By Olivia Hanna With the start of my final semester my mind has turned both to maintaining my good grades and to life after final exams. At the end of May, I, and my fellow classmates, will be going from undergrads to unemployed: a prospect I don’t think anyone is taking lightly. On 29 January I had a few hours in between lectures so I wandered down the Bailey Allen … [Read more...] about Opinion: I studied arts, now what?
By Olivia Hanna A former American President once said, “Comparison is the thief of joy.” Though Roosevelt was not alive to experience social media, I’m sure he would argue that Facebook, Instagram and other platforms are thieves of joy. The relationship I have with social media is interesting, and I’m sure I’m not alone. On one hand I love the scrolling: checking in on … [Read more...] about Opinion: To compare, or not to compare
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
View this post on Instagram Merry Christmas 🎄 A post shared by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on Dec 26, 2018 at 3:14pm PST By Olivia Hanna Kim Kardashian-West has come under scrutiny yet again for letting her daughter, five-year-old North West, wear red lipstick to the annual … [Read more...] about Let her wear lipstick
By Olivia Hanna It has been announced that the Galway Atlantaquaria is finally set to become home to a huddle of penguins. The Atlantaquaria submitted a planning application last month to Galway City Council for a ‘purpose built Penguinarium’ that includes a penguin pool and beach area, viewing areas and seating for guests. The proposed site is the Fáilte Ireland … [Read more...] about Galway set to get ‘flocked’