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Have you considered a summer working in the sun?
Every day I want to go back. It sounds super soppy, but anyone that has ever travelled abroad and loved it feels the...
Tue, 21 Apr 2015
Michaela Keating (An Focal Life and Style Editor)
The long journey from Nigeria to Dublin
Accents can tell us a lot about people but they don’t always tell the full story. The soft Dublin accent of Taofeeqat...
Mon, 30 Mar 2015
Testicular Cancer: My story so far
Back at the end of January one evening after having a shower, I noticed things weren’t right down below. One of my...
Tue, 24 Mar 2015
What is the true meaning of St. Patrick’s Day?
What does Paddy’s Day mean to me? Very little, I’ll admit. Its never meant much to me and with each year that passes,...
Tue, 17 Mar 2015
Tomás Heneghan (Chief News Writer)
What is society's relationship with makeup?
Make-up these days gets a bit of a bad rap – we get a lot of mixed messages about what beauty is and how to achieve it...
Fri, 13 Mar 2015
Erin Lindsay (Contributor)
"If that's what pretty meant, I wanted none of it"
'It happened when they knew a friend of mine, and when I told them he raped me, they didn't believe me... Funnily...
Thu, 12 Mar 2015
Conas atá tú?
“Conas atá tú?” “Tá mé go maith!” Using the little bit of Irish we all learned in school is very important. You might...
Thu, 12 Mar 2015
Feidhlim Seoighe, Leas-Uachtarán don Ghaeilge sa USI
The dreaded date
Getting the balance between something we will both enjoy is a tightrope I don’t like walking. According to my...
Thu, 5 Mar 2015
Why you should vote yes on the referendum for the legalisation of cannabis
In 1971, Richard Nixon the then president of the United States, coined, ’The war on drugs’. It attempted to encapsulate...
Wed, 4 Mar 2015
Ryan Morrison (Secretary of Students for Sensible Drug Policy in NUIG)
Things girls do on a first date
Meeting up with a potential lover for the first time can be a scary/sweaty experience, and knowing that you do these...
Tue, 24 Feb 2015
Niamh O'Donoghue (Contributor)