Music

The haunting power of Billie Eilish

April 17, 2019

Although some criticise these songs for romanticising mental illness, the songs feel rather soothing and beautiful to listen to. Perhaps they offer a reassurance or calming quality to the millions of people who have listened to them thus far.

Features

Make politics sexy again

April 17, 2019

On The West Wing, politics was made sexy, and this appears to be the attitude figures like Beto and Pete are longing to return to. How can they, as presidential candidates, simultaneously be James Dean and Abraham Lincoln?

Lifestyle

Black market makeup scam

April 17, 2019

In a video released on April 2nd on Star’s channel, he told the story behind some vague tweets he had released over the previous weekend.

Food

Budget college breakfasts

April 17, 2019

Breakfast can burn a hole in our pockets with an average cheap breakfast in Dublin costing up to €15.

Lifestyle

Backpacking travel tips

April 17, 2019

Ask the locals for their opinion! If you’re planning a night out ask where the good spots are.

Food

The Beast Eatery

April 17, 2019

Beast is Ireland’s first vegan eatery and takeaway in Dublin by Moodley Manor.

Lifestyle

Tattoos and employment

April 17, 2019

Tattoos, piercings and body modification, in general, have roots in many ancient cultures, yet still, they are often viewed in a negative light.

Lifestyle

Stay-cation in Ireland

April 17, 2019

Keep it cheap, cheerful and adventurous by getting off the beaten tourist track and exploring some hidden gems.

Music

Making money moves in the music industry

April 17, 2019

With these recent figures, there can be no argument that the music industry’s revenue resurgence is due to anything but the popularity of streaming and that the industry is going in the right direction.

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Basquiat’s legacy for underground artists

April 17, 2019

His paintings are a social and cultural commentary of sorts. They explore race, alternative histories and artistic language in a way that had never been seen before.

Lifestyle

The best college getaways

April 17, 2019

For a lot of us college students we fall somewhere in between the categories of too old to enjoy “Shagaluf” and too poor to enjoy Paris.

Film

The latest trend of live-action remakes

April 17, 2019

The current trend works in a similar way by taking tales as old as time which will appeal not only to children, but also a generation of adults with a specific, nostalgic connection to one version.

Film

There’s a new Joker in town

April 17, 2019

Ironically because of Suicide Squad, the character of the Joker has become, well, a bit of a joke. For those whose brains have been fried by the ironic ‘Gamer Joker’ meme, it’s going to be really hard to take this movie seriously even if it’s better than the previous movie from the DC universe.

Style

Fierce competition at DCU Drag Race

April 15, 2019

It has been popularised in recent years thanks to RuPaul’s Drag Race, an American television show which sees queens perform in a series of challenges, almost like an X-Factor style format where a queen is eliminated each week by the judges.

Television

Jane the Virgin set to wow audiences in its final season

April 15, 2019

Coming into its fifth and final season, Jane the Virgin has its eyes set on more drama and cliffhangers throughout the entire season. After season fours’ agonising finale, the writers’ and Baldoni have said that fans can’t even begin to imagine the suspense that is in store.

Lifestyle

Veganism- healthy or unhealthy

April 15, 2019

Long term effects on sub sufficient Vitamin B12 are weakness and fatigue. With Vitamin D it affects your ability to absorb calcium and so can impact on your bone health later in life.

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The Hills are alive with the sound of new beginnings

April 15, 2019

Although, we can all look forward to the ‘slightly-scripted’ drama, it is doubtful that ‘The Hills: New Beginnings’ will have as big an influence on popular music as the original show. It was comparable to the Top of the Pops of the late 2000’s.

Lifestyle

Life with less clutter

April 15, 2019

Waking up in a clean room already makes you feel like you’ve started out the day on the right foot. It’s time to get the big yellow skip out, and start getting rid of things that don’t ‘spark joy’ .

Lifestyle

Staying stress free for exam season

April 15, 2019

As exam and assignment season is fast approaching, students wonder, how am I going to do this? Stress and anxiety starts to kick in when assignments and exams pile up, until you eventually feel like giving up before you have even started.

Articles

Self-love isn’t necessarily selfish

April 3, 2019

These shows offer advice and tips on how to get your life in order, whether it be your house or your general hygiene and style. People have always had a fascination with these shows because watching someone either grow in confidence, or be able to see the floor of their bedroom again feels satisfactory to us.