Politicians have failed us on climate change

  Kyle McCarthy explains recent developments in climate legislation and why he believes the government is not doing enough to combat climate change. Just over one year ago, Greta Thunberg began a movement that on the 20th September saw millions of students unite, from the Pacific islands in the East, to the U. S. in the West, to demand one thing: that action be taken … Continue reading Politicians have failed us on climate change

THE ART OF A FORCED SILENCE

    Gael Cronin explores how art can become the solitary mode of communication from the depths of warzone and tragedy to the rest of the world.   In a time where every real-life horror story feels like déjà-vu, the search for a new Guernica – Pablo Picasso’s greatest political statement, an artwork reacting to the devastating Nazi bombing on the town of Geurnica in … Continue reading THE ART OF A FORCED SILENCE

The Power of Pets

  Julianne Power extols the virtues of having pets and investigates the positive impact these fluffy companions can have on our mental health. In April of this year, the twitter account of NUIG shared snaps of the college’s new therapy dogs, labradors April and Max. The pictures alone were enough to make anyone smile, even us college students in the midst of well-known exam frenzy. … Continue reading The Power of Pets

Bare Bones: The Lingering Spirit of Sexism in Halloween Costuming

  Halloween is fast approaching and with it comes the inevitable cold gust that lets us all know winter is well on its way. To the vast majority that would signal a time to start layering up and doing our best to stay warm. However, it appears design teams creating women’s Halloween costumes have a very different opinion. It only takes a quick search on … Continue reading Bare Bones: The Lingering Spirit of Sexism in Halloween Costuming