Clarifications is a column featuring raw, unapologetic commentary on all things gender. From women’s rights, to dating culture, enjoy as Claire VanValkenburg discusses the topics everyone is afraid to talk about. According to a Pew Research Center study, one in five American women won’t have a child before menopause, a statistic that has doubled since 1970. People with … [Read more...] about Clarifications: The morality of deliberate childlessness
The Snapchat update version 10.26.0.15 has left outraged users scrambling to find ways to uninstall the update, scratching their head wondering where they can find their own story never mind their friends’. Advertising has also expanded with companies like McDonald’s now using 10 second spaces between your friends’ stories to promote their products. However is social … [Read more...] about No filter is enough to hide ugly Snapchat update
Clarifications is a column featuring raw, unapologetic commentary on all things gender. From women’s rights, to dating culture; enjoy as Claire VanValkenburg discusses the topics everyone is afraid to talk about. Many women are told from a very young age to be a certain way, think certain things, and perform certain actions. People who identify as women feel the … [Read more...] about Feminism isn’t a VIP club
According to former NUI Galway president Dr James Browne the idea of free fees is “naïve”. He told the Irish Independent he sees a figure of €5,000 per annum as a starting point, with higher frees for science and engineering courses unless industry is willing to voluntarily subsidise the costs of those courses down to €5,000. The abolition of fees for higher level education … [Read more...] about Are “free fees” a pipe dream?
As always, Facebook is full of engagement statuses and posts after the holidays. Whether it was a present under the tree or taking ‘ringing’ in the new year to another level, engagements are inevitable this time of year. Single cynics everywhere ask themselves: is there a need? It’s officially 2018 and the ‘norm’ doesn’t exist anymore. Overtime we have found options. We’re … [Read more...] about Saying “I do” to enduring engagements