Opinion

How impactful are body positive magazine covers?

October 17, 2018

Following the controversial Cosmopolitan magazine cover featuring plus-sized model Tess Holliday, Clara Kelly and Orla Dwyer discuss whether the reaction was blown out of proportion or a real issue.

Opinion

The importance of saying yes

October 3, 2018

Saying yes to things can feel like an insurmountable challenge when you are overwhelmed, but there is no better time to embrace the importance of yes than the start of college.

Opinion

Leave my culchie accent alone

October 3, 2018

Moving up to the big smoke from a rural area can be a whole new world for a lot of people going to college. There is frequent and semi-reliable public transport, more people in your

Opinion

Are consent classes effective?

April 18, 2018

Too often in education we are simply taught that 2+2=4. You write it down in your copy and don’t think about it until memorising it the night before the test. By opening up the classroom to questions and opinions on consent, with a qualified teacher to moderate, students would be more engaged and more likely to listen and take in what’s being discussed.

National News

Ireland ranks above EU average in gender equality

November 1, 2017

Ireland ranks above the EU average in gender equality according to a report published earlier this month. The Gender Equality Index revealed that Ireland scored 69.5 out of a potential 100 while the EU average

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,

DCU News

DCU plans North Dublin cultural quarter

October 11, 2017

DCU intends to make a North Dublin cultural quarter over the next few years as part of a wider plan for the university’s development. The extensive five-year plan was launched on September 20th and will

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Lifestyle

Cheap city breaks

October 11, 2017

City breaks are more tempting than ever with Ryanair and Aer Lingus regularly announcing seat sales but be careful to consider the added cost of travelling.

Television

The Ricklantis Mixup

September 27, 2017

Season 3 Episode 7 of Rick and Morty was a true surprise from beginning to end. It began as normal with Rick and Morty about to head off on a classic zany adventure that would

National News

New top up app for Leap Card users

April 19, 2017

A Leap Card app update will allow users to top up their cards by mobile rather than in a shop, according to the National Transport Authority. This new development will benefit commuters who previously had

Randoms

Love letters

April 19, 2017

Letter writing is a concept often idealised and romanticised. Once a useful way of talking to people, does it serve a purpose in the modern world of social media? While there is definitely space for