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Is Social Media worth the price of entry?

July 22, 2019

When social media was in its infancy, it was sold as a way for friends and loved ones to be connected; with more immediacy and intimacy than ever before.

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Meet Maser, the artist behind the iconic murals

July 20, 2019

‘Now for Northern Ireland’ was projected onto the Project Arts Centre in Dublin as part of a collaboration between Maser and Amnesty International to repurpose the Repeal campaign, focusing on the issue at hand in Northern Ireland.

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Self-love isn’t necessarily selfish

April 3, 2019

These shows offer advice and tips on how to get your life in order, whether it be your house or your general hygiene and style. People have always had a fascination with these shows because watching someone either grow in confidence, or be able to see the floor of their bedroom again feels satisfactory to us.

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‘Us’ highlights the continuing power of Peele

April 3, 2019

Peele’s first film was smarter and more shocking but ‘Us’ has more character. Each person’s backstory is explored to a certain level and everyone has their own unique quirks.

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A Cult of Many Colours

April 3, 2019

In a time when openly gay artists didn’t exist, female pop singers acted as a platform to complain about men and heartbreak.

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It was acceptable in the ’80s

March 20, 2019

Whether true or not, the 80s are perceived by the millennials as a time in history where being an individual was glorified. Artists like Prince, Madonna and Cyndi Lauper could be who they wanted to be. You could show your True Colours, no questions asked.

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Solidarity on social media?

March 6, 2019

Facebook support groups are a tremendous exhibition of the capacity people have for benevolence. From small congregations of those who feel underrepresented in mass media, to families of children born with disabilities looking for more information, these groups have been an invaluable resource.

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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.

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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.

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DCU hosts annual AmCham Hackathon event

February 20, 2019

The American Chamber of Commerce, which represents the interest of American businesses with a base in Ireland, gave participants two and a half days to form “cross-sector multidisciplinary teams” and create an idea for a business.

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Bye Bye, Big Bang

February 18, 2019

Common theories date the Big Bang, which sparked our universe into existence, to 13.7 billion years ago. For many of us, it feels like impossibly-popular sitcom The Big Bang Theory has been on the air

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Laura Loomer agus toirmeasc Twitter

December 12, 2018

Tá Laura Loomer ina gníomhaí polaitiúla i Meiriceá, ach dar ndóigh tá níos mó gnó aici le teoiric comhcheilge ná aon rud eile na laethanta seo dar le Twitter agus is ó seo a thagann an

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Nollaig mar mic léinn DCU

December 12, 2018

Is í am na Nollag ceann de na tréimhsí is fear sa bhliain dar le roinnt daoine, tá am na Nollag mar mic léinn difriúl ná am na Nollag mar páiste, déagóir nó duine níos

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Loneliness in winter

December 12, 2018

Christmas time can be a lonely time full of sadness and stress for some people. Aoife Horan talks about what you can to do to beat these winter blues.

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The atypical portrayals of autism on TV

December 12, 2018

Sheldon himself denies being autistic, stating “My mother had me tested.” And yet: Obsessive behaviors. Social dysfunction. Regressive tendencies. Inability to grasp subtext and sarcasm. Avoidance of physical contact. Anxiety. Scientific savantism.