The College View Investigates

Stretched to the limit: Over 64,000 people waiting for orthopaedic treatment

April 19, 2020

People requiring hip and knee replacements are facing the worst waiting lists in Ireland,  with over 64,000 people waiting to see a consultant for their treatments. The figures, from the National Treatment Purchase Fund, for January 2020 show that a total of 64,907 people are waiting to access orthopaedic treatment.

News

USI call for student accommodation refunds

April 15, 2020

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) are teaming up with UpLift Ireland to petition for purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) to refund those who were forced to return home due to Covid-19. 

Lifestyle

Irish brands that are combating the Coronavirus pandemic

April 13, 2020

A number of Irish companies are donating food to our frontline workers or vulnerable people forced to cocoon. Fulfil Nutrition who make the Fulfil protein bars have donated 16,000 bars to help “fuel the frontline” as well as giving generously to some influencers’ giveaways. 

Lifestyle

Concerns over security of Houseparty app

April 13, 2020

Naturally, the nation seems to have turned to websites, apps and extensions that allow us to hang out with our friends from the comfort of our own homes. One such app is Houseparty, who market themselves as “the face to face social network.”

Features

Changing the world while growing up

March 18, 2020

While it’s common for us to start to hear from youth activists less as they grow up and head to college, it’s a comfort to know most of them are still out there fighting for

Lifestyle

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.

Television

Sex Education empowers and informs with season two

February 5, 2020

Otis, Maeve, Eric and all our beloved characters from Netflix’s hit show “Sex Education” returned to our screens on January 17th. After the colossal success of the first season the second season was much anticipated by the fans of what has been suggested to be Netflix’s best original show.

Lifestyle

Why deleting old social media posts is vital

December 11, 2019

If you’re in your early twenties, you’ve probably grown up with social media. We were just hitting teenage years when Facebook and Twitter were becoming popular. The memories of cringy teenage years are hard enough without having physical evidence of our green eyeshadow or our over gelled hair. 

News

Eir set to introduce 5G to customers

October 30, 2019

Eir is launching its 5G network to their customers in the coming week. They will be the second Irish phone company to introduce 5G after Vodafone introduced it in November last year. 

Lifestyle

Time to talk about men’s body image

October 16, 2019

It’s a common misconception that men don’t suffer the same amount of pressures as women do when it comes to body image. Men and boys are expected to be tall, strong and have muscles, these expectations can be a huge burden to men of all ages.  

Lifestyle

The best college getaways

April 17, 2019

For a lot of us college students we fall somewhere in between the categories of too old to enjoy “Shagaluf” and too poor to enjoy Paris.