By Aaron Deering Historians and history students welcomed recent comments reported in the Irish Independent by Minister for Education Joe McHugh about being open to the idea of making History part of the core Junior Cert curriculum. As a student of History, Sociology and Politics, I welcome the comments. History, as a subject, assists us in learning from the past and … [Read more...] about ‘History can illuminate and be illuminated by so many other disciplines’: NUIG’s Dr Padraig Lenihan welcomes talk of history being made core subject
Men told to shave off masculinity By Aaron Deering A recent Gillette ad has sparked controversy amongst men, and rightly so. The ad implies that most men are bad and display toxic masculinity, and that only some men know how to act in the right way. The ad basically paints all men with the same brush, that we all allow bullying and harassment to take place, when this … [Read more...] about Head to Head: Gillette’s ‘The Best Men Can Be’ promo – insulting or innovative?