Nicole Glennon 2018-11-20

UL Student Life have started handing out flyers this week about ‘the facts’ surrounding direct provision.   The flyers are in response to similar flyers handed out by Aramark, the catering company who run most food outlets on campus, two weeks ago.   The company’s role in direct provision has come under scrutiny from UL […]

Nicole Glennon 2018-11-19

As a daughter, a big sister, a little sister and a friend, I felt compelled to write something for International Men’s Day. Much of this year has been about focusing on women’s issues, and these conversations are important and long overdue. It is right that we as women are angry and calling for change, but […]

Jack Gahan 2018-11-19

Some of us know a friend of a friend, who has a prescription. Maybe some of the lads you know have a black market contact. But if you want them, you can get ‘em. The most commonly used ‘study drugs’ in universities in Ireland the UK are Modafinil and Ritalin. The brand name of Ritalin […]

Dylan Goodman 2018-11-16

ON Tuesday 13th November the final for UL’s Battle of the Bands took place. With all preliminary rounds over, we were down to the nitty-gritty, the once and for all, the creme de l’université. The three bands repertoires had been explored in the previous rounds, so the final was a case of examining talent, proficiency […]

Michael Finnerty 2018-11-15

If you’re reading this article, there’s a high probability that you were born in the 1990’s. As it turns out, we grew up in probably the most influential decade regarding film since the late 1960’s post-Hays code boom. This was the decade where the old guard started to pave the way for the likes of […]

Ciara Mannion 2018-11-15

It’s that time of year again – when you swear to your mates that you will get out of bed for your 9am lectures, eat less takeaways and start a new fitness routine. While you may adamantly protest you love the college life as you throw on some clothing you just found on your bedroom […]

Lisa Diviney 2018-11-15

Girls and women these days are constantly subjected to expectations of how their body is supposed to look. For most, these expectations are completely unattainable, and yet when we don’t conform to these expectations we feel inadequate. Issues with self esteem and body confidence are some of the major contributors to depression and lack of […]

Christine Costello 2018-11-15

UL Alumni honoured three esteemed graduates at the 13th Annual UL Alumni Awards Gala Dinner last Saturday.   This annual event celebrates the outstanding achievements of graduates of the University of Limerick.   Those honoured at the event include Business leader Niall Browne, renowned Academic Prof. Brigid Laffan and Social Entrepreneur Michael Kelly   UL […]

Erin Dyer 2018-11-14

The Action Plan, created by the Department of Education, aims to increase the percentage of women professors to 40 per cent by 2020.   Launching the report, the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar outlined that the government is hoping to create “a more effective and inclusive higher education sector”.   The plan also says “gender-specific” posts should […]

Nicole Glennon 2018-11-14

UL staff and students collected thousands of toiletries for those living in direct provision last week. A number of buildings around UL acted as drop-off points for the toiletries drive including UL Students Life centre, University Concert Hall, Irish World Academy and the Glucksman Library. Staff in the main building, the languages building, the health […]