Editor 2012-02-15

IS AN “ethical capitalism” desirable or possible? In response to global economic difficulty, particularly the continued emergence of allegations of corruption or failures of regulation, many have posited that an emergence of a new business culture and social mores would prevent a repeat of the recession that has blighted the last five years. However, such […]

Editor 2012-02-13

  The University of Limerick Debating Union celebrated success at two prestigious competitions recently, with Auditor Sarah Hardiman (2nd Year Law Plus) reaching the semi-finals of the Oxford Women’s’ Open, as well as two teams from the society reaching the elimination stages of the Trinity Intervarsity 2012. The Oxford Women’s Open was organised for the […]

Editor 2012-02-13

CONSIDER this: Political parties wanting a more masculine image of power and strength ignore and replace female election candidates with their male counterparts. This scenario would undoubtedly be considered sexist and would generate uproar from feminist and equality quarters. Men pushing aside women candidates in a blasé attempt to create a more desirable image. Surely […]

Editor 2012-02-01

The positions of both Campaigns & Engagement and Communications Officers have been scrapped following today’s Emergency General Meeting. The quorate meeting, which was held in the John Monnet Lecture theatre, continued for quite some time, and is believed to have run for well in excess of three hours. An indepth story and comment will follow […]

Editor 2012-01-25

A PLETHORA of multifaceted upgrades and adjustments have taken place at ULFM over the Christmas break. A complete rearrangement of the studio has taken place with a view to improving the technical efficiency of the station, along with providing an increased level of aesthetics and space for presenters and their guests. Some new equipment and […]

Editor 2012-01-25

  Let me begin be stating that I am not promoting SOPA, PIPA or any form of intent to regulate the internet beyond the bounds of what is democratic, ethical and fair. I am not for censorship for the benefit of any one person, company or political party. Now that this affair is cleared up […]

Editor 2012-01-19

I remember speaking to my father regarding his life prior to his now marital existence. Before the days of wife and children he was a man of idealism, of leftist leanings and full of the little tittering presence of rebellion. Leaving rural Ireland for Dublin he embarked on a journey that would take him through […]

Editor 2012-01-19

Everybody should do just one thing by themselves once in their life. With this in mind I decided on a 15 day vacation with only the company of me, myself and I. For the destination, I choose Italy. I wanted culture, passion and life. La dolce vita was only a plane journey away. My first […]

Editor 2012-01-19

    I must confess to being taken aback by my first impressions of Lucca, the fortified settlement that was my third destination. The crowds were bus trippers trespassing for the day, ice cream and camera in hand. However behind this veneer is a city so beautiful it takes your breath away. An entire day […]