Lifestyle

Menstruation shouldn’t stop you working out. Period.

March 20, 2019

However, during this time testosterone levels rise leading to greater benefits from strength training. This coupled with the increased pain tolerance and faster muscle recovery gained from low hormone levels mean you will be able to train harder for longer.

Lifestyle

The long term effects of vaping

March 20, 2019

A common concern is whether vaping acts as a gateway to conventional smoking. Bubblegum, watermelon and menthol flavoured vapour is very accessible to teenagers and as a result vaping has become popular within this age group.

Lifestyle

Surviving as a student in the working world

March 20, 2019

Being very young in a new workplace can be tough. There could be bias against a new person if some employees have the attitude of ‘They won’t be as good because I’m older I know more.’

Lifestyle

J1 Essentials

March 20, 2019

After my J1 in San Francisco there was a few things that I learned that nobody told me before I left.

Lifestyle

Time to talk tampons

March 20, 2019

Everyone has swapped out their daily coffee run with a keep cup and started considering their water use and recycling. However, we forget to consider one of the most obvious options which could make a significant difference not just to our health, but to the environment.

Lifestyle

Cervical cancer can be avoided

March 6, 2019

Rumours on possible side effects following the HPV vaccine led to some girls opting out of the injection. With so much talk on cervical cancer, it’s important to gather the facts on the preventative measure. 

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.