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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

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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