The effect of online pornography on Gen Z modern love

Deputy Current-Affairs Editor Tiarnáin O’Ruairc discusses the online porn industry in light of increased loneliness    The record-high loneliness of Gen Z has become a widely discussed topic throughout many journalistic outlets with surveys showing over 73% of Gen Z reporting continuous feelings of alienation. Although causes such as overstimulation from modern technology, decentralisation of […]

Poetry: Star-gazing

By Noreen Angozi   Tonight the stars call upon you and beckon you to dance.  I know you have no rhythm but I fall carelessly in the face of love. As I muster a laugh, you scream to the stars, Challenging them to a game you were bound to lose.   Embers pirouette through the […]

It’s Not You, It’s My Attachment Style

Features and Opinion Editor Édith de Faoite breaks down how attachment theory can be a useful tool in sorting you out.    A friend recently described me as “skittish” when it comes to my romantic endeavours. An unsurprising statement if you know me. This unwelcome commentary on my relationships (or lack thereof) urged me to […]

The Problems with Modern Love, Explained Through SZA’s SOS

Baneen Talpur examines the trials and tribulations of modern love in SZA’s SOS.   Loving these days is complicated. In the world of modern dating, people are seen as almost disposable with a new hookup being just a swipe away. We live in a world of situationships and toxic relationships where we see people for […]

The Feelings of a Stone

A short story by Ruby Kloskowski   I stand amongst the earthen mounds, the rolling hills, and the luscious meadows of a land as old as me. Like a palace of rubble and solitude my presence beckons curious wanderers to ponder my mysterious origins. My kind are now shadows upon the land and only dwindling […]

Things Left Unsaid

Contributing Writer Seán Dunne shares a story about the courage it takes to let love in.   I couldn’t quite bring myself to say it. I thought I already had.  “I love you.”  The look from her eyes was enough to light the fires of an idle train. I wanted to run away.  “What?”  The […]