Opinion

Is Leaving Cert Maths Overvalued?

August 13, 2015

As over 50,000 students opened their Leaving Certificate results yesterday, Ryan McBride discusses why he thinks the exams put too much of an emphasis on Maths.

Opinion

Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

April 22, 2015

Cliona Nic Dhomhnaill explains why she thinks the French laws in place to combat eating disorders are severely flawed.

Opinion

Let’s Keep Our Student Union A Political One

April 8, 2015

The attempt to build a more politically knowledgeable and active student body is a positive movement. Yet more often than not, it is portrayed as the opposite.  This opposition is rarely based on solid argument,

Opinion

Can We Stop With The Slut Shaming?

April 8, 2015

Posing elegantly in the banquet hall of the Odd Fellows Mansion, Copenhagen, hand placed confidently on her hip and dressed in a floor length black gown, 20-year-old student Nikita Klæstrup instantly grasped the attention of

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Opinion

If You Have An Eating Disorder, Please Reach Out And Talk.

March 25, 2015

This year, National Eating Disorders Awareness Week ran from Monday, February 23rd to Sunday, March 1st. Eating Disorders Awareness Week provides the opportunity to raise awareness and an understanding of eating disorders, while challenging greatly

Opinion

Can I Place An Order?

February 25, 2015

The realisation that staff at my local Chinese takeaway now have my address memorised invokes an instant sense of shame. However, it’s quickly displaced with thoughts of finding change for the deliveryman’s tip.

Opinion

African, Muslim, Queer.

February 25, 2015

Despite growing up and seeing only heterosexual relationships and religious women who were comfortable with playing the part of devoted mother and housewife, the idea of following a similar path never appealed to me.