Lifestyle

DIY: Lace Shorts

April 24, 2013

Instead of splashing out on a pair of lace shorts from the high street, follow a few simple steps and make your own.

Food

Cheap and Healthy Eats

April 24, 2013

Eating healthily can be a struggle for students. It’s much easier to stop off at the chipper on the way home than to cook yourself a balanced meal after a hard day listening to lecturers

Food

Foods can be deceiving

April 3, 2013

As many of us know, the right and wrongs of food can send your head into a spin. As consumers, we are constantly bombarded with so called ‘expert opinions’ on what and how much to eat

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Food

Superfood of the week: Wild Salmon

April 3, 2013

You’re either into fish or you’re not. The smell of it is enough to put some people off and others just don’t even think of adding it into their diet; poultry and red meat is

Travel

The Story of a Trinity Jailbreak

April 3, 2013

“We could go anywhere in the world we wanted for free”- Australia is 15,696 kilometres away from Ireland. The country has a hot climate and some amazing beaches and is home to nearly half of

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Food

Are you listening to advertisements or your own body?

March 20, 2013

While the government ups the price of cigarettes and introduces new packaging showing graphic images of smokers’ bodies in order to decrease the number of smokers in Ireland, not much is done to tackle a substance

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Food

Superfood of the Week: Oats

March 20, 2013

Does your mother ever tell you “porridge is the best thing you could have for breakfast”? Well it seems that she may be right. The word ‘breakfast’ comes from the idea of ‘breaking the fast’ – porridge is ideal for

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Lifestyle

Health Matters: The Liver

March 20, 2013

When people get a headache or a sore stomach they know straight away where the problem lies, however when it comes to the liver it’s not quite as easy. Unlike a sore stomach, the liver

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Lifestyle

Voluntary work: Valuable on your CV?

March 20, 2013

Working, for free? Would you give up your valuable free time in return for nothing? This is a question many people ask of volunteers but for many it is not a case of giving something

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Lifestyle

‘Shoesing’ the perfect style

March 20, 2013

‘You can never have too many shoes or handbags’, ‘they’ always say. Who are they? No one knows, maybe it was Carrie Bradshaw. Regardless of who said it, they were completely right. Shoes are an

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Food

Superfood of the week – Tea

March 6, 2013

After a hard day’s work, what better way to unwind than a hot cup of tea taking all your cares away? Many of us are unaware that one simple cup can carry many benefits for

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Travel

So you want to work abroad?

March 6, 2013

Have you ever wondered what job you would be doing if money was not an issue? Just think about it. Would you still want to be doing what you are doing if you didn’t need

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Travel

Destination Belfast

March 6, 2013

For those of us who only know Belfast from the constant news items on the protests and shootings that occur up there it might not be the first place on our list of cities to

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Travel

My Erasmus Experience: Jack O Dea

March 6, 2013

America. Where there’s Dunkin Donuts on nearly every corner, the word craic means cocaine and awesome is said so often it’ll drive you crazy. I had no real idea what to expect when coming to

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Food

Restaurant Review: Carlo’s

March 6, 2013

‘Steak On The Stone’ : The House Speciality. A juicy 8oz fillet of Irish beef served on a Pacific Lava stone heated to 350 degrees celsius. Imagine this, accompanied by three dipping sauces and a

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Food

Superfood of the week – Quinoa (‘Keen-wa’)

February 20, 2013

As 2013 was declared the international year of Quinoa by the United Nations, there’s no better food to showcase. A species of the goosefoot plant, Quinoa (pronounced ‘keen-wa’) is highly nutritious and has become extremely

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Food

Superfood of The Week: Manuka Honey

February 6, 2013

There is nothing worse than dragging a cold around for weeks and being force-fed hot cups of Lemsip by your caring roommates, day-in, day-out. This week’s super-food is honey, but not any regular honey found

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Lifestyle

Dublin by Bike

February 6, 2013

There has been a huge increase in campaigns  promoting cycling and increasing its popularity around Dublin city in recent years. Dublin Bikes is a service which has 44 stations of bikes dotted around the city. It allows a person with an

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Lifestyle

Healthy Living for Less

February 6, 2013

The last of the Christmas sweets have been devoured, the exams are over and you can’t find a half decent excuse to pig out anymore. It’s time to get fit and healthy in preparation for

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Travel

J1 destinations

February 6, 2013

Is it time you crossed the Atlantic to experience the summer of a lifetime? If you’ve decided to go on a J1 this summer but can’t decide where to go, it can be tough. They

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Lifestyle

Obesity In Ireland

February 6, 2013

Eating a late lunch can lead to obesity, according to a recent study carried out by researchers in Boston. Over 420 overweight people followed a 20 week weight-loss programme for the study. Results indicate that those

Food

Superfood of the Week: Tomato

December 12, 2012

There is sometimes confusion as to whether a tomato is actually a fruit or a vegetable; The College View can reveal that even though they are so commonly served with other vegetables, a tomato is actually a

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Lifestyle

Manners Maketh the Man

December 12, 2012

We have all heard the phrase “Manners Maketh the Man” but is it really true? In a world of internet abbreviations and anonymity how important are manners? Humans are a social species designed to live

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Food

Review of Nandos

December 12, 2012

Nandos: the perfect student restaurant for when you need a break from the chicken rolls, McDonalds and Burger Kings but still don’t want to make an effort or spend a lot of money. It is

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Food

Superfood of the week: Berries

November 28, 2012

It is easy to see why pop sensation Katy Perry has a small strawberry tattooed on the inside of her left ankle. Not only do they taste and look delicious, most forms of berries are also nutrient