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Being alcohol free in university

March 1, 2020

The word “challenge” comes to mind when thinking about the proposition of going “alcohol free” whilst studying at university. 

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Our energy drink craze

March 1, 2020

While energy drinks can definitely give us the kick that we need to get through the working day, whether it’s an eight hour shift or a tough assignment.

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The viral power of memes

March 1, 2020

On the surface memes may seem like nothing more than mindless diversions. In reality they are powerful units full of cultural and generational wealth, that can be used to promote politics, companies and numerous agendas.

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Sugar baby culture in Dublin rising

March 1, 2020

Dublin colleges and universities account for the top five fastest growing sugar baby schools in Ireland, according to annual rankings from a US based dating website.

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Ethics in the media

March 1, 2020

Whitmore posted a video of the confrontation on her Twitter with the caption “I asked the photographer to please stop taking pictures as I hadn’t seen my boyfriend since my friend passed away and we wanted some privacy”. 

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Best cocktails in Dublin

March 1, 2020

Cocktails are undoubtedly the tastiest way to consume alcohol. Whether you’re a vodka, gin, rum or whiskey person, there is a perfect cocktail for everyone. Here are the best places in Dublin to get the tastiest and best value cocktails. 

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Summer 2020 festival guide and why you should start prepping now

March 1, 2020

Festivals are the best way to have fun with friends and make great memories. We all see the photos and videos uploaded to Instagram each year of Coachella and Burning Man and of course we all want to experience the fun of those huge festivals. Equally, our own little country has some of the best festivals that will save us money and guarantee the worth in enjoyment.

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Social media platforms that actually deserve our attention

March 1, 2020

It has never been harder to find that perfect balance between work and play. In an age where social media can be synonymous with both terms, it is important that you’re not wasting time with frivolous apps. So, what social media platforms actually deserve your time of day?

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Best zero waste products to invest in

February 16, 2020

Zero waste products are a hugely important market that is constantly growing, and thankfully today the zero-waste movement has gained serious momentum, especially in recent months. These everyday alternatives prove essential to help save our planet and become more sustainable. 

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Sexual health and the infamous UTI

February 16, 2020

UTIs or urinary tract infections are infections in any part of your urinary system, they can be extremely common and can cause frequent and painful urination.

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The transition from college to the working world

February 16, 2020

The transition from third level education into the world of work can be an arduous endeavour and it has not been made any easier in a competitive job climate. Whatever your degree or qualification may be, finding paid work can oftentimes be problematic. 

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Wanderlust: The Canadian Rockies

February 16, 2020

Located in the Canadian province of Alberta, The Rockies provide a nice backdrop to the adventures you will have in the province famous for its stunning turquoise glacier-fed lakes and abundance of wildlife. 

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Healthy eating on a student budget

February 16, 2020

Healthy food can be expensive and it can be difficult to eat well when you’re on a student budget. However there are many ways to stretch your budget and still eat a healthy, balanced diet. 

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The Buddhist guide

February 16, 2020

Buddhism is one of the largest and oldest religions however not many people fully understand it outside of Asia.

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The surge of the labiaplasty

February 16, 2020

The “designer vagina” is a term adopted to describe the product of the increasingly popular labiaplasty surgery. A problematic phenomenon in itself, its semantics are misleading considering labiaplasty involves altering the labia minora (inner lips) and labia majora (outer lips) surrounding the vulva, rather than the vagina itself.

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Simple nail care and how to maintain it

February 16, 2020

Nail care is something that we rarely ever think about, but we should be taking care of our nails on a regular basis and working nail care into our daily routines.

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Post graduation depression

February 16, 2020

Graduating symbolises a leap into adulthood and sometimes the reality graduates have to deal with can be disappointing.

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Ways to spend Valentines alone

February 16, 2020

Arguably the hardest month of the year, January, is over. While this is all well and good, it springs us into February, which for some can also be excruciatingly tough not because of the post-Christmas depression or money woes, but rather because of the major romantic holiday that occurs two weeks in. 

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Body dysmorphia: a hidden condition

February 16, 2020

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), is a mental health disorder in which a person can’t stop thinking about an imagined or slight defect in their physical appearance. The flaw is usually minor and can’t be seen by others.

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Best equipment to invest in for vlogging

February 5, 2020

If you are new to the vlogging game, a simple smartphone would suffice for the more basic elements of vlogging. But if you are planning on taking things a little more serious, without the proper gear, it is difficult to provide the quality of video that people have come to expect from serious vlogging. 

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Powerful Irish women in the film industry

February 5, 2020

Arguably Ireland’s most successful actor/actress, dominating the Hollywood scene, is 25 year-old Saoirse Ronan. She’s the second-youngest four-time Oscar nominee ever and her recent role in Greta Gerwig’s Little Women will undoubtedly cement her name as one of the greats