Lifestyle

Inventive ways in occupying ourselves during isolation

March 29, 2020

Self isolation is hard. Humans naturally crave interaction with others so it’s only a matter of time before loneliness sets in. However, there are things you can do to create a home that repels loneliness and activities that will make you feel more connected to your friends and yourself than ever.

Lifestyle

Self care routines perfect for relaxing after stress filled days

March 29, 2020

It’s important to take good care of your body, both physically and mentally every day, not just when you’re feeling sick. Learning how to eat right, exercise regularly and take time-out when you need it are the main aspects of self-care and can help you stay healthy and less stressed.

News

RCSI brings forward exams amid concern over spread of coronavirus

March 18, 2020

Examinations which were to be held at the end of April were brought forward to last weekend in order to ensure that there is no delay in the graduation of the class of 2020. The change of dates is in response to any restrictions that could be put in place as a result of the Coronavirus.

Lifestyle

The effects of exercise on mental health

March 15, 2020

Exercise is not just about improving your physique or losing weight. People who regularly exercise tend to do so because it gives them a sense of well-being and is scientifically proven to improve your mental health.

Regular exercise can have a positive impact on depression, anxiety and more. It also relieves stress, improves memory, helps you sleep better and boosts your energy, making you feel better throughout the long college day.

Isabel Aust smiling.
News

SU Elections 2020 – Postgraduate Officer: Isabel Aust

March 3, 2020

Equality of access, participation, and outcomes for postgraduate students in DCU are three subjects on the agenda for Isabel Aust, who is running uncontested for the position of Postgraduate Student Officer in the upcoming SU elections.

Edy Nastase with glasses and a white t-shirt.
News

SU Elections 2020 – Engineering and Computing Faculty Rep: Edy Nastase

March 3, 2020

Edy Nastase is a first-year common engineering student and the only candidate running for the position of Engineering and Computing Faculty Rep. “I want to represent DCU’s next generation of STEM students and offer them the opportunity of becoming the best at international level”, said Nastase.

Clubs and Socs

HerCampus host ABBA night

February 19, 2020

DCU’s Her Campus society held ‘ABBA night’ for the second year running in the Venue, on Wednesday, February 12th, with proceeds going to the Dubin Rape Crisis Centre.

Lifestyle

Healthy eating on a student budget

February 16, 2020

Healthy food can be expensive and it can be difficult to eat well when you’re on a student budget. However there are many ways to stretch your budget and still eat a healthy, balanced diet. 

Inspirations

Powerful Irish women in the film industry

February 5, 2020

Arguably Ireland’s most successful actor/actress, dominating the Hollywood scene, is 25 year-old Saoirse Ronan. She’s the second-youngest four-time Oscar nominee ever and her recent role in Greta Gerwig’s Little Women will undoubtedly cement her name as one of the greats

Television

Streaming killed the video star

December 11, 2019

The move to online streaming platforms such as Netflix/Amazon Prime and the use of social media apps, has had an astronomical effect on the amount of viewers abandoning traditional TV broadcasting.

Lifestyle

Best Christmas markets in Europe

December 11, 2019

The countdown to Christmas is on and if there’s one thing we all love is Christmas markets. When deciding on a destination for a Christmas break away, there’s a lot of planning and factors to take into consideration.

Articles

Wanderlust: Amsterdam

November 13, 2019

Known as the ‘Venice of the North’ Amsterdam is famous for its canals, beautiful architecture, ‘coffee’ shops and the Red Light District, but there is a lot more to this city than most visitors realise.