Campus Narratives Wants You!

An all-new UCC publication aims to encapsulate the year that the world stood still. Campus Narrative is a zine which hopes to document, satirize and capture the zeitgeist of what a year of online college has been like, both for relatability and posterity.    In a statement to Motley, JournoSoc’s chairperson Mia Poland has described […]

A New Love Story: Taylor Swift Releases First Rerecording of Old Work

Alana Daly Mulligan still feels guilty about ripping ‘folklore’ a new one, this article is redemption for that while also being a general gush on being in love with the new rerecording of Taylor Swift’s ‘Love Story’.   As I rolled out of bed on Friday morning (12th February) groaning about the prospects of the […]

Political Threads: Becoming More Than an Outfit

 “Why in the name of God is there a man standing in the Chambers of the US Capitol wearinggoat horns?” To answer that, I pose another question: “Why does AOC always wear redlipstick?” From insurrection to Lady Hale’s iconic brooch, Emer O’Sullivan weighs in on thegendered hypocrisy of fashion in politics. Back in semester one […]

Swiping Right on Wittgenstein: Navigating Online Dating in the Era of Times Unprecedented

Like all other aspects of life in the current era of isolation, online dating has seen substantial changes in the actions and behaviours of its players, leading to all the more often misunderstood signs and subliminal messages that makes one think, “what the hell does this mean?” – The Motley features desk has your back. […]

How to Make a Global Pandemic Sexy

Sex can often make or break a relationship. And with the unprecedented times we’re in (God that phrase is so overused), peoples sex lives can be put under a similarly unprecedented amount of strain. If your sex life, like so many others, has been impacted by the very unsexy global pandemic, then Jack Wrixon is […]

Valentines Poetry #3 – You Look Like You Know Me

As part of Valentine’s examination on modern love, Motley has delved into the world of bad dates, personal essays and poetry. Aaron O’Neill shares his thoughtful words   You Look Like You Know Me   You look like you know me When your skin stretches wide And your eyes take flight Between your face And […]