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.

Food

Eating less dairy can save the world

February 20, 2019

As the global population grows from 7 billion in 2010 to a projected 9.8 billion in 2050, and incomes grow across the developing world, overall food demand is on course to increase by more than 50 percent.

Food

A foodie’s guide to Prague

February 6, 2019

Most Czech families have their own secret koláč recipes which have been passed down through the generations and can be found in most bakeries in the city.

Lifestyle

New year gear

December 12, 2018

Don’t be afraid to be different when it comes to fashion, try the colourful dress, wear a skirt instead of your jeans and buy the colour instead of black

Lifestyle

Exam cram

December 12, 2018

During the exam period, many students resort to the caffeinated drinks to give them more of a buzz to keep them going on all-nighters of cramming and their diet takes a nasty turn. This is not good for the stress levels and it does not work.

Food

Eat fat to lose fat?

December 12, 2018

Are you looking to burn fat in as short a period of time as possible? Mikey Walsh is here to tell you how to do just that.

Articles

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.

Lifestyle

Beauty Buzz: Skin Saviours

November 14, 2018

Home-Remedies are a cost-effective way to achieve baby-soft skin. Lorna Lawless tested out the best ones for you.

Lifestyle

Royal fashion through the ages

November 14, 2018

Amy Donohue gives us the round up of the Royal fashion over the last few decades. Who are the influences and tells us where there has been subtle nods to past royals.

Health

Why roids aren’t all the rage

November 14, 2018

Many people have flocked to using anabolic steroids to achieve their goals but are unaware of the side effects that come along with using these substances. While they can be used to build muscle and decrease body fat, they are certainly not healthy for the user, especially if the user is not well educated on how to use them.

Lifestyle

How to get thrifty in Dublin City

October 31, 2018

When Macklemore and Ryan Lewis released their song Thrift Shop in 2012 it brought the concept of thrift shopping back into popular culture. Making second-hand shopping a trendy activity and brought the counterculture craze back into society.

Lifestyle

Transition period

October 31, 2018

Béibhinn Thorsch talks of changing our ways and looking towards a more ethical approach towards your time of the month.

Lifestyle

Final Year Frenzy

October 17, 2018

College alone is stressful no matter what year a student is in but the final year really is the top liner. It’s the decision maker.

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Lifestyle

The Autumn Edit

October 17, 2018

Autumn can be easily defined as the best season to serve up an abundance of style throughout the streets.

Lifestyle

Beauty Buzz: Carter Beauty

October 17, 2018

Carter Beauty by Marissa Carter has just been released into Penny’s and nationwide and her followers couldn’t be more excited for the highly anticipated cosmetic line launch. Lifestyle Editor Lorna Lawless gives us her thoughts.

Lifestyle

Cruelty Free Series: Haircare

October 3, 2018

With the rise of environmental awareness, more and more brands are becoming cruelty-free and vegan in order to stay partial to the changing needs of consumers.