an occasional activity. Binge drinking is a normal thing for Irish people and the youth in Ireland follow by example, watching their parents, siblings or friends drinking regularly and may feel obliged to partake.

Opinion

Being demoted to Higher Education is working in Harris´ favour

October 28, 2020

Though it feels like a lifetime has passed, Harris was facing a motion of no confidence in his job as health minister just nine months ago. Now, he will receive an award from the Trinity Law Society for his “admirable work” in his previous position. Higher education is the perfect place for him to preserve this newfound likability.

Opinion

Editorial: We will meet again

April 15, 2020

However we are doing this to protect the most vulnerable. Every time I get frustrated about being stuck at home or I’m tempted to go out and meet friends I think of my three grandparents. I am doing this for them, we are all doing this for them.