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Learning to love my introverted self

2nd March 2022

Features Editor Niamh Flanagan discusses the trials and tribulations faced as self professed introvert trying to socialise at university. Introvert is a label I was assigned roughly around age 5. It has become an intrinsic part of who I am and how I perceive myself, and it’s something I disclose apologetically about myself to new ...


Why care about Valentine’s Day?

9th February 2022

Rachel Campbell explores the reasons why Valentine’s Day is more than just a capitalist ruse. I understand the Valentine’s Day hate. Walking into the shops in February and seeing the plastic roses, stuffed hearts and infinity necklaces is enough to make you denounce the holiday as a capitalist ploy. Of course it is; isn’t everything? ...


A love letter to my ultimate comfort film: D.E.B.S. (2004)

18th December 2021

Dora reflects on her favourite movie, the iconically queer school girls-turned government agents comedy romance. When I first had the dawning realisation that I might not be the bona fide heterosexual I had convinced myself I was, I naturally had something of an identity crisis. As a confused, insecure, and late-to-the-party queer person, I turned ...


My Love Life: Just another day

1st April 2021

My version of normal. My love life could be described in one word: chaotic. Anecdotes from my love life have led time and time again to my friends, co-workers, and family exclaiming: “This could only happen to you.” Whilst I am, of course, the main character of the entire universe, I do not believe that ...


Valentine’s Day Playlist 2021

13th February 2021

 “Expect many disco hits and the inevitable come-down of Jeff Buckley.” I thought I’d select these songs as a dedication to lovers, best friends, secret admirers and all the love in between. There’s no better connection than dancing with those you love, something that most of 2020 left us only dreaming about. As we remain ...


Logging on to long-distance love

18th September 2020

Without the aid of physical touch, it falls to culture to serve as the baseline for long-distance relationships. At the start of quarantine, during those few weeks wherein I did nothing but endlessly scroll social media in search of something to fill my sudden free time, I remember seeing a friend post on Instagram about ...