National News

ASAI receive over 100 complaints about Instagram content

March 20, 2019

A number of wellness bloggers and influencers have been making sponsored posts about products such as vitamin and gut-health supplements in Ireland and abroad. There have been few complaints made about influencers and health supplements to the ASAI so far.

Lifestyle

Grab that nap

March 20, 2019

Sleep deficiency is linked to many chronic health problems, including heart disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke, obesity, and depression,

Food

Cooking with supplements

March 20, 2019

While taking a few capsules or tablets (and even sometimes a liquid form!) of supplements can seem boring and therefore easy to forget, we all need to eat. Cooking some supplements into daily meals may be the best way to ensure consistent intake of whatever you’re deficient in and therefore improve your overall health. It’s well worth looking for more from your supplements than constantly adding them to smoothies alone.

Lifestyle

Wanderlust- Gyeongju

March 20, 2019

Gyeongju was the capital city of Korea during the 1000-year-long ancient Silla dynasty, and much of its heritage remains in unison with modern life: cafes, restaurants, and brand-name clothes and cosmetic shops.

Lifestyle

Time to Ket rid of your depression

March 20, 2019

The club drug may be fastest-acting antidepressant ever. It can lift a severe depressive mood in hours. Traditional antidepressants, such as SSRI’s like Prozac and Zoloft, take weeks to treat symptoms.

Food

Grub Guide: Mulino

March 20, 2019

The deserts are not to be forgotten either with a number of delectable treats available to send you home happy. If you’re feeling really cultured the Italian cheeseboard, which also comes with fruit, nuts and honey, could be the one for you.  

Features

Youtube, the architect of its own downfall

March 20, 2019

Scandals are once again threatening to swamp the world’s most popular video platform as critics circle and a backlash from advertisers and content creators grows. Will a second so-called ‘adpocalypse’ lead to a clear out

Lifestyle

Is dry shampoo damaging your hair?

March 20, 2019

Experts say it’s bad to wash your hair every day because it strips the hair of its natural oils. They say you should wash your hair every two to three days, but this can be difficult for those with fine hair as it gets greasier and limp more quickly.

Film

Captain Marvel isn’t exactly marvellous

March 20, 2019

She doesn’t really have much motivation throughout the film. Her role is somewhat passive, with her story often pushed forward by external forces. She has this strange arc that involves something like inverse growth.

News

UK students will still pay EU fees post-Brexit

March 20, 2019

British and Northern Ireland students studying in the Republic of Ireland will no longer have to worry about an increase in tuition fees due to a proposed amendment to the Brexit Omnibus bill

News

What’s happened since Shanowen Shakedown?

March 20, 2019

Almost a year on from the ‘Shanowen Shakedown’ campaign, legislation has not been implemented to put Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) under the 4 per cent rent caps that Rent Pressure Zones are subject to. 

Opinion

Criticise those running for positions of power

March 20, 2019

More criticism of SU candidates and officers should be vocalised about their proposals and how suited they are to the roles. If we all sit back and regard candidates as just students trying to do their best, however true this may be, a popularity contest can instead prevail.