In Defence of Skylar White

  Deputy Entertainment editor Chloe Barrett looks back at one of the greatest productions to ever grace television: Breaking Bad while attempting to unravel the constant hate thrown at the show’s main female character. Breaking Bad is deemed as one of the greatest television series of all time. The universe, which features the prequel series […]


Contribution writer Blaise Devane recounts her past dislike of mushrooms and how she learned to love the object of her childhood hatred. While “all mushrooms are edible – but some only once” is a sage piece of advice, I think it’s time we loosen the restrictions a little bit. I’m not suggesting we all go […]

‘From an Outsider’s Perspective’

Jessica Anne Rose provides a thoughtful meditation on the scope of borders not in the political sense but in the intimate one; how we relate to one another.   “Borders”. A word teeming with beginnings of ideas and yet – I’ve got nothing. Two days before the deadline as the sun goes down, I ask […]

Capitalism is Killing this Planet

Motley’s Current Affairs Staff Writer Brendan O’Grady argues that the current economic system is destroying our planet as the billionaire class booms in tandem with our world’s hunger for capital expansion.  First things first, let us define our terms: Capitalism is the dominant economic philosophy used globally by nation states and is based on the […]

Top of the Class

For Eithne Kavanagh, winning the USI Mature Student of the Year award came as a welcome surprise during a less than usual March (pronounced: “lockdown”). “It’s a strange one, as I really didn’t expect to win. So when they said my name I was completely shocked,” she confesses. “Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, a […]

Opinion: Has the increating prevalance of automation and social media led to a demise in human interaction?

 Has the increasing prevalence of automation and social media led to a demise in human interaction?    Eve Roches talks us through her fears about the impact of technology on the development of the world. Technology is an ever-increasing part of our daily lives. We wake up and check our phones for daily news and […]