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Review: Derry Girls

Review: Derry Girls

Derry Girls. Fair Use. Derry Girls is centered around the lives of four teenage girls (and one boy) in the early 90s in Derry, Northern Ireland. They deal with the same issues that all teenagers around the world have to deal with. What makes this show different is...

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Review: This Way Up

Review: This Way Up

Aisling Bea as Aine in This Way Up. This Way Up is a comedy-drama series available to stream on Channel 4 catch up or Hulu. The storyline focuses on the struggles of Aine (Aisling Bea) after a “teeny tiny breakdown”, which places her in a rehab facility. Aine is a...

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Incredible Girls: Pilar Hill

Incredible Girls: Pilar Hill

Associate Editor Sage Daugherty continues her Incredible Girls column with a look at the life of 13-year-old violin prodigy, Pilar Hill.

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Girlhood Heroine: Evie O’Connell

Girlhood Heroine: Evie O’Connell

Rachel Weisz as Evie O'Connell in The Mummy Returns. Throughout my life I have been fascinated by the Ancient Egyptian culture. It is unsurprising then that some of my favourite films are The Mummy and The Mummy Returns (we don’t talk about the third one…). I always...

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Meet Our Interns: Jessica Yarnall

Meet Our Interns: Jessica Yarnall

Photo courtesy of Jessica Yarnall. Hello! I’m Jessica from Nottingham, England – home of Robin Hood. Very soon I will be emigrating to Sydney, Australia to work, travel and indulge in Vegemite. I studied Interior Architecture at Northumbria University in Newcastle...

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KidsForShe

KidsForShe

When Magdalena Del Valle was thirteen, she saw a video of the speech Emma Watson delivered at the UN and, “at that moment, I felt like I had to do something to fight gender inequality”. This was the starting point for KidsForShe, an “an organization from kids for kids...

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Head Girl Rants: Live your truth

Head Girl Rants: Live your truth

Find a picture of yourself when you were a little girl. One that embodies the essence of that early unedited self. Would she recognize you? Are you someone she would want to be friends with? Someone she would be proud of? When I was a little girl, I wanted to be...

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Book Review: One of Us is Lying

Book Review: One of Us is Lying

One of Us is Lying has been described as The Breakfast Club meets Pretty Little Liars. It’s not hard to see why. The story starts with five students in detention. Only four students leave the room alive. Simon Kelleher was not a popular person; he had created the...

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