Opinion

Ireland’s sex education system is inadequate

December 9, 2020

Colleges including DCU have been proactive and have run “consent workshops” in the past and educated students. Ireland’s youth shouldn’t have to wait until university for these topics to be discussed with them.

Television

The Boys are all right

December 9, 2020

The best aspect of The Boys is that it’s much more than just a superhero show.

Lifestyle

Are salt lamps worth the hype?

December 9, 2020

It’s easy to see why Himalayan salt lamps have become a popular decorative staple to have in your home. Made from the pink rock salt carved from the Khewra Salt Mine in Pakistan, the lamps not only stand out for their unique appearance, but when lit, they emit an ambient, reddish-pink glow that makes any room feel warm and cosy.

Film

The glorification of on-screen criminals

December 9, 2020

The influential power of movies and tv shows on audiences is widely underrated, as people can become influenced and shape their ideals around a particular character and their actions.

Opinion

DCU’s current library booking system is isolating students

December 9, 2020

As a commuter student, it’s deterring those of us travelling from using the service as the
restrictive time limits don’t make the journey worthwhile. For students who are living at home with family, the library offers a quiet space away from distractions.

Lifestyle

“Shy Di” to fashion’s favourite – the evolution of Princess Diana’s style

December 9, 2020

From epochal ball gowns to iconic athleisure wear, throughout her public life Diana’s wardrobe captivated the world’s attention. Portraying such a paragon of fashion is no easy feat, nor is recreating her style. Yet these were the mammoth challenges Emma Corrin and costume designer Amy Roberts found themselves tasked with in the latest season of The Crown. 

Music

Miley Cyrus reinvents herself once again

December 9, 2020

Cyrus is constantly going through reinvention, but her prowess as a distinguished vocalist, fused with her ability to transcend as an artist, remains the same.

Sport

ATP Tour tennis finals recap

December 9, 2020

The O2 stadium in London hosted the ATP Tour tennis finals for the very last time from November 15th to  22nd after 12 years of packed stadiums of excited tennis fans from all across the

Football

The legacy of Diego Maradona

December 9, 2020

It’s a fool’s errand to try to summarise Diego Maradona’s life and impact into just one article. He is so much more than that.