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Music

Over saturation of singers on streaming sites

March 6, 2019

Music is released every day, every second of every week. How are artists supposed to keep up with this rat race? The oversaturation of the music industry has prevented new artists from being heard, but

Music

Holograms: The future of concerts

March 6, 2019

Holograms have always been associated with the future. Well, it seems we are officially there because they exist and are no longer a distant idea. They have been used for the best part of a

The Hype

The hype around bizarre fan theories

March 6, 2019

It’s a shame that the media doesn’t devote more time to debunking such theories, rather than milking them for clickbait. It’s much more interesting to think these propositions through and look at their flaws, rather than pumping them out to the public.

Music

The money making in misery music

March 6, 2019

The young singer with an old soul has been both commended and criticised for her portrayal of depression and mental illness. Some critics saying she is glamourizing it, almost to the extent of making it cool amongst teenagers.

The Hype

Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo: An Ocean of Light

February 27, 2019

The theme for the 2018/2019 exhibition was Ocean of Light and featured large lanterns that had been cleverly themed into a range of aquatic creatures such as hammerhead sharks, crabs, frogs and seahorses.  A multitude of colourful jellyfish, each one made up of hundreds of lights, were suspended above the path, creating a magical look.

Articles

The resurrection of Sixto Rodriguez

February 20, 2019

The oppression he faced as a Mexican immigrant heavily influenced his song writing. His soft melodies and thought-provoking lyrics should have made him a star in the US, however, both his albums received underwhelming attention and Rodriguez was dropped.

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.

Television

The timeless nature of period dramas in a modern world

February 20, 2019

Sure, anything with a strong enough storyline distracts and entertains but period dramas offer a glimpse into a completely different world. People can watch knowing that their ancestors lived during that time and connect to a story because they feel a part of themselves in it.

The Hype

Breaking down the Oscars

February 20, 2019

BEST PICTURE Bohemian Rhapsody: The nomination of biopic of legendary rockstar Freddie Mercury from the band QUEEN has attracted controversy due to child sexual assault allegations against its first director, Bryan Singer. Although Singer was

Lifestyle

Wanderlust-Reykjavik

February 20, 2019

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

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Music

Falling in love with the Big Romance

February 20, 2019

In the face of clubs and pubs shutting down all around the city, The Big Romance is putting life back into Dublin’s music scene with this old school cafe. 

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The Hype

The Art of Chess

February 18, 2019

From a cold war battle ground, to the hustlers of Washington square park, the game of chess has always been marvelled upon by the masses. With more than 600 million global players, ‘The Game of

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Articles

Bye Bye, Big Bang

February 18, 2019

Common theories date the Big Bang, which sparked our universe into existence, to 13.7 billion years ago. For many of us, it feels like impossibly-popular sitcom The Big Bang Theory has been on the air

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Features

The Portrait of Che Guevara

February 18, 2019

A specially commissioned painting of the portrait of Argentine-Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara was unveiled in The Hive at DCU on February 6th. Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick who created the piece attended the event alongside DCU

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Addicted to “YOU”

February 18, 2019

Netflix examines the darker face of love with its hit new series “YOU”. The problematic premise of the stalker’s perspective in love might be just what you are looking for this Spring (especially after Valentine’s

Lifestyle

Double-Cleansing?

February 6, 2019

Is this just a another ‘trend’ or is there reasoning behind the newest skincare hype?

Lifestyle

Brown Thomas Spring/Summer 19′

February 6, 2019

The show was held in the Grafton Street store where over 100 looks were shown by 26 international designers. Pieces came from New York, London Milan and Paris.

Lifestyle

Are extroverts extra happy?

February 6, 2019

Extraverted people tend to report greater levels of happiness than introverts. They are better at mood regulation, as they savour positive moods.