The Predictive Power of Personality

Research into personality shows how your character traits can predict major life outcomes such as academic and work performance, divorce and even criminal behaviours.  Each individual has a personality. The science of personality psychology attempts to understand the person; their personality traits, their motivations, their life narrative. The foundations of personality are the dispositional traits … Continue reading The Predictive Power of Personality

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Film Review – If Beale Street Could Talk – ARTS

http://campus.ie/lifestyle/film-review-if-beale-street-could-talk/?fbclid=IwAR31Kkwis3a_h3LItgbjbXZIsSMxYxFmqYxogH-CgUwmVDNRNINWOmTvC4k If Beale Street Could Talk is a poetic dramatisation of the black experience in America. It tells the simple story of a first love against the backdrop of systemic racism that was prevalent in 1970s America, and it tells it beautifully. Director, Barry Jenkins, crafts a compelling romance that drips with both passion and poignancy. … Continue reading Film Review – If Beale Street Could Talk – ARTS

The rise and fall of the Netflix MCU – ARTS

https://www.thecollegeview.com/2018/11/14/the-rise-and-fall-of-the-netflix-mcu/?fbclid=IwAR25ZRGce7zOA1KCgIOjEluP6FeJ32VHwyuAoWwh8GLFY9XPkGY3uYvu-x8 The Netflix branch of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) was a venture loaded with promise. Its conception appeared as a dynamic method of integrating the lower echelons of the Marvel pantheon into the wider MCU. After the success of The Avengers, this feat seemed plausible. It was not. Daredevil was the first hero to get the Netflix show treatment. Its arrival was … Continue reading The rise and fall of the Netflix MCU – ARTS

Picking the right side in identity politics – OPINION

https://www.thecollegeview.com/2018/11/14/picking-the-right-side-in-identity-politics/?fbclid=IwAR0c8IlWzHbuTfN_FDE_tcE1k0nXU0SzB8P_mA5ktyy1hl-08vVxdsrYHLE Don Lemon, a celebrated news anchor from CNN, has called for a halt of the demonization of people while simultaneously vilifying white men. The logical inconsistency here could not be more obvious, yet Lemon has unapologetically doubled down on his statement, cherry picking some statistics to justify his racist comments. Despite uttering a severe moral hypocrisy … Continue reading Picking the right side in identity politics – OPINION

DCUSU pull no punches on Mike Tyson’s talk in the Helix – NEWS

https://www.thecollegeview.com/2018/11/14/dcusu-pull-no-punches-on-mike-tysons-talk-in-the-helix-42911/ Mike Tyson’s recent event in the Helix was condemned by DCU Students’ Union as they were ‘concerned’ with having a convicted rapist in a building situated on campus.  ‘An Evening with Mike Tyson’ took place in the Helix on November 2nd. DCU stated it it had no affiliation with the Helix, which is a … Continue reading DCUSU pull no punches on Mike Tyson’s talk in the Helix – NEWS

MDMA to meaning – LIFESTYLE

https://www.thecollegeview.com/2018/11/14/mdma-to-meaning/?fbclid=IwAR1mJx60ZVlj4A3Maob285Im6x9pm5olETKzWnmytNuPShvPWGmPM4nxc5U The first hit of ecstasy is just that; ecstatic. A warm feeling of pleasure and love surges through you. The beauty of music is dialled to 11, its very rhythm pulsing through your veins, your essence melting into the beat. People become overwhelmingly attractive, everyone becomes your best friend. It is pure, undiluted ecstasy. … Continue reading MDMA to meaning – LIFESTYLE

Irish businesses falling behind in AI – NEWS

https://www.thecollegeview.com/2018/10/31/irish-businesses-falling-behind-in-ai/?fbclid=IwAR1Nw1BTZkH6Kcg-FhxEMQB8eN0uDVkcMrbe_1p5AfzyNyNYq84KnC0JQFk Three quarters of Irish businesses are at risk of being outmatched by their European counterparts due to their lack of artificial intelligence (AI) integration. A new study by Microsoft has found that while three quarters Irish businesses are in the planning and piloting stage of integration, full implementation is yet to occur. This creates … Continue reading Irish businesses falling behind in AI – NEWS

Theatre Review: Dracula at Smock Alley Theatre – ARTS

http://campus.ie/lifestyle/nights-out/theatre-review-dracula-at-smock-alley-theatre/?fbclid=IwAR3AcxqjQN3GenuW59DfpK2mIjUyciFGu8cayIK6bLXr9k4eoDdCINxT9PU The Smock Alley Theatre could have been built to host a show such as Dracula. The theatre was converted from a 19th-century church building and its hallowed stage exudes the very essence of the supernatural. Dracula, originally written by Bram Stoker has been adapted by Anna Simpson and produced by Quintessence. The classic horror … Continue reading Theatre Review: Dracula at Smock Alley Theatre – ARTS

€200m funding to go towards ‘below market rent’ apartments in Ballymun – NEWS

https://www.thecollegeview.com/2018/10/31/e200m-funding-to-go-towards-below-market-rent-apartments-in-ballymun/?fbclid=IwAR2-sVW_zs2GuR3jCUyQRrbBeukV3GlEzQv3fvPgVkCP0ke2uZXGpg3DNDI “Below market rent build to rent” apartments in Ballymun were proposed by Dublin City Council to combat the housing crisis. The Cost Rental Residential Project aims to build around 300 apartments priced below the market standard for a fixed period. The project is valued at €200 million and will cover 2.8 acres of council-owned … Continue reading €200m funding to go towards ‘below market rent’ apartments in Ballymun – NEWS

‘Top-ups’ given to deal with vacancy crisis in psychiatric nursing staff – NEWS

https://www.thecollegeview.com/2018/10/31/top-ups-given-to-deal-with-vacancy-crisis-in-psychiatric-nursing-staff-42133/?fbclid=IwAR09pG08EFCGZS8VRIYe6KuHCIFAFJAvB0BzyGyUQnNEyKjDG0H85OY12BA Psychiatric nurses are experiencing a recruitment and retention crisis with a 40 per cent increase in vacancies since last November. Vacancies have increased from 500 to 700 since 2017. The Psychiatric Nurses Association predicts that due to high age profiles, 1,752 psychiatric nurses are expected to retire immediately or within the next five years. … Continue reading ‘Top-ups’ given to deal with vacancy crisis in psychiatric nursing staff – NEWS