Features

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

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 Michelle Hogan For many students, getting a tattoo is something they simply would not do. What will you do in an interview? You won’t get a professional job if it’s on show, isn’t that the reason you’re in college? These are very realistic thoughts that go through a college student’s head before getting a […]

Editor 2015-04-23

‘The politics of compassion needs to be taught and lived’ Sr. Sarah O’Rourke of UL Chaplaincy   By Tomás Heneghan   “I am tempted to say that religion does not play a huge part in the lives of UL students but then again I don’t want to generalise…”: This is what Monika, a postgraduate University […]

Editor 2015-03-27

We all waste our days snapping our friends selfies with too many chins on SnapChat or using cheesy chat up lines on Tinder, but it’s time to get productive and download a few lifesaving apps. 1. Snapseed For those of us who like to give their photo a bit of filter before uploading to Facebook […]

Editor 2015-03-27

 “My family was falling apart, I felt totally alone, isolated and scared of absolutely everything. It is an achievement for me to be able to sit through a lecture now without having a total panic attack” “If your body was unwell you would go to a doctor, wouldn’t you? So why shouldn’t we do the same for our mind?” […]

Editor 2015-03-27

Who is the counselling service for? The service is there for all students no matter what the problem. Our job is to assess and advise appropriately to help. What can the counselling service offer and do to help? We offer services ranging from a brief chat to long term psychotherapy. There are daily drop in sessions […]

Editor 2015-03-27

As someone who only started eating breakfast religiously in the past year or so, I can definitely relate to those who still skip what is considered to be the main meal of the day. We’ve all done it, rolling out of bed at (what seems like) an ungodly hour of the morning to make it […]