College Living

Tinder

What Your Tinder Profile Says About You?

Who ever said that romance was dead? Well it was probably yours truly, but millennials are no longer being courted with flowers, or taken to the drive in movie theatre on dates. No, instead we are a generation ...

New Smedias Category- SFI Science Writer Of The Year

We are thrilled to announce that we have partnered with the Science Foundation of Ireland to bring back a category that proved immensely popular the last time we ran it in 2015, The Science Writer Of The Year. ...
FOMO

The 5 Stages Of FOMO

We’ve all been there, you tell your crew that you’re not going out for one of three reasons; no money, assignments due or you’re sick. Or at least that’s what you tell yourself to justify staying in and binge w...

We Were On A Break: Settling Back Into College Life

It’s that time of year again, with the post-Christmas blues, low funds and of course heading back to college. January isn’t the most fun month, especially for college students, including yours truly. The Christ...

The True Meaning Of Christmas: Exams

Exam Time: I found it so surreal to spend an entire Christmas break studying for a single subject and a single exam. My end of Semester One exam took place right after my Christmas holiday and only lasted a sh...

Your Guide To Decide Whether To Stay In Or Go Out

The Perks Of Going Out: 1) The predrinks. Many have said that predrinks may actually be the better part of a night out and I have to say, they might just be right. Drinking games, the chats, blaring some...

The 13 Stages Of A Group Project

1) Disbelief: You get assigned a group project, which is worth 40% of your grade, and all you're thinking is that the lecturer is having a laugh. It'll only be worth like 10% or he’ll change it to an individ...

College Life: The Movies Vs Reality

If, like me, you grew up with that constant longing to live a life like the characters from your favourite movies, you’ll know that living the life of a college student was the one true goal. In movies, such...

The 5 Stages Of A 9am Lecture

No matter what you tell yourself leaving secondary school about going to all of your lectures, sure you’ve been doing it for years day in and day out, the moment you start going to college everything changes. Y...

Ever After: What To Expect From Post-College Life

Sitting down with my friend, we’ll call him Tim (I call him Tuan though because that’s his real name) I asked him how he’d been finding life since finishing college. We’ve both been done now for almost exactly ...