Features

5 things the Writing Centre can do to help students’ writing

  By Seán Lynch   Many students, especially those transitioning from secondary school to university, struggle at some point with adapting to academic writing, or finding a space to write.   Structuring essays, referencing, or making an academic argument are just some of the challenges that face university students when writing.   For almost a decade, the Regional Writing Centre …


Music & the people in college who listen to that music

By Seamus Toomey   The Metalhead: The metalhead listens to heavy aggressive music, with often times fast technical sections and always screaming. Clothes: All black. May include spikes and/or chains. Music: Slipknot, Meshuggah, Dillinger Escape Plan. Says: “Death to all but METAL! RRAAAWWWRRR!”   The Hipster: Listens to unknown weird sounding anything. Their iPod will include as many songs that …

What would you do if you were president of UL for a day?

By Seamus Toomey   This was a question asked of UL students during a survey last semester.  It’s a fun idea and has provided some interesting insights into what you the students want from the SU and C&S.   So what would you guys do as president for a day, well from lengthening your term and becoming a dictator to …

Profile – Paul Byrne

By Holly Kenny Paul Byrne, a first year student in Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) has been running a night called Riddim & Groove for the past two years with fellow classmates Teige Butler and Darren O’Carroll from Villiers Secondary School, who are both now second year students in LIT. The guys, similarly to most students loved their nights out. …