The MacGill Controversy: A Storm in a Bubble

The MacGill Controversy: A Storm in a Bubble

In the midst of the biggest housing crisis in the history of the state, the longest ever hospital waiting lists, and the potential outcomes for Ireland in the ongoing Brexit negotiations, you might think that an obscure political summer school in rural Donegal would...
The Pence Rule

The Pence Rule

On February 6th, Cheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, authored a post discussing the ‘Mike Pence Rule.’ The Pence rule is Vice President Mike Pence’s refusal to eat alone with a woman other than his wife, and his refusal to attend events that serve alcohol unless his...
Sexual Morality and the New Generation

Sexual Morality and the New Generation

2018 so far has seen an explosion of awareness and discussion surrounding sexual misconduct and the wider context of sexual attitudes in our culture. Social media campaigns such as #MeToo and #IBelieveHer have highlighted society’s inability to mix “modern...
UCD’s Gender-Neutral Toilets

UCD’s Gender-Neutral Toilets

Just recently University College Dublin announced that they are planning to re-designate 170 toilets as gender neutral and construct new transgender changing facilities. Supposedly this move is part of a new university policy to provide a welcoming campus for...