PORN: Ireland’s Answer to Sex Ed

Emily Horgan It seems that we cannot socially approve a new piece of technology these days without confirming it can be used to watch pornography.   Advances in virtual reality, high speed internet and AI are enriching our sexual experiences and broadening our sexual horizons. But in Ireland, when our sexual education is what can only be described as severely lacking, it seems that pornography … Continue reading PORN: Ireland’s Answer to Sex Ed

OPINION: A Clear Eye for Education

  Amid all the stress of career fairs and personal statements, Laura McGrath issues a reminder of education’s true purpose. My formal educational experience began somewhat in-extraordinarily and quite like anyone else’s in this country of ours; I entered junior infants at the age of about five. As a naïve, keen infant, I stepped through the doors of an ordinary, archetypal primary school, ready to … Continue reading OPINION: A Clear Eye for Education

Top Ten Tips for Summer Interrailing

Words: Adam Mulcahy We’re now over half way through semester one and I am definitely not the only one thinking about summer. Maybe you have looked into J1s but had no luck in getting a job? Not up for getting legless every night somewhere in Greece? Short on cash so you can’t afford to go away for the full summer because you have to work? … Continue reading Top Ten Tips for Summer Interrailing

The Final Countdown

Leah Driscoll documents the lingering existential dread that has engulfed semester two. The last twenty-something years have been pretty sweet and decision-free. The majority of us have moved seamlessly from primary, to secondary, to third level education with only one or two CAO related bruises along the way. By final year of college, those bruises have long faded. But now, as our three or four-year … Continue reading The Final Countdown

UCD200: Reaction

Words: Amy O’ Callaghan If someone ever tries to claim that lad culture isn’t very prominent, please point them in the general direction of any college campus because sometimes, once in a while, an event can occur that firmly reinstates the fact that the #lads are still thriving within day-to-day society. One such event occurred just last week, when University College Dublin’s student newspaper, The … Continue reading UCD200: Reaction

Editorial: Page Easily Found

Ellen Desmond Everyone makes questionable decisions from time to time. It’s a given that we won’t be proud of our every moment, especially of time spent as a student. However, with unprecedented frequency, we are beginning to preserve our every move online. For the majority, there’s now a significant amount of ourselves distorted and saved on the internet. On page 10 of this issue, Leah … Continue reading Editorial: Page Easily Found