Lifestyle

Having a Healthy Relationship with Your Phone

Smartphones have revolutionised modern life. According to a Deloitte survey carried out in 2019, 91% of Irish adults have a smartphone. This miniature portable computer allows us to carry out any number of tas...

Five Tips to Move Out When You’re a Student

Whether we realize it or not, after four years (or more) of college, we have accumulated a lot of stuff - ranging from spare batteries, fairy lights, random pillows, grocery bags, books and college notes, it s...

How to Balance College and a Part-Time Job

In an ideal world, we could devote all our attention to our college studies. In reality, most students need to work part-time to afford necessities like rent, clothes and socialising. It can be difficult to st...

The Rise of Depop

When national lockdown began in March 2020, people all over the country searched for something to fill the void. Time with friends and family was replaced with whipped coffees, 5k runs and packages. Online sho...

My favourite (fashion) sustainable apps

We’ve all shopped on Asos, Wish, or AliExpress at least once in our lives… but let’s be honest, these apps are the epitome of what is wrong with fast fashion. You’ve probably heard of it before, fast fashion a...

What is it that stops us from creating a budget?

Many of us have mental barriers that stop us from taking the time to make a budget. Maybe we think it’s boring, or maybe we think “that’s for adulting, and we’re just not ready for that yet”. It could be as si...

Sustainable Irish Fashion Brands to Fall in Love With

In a fast-moving, consumer-driven society, sustainable fashion is the way forward. Sustainable fashion means that clothing is designed, manufactured and distributed in an eco-friendly manner. Items are of high...

Depop: A Way to Get Out of Buying Fast Fashion?

It’s hard to keep up with fast-changing trends these days. Fast Fashion is one thing that encourages rapid changes in trends. Fast Fashion to those of you who don’t know, is cheaply made clothing produced in m...

Student-Friendly Staycations after Lockdown

With vaccination numbers only going up and cases going down, the hope is that by summer we will be out of lockdown and onto staycations. Last year, still during the pandemic, people could travel to countrie...