The line between sport and safety is wearing thin, writes Eamonn Grennan. Player: Your Responsibility If you have symptoms of a suspected concussion you must STOP playing and INFORM medical and/or coaching staff immediately. Be honest with yourself and those looking after you. If you have symptoms of a suspected concussion sustained while playing rugby or another sport, you MUST NOT play rugby until you … Continue reading Are You Not Entertained?
Staff writer Cormac Dineen reflects on the dire implications of one of humanity’s most innate principles: the care of the next generation. It’s unprecedented. The Earth now unwittingly plays host to some post-ape species who have learned how to utilise its resources such that they can hurtle themselves through the air in oddly shaped machines, travelling faster than the speed of sound. Other members of … Continue reading Putting Dread on the Table
Words: Gemma Kent There are plenty of reasons to re-watch, reread, or generally re-experience something we already have, but the big one has always been the fact that we loved (or distinctly hated) it as a kid. What’s not to love about venturing back into the world of the VHS tape, the Nintendo Wii, or that Christmas classic you loved growing up? A lot, if … Continue reading Should We Revisit the Media Landmarks of our Childhood
Arts Rep, Amy Poland, follows up on her September survival guide with a few tips and tricks to get you through semester two. Holidays are officially over and if you’re coming back to (or newly-joining us for) the grind of college work and deadlines this second semester, then this article — where I’ll share some tips and points of information that I think you … Continue reading Welcome (back) to University!
By Simon Pindel It’s a tough old resolution – labour. It pierces through the skin Makes an incision in your spine And rectifies the soul Now seen with leathery hands And foot soles like bark They show how much I’ve aged In the last two months No longer edging the line Between responsibility and apathy But shunning it Let the soap … Continue reading Motley Poetry: Groundhog Days
I’m going to be honest. I never really set out to write about New Year’s Resolutions. I mean, come on, let’s be practical for a second. A Motley Tries piece about New Year’s Resolutions? I know I’m good and all, but setting, failing and reflecting on a year’s worth of promises within the first two weeks of January is infeasible to begin with. And don’t … Continue reading Motley Tries Excuses, Excuses!
With regard to mental illness, bad things stem from silence. Words by Anonymous. When I used to think of killing myself, I would watch YouTube videos of the people suicide left behind. I watched the motions of fathers and sisters and best friends. They explained how they couldn’t even bring themselves to walk in the aftermath of their loved one’s death, how they felt guilty … Continue reading Sonder