By Olivia Hanna There are some people in the world who can’t stand to be alone. They find silence claustrophobic and ache for company to quell their unease. I have never been one of those people. As an only child, I became well versed in the language of loneliness at a young age. And when I say lonely I don’t mean it in a sad sense, but as a matter of fact, I was alone a … [Read more...] about Opinion: Getting to know me by being alone
By Anastasia Syntak Alcohol is very familiar to University students, or so it is stereotyped. The question of whether teens would be more responsible with alcohol if their parents had safely introduced them to it, and explained the pros and cons of its consumption, varies from person to person. Alcohol can be addictive and harmful to our health, but if we are aware of that … [Read more...] about Opinion: Should minors be allowed to drink alcoholic beverages in their homes with their parents’ consent?
By Daniel Brennan I think we’ve all been in this situation before – it’s late at night, and you’re sat up cramming for an exam, or trying to finish a 2000-word essay you should have started three weeks earlier (definitely not speaking from experience here), and you need a boost because you’ve been awake for a stupid amount of time. You’ve had so much black coffee you’re … [Read more...] about Opinion: The “Monster” health risks of frequent energy drink consumption have become too much
Men told to shave off masculinity By Aaron Deering A recent Gillette ad has sparked controversy amongst men, and rightly so. The ad implies that most men are bad and display toxic masculinity, and that only some men know how to act in the right way. The ad basically paints all men with the same brush, that we all allow bullying and harassment to take place, when this … [Read more...] about Head to Head: Gillette’s ‘The Best Men Can Be’ promo – insulting or innovative?
By Gary Elbert “An end to free movement.” Those were the words of British Prime Minister Theresa May when her advisors were busily working on their Brexit draft deal, currently teetering on the brink of collapse in Westminster. A subsequent White Paper capping ‘low skilled immigrants’ from entering the United Kingdom is the Tory’s central hope in resisting … [Read more...] about Opinion: An end to free movement