By Markus Krug The roar of the crowd in a bursting Madison Square Garden after a game winning three point shot, or Lambeau Field erupting when a player jumps into the stands right after scoring a big touchdown. These are the dreams that every high school or college athlete in the United States has in their head when imagining the possibility of getting drafted as a … [Read more...] about From high school to hero?
By Anastasiya Sytnyk We’ve all read the memes and/or held discussions with our friends regarding women in power. This is all due to the fact that women have been generally neglected in society and government positions in the past. The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granted American women the right to vote on 18 August 1920, ending almost a century of protest. The … [Read more...] about Opinion: Why we need more women in power
By Stevie Buckley Nearly everyone in our modern world has heard of K-pop, the South Korean craze taking the world by storm. Be it that you’ve only heard ‘Gangnam Style’ (yes, that’s K-pop), like that ‘Fake Love’ song by BTS, or are a hardcore stan of an obscure group (translation: you like them a lot), you have more than likely had an exposure to K-pop. K-pop has become … [Read more...] about The rise of K-pop in western society
By Áine Kenny There’s a grand stretch in the evenings nowadays, and the bitter wind and rain has subsided just enough to cut down to three hot water bottles in bed, instead of four. With a new season comes a new wardrobe, or for most students, going back home and lugging some lighter clothes up to Galway. Spring is a great time to take out and wear some of the staple pieces … [Read more...] about Back to basics for spring
By Rachel Garvey According to research, there are over 10,000 animals abandoned each year and that is just an approximate number. How would we feel if we found out the real number? The people who read this will either own a pet or not, but whether we are pet owners or not, we have a responsibility to protect animals, not behave like them. I have seen examples of children … [Read more...] about Opinion: Try walking in their paws