Aphasia Awareness

Writes Andrea Horgan Imagine walking into your favourite coffee shop for a cappuccino and a natter with your friends for your weekly catch up or going for a few pints with the lads (when COVID-19 finally departs us that is!). Sounds nice, doesn’t it? Imagine knowing exactly what you want to order, but suddenly nothing…

Volunteer For Your Career

Who doesn’t love a random act of kindness? One frosty night last Winter I was walking past Fitzgerald’s Park on the way to the Mardyke and I came across a lady who’d been locked into the park (it’s a common enough occurrence, it has happened to me twice before.) I had ABBA blasting through my…

The Amazon Instinct – Should it be this natural to us?

Offering access to unlimited quick free-delivery, a free streaming service and discounts on thousands of products daily, Amazon has focused its target on placing the student at the forefront of its business interests. Handing out an initial six-month free subscription, with a discounted student subscription cost thereafter, you may have seen some people you know…

‘A Generational Perspective’

It has been said ad-infinitum but we are currently living through truly ‘unprecedented’ times. But, no generation could arguably be more better equipped for such a scenario than today’s generation of young people. It’s been remarked that for many of us nineties babies, a global pandemic is merely a cherry on top of a chaotic…

THE FUTURE OF WORK?

Wrties Elisha Carey and Eoghan O’Donnell In 2005, a group of ten-year old children participated in an AOL study about their online worlds. At the time, they predicted that the future would be packed full of hoverboards, jetpacks, robot teachers and alien languages. While there’s no sign of widespread use of hoverboards just yet, 2020…

THE REVOLUTION WILL BE TELEVISED (TWEETED, INSTAGRAMMED AND SNAPPED)

clicktivism /ˈklɪktɪvɪz(ə)m/ noun 1. the practice of supporting a political or social cause via the Internet by means such as social media or online petitions, typically characterized as involving little effort or commitment. On a raw February night in 2012, 17-year old African American, Trayvon Martin was walking through his gated community in Sanford, Florida…