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Government Backs 2 Year Degrees to Lower Tuition Fees

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The British Government looks set to pave the way for more intensive courses that would make it overall cheaper and faster for students to gain a degree. This will be in the form of accelerated degrees where the content of a course will be condensed down to 2 years from … Read More

Campus Watch: Christmas Edition

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University of Limerick: Union Cancels Christmas Knees-Up The University of Limerick released a statement last week claiming that its main union bar would not be serving alcoholic drinks to punters in the run-up to the Christmas break. In a Facebook post, The Stables Club, Limerick’s equivalent of Terrace, stated: “There … Read More

International Animal Rights Day

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Shouldn’t all sentient creatures be respected? International Animal Rights Day on 10th December, serves to remember ‘the billions of animals subjected to deliberate cruelty and killing across the world every year,’ whether that’s by testing cosmetics on them, or destroying their habitats and leaving them helpless. Since March 2013, animal … Read More

An Essential Upgrade?

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Essentials, the official supermarket of LUU, is to become a Co-op, it was announced by LUU earlier today. A press release from LUU explained that the Essentials we all know and love is going to be transformed into a Co-op as part of a partnership with the groceries company. The … Read More

Frida Kahlo: A Lifetime of Pain Painted into an Everlasting Revolution

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Trigger Warning: Graphic description of personal injury  Frida Kahlo is known today as one of the twentieth century’s most influential painters. The transcendence of her art is a testament to its cultural significance and relevance in contemporary society. Kahlo’s immortalisation has moulded her into a public persona that’s often idolised … Read More

The Lion King 2019: Is Cashing In On Nostalgia Always A Bad Thing?

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As the many fans of Disney’s The Lion King get ready for the 2019 release of the remake and relive the epic story that has moved so many, I am stepping in to question the criticism that it has been receiving in the media. I challenge a Lion King fan … Read More

25 Years On, Jurassic Park Remains One Of The Defining Films Of The Action-Thriller Genre

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It’s a film that’s been revered and adored by so many people; one that captured the imaginations of countless children; revolutionised the use of CGI in cinema and set a new benchmark for blockbuster success, by all measures a true ‘classic’. And until a few days ago, I had never … Read More

Ralph Breaks The Internet Is Sweet Without Being Saccharine

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At first glance, ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ seems to be a brightly coloured, cleverly animated and tooth-achingly sweet story about two best friends that go on a rampant adventure around the internet. While it is all these things, the film is truly a tale about the sacrifices and heartbreak friendships … Read More

Creed 11 is Both Loving Tribute and Brand New Ground

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The 8th film in the Rocky series, Creed II, stands as a tribute to the classic Rocky films, while also managing to tell its own excellent story. Following on from the previous film, protagonist Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan) continues his journey as a heavyweight boxing contender under the guidance … Read More

Have a Good Night Out

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“If something or someone makes you feel uncomfortable, no matter how minor it seems, you can report it to any member of our staff and they will work with you to make sure it doesn’t have to ruin your night.” You’ll find this statement written on the poster behind the … Read More