9 things that annoy Trinity students about Trinity
Trinners student Aisling Curtis tells us all about what drives her mad about her university.
1. End of year exams
We laugh at UCD at Christmas, while we scoff mince pies and they binge on books. But come summertime, when we have multiple exams plus essays due, we know who’s laughing then. Hint: it’s not us.
Top 25 highest-paying internships
Internships have been getting a lot of heat these days, what with JobBridge’s ridiculous attempts to not pay interns for doing a proper job. In fact, this week’s postings include the chance to make chicken filet rolls in Supervalu, work as a school caretaker in Muckross, and sell lawnmowers in Cork.
6 steps to more female politicians
Women deserve and need to be at the political table according to a new report published by the National Women’s Council of Ireland.
Participation by women in national government is dismal and the numbers show no signs of an imminent improvement.
The NWCI has outlined six key ways that the Oireachtas can become more female friendly, a move that will benefit not just women with political ambitions but the political culture as a whole according to the report.
A host of stellar acts added to Longitude line-up
Longitude organisers have announced the addition of (some) new acts to this summers line up including Bristol’s electro pioneers Massive Attack who will bring 2014's festival to a close as headliners on Sunday 20 July.
Joining Massive Attack are Rudimental, The 1975, Banks, Parquet Courts, Krystal Klear, O Emperor, Eagulls, Ry X, Say Lou Lou, Son Lux, Josef Salvat and Samaris.
Soc spot: IADT’s Free-Running and Parkour Society
Meet Chris Murphy, an IADT graduate who now works for technology company Engine Yard. During his time in college he became deeply involved in the Free-Running and Parkour Society, an incredibly unique activity which he is still involved with today.
Parkour is a holistic training discipline using movement that developed from military obstacle course training which involves using only their bodies and their surroundings to propel themselves. Free-running is also a military discipline of expressing oneself in his or her environment without limitation of movement.
DCU students tell us why you should stick by your club or society
Every student has been there. You join a college club or society with the very best intention of attending weekly training, going on trips or showing up to meetings. As the college year progresses, assignments and essays creep up and you no longer have time for anything else but work.
Would you suit a job in software?
Alison McCabe, a 23-year-old Business Economics and Social Studies graduate, tells us what it’s like to work for Openet, one of the world’s biggest software companies.
Unlock your wallet with these money-saving tips
Top 5 most ridiculous apps
Another app, depicting a tiny bird, flapping its wings and annoying the hell out of the gamer, was the reason for its creator’s mental breakdown. This led to the mental breakdown of countless others, when they realised they couldn’t purchase this game anymore.
Are these moments of panic and madness showing the true colours of our society? I hope not, because the following list contains some of the stupidest apps known to man. The worst part is that they are still on the market after years of being stupid and some very stupid people will even pay money to buy them.
DITSU election week - the "highlights"
We are currently in the middle of one of the most enthralling DIT student union elections ever to have existed. Everyone is on the edge of their seats to see if the new SU president will be Fiachra Duffy or… Fiachra Duffy.
Every year there are elections and every year, no one cares. Here are some of the highlights of the campaigning/ election season in DIT.