Editor 2015-04-23

By Lina Ryan “My heart aches and a drowsy numbness pains by senses as thou of hemlock I had drunk” the first line from a poem by John Milton called “When I consider” and that is exactly how I felt in the early months of 2010.  I was in a job that I loved but […]

Editor 2015-04-23

By Rebecca Stiffe InterRail is largely becoming an almost mandatory rite of passage for students of the twenty first century, with organisations such as USIT creating a large forum of information for eager young travellers, dying to swap the piles of text books and assignments for novels and ticket stubs. InterRail passes are accepted in […]

Editor 2015-04-23

By Ais O’Brien Depression is both my nemesis and my best friend. It is the cause of all things bad but it makes everything seem normal too. It makes it hard to survive one day, but you can’t get through one day without its presence. It’s not being able to forget my past while not […]

Editor 2015-04-23

By Paul Daly  Since moving to the UK for Erasmus I have had so much spare time on my hands – no seriously, I have! I mentioned in my previous column that I only have two days of classes a week so as you can imagine the time can sometimes drag if I’m not kept busy. I […]

Editor 2015-04-23

By Michelle Hogan The ULSU Clubs and Societies Annual Ball and Awards Ceremony took place on March 25th 2015 in The Strand Hotel.  The night was full with the formalities of a drinks reception on arrival, with no shortage of glitz and glam from all attending. Entertainment was provided by UL Music Society with a […]

Editor 2015-04-23

By Anna Cullen A petition has been formed by the Student Union (SU) to lower repeat exam fees. At the moment, the fee stands at a whopping €171 PER EXAM. Repeat exams are held each September, with all modules capped at a Grade C3. This excludes ‘I’ grades, which can attain a maximum grade. There […]

Editor 2015-04-23

Michaela Keating White jeans are an essential staple piece for spring / summer this year. They are so versatile and work for both day and night.  I’ve compiled a few looks that are easy to achieve with a few pieces you’ll already have in your wardrobe!  DAY Stripes Stripes are a classic and whether they […]

Editor 2015-04-23

By Aoife O’Brien In the dark early hours of the morning of the 19th of January thirty members of the University of Limerick’s Students Council set off for Brussels to learn about the EU and it’s governing structures. The group gathered, half-awake yet full of excitement for the days ahead. Through nothing short of a […]

Editor 2015-04-23

By Tomás Heneghan   On-campus accommodation fees at the University of Limerick have increased by up to €260 in the past five years.   From the academic year 2009/2010 to 2014/2015 there was an increase of €260 in the rental fees for many of the on-campus student villages.   While the two-bed apartments in Dromroe, […]