Review: MAKING A MURDERER

Words: Anna McCarthy Making a Murderer is the latest documentary mega hit series from Netflix, capturing a Wisconsin man’s attempt to prove his innocence in two separate trials. It is a story that follows Steven Avery’s journey from being falsely prosecuted for attempted rape resulting in him spending 18 years in jail, to being the lead suspect of a murder case that occurred in 2005. … Continue reading Review: MAKING A MURDERER

BANGERS OF THE YEAR

Words: Anna McCarthy Another year has come and gone, and with it has brought some absolute bangers that get any party going. Need a New Year’s Eve playlist with an essence of nostalgia? Here are the top 12 head-bopping* songs of 2015: *based on popularity and catchy riffs to bop to Runaway(U&I) – Galantis – January This is the song that put the Swedish electronic … Continue reading BANGERS OF THE YEAR

THE SELFIE GENERATION

Anna McCarthy Self-indulgence is often a touchy topic to pick at, but the level of narcissism social media and technology have surrounded us with makes it a fact of life in modern day society. When the first hand-held Motorola presented itself to the world, it only had one function: communication. The mobile phone has since evolved; from reliable Nokia to the Sony Ericsson, where additional … Continue reading THE SELFIE GENERATION

EASY FUN WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT

Help staff writer Anna McCarthy save the world one small change at a time by trying these few simple steps (yay!) NEWSPAPER GIFT WRAP Wrap gifts using old newspapers or magazines. In 2013, the Irish Examiner estimated that six million rolls of wrapping paper had been used over the Christmas holidays. What student can afford a decent gift, let alone pretty paper to merely wrap … Continue reading EASY FUN WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT