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Creativity is key for the role of Communities Officer, only active one year

by Ellen Gough Being elected to the Student Life Officer team during an entirely online academic year is challenging. Being elected to a brand-new role is a whole other level. Chelsea Joyce certainly didn’t anticipate a year like this as the first ever Communities Officer. “To be honest, my manifesto went out the window with Covid,” she said. The role …


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Anytime of the Month, the UL-based social enterprise fighting period poverty, is taking their fight to the corporate level

By Ellen Gough Anytime of the Month, the UL-based social enterprise fighting period poverty, is taking their fight to the corporate level.- The initiative, founded in 2019, have recently launched their Workplace Ambassador programme. Already on board as partners are local businesses Piquant Media and designer Aoife Ireland, along with the Labour Party and the Irish Women Lawyers Association, and …


The Unsettling Truth behind Framing Britney Spears

Britney Spears is THE childhood icon to anyone born in the 90s. And for those of us who were too young to fully understand her catastrophic downfall in 2007, Framing Britney Spears is an at times horrifying reminder of the media culture of the day that revelled in tearing her down. Much of the documentary is also dedicated to explaining …

Calls for diversity and inclusion office at University of Limerick

Calls are being made for a Diversity and Inclusion Office to be established within the University of Limerick. LGBTQI+ Representative of UL Student Council Alena Kiel is leading a campaign to set up a Diversity and Inclusion Office within the remit of UL Student Life. They believe that such an office would fill the need for greater awareness and inclusion …