Every Colour Illuminates

Eoin McSweeney examines the contrast between LGBT* rights at home and abroad as he writes from his work placement in a legal aid clinic that specialises in LGBT* issues in Philadelphia. Mia is picked up by police in Philadelphia for assaulting a man outside a club after he calls her a “tranny.” While she is taken to be stripped and searched, Mia is only referred … Continue reading Every Colour Illuminates

The Chimes of Freedom Flashing

Eoghan Scott reflects upon his time spent volunteering in the Greek refugee camp ‘Moria.’ As I sit here writing this, I find that it becomes difficult to condense such an experience into words. Since returning from Greece, this is actually the most that I’ve thought about it. It’s taking me back right now, a bit more than I would like, to be honest. Volunteering in … Continue reading The Chimes of Freedom Flashing

Can Anonymous hurt ISIS?

Words: Kevin Hosford Recently a ‘hacktivist’ group named Anonymous announced they will be conducting a series of cyber-attacks against the Islamic State in retaliation to the recent attacks in Paris, which resulted in the death of 129 innocent people. But can an online anonymous group really put a dent on an ideologically motivated and militarised terror group? Back in August 2014, an online collective affiliated … Continue reading Can Anonymous hurt ISIS?

Catch 22: An Investigation into Gun Regulation in America

Eoin McSweeney, speaks with Jonathan Goldstein, an expert on US firearms law, about the recent mass shootings occurring across the country and how gun regulation can be improved. “The first of our kind has struck fear into the hearts of America. His cries have been heard, even by the President. This is only the beginning. The Beta Rebellion has begun. Soon, more of our brothers … Continue reading Catch 22: An Investigation into Gun Regulation in America