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Discovering Peter Green

If you drew a map of American music, ailment where would its capitals be? Well, the Mississippi Delta, where the blues had its bloody birth; Memphis, Tennessee, where a young hillbilly truck driver brought rock and roll to life; Harlem,…

On the march again

The USI are on the march yet again. November 16th will doubtless see thousands of students take to the streets to protest in light of new fears that the student contribution will rise to €5, pharm 000.   Commentators have…

College Down Under

Rory Quinn gives an account of college life in Melbourne. Why study your 3rd year at UCD when you could be doing it pretty much anywhere else in the world? That was the question I asked myself when I first…

Getting your five a day in college

Being healthy in college can be hard. Students know how difficult trying to eat properly is when you’re running to lecture halls and trying to fit a part time job in with being involved in societies. Getting your five a…

Pro-Ana websites: crossing a thin line

With the rise of pro-ana websites online, Fiona Daly investigates the sinister nature behind the phenomenon. “Starving is not the pain, it’s the cure.” This harrowing quote is merely one of thousands gracing the pages of a sub-culture of websites known…

The Final Chapter and the New Revolution

A lot has happened in the last six weeks. R.E.M. decided to split up, nurse a NASA satellite fell from space and didn’t hit anyone and Steve Jobs and Muammar Gaddafi died, health allbeit in slightly different circumstances. And a…

Into The Sea (Riga)

                Into the Sea (Riga) The frenchmen were arguing as they crashed through the cabin door. “Twhat arr tu doing?” said Frederick. “I tink… I am… drunk…” replied Romain, ed “I really tink…

All Aboard the New Bandwagon!

I shan’t spend too long talking about the rugby, it’s still a bit soon. The emotional scars are still a bit too fresh and the sadness that followed that ridiculously early rugby match in Wellington’s “Cake Tin” still lingers on….

EU Reform Plan for Third Level Education

The European Commission has released a Reform Plan for Third Level Education. The plan aims to boost employment opportunities and economic growth in Europe’s worsening debt crisis, treatment by the year 2020. These shared education objectives on the “modernisation” of…