The Hype

Celebrating Pride from home during Covid-19

June 21, 2020

From the streets of New York in 1969 to present day, acceptance and celebration of the LGBT+ community has evolved incredibly. Now considered one of the most important events that contributed to the Gay Liberation

Lifestyle

How to boost your metabolism

April 15, 2020

The higher the rate is, the more calories you will burn so here are some excellent ways to boost your metabolism.

Lifestyle

A guide for Interrailing around Europe

April 14, 2020

This was a trip that was truly the time of my life where adventure knew no bounds, and each day brought new excitement, laughter and memories that will last a lifetime, this was interrailing 18’.

Clubs and Socs

DCU Drama tries to cope with the global pandemic

April 13, 2020

Following the closure of all universities as a reult of the COVID-19 crisis, DCU Drama have indefinitely postpone their four shows; the contemporary show ‘The Graduate’, the member production ‘Aftermath’, the open rehearsal for Musical Theatre Intervarsities ‘ Fosse/Verdon’ and the musical ‘RENT.’

Lifestyle

Why our eating habits are changing during quarantine

April 13, 2020

Now these “demons” per say aren’t as life threatening or altering as they sound, but finally sorting out your wardrobe after 6 months is not an easy task. Other tasks include resisting the urge to bite your nails, finally throwing old schoolbooks away and not posting on social media every 0.2 seconds. However the biggest task of all is choosing not to live out of your fridge.

Lifestyle

A look into Hasidic Judaism

April 13, 2020

The religion was founded by rabbi Israel Ben Elizier and originated in Ukraine. There are a number of denominations within Judaism which include: Reform, Conservative, Orthodox and Reconstructionist. Hasidic Judaism is a subset of Orthodox Judaism.

Music

Dua Lipa revives disco pop with Future Nostalgia

April 13, 2020

The British-Kosovan singer has created a fun and ambitious breath of fresh air with her long-awaited sophomore album. Her already released hit singles “Don’t Start Now” and “Physical” set the standard for Lipa’s new age

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OnlyFans: What is it and can it be dangerous

April 13, 2020

The idea of female nudity instead became associated with sin and shame, a one-way, non-refundable ticket out of The Garden of Eden. It may be acceptable for Adam and Eve to be depicted as naked in the Story of Creation but the taboos of nudity and partial nudity are topics that still create controversy in the 21st century world of Instagram.

Film

Disney+ has arrived in Ireland

April 13, 2020

Amongst many people, there is a strong sense of nostalgia associated with Disney. Scores of forgotten gems reappear whilst scrolling aimlessly

Food

Is healthy food really more expensive than junk food

April 13, 2020

Cheap and unhealthy food is a quick way out for many students, it’s a low fuss, no effort means of getting fed. However, this can lead to poor eating habits and diets that are high in calories, fat and sugar, but low in nutrients that are found in fresh fruit and vegetables. 

Lifestyle

Rihanna makes history by wearing first ever durag on cover of Vogue

April 13, 2020

The durag’s origin dates back to the 19th century, when poor black labourers and slaves needed something to tie their hair back while they worked. Around the 1930’s during the Great Depression and the Harlem Renaissance, African Americans discovered they could also use this headwear to maintain difficult hairstyles.

Lifestyle

The disadvantages to working from home

March 31, 2020

According to the 2017 study by Regus, 48 percent reported that children or family demanding attention was the biggest issue when working at home. It can be particularly confusing for children, as your physical presence no longer means access. They may not understand that you have to remain detached and focused on work.

Lifestyle

Best walking trails in Ireland

March 31, 2020

Different counties offer different terrain and scenery, whether you are searching for a challenging hike or a serene stroll, there’s an idyllic walking trail to suit everyone’s needs.