Lifestyle

Turn and face the strange

October 14, 2020

Our whole species was brought into being after millennia upon millennia of evolution. Adapting to changes in our surroundings, while difficult for the modern-day homosapien, is a skill that is embedded in our genetic history. 

Lifestyle

Helpful tips for online learning

October 14, 2020

An early start and exercise: take advantage of the mornings you used to spend on a train, bus or car and go for a walk or a run. This will give you more energy and set you up with a clear head for the day of online learning ahead.

Film

The casting bias in Hollywood

October 14, 2020

Famous alliances within the film industry beg the question, are characters written to fit a specific actor, or do these actors authentically suit the role?

Lifestyle

Why you should use SPF all year round

October 14, 2020

Sunscreen appeared on the market in the 60s even though early forms like “Coppertone Suntan Cream” had existed since 1938. The “Coppertone girl” helped to popularise sun protection in the 50s. (Three-year old Jodie Foster kicked off her acting career in a Coppertone commercial.)

Lifestyle

Gwyneth Paltrow’s tips for clean sleeping

October 14, 2020

Gwyneth Paltrow, actress, businesswoman and author, is a vocal advocate for the concept of “clean sleeping.” The idea behind this trend is essentially making it your goal to get at least eight hours of quality sleep every night.

Television

Back to the future viewing

October 14, 2020

A need for feel-good content has ramped up everyone’s nostalgia levels rather than opting for the investment of watching something unproven.

Music

Feminist anthems throughout the decades

October 14, 2020

In 1975 the United Nations declared ‘International Women’s Year’ with Helen Reddy’s “I Am Woman” as its official anthem. The song impacted many lives when it was released during the new wave of women’s liberation.

News

DCU granted €20 million under Human Capital Initiative

October 14, 2020

Minister for Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD has announced that €197 million in funding will be allocated to projects in higher level institutions under the Human Capital Initiative, including €20 million for DCU.

Music

How TikTok has changed the music industry

October 14, 2020

The app has also been important for artists just starting in the music business. In a time where live music is off the cards, a viral video or clip could prove crucial to the start of a new career of rapping or producing.