YOUR GUIDE TO VIRTUAL CAREER FAIRS

The Coronavirus has made many aspects of life more difficult; our colleges and clubs have closed and moved online, sports, concerts and many other things we do for fun have been cancelled and we even have to queue to do our weekly shop at Lidl, as though its Space Mountain at Disneyland or something…Welcome to…

The Complex Dynamics of a Close Friends Story Reclaiming Privacy in the Age of Overexposure

Instagram first implemented the feature of a Close Friends Story back in 2018, at a time when the popularity of Snapchat private stories was skyrocketing and people were beginning to get into the habit of vlogging their lives to a small group of friends. With the introduction of a Close Friends option, people were hesitant:…

Communicating With Friends During Lockdown

by Molly O’Rourke While the country has only been on official lockdown for a little over a week, college students around the country have been out of their normal routines for three weeks. Since schools and universities closed, we’ve all been changing the way we communicate, interact and lead our daily lives. Most of us…

Can Sentiment Analysis Map a Love Triangle?

Writer: Roisin O’Donnell This feature will discuss how sentiment analysis can be used to recreate romantic relationships and obsessions in a narrative. Research question: ‘Can sentiment analysis be used to map the love triangle in Catherine Doyle’s series of novels?’ I have chosen the Blood for Blood trilogy because its plot and themes relate to…

Erasmus and the European Identity

“A journey is best measured in friends, rather than in miles”- Tim Cahill Before leaving for Erasmus I had this crazy irrational fear that I would make no friends. Zero. Absolutely nada. I had it all planned out in my head as well. I’d arrive and politely converse with people during forced socialising at orientation…