Lifestyle

The disadvantages to working from home

March 31, 2020

According to the 2017 study by Regus, 48 percent reported that children or family demanding attention was the biggest issue when working at home. It can be particularly confusing for children, as your physical presence no longer means access. They may not understand that you have to remain detached and focused on work.

Lifestyle

Tips on how to work well from home

March 29, 2020

Firstly, a good practice to maintain during the quarantine is to write a list of work items each evening from most important to least consequential. This means when you wake up the following morning there is a clear sense of what needs to be done by the end of the working day. 

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Opinion

Into the unknown – the uncertain journey of college’s end

March 18, 2020

As we enter the final quarter of this academic year, mine and my classmates’ time at university is about to come to an end. For some, this signals their entry into the world of full-time work, for others a chance to begin a masters degree. For others who don’t fit perfectly into one of these two categories, the next step might not be completely clear.

Lifestyle

Being alcohol free in university

March 1, 2020

The word “challenge” comes to mind when thinking about the proposition of going “alcohol free” whilst studying at university. 

Lifestyle

The transition from college to the working world

February 16, 2020

The transition from third level education into the world of work can be an arduous endeavour and it has not been made any easier in a competitive job climate. Whatever your degree or qualification may be, finding paid work can oftentimes be problematic. 

DCU News

DCU student Mehwish Saqib facing deportation

October 2, 2019

DCU’s[/dropcap] Students’ Union (SU) urged the Minister for Justice and Equality Charlie Flanagan to stop the deportation of Mehwish Saqib, a third year Early Childhood Education student.

Food

Budget college breakfasts

April 17, 2019

Breakfast can burn a hole in our pockets with an average cheap breakfast in Dublin costing up to €15.

Lifestyle

Get your gonorrhoea gone-horroea

April 3, 2019

Genital herpes is a viral infection caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are two HSV types – type one and type two. The two viruses are similar and both can cause ulcers and blisters. Genital herpes is common in Ireland and is mostly diagnosed in young women 81% were female in 2017.

Lifestyle

The end of an era

April 3, 2019

It’s a bittersweet time where the scent of a certain perfume can make us feel nostalgic about our first-time surviving Coppers, or the clanking of plates in the canteen reminds us of the day we were confident enough to ask Genevieve the lunch lady for some extra gravy on our stuffing.

Features

Life after the leaving cert

October 25, 2017

The transition from Leaving Cert to college can be formidable and terrifying. It’s especially huge for people who have no experience of living alone or providing for themselves. Should it be such a massive adjustment,

News Features

The pros and cons of commuting to college

September 28, 2016

Coming up to the start of college, everyone will tell you to enjoy yourself. It’s the time of your life, the place where you’ll meet your future bridesmaids and create award winning hangover cures. Your college