Flux

Are phones ruining the concert experience?

April 18, 2018

Concerts are places where you go to forget about everything happening around you, embrace that moment because it’s one you’ll never experience again, no one concert will ever be the same as another.

Features

Could Cambridge influence the 8th?

March 28, 2018

When social media drives the agenda of campaigns to support worthwhile charities, like the ‘no make up selfie’ for cancer, or the ‘ice bucket challenge’ for ALS, the reaction from the masses is generally one

Lifestyle

Life through rose tinted filters

February 7, 2018

Instagram aesthetics have been around for a while now, but in recent years they’ve become almost vital to the success or brands and bloggers worldwide. Rachel Farrell explores the reasoning behind a perfectly curated social media feed.

Opinion

The danger of normality

February 7, 2018

It’s no secret that young people are incredibly impressionable, especially young girls. With the growing dominance of social media in young people’s lives, influencers need to recognise this as they are a big part of young people’s lives. These photoshopped images have a lasting impression on young people, they see these images and perceive them as normal.

Features

A4 waist: viral challenges are far from over

April 6, 2016

For those who don’t recall, neknomination was an online drinking game that saw people “necking” an alcoholic drink and “nominating” their friends to do the same thing. This was recorded and the videos were uploaded to Facebook.

Features

Social networks or digital diaries?

December 4, 2013

As social media continues to dominate peoples live, The College View looks at how much of a digital footprint we leave behind.

Lifestyle

#Fitspiration, time to tone it down

November 6, 2013

It’s imperative to be fit and healthy, but has the rise of social media’s glorification of #fitspiration taken things to far? Suzanne Cooper investigates.

News

Digital footprints could make students unemployable

October 9, 2013

Students could be making themselves unemployable, a social media expert has told the inaugural conference of the Education and Training Boards Ireland. Emily Bodkin warns students of the potential dangers and advises on how these can be avoided.

The Hype

5 Reasons Why I Hate Social Media

April 24, 2013

Too many hashtags? Social media woes are just another part of everyday life. Here’s why Daniel McDonald loathes social networking.

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Student Life

Status Changing Strain

December 12, 2012

Remember when you and ‘the love of your life’ broke up because you’re in college and they wanted to ‘enjoy themselves’ while they could? Remember crying for days into your duvet and tub of Hagen