Autumn Skincare 101

Deputy Fashion Editor, Sophie Malone shares her advice on how to keep your skin in tip-top condition this autumn. Cosy dark evenings, bright orange leaves scattered on the footpaths, autumn is officially here! While I love the reappearance of dark lippy, pumpkin spiced lattes and everything else this wonderful time of year brings, the temperature drop doesn’t do many favours for our skin. Not to … Continue reading Autumn Skincare 101

Taking Back Horror; The Infamous Figure of Grendel in Beowulf

Could Hollywood horror directors learn a thing or two from Anglo-Saxon literature? Rosemary Kelly discusses. Horror is defined as a literary genre that arouses feelings of horror; read deeper and horror is understood as “an intense feeling of fear, shock or disgust”. Modern horror tropes include gore-filled, jump scare-reliant movies that pocket billions in cinema ticket sales or views on Netflix. A rare treasure is … Continue reading Taking Back Horror; The Infamous Figure of Grendel in Beowulf

Anthony Bourdain: A Culinary Legacy

Aoife Hegarty reminisces on legendary chef Anthony Bourdain’s career and the lessons to be learned from his legacy. Anthony Bourdain’s death in June shocked many around the world. Tributes poured in from all corners of society and street art in his likeness popped up on the walls of many cities. Restaurants served Bourdain’s favourite meals to empty tables and fans everywhere raised a negroni to … Continue reading Anthony Bourdain: A Culinary Legacy

Fortnite: A staple of the industry or just another trend?

Dylan Benjamin O’Keeffe investigates whether the overnight success of Fortnite is merely a fad or a soon-to-be permanent fixture of online gaming. Fortnite. The global phenomenon that has taken the world by storm. Chances are, everyone you know has at least heard of it. The free-to-play game has shot onto the radar in the last year and a half or so. In this article we … Continue reading Fortnite: A staple of the industry or just another trend?

ALT-J: Interview with Gusset Unger-Hamilton

I was sitting there sweating, almost hyperventilating as the phone dialled out twice before it was picked up by the very talented and courteous Gusset Unger-Hamilton, of alt-J. In 2012, alt-J’s debut album won the British Mercury Prize. They’ve been nominated for three Brit Awards (British Breakthrough act British Album of the Year and British Group of the Year). They were voted BBC Radio 6 … Continue reading ALT-J: Interview with Gusset Unger-Hamilton

A Grade A-Level Fergal Nesbitt

Julie Crowley, Deputy Entertainment Editor, interviews Fergal Nesbitt, the cover star of the London Royal Academy of Art’s A-level Summer Exhibition Online The Royal Academy of Art’s A-level Summer Exhibition Online is a showcase of the UK’s young artistic talent. Over 2000 entries were submitted by artists aged 16-18 who attend sixth-form colleges or schools in Britain. The submissions were judged by Royal Academician Mali … Continue reading A Grade A-Level Fergal Nesbitt

Body Positivity: Flourishing or Floundering?

Sarah Healy discusses body positivity in the media and how current inclusivity efforts are not a one-size-fits-all. The Netflix original show “Insatiable” recently emerged amidst a fanfare of controversy and criticism. Seemingly intended to be a dark satire highlighting beauty standards and body shaming, many believe its weak attempts to promote body positivity were overshadowed by contradictory and tactless messages. It seems the show missed … Continue reading Body Positivity: Flourishing or Floundering?