Category: Editorial

From the Editor’s Desk

2020 has felt like one of those long-winded, unrealistic movies you watch on a whim with your friends, which you give up on halfway through when keeping up with the plot starts to give you a headache (P.S. The movie probably stars Dwayne Johnson). Unfortunately, unlike those movies, there was no magical off-button that could end this year. Finally, we are approaching the end-credits, and are awaiting 2020’s swansong.

From the Editor’s Desk

It is almost impossible to put into words the number of curved balls 2020 has thrown our way. The past nine months have felt like an eternity – one looks back at March and wonders how we’re still in the same year.

Film review Brooklyn

Set in the 1950s, Brooklyn is about a young Irish girl, Eilis Lace (portrayed by Saoirse Ronan), who emigrates to the United States in search of a bigger life than the one her small town can offer her.

It’s my call: Breaking the boundaries of the brain

Although depression, anxiety, and other mental disorders have been around since the beginning of humanity itself, they have only recently been recognised by health professionals and people around the world as clinical issues. This created a generational gap in both understanding and compassion towards those affected.

This too shall pass

2020 is a year that, instead of living up to the expectations of rebirth, new life, or a fresh start, has taken the lives of many and left most wishing to return to just about any time pre-Corona Virus.

It’s my call – This is how the world ends …

There was no world war, no outbreak of famine, no uprising to a revolution, not even a natural disaster. There was no new man, no financial issues, no ‘falling out of love’. There was just good old Alzheimer’s Disease.

It’s time to say goodbye ♪♪♪

Speech Night, Valedictory, Songs of Celebration and Carol Service. These are only a few of the events that happened during the fourth term. Although the fourth term is usually seen as the most important term of the year, with final exams and all, St Michael’s fourth term is also by far the busiest one.

Review: The Man in the Iron Mask

In France, the young King Loius the XIV secret twin brother, Phillipe who was believed once dead…