Written by Millie Braund Following Boris Johnson’s announcement on the easing of Lockdown 3.0, it’s no surprise that most of the nation is buzzing to get out of what is supposedly our last lockdown. Whilst the COVID pandemic has been an upsetting period, it has also offered many the time to personally grow, learn new things and become closer to loved ones, whether virtually or in-person. We have all evolved massively over the last year, and it is something we should be proud
Written by: Michelle Almeida.
Picture by: Pixabay. Secondary school is an essential part of life. While it lays an academic foundation that guides you towards planning your future after basic education, it also teaches us that a secondary school atmosphere can be a toxic place to grow up in. This may be subjective but in comparison to university, you’ll find yourself in a much better environment once you begin your life on campus, and here’s why. You’re finally studying subje
Words by: Chloe O’Keeffe
Design by: Aimee Lee It’s Halloween! I think as I’ve gotten older I’ve grown to like Halloween a little more. Perhaps it’s because it’s the last major holiday before it’s socially acceptable to start getting Christmassy. This year, anyone that likes to celebrate Halloween will probably be doing it a little differently. In Ireland, there’ll be no nights out, and it’ll all be covid- friendly. This doesn’t mean that you can’t still enjoy Halloween in som
By Rhianna Hurren-Myers, Deputy Editor in Chief of The Collective Magazine And just like that, life returned to normal. Shops opened their doors with “we’ve missed you” signage adorning their front windows. I was finally able to quench my Nandos craving. See my grandparents. Take a road trip. God forbid, go on holiday. It was as if COVID-19 had been nothing but a decadent, dystopian nightmare. Only, strangely, I don’t really feel like popping down to the local pub anymore. My