The hype around bizarre fan theories

https://www.thecollegeview.com/2019/03/06/the-hype-around-bizarre-fan-theories/ With the final season of Game of Thrones on its way, the internet has been rife with speculation regarding its ending.  A new theory concerning Cersei of house Lannister has been making the rounds in the media, with many calling it convincing. This theory is essentially this: Cersei Lannister will sacrifice her new-born child … Continue reading The hype around bizarre fan theories

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Inside life coaching: a possible solution to a shortage of support services

https://www.thecollegeview.com/2019/03/06/inside-life-coaching/ Aroom in Albert College begins to fill with students ranging from first year undergraduates to final year masters. Filled with multicoloured couches and pillows, the atmosphere in the room is relaxed and easygoing. Here, students are trusted. Here, they have an opportunity to improve themselves, in an initiative organised by DCU’s Student Support and … Continue reading Inside life coaching: a possible solution to a shortage of support services

The New Gender Recognition and Education Bills are Ideology Not Policy – Opinion

https://www.theburkean.ie/articles/2019/02/23/the-new-gender-recognition-and-education-bills-are-ideology-not-policy Recently, RTE’s Prime Time saw the programme tackle gender identity; an increasingly contentious issue in Irish society. Despite offering various perspectives, the show was attacked by transgender activists, who started the hashtag ‘TurnOffPrimeTime.’ Such hashtags should be viewed as an attack on free speech by radical left-wing ideologues. The pervasiveness of this shut-down ideology … Continue reading The New Gender Recognition and Education Bills are Ideology Not Policy – Opinion

Secondary school teachers threaten strike action

https://www.thecollegeview.com/2019/02/06/secondary-school-teachers-threaten-strike-action/ Secondary school teachers have announced their intention to strike if the primary school teachers’ strike action goes ahead. Following the government’s rejection of proposals to end the two-tier pay system for teachers recruited in recent years, the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI) has said that they may ballot for strike action. At a … Continue reading Secondary school teachers threaten strike action

Are extroverts extra happy?

https://www.thecollegeview.com/2019/02/06/extraversion/ Extroversion is so tightly linked with happiness that scientists have proposed it be renamed ‘Positive Emotion’. A popular personality test that assesses extroversion is the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). This assessment was developed by a mother-daughter team based on personality types proposed by the psychoanalyst, Carl Jung. It is marketed as being able to capture … Continue reading Are extroverts extra happy?

Jon Snow knows something about Greek Mythology

https://www.thecollegeview.com/2019/02/06/jon-snow-knows-something-about-greek-mythology/ Game of Thrones returns in April for its final season. The show is considered one of the most well-written pieces of fiction in history. This is partly due to its grand character arcs occurring across hours of screen time. Game of Thrones employs techniques ranging from the Aristotelian Tragic Hero to ancient hero myths. … Continue reading Jon Snow knows something about Greek Mythology

Christianity has a second coming

https://www.thecollegeview.com/2019/02/06/christianity-has-a-second-coming/ Every Tuesday evening, the corner room of CG20 in DCU’s Henry Grattan is transformed into a candle-lit, lively meeting spot for the Kingdom Café (KC) society. KC is a society for those with a Christian faith, oftentimes passionate and devout. The group takes this time to catch up and socialise, in a space that … Continue reading Christianity has a second coming

My Sex-Ed Experience: The bill that Could Change Irish Relationship and Sexuality Education – FEATURE

https://campus.ie/stay-healthy/sexual-health/my-sex-ed-experience-the-bill-that-will-change-irish-relationship-and-sexuality-education I can only vaguely remember sex education in primary school. Going to an all-boys primary, the sex-ed seminar was held in conjunction with the all-girls primary across the road. All of sixth class, over sixty students, were packed into the gym. From what I remember, the class mostly consisted of suppressed giggling at the … Continue reading My Sex-Ed Experience: The bill that Could Change Irish Relationship and Sexuality Education – FEATURE