May 19, 2017

This year, the drought in the Horn of Africa reached crisis level. It has impacted millions of people across regions like Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria, with many facing the threat of famine. Although the drought has received some news coverage, the urgency of this...

May 19, 2017

Hello again, yes, it is me again the resident old grump, serving up some more tasteful batch of social commentary. Before I begin, I would like to say no vegans were harmed during the writing of this article, right, now we have that out the way! 


So, I recently read s...

May 16, 2017

Happiness is something that has kept us preoccupied as a human race, with many people constantly in search for the state of happiness and others being content with their life.

So how do we measure happiness? Is it something that we can tangibly measure?

In today’s world,...

May 15, 2017

What are you thoughts on using smacking as a form of disciplining children? One of the team shares her views.

It's 2017 and children are growing up with a lack of respect for their elders; you get on a packed school bus and the children are loud, throwing food everywher...

May 10, 2017

In the wake of the upcoming general election my news feed has been suspiciously quiet.

During the recent American election campaign my social media feed was flooded by angry status updates, links to clips and petitions and invitations to demonstrations and protests. You...

May 9, 2017

This week, Emma Watson made history in winning the MTV TV & Movie Awards’ first gender-neutral accolade, for Best Actor in a Movie. Collecting the award for her role as Belle in Disney’s live action remake of Beauty and the Beast, she said “The first acting award... th...

May 8, 2017

When we think of convicts a lot of our minds are made up before we hear the end of the sentence. Is it fear, ignorance or just straight up discrimination? Why is society more likely to accept a celebrity who has committed an offence over a regular person when after all...

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This series of What's Up TV sees us return to Northern Ireland. On this trip we found out about the laws surrounding abortion and how they differ from...

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