Who wore it better? A look at how minority voices are overshadowed online

As trends in online virality grow beyond anything anyone ever imagined, the voices of those in the minority who have paved the road for social justice are typically disregarded if and when a majority voice screams the same story a little louder. How is it fair that we can be selective in our appreciation and acknowledgment of such movements?

Do we need a Gossip Girl reboot?

The original series had us romanticising a world of materialism fuelled by the capitalism of the millennial boom. But as these ideals came crashing down around us, viewers of Gossip Girl began using the series as a form of escapism from the surrounding depression. Will the newest reboot represent a more diverse, inclusive and relatable version of the Upper East Side?

Post-colonialism, decoloniality and Trinity’s troubled past

Universities across the globe are actively decolonising their curriculums off the back of recent movements and realisations. Trinity College Dublin has launched a two-year-long investigation into its historic links to slavery and colonialism in an attempt to free itself from its deep-rooted systems of colonial oppression. But how can this be achieved?

Sink or swim? Examining the efficiency of the Egypt’s Suez Canal

With the Suez Canal blockage finally cleared, conversations have started questioning how efficiently the 1800’s canal serves the modern consumer world.

Coláiste Dhúlaigh Series: How VAR affects football

Patrick Morgan investigates how VAR is so controversial in football on a weekly basis regardless the outcome of each match.

#TooIntoYou campaign

Women’s Aid’s most recent campaign provides young people with advice to help them recognise signs of domestic abuse in their relationships.

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