DCU News

USIXIT: Should I stay or should I go?

February 20, 2019

DCU Students’ Union sabbaticals and executives have voted to put the matter of affiliation with Union of Students in Ireland (USI) to referendum.

University News

Forty students receive 1916 bursaries

February 20, 2019

Forty students in Dublin received support from the 1916 ‘Leaders and Learners’ Bursary funded by the Department of Education and Skills.

Television

The timeless nature of period dramas in a modern world

February 20, 2019

Sure, anything with a strong enough storyline distracts and entertains but period dramas offer a glimpse into a completely different world. People can watch knowing that their ancestors lived during that time and connect to a story because they feel a part of themselves in it.

Lifestyle

Beauty Buzz: Naked Cherry Pallet

February 20, 2019

The packaging for the product makes it even more desirable. The shiny dark pink case with the gold writing adds a richness. Whilst the cherries displayed in the colour of each individual eyeshadow makes it very cute and fun.

Lifestyle

Non-Western Beauty Standards

February 20, 2019

The mentality of white skin being the most sought after and Western looks being superior is spanned across Asia. Scholars have noted that more indigenous facial features and darker skin have been devalued through colonial rule.

Lifestyle

Surviving couch surfing

February 20, 2019

College is a fun place to expand the mind, open it up to new ideas and progress in life but it’s a huge financial commitment. Mikey Walsh gives his account of dealing with homelessness while studying.

The Hype

Breaking down the Oscars

February 20, 2019

BEST PICTURE Bohemian Rhapsody: The nomination of biopic of legendary rockstar Freddie Mercury from the band QUEEN has attracted controversy due to child sexual assault allegations against its first director, Bryan Singer. Although Singer was