10 inspirational Mandela quotes for students
Former South African president and anti-apartheid revolutionist Nelson Mandela died last Thursday, December 5, after battling a long series of illnesses. He was 95.
Tributes from activists, politicians, artists and ordinary people from all over the world have poured in over the last 48 hours and continue to pour in:
We've got two tickets to a special screening of 1920s silent melodrama 'Pandora's Box' with live accompaniment from Dublin collective 3epkano to giveaway.
To be in with a chance of winning the tickets, simply tag the mate you would like to bring with you in the comments section below!
The event takes place on December 27 in The Button Factory.
DCU v Trinity Anchorman parody: 24-hour charity broadcast kicks off tonight
DCU and Trinity students put together this hilarious parody of Anchorman to promote the DCUtv 24 and Bank of Ireland 24-hour broadcast, which kicks off tonight at 10pm and continues until 10pm tomorrow.
A team of 100 students will put together 53 live shows over the 24-hour period in order to raise money for the Make-A-Wish foundation.
You can watch the broadcast and make donations here.
Last year's broadcast raised €2,500 for the charity.
Same tunes for seven years now: The View @ the Academy 2
Former headliners of The Academy, and now demoted to the downstairs venue, "The View, The View, The View are on fire" tonight. Well, at least that’s the word from the chanting crowd.
The Scottish festival stalwarts are currently touring their “best of” compilation, Seven Year Setlist, and this gig has a strong whiff of Ronseal about it. Yup, it does exactly what it says on the tin.
Oh Land makes her Dublin debut this Sunday (December 8) in The Button Factory - and you could be there to catch her in action thanks to POD!
To be in with a chance of winning two tickets to the gig, just tag who you would like to bring to the gig in the comments section below!
Before an injury put an end to her dancing career, Nanna Øland Fabricius studied with the Royal Swedish Ballet as a teenager.
New to town: dynamic electronic live act, Room Six
Room Six are a group of three musicians bringing something new and starkly original to the Dublin music scene.
The group offer a dynamic live DJ set. What makes Room Six so different is their inclusion of live vocals, electric guitar and saxophone in the set, which is combined with impressive visual art effects and provocative lighting to produce a very unique event and the complete combination of which have been utterly captivating audiences.
Maximo Park have announced a headline show in Whelan's on February 28, and you could win tickets to see the boys in action!
To be in with a chance of winning, just answer our ridiculous question in the comments section below!
Who is Maximo Park's lead singer?
The return early next year with their fifth album, Too Much Information.
9 weird fears and phobias
We all have that one fear, the thing that scares us more than anything else in the world. For a lot of us it’s something along the lines of heights, death, losing loved ones.
For others, however, their irrational fear can a bit more far-fetched. Here are nine weird phobias.
1. Aquaphobia – fear of water (or being near water)
The silent disease: Living with epilepsy as a student
Have you ever had to worry about not having any control over your own body? For those who suffer from epilepsy, this fear is a reality.
According to the figures from The Irish Epilepsy Association, about 40,000 people in Ireland suffer from the condition – to add to that, there are an estimated 70 to 80 epilepsy deaths every year. Epilepsy is often referred to as a ‘silent disease’, as it lives in an individual without anyone knowing about the anguish that it causes.
"Live is best": Hermitage Green talk to Campus.ie
For the last two years, Irish band Hermitage Green have been touring extensively, with a schedule that has seen them play over 500 gigs, which included two dates at Whelan’s, where the band recorded a live album.
In a brief chat with Campus.ie, Hermitage Green’s banjo and djembe player Darragh Graham talks about the new album, the band’s strangest gig, influences and appearing on RTÉ’s Second Captains TV show.