What I’m really thinking: the college student at the graduation ceremony

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This hat is ridiculous. Wandering around Front Square in gowns; well done Trinity, fighting the stereotype since 1592. Right now, embarrassment is the overriding emotion. It’s nerve-wracking, filing up the steps in front of all these people (trying not to trip on this fucking gown and mill myself on the way). Paraded like a show-dog […]

The Roma in Ireland: some facts, illustrated

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Naoise Dolan outlines some insights on life for the Roma in Ireland.

Class is permanent

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Louis Strange explores the interaction between class and sport.

Why must Halloween costumes be so ‘sexy’?

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While Halloween may be over, the yearly parade of fancy dress deemed offensive, derogatory and provocative is sure to be repeated next year. In the lead up to Halloween, a woman searching for a conveniently ready made costume may be hard pressed to find one with a skirt providing more coverage than a napkin. Of course […]

Why men’s rights activists need feminism

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If men who feel oppressed by their gender really wanted to change this, they would support feminism, argues Conor Scully.

What I’m really thinking: the sexual harassment target

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To all the ass-grabbers, the boob-grazers, the ones who undress me with their eyes: I hate you. I hate you for what you have forced me to become.

What I’m really thinking: the woman who can’t let go

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It feels like sex hangs on a balance between passion and performance that must be maintained – and I’ve never been comfortable with performance.

What I’m really thinking: the junior freshman

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It’s crazy how lonely one can feel in a city full of people. Even though I haven’t travelled as far as, say, the international students, I still feel a real sense of isolation every morning. Being the first in my family to go to college, I was completely unprepared for everything that was about to […]

Surviving London without a phone

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Naoise Dolan braves a weekend away without cellular assistance.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie addresses Georgetown University

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Exchange student Alex Trant reports on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s address at her host university.

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