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Crowd Crushes: A Crash Course

November 23, 2022

You are confined. Trying to dance in your own narrow sliver of space that you’ve managed to carve between the swarm of people squashed together. The person beside you crashes into your back. There is

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Celebrating Halloween in a different perspective

November 10, 2022

Halloween costumes and trick-or-treating are just “the norm” in November, but that wasn’t the case for me as a kid. My childhood was not spent dressing up cartoon characters or scary costumes, so I don’t

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One In A Thousand

October 26, 2022

Faced with expensive college fees­­– students are juggling between work and college, working 40 hours a week – to pay for college fees. Over two weeks ago, thousands of students around Ireland walked out of

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Covid Vaccine Impacted Women’s Menstrual Cycle, Study Says

October 26, 2022

The covid vaccine prolonged and delayed women’s periods, according to two peer reviewed studies.  One study funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) saw over 19,000 women both vaccinated and unvaccinated download an

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Cottagecore: “The dream, the fashion, the word”

October 12, 2022

I was 13-years-old when I stumbled across Pinterest on the app store, of My school iPad. I swiftly downloaded the app and soon stumbled upon what would become the defining characteristic of my fashion sense

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How not to: an Interrailing guide

October 12, 2022

The Don’ts to make your interrailing trip a success Interrailing, while it may not seem like it, is actually a pretty significant commitment, and seeing as how I am now an interrailing expert (I’ve done

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Follow the world or follow your heart?

September 28, 2022

Is making a living as an artist worth the risk?  I have been wondering about something for a while…  Why do so many people choose to follow a different path? When there’s an overflowing artistic 

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Did you manage to see the ‘fireball’?

September 28, 2022

Bright. Fast. Unusual. “I’ve never seen anything like that in my lifetime… it’s just a big ball of fire,” said Joseph Reid, a Dublin resident, when asked about the unusual sighting. Many people across Ireland

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A look back at some of the gigs of the Summer

September 28, 2022

Summer is the best season to visit concerts. I’m sure you’ve made your summer pretty interesting if you’ve been to different concerts around Ireland. And for all I know, I did enjoy my summer! Let’s

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LEAP CARD: Slashed fare and new upgrades?

September 28, 2022

September is, without a doubt, an expensive month. Rent, school supplies and textbooks are racking up extravagant bills, but with new TFI upgrades, transport is no longer an added worry for the 19–24 cohort. With

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How Oscars opened a conversation on alopecia

May 11, 2022

Will Smith and Chris Rock’s Oscars altercation has sparkedthe long overdue conversation on alopecia. The 94th Academy Awards was held on the 27th of March in Los Angeles. The stand out event of the night occurred after comedian and

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Can the ceasefire babies build bridges through football?

April 13, 2022

The generation of ‘ceasefire babies’, those born around or after the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, was promised peace, prosperity and a ‘new’ Northern Ireland. Remarkably, peace (compared to what had gone before) was

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Beatha teanga í a labhairt

March 25, 2022

Beatha teanga í a labhairt. A proverb thousands of Leaving Cert students will currently be desperately trying to seam into their seanfhocal ranks in preparation for the oral exams, only for the majority to forget

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Rachael Diyaolu Journeys Through War-Torn Ukraine.

March 9, 2022

Irish medical student, Racheal Diyaolu, is now on a treacherous two-day drive to flee Ukraine, having spent the past 12 days trapped amidst the ferocious fighting.  As of Monday morning Racheal, along with 8 others,

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The Cost of Being a Student is on the Rise

March 9, 2022

The cost of being a university student is increasing at a very fast pace. Students and their parents are finding themselves living paycheck to paycheck to get an education.  Inflation has caused the cost of living