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Halloween Romance

October 26, 2016

Horror movie dates are arguably the most daunting dates of all. Not all of us find much pleasure in watching blood and guts splatter all over the big screen. It’s doubtful that a month of

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Five Trends from Paris Fashion Week

October 12, 2016

By all means, if you have the money and desire, buy that Chanel robot helmet that opened the show at Paris fashion week. Can I guarantee it will be anything but high fashion for more

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The Basic Guide

October 12, 2016

The leaves are turning brown, the cold weather is creeping in, this can only mean one thing: Autumn is officially here, also known as basic season. If you are basic, there is nothing to be

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Back to Basics with Urban Decay

October 12, 2016

As a self-confessed make-up addict I have bought almost every eyeshadow palette on the market, from Mac to Maybelline I have found there is always one colour I neglect to use in each of my

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Getting the Shift: Boys

October 12, 2016

Locking lips is not always as easy as it seems, there is a skill and tact to the infamous notion we call ‘shifting’ these days, Andrew Byrne and William Dunne talk us through their shifting tips

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Pokémon Go, Go, Go

October 12, 2016

If you were out and about at all this summer, you probably noticed a lot of people buried in their phones as they strolled past you in the park. It is not the usual Facebook,

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Consider Consent

October 12, 2016

Consent is not a subject that should be lightly tip-toed around, as rape cases rise and reported cases fall, people should not fear standing up for their consent as it is their basic human right.

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Try Something New this Year

October 12, 2016

Moving away from home and being responsible for yourself for the first time is a trying period for most people, writer Laura Burke eases the burden of living by yourself with helpful tips to try

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Getting the Shift: Girls

October 12, 2016

Locking lips is not always as easy as it seems, there is a skill and tact to the infamous notion we call ‘shifting’ these days, Jessica Doyle talks us through her shifting tips for when you’re

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The Benefits of Bikes

September 28, 2016

There is a lot to be said for having a bicycle in college, for taking to the road on two wheels. Firstly the ease in which you can get around. Where a walk could take

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Keeping your cool commuting

September 28, 2016

You got your timetable, had fun at Freshers’ and forgotten the name of almost every person you have met so far, but have you thought about how you could improve the quality of your commute?

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Dear Fresher Me

September 28, 2016

Dear Fresher Me, Where do I even start? The chances are if I was reading this back in first year I wouldn’t be listening to me either. But you probably still think that Dublin could

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Summer blues

September 28, 2016

College has started and summer is slowly becoming a distant memory. Morning lie-ins are being replaced with buzzing alarm clocks, evening barbeques with study sessions, but our summer wardrobes don’t have to go anywhere just

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My J1 experience

September 28, 2016

For many people a J1 is synonymous with the college experience. The idea of three months spent in the US working and travelling appealed to me long before I started college. It wasn’t until midway

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So you want to jump out of a plane?

April 20, 2016

Last week I completed my first ever tandem skydive. It was one of the best experiences of my life. I raised money for the Early Childhood Cancer charity, so I could jump. Eight members of

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Tequila sunrise recipe

April 20, 2016

Summer is the season where thoughts of work and responsibilities disappear briefly and you transport yourself to a hot country, lounging by the pool sipping on that perfect alcoholic beverage. Unfortunately, we can’t help you

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Holidaying with your other half

April 20, 2016

So you haven’t been on a sun holiday since you hit Santa Ponsa with the girls back in 2013. Now suddenly the other half has surprised you with a week in Portugal for your 21st.

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Handling your first J1

April 20, 2016

Heading off to the States on a J1 is a rite of passage for most Irish students. In recent years more and more restrictions have been placed on the working visa and this year is

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Festival fashion trends

April 20, 2016

With Coachella just behind us it’s officially festival season. Whether you’re going to Body and Soul or Electric Picnic, festival trends can be a tricky minefield to navigate, with previous years being criticised for cultural

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Exam-proof skincare

April 20, 2016

  As a woman who’s suffered from cystic acne since I was 13, I understand the importance of good skincare around exam season. Here’s my top tips I swear by for healthy, spot-free skin: Manage

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Muscle building exercises

April 20, 2016

  Summer is almost here and although the weather may not show it, it’s almost time to whip out that shirt with the palm tree print and show off the biceps. If you haven’t yet

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Tips for time management

April 20, 2016

The final few weeks of the semester are always the busiest – both academically and socially. Keava O’Loan gives her tips to staying on top of things.

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Whack the snack attack

April 20, 2016

  Exam time is upon us, a time when we all pig out on snacks and unhealthy meals. This is the exact opposite of what our bodies require at this time of year. The brain