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Advice with Agony Adam | Valentine’s Conundrums

Stuck for a date this Valentine’s Day? Looking to add a little spice into your relationship? Maybe you’re thinking about taking things to the next level with your most recent Hinge date. Whatever your lovelorn problems might be this February 14, resident agony aunt Adam’s got you covered!   Adam, I need some advice! I’ve been talking to a guy …


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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Students

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, any broke students out there are probably wondering what to get their significant others for the special day that is not too expensive but still passes for a reasonably romantic gesture. If this sounds like you, here are some ideas and tips that might help you make your partner happy but not break …


New Column: Weekly America

The US and Russia reach a standoff over Ukraine, controversy arises over a new Supreme Court justice, and Biden’s ambitious Build Back Better plan reaches a dead-end. Here are your top stories in Weekly America. Pressure rises between US and Russia over Ukraine This week, tensions continue to rise between the US and Russia over the nation of Ukraine. President …

UL Athletics Club Take Home Historic IUAA Title

University of Limerick has had a long-established tradition of athletics since the establishment of the college. The track has been a landmark of the Castletroy campus and has produced many Irish Olympians who have brought UL athletics to the global stage. Domestically the club competes each year in the Irish University Athletics Associations Championships which are held annually throughout the …

UL Students react to new campus COVID-19 regulations

On Monday the 31st January the Office of the Provost and Deputy President of UL sent an email to all students detailing the new COVID-19 regulations on campus. In the email, the office confirmed that mask-wearing and social distancing are no longer legal requirements for staff and students. The Office of the Provost and Deputy President said: “In line with …

Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021) Review – A Web-Slinging Epic of Nostalgia and Heart

This review contains spoilers. Some would say the journey towards the release of Spider-Man: No Way Home is a movie within itself, and who can blame them? From persistent leaks that range from blurry images to Hollywood scoopers’ posting everything about the film’s ambitious plot on the likes of Reddit and 4chan. That being said, Spider-Man: No Way Home lived …

Pandemic’s Not to Blame for New Year’s Resolutions Failing

New Year’s resolutions are like double-edged swords. They prey on procrastinators’ nightmares, cause imposter syndrome in perfectionists, and wreak havoc on those who are complacent about their own inadequacies. However, they also offer us a chance of redemption, an opportunity to become better, stronger, and healthier. After two years of the coronavirus pandemic, it seems that the Western tradition of …

The Midnight Library Review: A Fiction That Candidly Portrays The Real Struggles of Mental Health

  The Midnight Library by Matt Haig brings us a story of a woman’s desperation for a life she has never had and most probably will never get, a life without regrets. After years of despair and regret concerning her current life and past decisions, she finds herself in the one place that may give her the opportunity to live …