By Olivia Hanna I didn’t grow up watching superhero movies, but always chalked it up to not being ‘that kind of kid’. I leaned towards princesses and Barbies (albeit the more empowered ones). I never thought that my disinterested in superheroes came from a lack of representation. As kids we look up to adults to be our role models, and we find those role models on the T.V. … [Read more...] about Opinion: Be your own hero
By Paul O’Malley They cut the hooves off of me and Sent me off on a merciless gallop, Scurrying across the Burren Or some tragic pointed land mass. No windows, only curtains. No chances, only burdens. Indeed, no chance for no young soul To stand up and be so bold. Only the cold, cold grip Of an unwelcome … [Read more...] about Creative Corner: Landscape
By Conor Brummell There has been an increase in the last few years in people taking days off school, college or work and citing their mental health for their reasons. Perhaps this is because a bigger importance has been placed on people’s health and wellbeing, and in particular people’s mental health in recent years. It was reported in November 2018 by The Irish Times … [Read more...] about Mental health days: good, bad or indifferent?
By Alice O’ Donnell You know Easter is approaching when supermarket isles are groaning under a mountain of chocolate eggs. For those who observe Lent, Easter Sunday is the long-awaited day when you can finally eat those forbidden treats you’ve been stashing away for the past 40 days. For those who aren’t religious, Easter marks a day where you can sit with family, relax and … [Read more...] about Opinion: Easter Eggs – are they really that bad for you?
By Ameya Godse Mahatma Gandhi, one of the most prominent figures of the 20th century once quoted, “There is sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for mans’ greed.” It’s truly amazing how far sighted his vision was, for the essence of this quote is sadly the way in which nearly everything functions around us. Today, the global apparel industry is nearly a $3 … [Read more...] about The True Cost documentary review