rose of tralee

Is the Rose of Tralee Outdated?

With the Rose of Tralee well underway, we can't help but ask, "is there really a place in 2017 for a beauty competition?" Yes, RTE claims that the Roses are not only judged on beauty,…

youth dating

Lorde’s Melodrama and Youth Dating Culture

Youth Dating Culture In 2014, American writer Alana Massey published an essay called ‘Against Chill’ in which she rallied against the culture of ‘chill’ that had come to dominate modern dating. Strung along by too…

clothing size

Women’s Clothing Size is a Sham

We all know how it goes. You're in the changing room of your favourite shop, trying on a pair of size 10 jeans. They fit like a glove. You then head over to another store…

Pepsi: The Taste of Irony… And Capitalism

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past few days, you’ve probably seen the new advert for Pepsi. If not, here’s the run down. Model and TV personality Kendall Jenner is being photographed in…