Movies

Hunger Games: Mockingjay part 1

  Mockingjay is the third instalment of the smash hit franchise Hunger Games. Mockingjay begins in the immediate aftermath of the dramatic end of Catching Fire. After Katniss strikes the surface of the dome covering the games, rebels from District 13 rescue Katniss and another contestant Finnick Odair. We quickly …

Rugby

Ulster manage to hold on in Galway

Ulster scored five tries in Galway, as they put provincial rivals Connacht to the sword. In front of a sold out Sports ground, Ulster maintained second place in the Pro 12, for a couple of hours at least, with a convincing win over Connacht. Ulster aided by some of their returning …

Reviews and Events

Chris Henry makes his return to a roaring crowd

Chris Henry was the star of the show on Friday night as he made his return to the field. After suffering a mini stroke back in November, it was debatable as to whether he would ever make his return in an Ulster jersey. So in the 58th minute as cheers …

Music

‘Dancing on the Ceiling’, ‘All Night Long’

Last night Lionel Richie took the Odyssey by storm. After three years, he made his return to Northern Irish soil. Opening with All Around the World, Lionel took the audience on a journey, transcending the generations making up the buzzing audience. At one point in the show he described how …

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Super Councils for Dummies

The reform of local government in Northern Ireland sees the replacement of the 26 districts created in 1973 with a smaller number of super districts. The review process began in 2002 with proposals for either seven or 11 districts made before it was suspended in 2010. On March 12 2012 …

Arts

QUB SWOT Fashion Show 2015 a Massive Hit

On the 9th March the annual SWOT Fashion Show took place in the Whitla Hall, in Belfast. Students Working Overseas Trust is a charitable society run by fourth year medics at Queen’s University Belfast. The students raise funds and take them to the third world when they travel to work …

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Review: Loosing with Lipotrim

With summer approaching many of us will be trying every weight loss method from Atkins to Zumba. Despite good intentions if you left it until the last few weeks of your holiday countdown can a liquid diet really help you shed the pounds with minimal effort? One such diet available …

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Rugby for Beginners

As a journalist we are told to experience everything, even sport, even rugby. As a GAA based family including a grandfather who blessed himself at the word soccer, rugby was never on power. I knew the ball was egged, New Zealand had a team, and they had a dance ritual… …

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Kendrick escapes the cocoon on iconic Butterfly

It’s been three years since Kendrick Lamar’s good kid, m.A.A.d city sent shockwaves around hip-hop bringing the Compton-based rapper to the mainstream. We’ve anxiously heard of a drastically different sound and direction from his debut record. But finally, Lamar’s second studio album To Pimp A Butterfly has been released and you can …

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Staggering Student: Whats the rush?

It’s no secret that we students regularly enjoy a drink or three, despite being aware of the damaging effects on our health. Being a student myself I know first hand that the aim of the game when hitting the tiles is to get as drunk as possible before heading out, …