Music

The beauty of terrible tunes at Shitenite

March 6, 2019

But why do we love this terrible night? It’s a night where you don’t have to be embarrassed about liking the cheesiest tunes, you should be embarrassed if you don’t know them at Shitenite.

Lifestyle

Surviving being sober in college

March 6, 2019

Is drink necessary to have a good time? Absolutely not. Is it more preferable when everyone around is drinking? Without a doubt.

Articles

Solidarity on social media?

March 6, 2019

Facebook support groups are a tremendous exhibition of the capacity people have for benevolence. From small congregations of those who feel underrepresented in mass media, to families of children born with disabilities looking for more information, these groups have been an invaluable resource.

Lifestyle

Dublin’s best spots for fades and trims

March 6, 2019

Its a tattoo shop, it’s a barber shop and it’s a coffee shop. The Ink Factory on Wellington Quay has everything needed to make its customers stay for a whole day and have a great time there. They take booking which means no waiting in line listening the guy in front have a lovely conversation with the barber while staring at the clock. This place has a pleasant relaxed atmosphere with a bit of a buzz (pun intended) about the place.

Music

The darkside to child stardom

March 6, 2019

Musicians are entering the industry younger than ever, it seems like every time you turn on the radio there’s a new teenage voice ringing through.

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Music

Over saturation of singers on streaming sites

March 6, 2019

Music is released every day, every second of every week. How are artists supposed to keep up with this rat race? The oversaturation of the music industry has prevented new artists from being heard, but

Lifestyle

Get on the road to empty pockets and stress

March 6, 2019

While it is quite understandable that the government don’t want anybody to be allowed to drive on a whim and go through the front wall of a house (as a learner driver did in January) the stress of the whole process makes many people put off learning to drive.

Music

Holograms: The future of concerts

March 6, 2019

Holograms have always been associated with the future. Well, it seems we are officially there because they exist and are no longer a distant idea. They have been used for the best part of a

The Hype

The hype around bizarre fan theories

March 6, 2019

It’s a shame that the media doesn’t devote more time to debunking such theories, rather than milking them for clickbait. It’s much more interesting to think these propositions through and look at their flaws, rather than pumping them out to the public.

Articles

The resurrection of Sixto Rodriguez

February 20, 2019

The oppression he faced as a Mexican immigrant heavily influenced his song writing. His soft melodies and thought-provoking lyrics should have made him a star in the US, however, both his albums received underwhelming attention and Rodriguez was dropped.

Food

Takeaway without the guilt?

February 20, 2019

San Sab provides a unique experience for the palate that is not being satiated by other Thai “healthy” take aways at the moment, their choice to boast traditional dishes as well as Thai fusion makes for a remarkable menu that’s sure to fill a hole in any stomach that meets it.

Food

Grub Guide: Shouk

February 20, 2019

The menu, while small, featured a range of dishes from tapas-like dishes to rib eye steak served in a pita bread. Finding something to choose was easy, especially if you’re looking to share.

Television

The timeless nature of period dramas in a modern world

February 20, 2019

Sure, anything with a strong enough storyline distracts and entertains but period dramas offer a glimpse into a completely different world. People can watch knowing that their ancestors lived during that time and connect to a story because they feel a part of themselves in it.

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The Hype

Breaking down the Oscars

February 20, 2019

BEST PICTURE Bohemian Rhapsody: The nomination of biopic of legendary rockstar Freddie Mercury from the band QUEEN has attracted controversy due to child sexual assault allegations against its first director, Bryan Singer. Although Singer was

Lifestyle

Is F45 the future of student fitness?

February 20, 2019

Those trying to survive on a student budget are unlikely to join an F45 club, however. Second year Business student and fitness enthusiast Elayna Keller was intrigued by the idea but couldn’t justify buying a membership.

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Music

Falling in love with the Big Romance

February 20, 2019

In the face of clubs and pubs shutting down all around the city, The Big Romance is putting life back into Dublin’s music scene with this old school cafe. 

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The Hype

The Art of Chess

February 18, 2019

From a cold war battle ground, to the hustlers of Washington square park, the game of chess has always been marvelled upon by the masses. With more than 600 million global players, ‘The Game of

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Articles

Bye Bye, Big Bang

February 18, 2019

Common theories date the Big Bang, which sparked our universe into existence, to 13.7 billion years ago. For many of us, it feels like impossibly-popular sitcom The Big Bang Theory has been on the air

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Features

The Portrait of Che Guevara

February 18, 2019

A specially commissioned painting of the portrait of Argentine-Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara was unveiled in The Hive at DCU on February 6th. Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick who created the piece attended the event alongside DCU

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Addicted to “YOU”

February 18, 2019

Netflix examines the darker face of love with its hit new series “YOU”. The problematic premise of the stalker’s perspective in love might be just what you are looking for this Spring (especially after Valentine’s