More criticism of SU candidates and officers should be vocalised about their proposals and how suited they are to the roles. If we all sit back and regard candidates as just students trying to do their best, however true this may be, a popularity contest can instead prevail.
By adopting, you aren’t supporting puppy farms, you can get almost any breed and you’re helping to keep the unwanted pet population down. You open up a space in the shelter that can be filled by another future pet.
Blindboy was asked by a crowd member: “how much masturbation is too much?” He replied that there is no definitive amount, rather, like anything that’s addictive, it depends on your relationship with the thing. How is it impacting your life?
When sources decide to keep quiet, to ignore the email, leave the call unanswered or miss the coffee date, journalists are unable to share their side of the story. A fresh perspective and a piece of the puzzle is suddenly missing.
People don’t transition for glory in sports. If that was the case, wouldn’t it be easier to just impersonate a woman than to go through the extensive process of hormone replacement therapy for several years?
Young males in particular tend to look up to Conor McGregor. Many draw inspiration from his beard, blazers or tattoos and he is certainly a man who helps determine Irish fashion. But what if young boys start to copy his aggressive behaviour or his lack of respect for women?
Adults can or should be able to tell the difference between what is right and wrong and strive to only share appropriate content without the threat of the law or the offer of a carrot but it is the youngest members of our society that are the most susceptible to the dark side of social media.
In choosing this kind of challenge as opposed to handing your platforms over, there is a missed opportunity to share the spotlight with the people you’re trying to help and give a voice to. Share your platforms, pass the mic.
It seems to me that there are only two sides to any debate. Hyper-conservative v hyper-liberal policies, pro-life v pro-choice, and so on. Both sides believe themselves to be utterly moral and infallibly correct and
Ghosting, for those who have not experienced it, is when someone who you believe is interested and cares about you ends a relationship by disappearing from contact without any explanation. No goodbye phone call, or
The idea that self-driving cars are a new danger on roads already carrying cars, cyclists, public transport and pedestrians is a preposterous notion. Fortunately, it is being used less and less as an excuse to
Gender quotas are sexist and cynical. They are predicated on the idea that the only reason women are underrepresented in a certain field is because of gender. Not only that, they assume that women need
A few weeks ago, uproar was caused after the frozen food supermarket, Iceland, dropped their Christmas advert on Facebook and other social media platforms. Note, dropped online, not on television. This is because the organisation
Irish society has become better at discussing mental health issues. However, men across the country are still suffering and are largely being ignored. Last year, men accounted for 79 per cent of suicide deaths last