Sophie O'Mahony
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Sophie is a writer for the University of Edinburgh's newspaper 'The Student', and was previously a staff member of 'The Dartmouth' newspaper at Dartmouth College, USA. Working as a freelance journalist, she has explored the music industry, the world of media, and a variety of cultures. She enjoys creative writing, and is currently working towards creating a TV series.

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We Have an Argentinian Pope: Exploring what Francis I has to Offer

(0) Comments | Posted 14 March 2013 | (16:18)

It's 6.18pm, and the Sistine Chapel has let off a puff of white smoke. This can only mean one thing: it's habemus papam time. The crowd goes wild. Romans flock in. The pontifical band plays jubilantly.

Half an hour later the music has stopped: the musicians' arms are tired....

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Is The Price Of Experience Too High? The Dilemma Of The Unpaid Internship

(3) Comments | Posted 26 December 2012 | (00:09)

At this time of year, when graduate applications are coming to a close and hope is wearing thin, I start to regret not having done a vocational degree such as medicine or accountancy or even wine-tasting; at least that way when people ask me what I'll be doing this time...

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Made in Edinburgh: Louise Thompson Launches New Jeans Line 'Pocket'

(0) Comments | Posted 26 November 2012 | (08:35)

Louise Thompson, 22, is just as pretty in real life as she is on TV. And while Made In Chelsea, the hit e4 reality TV show about the lives and loves of SW3's affluent youth, is notorious for its awkward silences and meaningful looks, she is all smiles and has...

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Mr C and the Women: The Forgotten Disciples of the Jesus Movement

(0) Comments | Posted 25 October 2012 | (16:57)

Every story has a certain group of characters.

In the horror movie we have the jock, the slut, the nerd and the good girl. Even before the film begins we already know who is going to live, and who has to die.

Every fairy tale has a step-mother who refuses...

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