Elaír Ní Thuama offers some affordable tips for snazzing up your student accommodation. Student housing, as I’m sure you know, varies wildly, but it tends to have a very… practical feel. It’s not exactly homely. That’s not a great vibe and can be especially weird for Freshers, who may be away from their real home for the first time. To combat that, here are a … Continue reading Accommodation Design Tips for Students
Liz Hession assumes the role of Fraternity Spy extraordinaire in the heart of the Netherlands I’m aware that ‘Erasmus’ isn’t the most exciting topic contained in a student magazine. The last few weeks have been somewhat un-surprising as far as Erasmus-beginnings go. It’s lots of fun — pretty much just as I expected. Except I didn’t know I’d be moving into what is, essentially, a … Continue reading Owls and Pears
The series returns with its second season on October 11 By Aoife Hegarty When “Riverdale” first appeared on our screens in January 2017, it became an instant hit. The series is based on characters from the extremely popular Archie comics. Critics raved about the coming-of-age story/murder mystery and praised the performances of its young cast. Season One focuses on the murder of Jason Blossom and … Continue reading What’s next for “Riverdale”?
By Eamonn Grennan (def) nostalgia: 1: the state of being homesick 2: a wistful or excessively sentimental yearning for return to or of some past period or irrecoverable condition If you’ve ever been the kid who got all excited about a trip to your local Xtravision or Tesco for your fix of cartoon ogres or enchanted Ellas on DVD, or even a bigger kid like me … Continue reading Bargain Binned: A Movie Nerd’s Heartache
Features Editor Gemma Kent explores how the future of Artificial Intelligence could see reality and science fiction blur. “The rise of powerful AI will be either the best or the worst thing ever to happen to humanity. We do not know which” – Stephen Hawking If there’s one thing the twenty first century has proven time and time again, it’s that just because something was … Continue reading Don’t Panic! Will artificial intelligence redefine what it means to be human?
Editor Lauren Mulvihill talks to author Darach Ó Séaghdha about his journey through the Irish language. Darach Ó Séaghdha, Irish language enthusiast and author of Motherfoclóir: Dispatches from a Not So Dead Language, has had an eventful few years. The Irish for ‘eventful’, by the way, is ‘eachtrach’; this word can also mean ‘adventurous’, but shouldn’t be confused with the Irish word ‘éachtach’, which means … Continue reading Motherfoclóir!
Aditi Udayabhaskar examines the ups and downs of life as a Third Culture Kid. Home. The word invokes feelings of warmth, happiness and a familiarity to a certain place or person in the world. It’s somewhere you instinctively know will make everything alright in the end. Imagine turning that entire idea on its head – what do you have? A sense of the unknown, exposure … Continue reading Lost In Transit