Direct Provision

Ireland’s Asylum System – New Direction for Asylum Centres

April 17, 2019

Are Irish prisons working? Is Ireland’s asylum system fit for purpose? Final-year DCU journalism students conducted in-depth investigations into these two major questions in Irish public life. Working with School of Communications Journalist-in-Residence, Ursula Halligan, and Chair of the BA in Journalism, Declan Fahy, students worked in teams to produce a set of original multi-media articles on these pressing, but under-reported, public affairs topics.

Lifestyle

Life with less clutter

April 15, 2019

Waking up in a clean room already makes you feel like you’ve started out the day on the right foot. It’s time to get the big yellow skip out, and start getting rid of things that don’t ‘spark joy’ .

Lifestyle

Conforming to contouring?

April 3, 2019

If makeup was acceptable as a type of self-expression why do so many feel the need to cover up scarring and acne for work or for college?

Lifestyle

Influencer fashion

April 3, 2019

When influencers are aligned with the right audience and brand, it can contribute to an incredibly successful digital marketing campaign

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

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.  

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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

Food

Eating less dairy can save the world

February 20, 2019

As the global population grows from 7 billion in 2010 to a projected 9.8 billion in 2050, and incomes grow across the developing world, overall food demand is on course to increase by more than 50 percent.

Lifestyle

Double-Cleansing?

February 6, 2019

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

News

DCU delves into black holes

February 6, 2019

DCU researchers get published in “prestigious” scientific journal for breakthrough in solving the cosmic mystery of black holes

Lifestyle

Christmas wishlist

December 12, 2018

So be real with yourself and eliminate expense which could potentially put you in debt come January. It’s time to be smart with your money and not get overwhelmed with the retail frenzy that comes with Christmas.

Lifestyle

Go with your gut

November 28, 2018

Gut health is linked to hormone regulation, digestion, immune response and even more importantly your overall mental health. It’s time to take it seriously. Lorna Lawless talks through the science behind it all.

Music

Vance Joy runs down to the Olympia Theatre

November 28, 2018

Joy immediately had the crowd in awe after just one song through his meaningful lyrics perfectly placed upon an infectious beat. There is no doubt that Joy is an incredible songwriter who expresses life experiences with thoughtful lyrics without sacrificing the melody.

Lifestyle

Beauty Buzz: Skin Saviours

November 14, 2018

Home-Remedies are a cost-effective way to achieve baby-soft skin. Lorna Lawless tested out the best ones for you.

Food

Grub Guide: Póg Tara Street

November 14, 2018

Another restaurant that has been added to the list of millennial brunch spots springing up around the city. Lorna Lawless gives us her thoughts on the new Póg on Tara Street.

Food

Cooking for College-The main ingredients

October 17, 2018

When football training and all the society meetings kick in, it will be hard to get time to eat without even considering cooking, so you need to have it pre-prepared.

Lifestyle

Beauty Buzz: Carter Beauty

October 17, 2018

Carter Beauty by Marissa Carter has just been released into Penny’s and nationwide and her followers couldn’t be more excited for the highly anticipated cosmetic line launch. Lifestyle Editor Lorna Lawless gives us her thoughts.

Lifestyle

Wanderlust-J1 in San Fran

October 3, 2018

The experience everyone talks about with fond memories of their sunny summers on the West Coast, from my experience it wasn’t always just as fond as I was told, however, it was still one of the best experiences of my life.

Lifestyle

Overtraining isn’t just for elite athletes?

April 18, 2018

If exercise is good for you, more must be better, right? Everybody can experience burnout at some stage but have you ever thought that overtraining may be prohibiting your overall performance?