Lifestyle

Consent and self-care

March 6, 2019

Consent is never implied by things like your past behaviour, what you wear, or where you go. Sexual consent should always be clearly communicated there should be no question or mystery. Silence is not consent.

Lifestyle

Surviving being sober in college

March 6, 2019

Is drink necessary to have a good time? Absolutely not. Is it more preferable when everyone around is drinking? Without a doubt.

Lifestyle

Clean space, clean mind?

March 6, 2019

Having a clean space can help not only clear your mind but make you feel productive.

Lifestyle

Gap year gains

March 6, 2019

It’s time to start taking advantage of the bank holiday weekends, midterms and reading weeks. A few small breaks spread across the year will allow you to recharge your batteries, over and over again.  

Lifestyle

Red carpet round-up

March 6, 2019

Award season is here and we are breaking down some of the most memorable looks. The fashion stakes were at an all-time high.

Articles

Solidarity on social media?

March 6, 2019

Facebook support groups are a tremendous exhibition of the capacity people have for benevolence. From small congregations of those who feel underrepresented in mass media, to families of children born with disabilities looking for more information, these groups have been an invaluable resource.

Lifestyle

Dublin’s best spots for fades and trims

March 6, 2019

Its a tattoo shop, it’s a barber shop and it’s a coffee shop. The Ink Factory on Wellington Quay has everything needed to make its customers stay for a whole day and have a great time there. They take booking which means no waiting in line listening the guy in front have a lovely conversation with the barber while staring at the clock. This place has a pleasant relaxed atmosphere with a bit of a buzz (pun intended) about the place.

Food

Beating binging stigmas

March 6, 2019

The HSE says that binges are often planned in advance, with the individual buying special foods to binge on. The disorder is often easily hidden from those close to the individual as simply putting on weight.

Lifestyle

Get on the road to empty pockets and stress

March 6, 2019

While it is quite understandable that the government don’t want anybody to be allowed to drive on a whim and go through the front wall of a house (as a learner driver did in January) the stress of the whole process makes many people put off learning to drive.

Lifestyle

Skiing in Val Thorens

February 20, 2019

Whether you are lucky enough to get into the bar deck area or if you are just day drinking in the sunshine on the side of the slopes, it is an amazing place for the socialise, dance and drink.

Lifestyle

First transgender designer at New York Fashion Week

February 20, 2019

Other NYFW shows have featured trans models in the past, but the No Sesso collection is different as it promotes growth within the fashion industry. Models of all shapes and sizes walked the catwalk to keep with the inclusive tone of the brand.

Articles

USIT graduate visa is taking a vacation

February 20, 2019

Did you know the graduate visa to go to the US has changed? If you have planned to go across the pond for work straight after college you need to know this information.

Lifestyle

Sourcing sustainable fashion

February 20, 2019

By nature the words sustainability and trends are at complete odds with each other. One supports the fair treatment of workers and the sourcing of organic and recycled materials while the other encourages consumers to buy cheap and buy fast, throwing last months must-haves into landfill.Despite this there are some large brands that have emerged to provide sustainable options to their customers.

Food

Careful with your cravings

February 20, 2019

Food addiction is much more than a simple craving. It is an obsession that takes over the life of the addict. It’s time to treat with the attention it deserves.

Food

Takeaway without the guilt?

February 20, 2019

San Sab provides a unique experience for the palate that is not being satiated by other Thai “healthy” take aways at the moment, their choice to boast traditional dishes as well as Thai fusion makes for a remarkable menu that’s sure to fill a hole in any stomach that meets it.

Food

Grub Guide: Shouk

February 20, 2019

The menu, while small, featured a range of dishes from tapas-like dishes to rib eye steak served in a pita bread. Finding something to choose was easy, especially if you’re looking to share.

Lifestyle

Beauty Buzz: Naked Cherry Pallet

February 20, 2019

The packaging for the product makes it even more desirable. The shiny dark pink case with the gold writing adds a richness. Whilst the cherries displayed in the colour of each individual eyeshadow makes it very cute and fun.

Lifestyle

Non-Western Beauty Standards

February 20, 2019

The mentality of white skin being the most sought after and Western looks being superior is spanned across Asia. Scholars have noted that more indigenous facial features and darker skin have been devalued through colonial rule.

Lifestyle

Surviving couch surfing

February 20, 2019

College is a fun place to expand the mind, open it up to new ideas and progress in life but it’s a huge financial commitment. Mikey Walsh gives his account of dealing with homelessness while studying.

Lifestyle

Is F45 the future of student fitness?

February 20, 2019

Those trying to survive on a student budget are unlikely to join an F45 club, however. Second year Business student and fitness enthusiast Elayna Keller was intrigued by the idea but couldn’t justify buying a membership.

Lifestyle

Wanderlust-Reykjavik

February 20, 2019

Planning on visiting Iceland anytime soon? We take a look at what Iceland capital city has to offer.