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Food

Roll-on Lunchtime

November 28, 2012

When lunchtime strikes in DCU, many students head to the shops with one mission- to get a chicken fillet roll. They anxiously wait in queue, knowing that every step forward is one closer to the roll

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Food

Review of Quesadillas in The NuBar

November 28, 2012

As I awaited my order of quesadillas, I could almost hear the Mexican men wielding maracas and flamenco guitars, bringing the spirit of a fiesta to my afternoon siesta meal. Instead I was greeted with

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Travel

The Erasmus Experience

November 28, 2012

Walking on Charles Bridge you feel many things. All of your senses are in some way activated. You hear the multitude of languages, as people of several various nationalities roam around savouring the blissful winter air of the

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Lifestyle

Cheaper by the Student – Mobile Networks

November 28, 2012

There was a time when Meteor was the preferred network of nearly all of us students. “You’re not with meteor? Well, I won’t be sending you texts”, was how many a conversation went. We had free texts to

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Food

Superfood of the week – Avacado

November 14, 2012

Avocados look like black pear shapes from the outside but on the inside there is a wholesome fruit that is so good for you. We most commonly know avocados because of the popular guacamole dip

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Lifestyle

Activities with a twist

November 14, 2012

Most of us can look fondly back on our school sports days, especially in primary school where running aimlessly around a field simply never got tiring and the main event was always the egg and

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Food

GM crop bombshell may prove untrue

October 31, 2012

The results of a French study were published last month in the Food and Chemical Toxicology journal and showed that rats fed on a lifetime diet of genetically modified (GM) corn, ended up suffering from

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Food

Superfood of the Week – Pumpkin

October 31, 2012

Many people believe that delving your hand into the moist and seedy centre of a pumpkin is just as scary as the ghosts associated with Halloween and that’s before the issue of actually eating it

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Lifestyle

A shoebox can make a Christmas

October 31, 2012

With just 55 days to go until the man in the red suit arrives, our attention is beginning to turn to Christmas. Many of us are worrying about clothes, food and gifts. For the majority

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Travel

From France to Ireland with love

October 31, 2012

Everything started with a click. Sitting in the shade of a pine tree, majestically extending its branches at the back of the garden, I was glaring at my computer. The heat was unbearable even though

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Lifestyle

Learning a language the fun way

October 31, 2012

Ever wanted to learn another language in a fun, cheap and stress-free way? Language Exchange Ireland has created this environment. They hold a language exchange night in Dtwo on Harcourt Street every Monday night at

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Food

Superfood of the Week – Asparagus

October 17, 2012

At first glance the green vegetable asparagus may come across as unappealing to many, but you would be making a mistake judging it so quickly. Most of us know what it’s like to sit in

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Travel

The Commute

October 17, 2012

There is one type of travelling that isn’t nearly as fun or as adventurous as others; commuting. Living in Dublin can be both a blessing and a curse. You’re only ever a bus ride away

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Travel

Traveling the low-cost way

October 3, 2012

With so much time spent on studying, students don’t have time for jobs so how are we supposed to afford travel? Try travelling at low cost. 1. Keep looking on the Aer Lingus website and Ryanair-

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Food

Superfood of The Week: Kale

October 3, 2012

Kale is a food that many people have not heard of yet. Kale comes from the cabbage family and it is actually on par with broccoli at how good it is for you. Award-winning nutritionist

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Travel

I’m a student, get me out of here…

October 3, 2012

Travel is… You often hear the phrase- “I need to get away” or “I need a holiday”. People say this because they are used to the monotonous routine of everyday life in Ireland that “getting

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Travel

Christmas Shopping with a Twist

November 16, 2011

By Emma Jane Hade  With Christmas adverts everywhere we know that Ryan Tubridy will soon be on our television screens in an awful jumper, but more importantly, that Christmas is only a few weeks away! 

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Travel

DCU Ski Trip – Avoriaz 2011

November 16, 2011

By Conor McTernan  Whether  you’re an advanced skier or a first-timer, the DCU Snowsports trip is for YOU!  This year, from January 27th  to February  4th, DCU’s Snowsports Society is going to Avoriaz in France.