Lifestyle

The history of feminism in Ireland

December 11, 2019

Feminism in Ireland can be identified from the early 1900’s. In 1918, women could only vote at the age of 30 and only if they have property or university qualifications but men were allowed to vote at the age of 21 with no qualifications.

Lifestyle

Minding your physical and mental health during the Christmas period

December 11, 2019

As the Christmas period vastly approaches, the horrific recurring thoughts of spending money and wondering where did that year go, can lead into a season that can be a stressful time for many people, leaving us to wonder, is Andy Williams correct in saying this is the “most wonderful time of the year!”

Music

How celebrities are shaping politics

December 11, 2019

Stormzy has pledged his support for Labour Party Leader, Jeremy Corbyn as the UK general election fast approaches, but should musicians and other celebrities be promoting election candidates?

Music

After all, Liam’s our Wonderwall

December 11, 2019

Irish-British rock’n’roll star and former Oasis lead singer, Liam Gallagher, came to Dublin to continue his UK and Ireland tour on Saturday, November 23rd and Sunday, November 24th to promote his latest album Why Me? Why Not 

Lifestyle

Ways to ring in the new year

December 11, 2019

As the end of the year looms closer, celebration ideas are tough to choose from especially when going into town is such a norm nowadays.

Television

Streaming killed the video star

December 11, 2019

The move to online streaming platforms such as Netflix/Amazon Prime and the use of social media apps, has had an astronomical effect on the amount of viewers abandoning traditional TV broadcasting.

Film

Klaus is a heartwarming Christmas film with a lot to say

December 11, 2019

Klaus is a heartwarming animated Christmas movie for the entire family to enjoy. Released as a Netflix original movie, Klaus gives a new take on the origin of Santa Claus, exploring valuable lessons of love, happiness, grief and compassion.

Lifestyle

Why deleting old social media posts is vital

December 11, 2019

If you’re in your early twenties, you’ve probably grown up with social media. We were just hitting teenage years when Facebook and Twitter were becoming popular. The memories of cringy teenage years are hard enough without having physical evidence of our green eyeshadow or our over gelled hair. 

The Hype

The Night Mayor issue of Dublin nightlife

December 11, 2019

In a recent interview with The College View, artist and illustrator, Stephen Heffernan, said that Dublin can often feel like a city that “doesn’t love you back,”.

Television

The popularity of trash TV

December 11, 2019

The rise in the popularity of reality TV in recent years is one that has gripped audiences from six years of age to sixty and appeals to the office secretary and university professors alike.

Lifestyle

Is the flu vaccine worth it?

December 11, 2019

While there are far more pressing health issues and life concerns than the flu vaccine, many people may be surprised to learn how the vaccine affects them – and how it can help them.

Lifestyle

How and why ASMR went global

December 11, 2019

How did ASMR videos flood YouTube and manage to get a spotlight in the media? If you enjoy the sound of someone chewing loudly, whispering softly in your ear or tapping their nails against a table, then you will probably be a fan of ASMR.

Lifestyle

Christmas day in style vs a comfy pajama day

December 11, 2019

As Christmas is only around the corner, many people will participate in that last-minute scramble for presents. However,  it is not just presents for family and friends we have to worry about, but also what we’re going to wear. Many people will buy special outfits for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and St. Stephen’s Day, but is there too much pressure to find the perfect outfit to be photographed in beside the Christmas tree?

Lifestyle

The latest piercing trends

December 11, 2019

Piercings can be these amazing little things if you want to start decorating your body, without the permanent commitment of a tattoo. Not only are there some gorgeous pieces of jewellery that you can buy to make your normal piercings look amazing, but you can also get some unique piercings that stand out by themselves. 

Lifestyle

Online shopping algorithms and how they work

December 11, 2019

As Christmas approaches in the coming weeks, shopping centres can become far too crowded for most of us to handle, so online shopping is the next best option. But online shopping, while handy, can be quite dangerous too.

Film

The magic is still alive in Disney’s Frozen II

December 11, 2019

Frozen II had big shoes to fill following its release in November. The first Frozen film was released in 2013, grossing  $1.27 billion, making it the most successful and biggest animated film of all time. Six years on from the “Let It Go” music machine and Olaf plush toys are still being sold worldwide.

Lifestyle

Best Christmas markets in Europe

December 11, 2019

The countdown to Christmas is on and if there’s one thing we all love is Christmas markets. When deciding on a destination for a Christmas break away, there’s a lot of planning and factors to take into consideration.