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The Bee’s Needs

A green, manicured lawn is lauded as the mark of a well kept garden. The desired aesthetic of open golf courses, sports pitches and posh gardens formed by planting turfgrass is now quite typical of homes, businesses and even roadsides….

LGBTQ+ Cinema and The Rarity of a Happy Ending

Love, Simon is breaking ground in Hollywood in the most simplistic way: it is the first major studio film about a gay teenager. It follows the closeted Simon (Nick Robinson) as he begins an email correspondence with another secretly gay…

Los Angeles, Welcome to Zlatan

It was Spring in Los Angeles, and the scene was set for a historic evening in Major League Soccer. The inaugural ‘El Trafico’ clash, as world soccer’s newest derby has become known, was well underway at a sold-out Stub Hub…

Album In Review: Little Dark Age – MGMT

MGMT’s latest record Little Dark Age has been received almost universally well, signalling a return to pop music after two albums that passed well under the radar. This new record blends 1980’s nostalgia with the admirable weirdness of MGMT, making…

The Life of Virgil Abloh

The recent announcement of Virgil Abloh joining Louis Vuitton as Men’s Artistic Director broke the internet for many reasons. One of those being that Abloh is the first ever African-American to be the head of design at a house owned…

The Science of A Shorter Workday

The 8-hour work-day was bitterly won. The history of its development has been a tug of war between the anxiety of bosses eager to get the maximum profit out of their employees and the indignation of workers subjected to inhuman…

Éireannach ar Erasmus

Ag an tús de mhí Mheán Fómhair seo caite, bhí orm mo mhálaí a phácáil agus dul ar eitleán go dtí an Fhrainc do mo bhliain Erasmus. Cé nach mbím i mo chónaí le mo chlann i rith na bliana…

What We Can Learn From the Belfast Trial

I am not going to discuss the verdict of the Belfast rugby rape trial. A legal decision has been reached in favour of the four accused. However, this article will discuss what we can learn from the trial regarding issues…

The Plight of the Jockey

A recently published report by the Society for the Good Treatment of Jockeys showed that 127 Jockeys are shot on average every year. The report was conducted as 180 Jockeys were shot last year alone, so that prompted the society’s…

3 Lesser Known Parts Of The Bible

Jesus as a Teenager. This part of the Bible is rarely mentioned because it contains some controversial topics like tattoos and awkward, self-chosen nicknames. It mainly focuses on Jesus at 17 and how he starts referring to himself as ‘The…

Justice For All

Following the result of the Paddy Jackson trial, there has been scrutiny over the manner in which rape trials are conducted. In the past few days alone there have been demonstrations protesting the verdict and calls to reform rape trials…

Court of Appeal Dismisses Man Accused of Sexual Abuse

The Court of Appeal has turned down an appeal from a 2016 case involving a man accused of seventeen counts of rape and sexual assault. Justice Mahon read out the statement of the three judge court, dismissing the accused’s case…