Articles

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.

Features

Time to grieve

June 21, 2019

In May, Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh announced new provisions which would be provided during the June state examinations to students who suffer a close family bereavement during their exams to allow them time to grieve.

Music

The haunting power of Billie Eilish

April 17, 2019

Although some criticise these songs for romanticising mental illness, the songs feel rather soothing and beautiful to listen to. Perhaps they offer a reassurance or calming quality to the millions of people who have listened to them thus far.

Features

The business of voluntourism

February 20, 2019

“extremely disturbing that we send a bunch of idealistic youth, with no actual skills to go teach Africans.”

The Hype

Fyre Festival documentary reignites tensions

February 6, 2019

When they arrived at the campsite, chaos ensued immediately. One attendee William Needham Finley, described the scene via his twitter account saying, “So Fyre Fest is a complete disaster, Mass chaos. No organization. No one knows where to go. There are no villas, just a disaster tent city.”

Features

All work and no play

November 28, 2018

When you picture a ‘student lifestyle’, the appeal of  nights out, student accommodation and freedom springs to mind, but behind the scenes this ‘freedom’ comes at a cost.

Music

The big bucks in big fights

October 31, 2018

The publicity that accompanies the drama of a feud increases the public’s and media’s interest in artists.