The Hype

Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo: An Ocean of Light

February 27, 2019

The theme for the 2018/2019 exhibition was Ocean of Light and featured large lanterns that had been cleverly themed into a range of aquatic creatures such as hammerhead sharks, crabs, frogs and seahorses.  A multitude of colourful jellyfish, each one made up of hundreds of lights, were suspended above the path, creating a magical look.

Articles

The resurrection of Sixto Rodriguez

February 20, 2019

The oppression he faced as a Mexican immigrant heavily influenced his song writing. His soft melodies and thought-provoking lyrics should have made him a star in the US, however, both his albums received underwhelming attention and Rodriguez was dropped.

Lifestyle

Skiing in Val Thorens

February 20, 2019

Whether you are lucky enough to get into the bar deck area or if you are just day drinking in the sunshine on the side of the slopes, it is an amazing place for the socialise, dance and drink.

Lifestyle

First transgender designer at New York Fashion Week

February 20, 2019

Other NYFW shows have featured trans models in the past, but the No Sesso collection is different as it promotes growth within the fashion industry. Models of all shapes and sizes walked the catwalk to keep with the inclusive tone of the brand.

Articles

USIT graduate visa is taking a vacation

February 20, 2019

Did you know the graduate visa to go to the US has changed? If you have planned to go across the pond for work straight after college you need to know this information.

Rugby

Hogan living the dream with Irish Sevens

February 20, 2019

Irish Rugby Sevens player and DCU student Brittany Hogan spoke to The College View following Ireland’s recent fourth placed finish at the Sydney Sevens.

Lifestyle

Sourcing sustainable fashion

February 20, 2019

By nature the words sustainability and trends are at complete odds with each other. One supports the fair treatment of workers and the sourcing of organic and recycled materials while the other encourages consumers to buy cheap and buy fast, throwing last months must-haves into landfill.Despite this there are some large brands that have emerged to provide sustainable options to their customers.

Athletics

DCU Athletics dominate indoors in Athlone

February 20, 2019

DCU Athletics again won the men and women’s team titles at the Irish Indoor Track and Field Championships, for the thirteenth and twelfth times respectively.

Features

The business of voluntourism

February 20, 2019

“extremely disturbing that we send a bunch of idealistic youth, with no actual skills to go teach Africans.”

Food

Careful with your cravings

February 20, 2019

Food addiction is much more than a simple craving. It is an obsession that takes over the life of the addict. It’s time to treat with the attention it deserves.

Food

Takeaway without the guilt?

February 20, 2019

San Sab provides a unique experience for the palate that is not being satiated by other Thai “healthy” take aways at the moment, their choice to boast traditional dishes as well as Thai fusion makes for a remarkable menu that’s sure to fill a hole in any stomach that meets it.

Food

Grub Guide: Shouk

February 20, 2019

The menu, while small, featured a range of dishes from tapas-like dishes to rib eye steak served in a pita bread. Finding something to choose was easy, especially if you’re looking to share.