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‘Four Female Painters’ exhibition in Belfast

Mobile Journalism by Jordan Doherty Back in March 2020, QSS Art studios in East Belfast held an exhibition entitled Four Female Painters. The exhibition included the works of four Northern Irish artists: Amy Higgins, Sonia Wynn, Alana Barton and Rachel Lawell. Each artists focused on the representation of female figures …

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Child Protection Issues Central Concern For Online Educators

By Aaron Strain As teachers continue to adapt to the virtual classroom environment, issues concerning child protection have come to the fore in light of security concerns surrounding the Zoom conferencing platform. Caoimhín Ó Daimhín, a primary school teacher in West Belfast, explains how Education Authorities in the North have …

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Has MMA’s popularity surpassed Boxing in the UK and Ireland?

A feature by John MCGovern   Mixed Martial Arts has gained monumental popularity and grown rapidly in recent years through the innovations and global outreach of the sport’s leading organisation, the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The August 2017 bout between MMA world champion Conor McGregor and undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather …

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The Art of Textiles

    A mojo feature by Martin O’Neill   Mairead McCormack discusses how she progressed into the textile industry and how specialising in embroidery provided her with opportunities to work in the creative industry, specifically the art sector. She also says that specialising in the textile art field has opened …

US Election 2016

US Election 2016 – TRUMP OR CLINTON? NEITHER.

As we wait for the US Consulate Election party to start at Ulster University, Belfast, here are some young opinions. Ulster MA Journalism student Rebekah Wilson has been garnering opinion on the election from some young Americans….. By Rebekah Wilson It has been a dramatic few months of campaigning for …

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Festive ‘cheer’ at Coleraine campus

Student councillors at Ulster University are trying to help with exam stress with their ‘Be Happy’ event. The Students’ Union at the Coleraine campus have set-up a ‘Cheer’ stall, which offers free tea and coffee, as well as mince pies and other festive treats. Video interview HERE Vice President Emma Bonner says …

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Big News Monday at UUNewsroom

Journalism students are securing the major news stories of the day, across the world, across NI and across UU Coleraine’s campus. Follow progress on Twitter at #UUNewsroom   University of Ulster Students’ Union: Are they worth a vote? By Dylan Ruane and Ryan Murphy Today begins the gruelling campaigning process …