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The ‘Politits’ Podcast: Patriarchy, Post-Repeal And Jordan Peterson

Politits, the political radio show with a feminist twist on Belfield FM, which first ran in 2016-17, is back but in podcast form with Politics students Hazel Nolan and Aoife Doran. The girls are back feeling older and wiser. Chatting…

The Importance Of College Friendships

As I come towards the final semester of my undergraduate degree, I look at how different my life is since I’ve arrived here. My perspectives on certain things have evolved into ideas that I could never have imagined. Everyone talks…

It’s Not Like In The Movies: Grief And All It’s Attributes

If you were a child and you watched a lot of Disney movies, you would discover a bit of a trend in the genre. Many of the main characters in Disney movies have a dead parent. They come in different…

The 101 Guide To Being A Vegetarian In Dublin

From adopting 100% organic diets to drinking smoothies out of jars, food trends have come and gone. But in recent years, a new fad has hit the streets of almost every city worldwide and doesn’t show any signs of stopping….

Has Valentine’s Consumerism Gone Too Far?

Valentine’s day is a day that has been up to debate in my group of friends the closer the 14th of February creeps up. My friend Kala, in fact, has some major issues with it. She believes it’s all for…

Maybe He’s Not The One? The Problematic Male Romantic Hero

Recently, Millie Bobby Brown posted on her Instagram story that she was watching the new Netflix show ‘You’; a show in which a book store manager named Joe, played by Penn Badgley (Dan from Gossip Girl) stalks and manipulates a…

There’s A Little Bit Of ‘Aisling’ In Us All

When I read online last year that a book was being written based on the famous Facebook group, Oh My God What A Complete Aisling, which I was a member of, I was sceptical. Actually more then that, I rolled…

In The Loop: Dublin Events

‘Roise’ Dir. Paddy Breathnach Now showing in cinemas. ‘Roddy Doyle’s screenplay puts a human face to Dublin’s homeless issue and the increasing numbers of families affected. Rosie (Sarah Greene), partner John Paul (Moe Dunford), and their four young children have…

In The Loop: On Campus

Arts & Events Editor Ailbhe Longmore looks at the best upcoming events happening on campus this week.   UCD LGBTQ+ MEDIA WEEK Queer Theatre Workshop Venue: 1.19 Ag Building Date: 17th October 5pm ‘This practical workshop was created by some…

Has Dating Always Been This Difficult?

A lot has happened to me in 2018. I was evicted from my home in Germany while on Erasmus. I discovered that Mcdonald’s Germany does not do hash browns at breakfast time to my utter dismay. It’s okay to cry…

In The Loop: Dublin Events

BP Fallon: The Camera & I, a solo exhibition Venue: Hen’s Teeth, Fade Street Date: 11th to 18th October, 2018 Music legend BP Fallon’s first ever solo exhibition of photography opens at Hen’s Teeth on Thursday 11​th October and features…

The Importance of The Ordinary Female Story

As with everyone else in the world, I was in love with the Netflix original movie To all the boys I loved before. The sweet storyline, the wonderful and likeable characters, the general aesthetic of the movie and of course…