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Do females engage in student politics?

March 22, 2017

In the Mezz, on couches worn out by students of DCU past and present, an informal talk was held about female engagement in politics. Its attendance counted twice as many men as women.

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What does the SU do for you?

March 22, 2017

According to Union of Students in Ireland (USI) the students’ union is an organised body of ‘willing would-be activists’ whose primary focus is defending the rights of the student, as well as enabling and furthering

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Many students face the crude nude feud

November 16, 2016

Revenge porn has become an epidemic in Ireland and affects mainly the student population resulting in depression and in some cases suicide, yet it is still to be decriminalised. The exact definition of the term

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The daunting dangers of dating online

November 16, 2016

Last month, a woman fell to her death in Australia while trying to escape from a man she met on Tinder. Warriena Wright fell from her date, Gable Tostee’s, 14th floor apartment balcony after an

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How volunteering can benefit you

October 26, 2016

Volunteering has always been a fun and productive way for people to give back. Whether you have volunteered with an organisation or a charity, the very basis of volunteering means to give your time to help.

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Understanding Anxiety

October 28, 2015

“When you’re having a panic attack there are no thoughts, just white noise. Panic and black and white. It’s difficult to look back and remember concrete feelings,”

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The Value of Volunteering

October 14, 2015

When starting something new and unfamiliar like university, it is important to feel like you belong. There are many different ways of achieving this, through clubs and societies, being on the class representative council, or volunteering.

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Getting home safely; there’s an app for that

September 30, 2015

The newest way to keep your friend in the know as you walk home is in the form of an App. The app known as companion is taking the world by storm since its release just a few weeks ago.

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Love me Tinder

September 30, 2015

We live in a world where there’s an app for everything, so it’s no real surprise that relationships are moving online

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My Experience at DCUfm

November 26, 2014

When I first applied for my transition year work experience at DCUfm I had little knowledge about radio or media studies. I was nervous to see whether or not I would find it interesting and

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The beauty of Beijing

November 26, 2014

Róisín talks about the exquisite beauty of Beijing, its vibrant markets and how to get the best out of its rich culture.

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Sweet Charity

April 30, 2014

Catherine Devine looks at what DCU societies have done for charity this year.

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Fresher of the Year

April 30, 2014

Eoin Lúc O’ Ceallaigh talks to The College View about his achievements as a First Year student.