Insomnia 2019: Gaming Paradise

  The Entertainment Team went to the Insomnia Gaming Festival this year in Dublin and Entertainment Editor Andrew Burke shares his thoughts. The Insomnia Gaming Festival made its return to Dublin this year on the 9th-10th November. Our Editor-in-Chief, Dan Webb, and I had the pleasure of attending. While conventions like Dublin Comic Con cater to a wide variety of nerdy things and always has … Continue reading Insomnia 2019: Gaming Paradise

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