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The Pink “Tax”

The Pink Tax is a term that has gone viral in the last couple of years. It refers broadly to a type of sex-based discrimination faced by women in the […]

Second-hand Shopping: Sustainable, Ethical, Affordable

Remember Macklemore’s ‘Thrift Shop’? Not long after that song’s release, I was joking to my friend about how she had suddenly started to love shopping at Oxfam, despite her refusing […]

Recipe of the Week – Buttermilk Pancakes.

This may be an unpopular opinion, but I am someone who prefers pancakes over waffles. Their light, fluffy texture with the right amount of sweetness makes any Sunday morning the […]

With a Minister for suicide being created and QMSU launching Wellness Weeks, are we finally moving away from vapid tweets and one-off postulations of care?

As I’m sure everyone saw from their social medias, campus stalls and news soundbites, on Wednesday it was World Mental Health Day. My Twitter, as usual, was flooded with people […]

Women, Apes and Ancient Aliens.

I’ve been watching strings of baby chimp and orangutan videos to get me through 3rd year dread and I can’t help but notice how ape-like humans are. On the train I […]

Banksy: Activist, Anarchist, or Consumer Art Addict?

Banksy’s art, politics and controversies have made them a household name since their first appearances in the early 2000s. His works, which have appeared both on decrepit London walls and […]

Is Makeup Feminist?

Makeup is one of the most controversial concepts in modern feminism. Cosmetics themselves have been used for thousands of years – the Old Testament recounts Jezebel (a wife of a […]

Job Hunting for your Year Abroad

Now that I’ve managed to get my ideal internship for my year abroad I’ve almost forgotten the painful process leading up to that job offer (or rather my brain has […]

Recipe of the Week: Deep Fried Oreos.

Deep fried Oreos are a right crowd pleaser! This dish is something I’ve made quite a bit over the summer – and yes, I know it sounds like something that […]