Central to rehabilitation over retribution, education offers a chance for personal development to those in Ireland’s prison system
Nelson Mandela wisely said: “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Over 2000 years earlier, Confucius wrote: “Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.” Perhaps most relevant are the words of …
Alice Forbes explores unseen perspectives of the Israel-Palestine conflict.
At the security desk at Tel Aviv Airport, having just landed, an Israeli guard asked our purpose of visit. My heart catching in my throat, I only knew what not to say: that I had come to the Middle East …
Alice Forbes explores the significance of a kiss in a variety of cultures.
In the year 1979, the German Democratic Republic celebrated its thirtieth anniversary. While the festivities and commemorations were underway amongst politicians and public figures, an alert photographer snapped what has since become an iconic photograph of Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev …
A student of Spanish offers insight into the importance of practicing a language to balance the never-ending grammar notations
When I first saw DU Hispanic Society’s event, “Desayuno and Speed Friending” I was allured into attending, for the most part, out of a sense of duty. I study Spanish as part of my degree, and therefore feel somewhat obliged …
Alice Forbes talks to TCD Sign Language Society members, discussing the society’s place in campus life and the many opportunities they offer
“Involvement in a society like Sign Soc reminds you that while interacting with someone, it’s incredibly important to focus on them and give them your full attention“
Last week I paid a visit to the hidden alcove of …