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The Hype

October 29, 2011

by Luke Healy The depiction of women in comic books has been a controversial topic for decades. From the Lois Lane comics of the 1960s; where her greatest enemies included weight-gain and ageing; to the

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When the wine is in, the wit is out

October 29, 2011

By Chloe O’Sullivan Last year, the average Irish person over 15 years of age drank the equivalent of about 44 bottles of vodka, 470 pints or 124 bottles of wine – that’s 11.9 litres of

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What Are You Supposed To Be?

October 29, 2011

By Jenny Darmody It’s that time of year again. The evenings are getting shorter, the days are getting colder, rain is more frequent and almost all the brown leaves have fallen off the trees. The

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Features

Have you had the SHAG yet?

October 29, 2011

By Róisín Treacy Nobody can deny that sex is everywhere. Tabloids thrive on exposing political scandals involving it, an entire industry – however legal or illegal it might be – runs on it, films are

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RCSI

October 29, 2011

Frances Mulraney The Royal College of Surgeons last week defended it’s actions over the summer, when six Irish-trained doctors were jailed in Bahrain. The College claims that it’s use of a more “low-key below the

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Facebook use linked to higher grades

October 29, 2011

 By Frances Mulraney A study published in Computers in Human Behaviour last week, claims that certain types of Facebook may actually be corelated to higher grades. Reynol Juncom, a professor in Lock Haven University in

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UL student nominated for International Award

October 29, 2011

Catriona Hughes University of Limerick student Ronan Leahy has been nominated for the International James Dyson Award 2011. The Product Design and Technology student was shortlisted for the award following the creation of his product

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DCU based research organisation, Clarity,awarded EU funding

October 29, 2011

By Timmy Kelleher Dublin City University (DCU) based sensor technology research organisation, Clarity, has been awarded €2 million by the European Union (EU) to further develop its work. Clarity Centre for Sensor Web Technologies is

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DCU Car Park Prices face increase and opposition

October 29, 2011

By Grainne Coyne A proposed increase in fees for car parking on Dublin City University (DCU) campus faced criticism recently due to the lack of communication with car park administration. The changes will see an

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AIT award to doctorate level

October 29, 2011

by Adam Higgins Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) has been given permission to award its own degrees up to doctorate level. AIT had previously not been allowed to award its own doctorates but it now

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Trinity College nanoscience institute awarded from Intel

October 29, 2011

Róisín Treacy CRANN, the nanoscience institute in Trinity College which is funded by the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), received an award by Intel in recognition of their researchers work in helping the company to develop

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Sport

Camogie team in Ashbourne cup snub

October 29, 2011

Eoghan Cormican You train hard, advance through the various rounds of the championship and earn promotion to the top tier by virtue of reaching the final of that division. That was the story of DCU’s

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Bizzare goal sets up fomfortable UCD win

October 29, 2011

by Dwayne Leavy DCU men’s senior GAA team lost their second league game off the season when they were comprehensively outplayed by UCD at the DCU Sportsgrounds last Wednesday. It was a farcical mix-up in

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Sport

Teams face uncertainty over league status

October 29, 2011

  by Brendan White Both Divisions of the League of Ireland this season have seen exciting finishes with neither league decided heading into the final weeks of the season. This is a huge positive for

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Classy UCD have too much firepower for DCU

October 29, 2011

UCD 5-20 DCU 0-11 DCU remain without a win in the Division 1 senior hurling league after the visit of UCD served only to highlight the gulf in class between the two colleges. It was

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Senior sides unbeaten after three games each

October 29, 2011

By Manás Bheáid DCU Saints remain undefeated in the Niveau for Men’s Superleague, after back-to-back wins over Moycullen. The Saints emerged with an 8 point victory in the DCU Arena, with a score line of

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All-Star award for DCU students

October 29, 2011

by Dwayne Leavy DCU student Paul Flynn won a place on the prestigious 2011 GAA/GPA All-Star football team. The Physical Education and Biology student was named at number 12 in the wing half forward line

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True Blue

October 29, 2011

by Dwayne Leavy It has been a meteoric rise to the top of the GAA world for Dublin football star James McCarthy. The DCU student made his senior debut against Laois in the Leinster Championship

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Gay Mitchell Visits DCU

October 18, 2011

By Eoghan Cormican He may be languishing at 9% in the polls, but there was no doubting the enthusiasm and energy radiating from Fine Gael’s presidential candidate Gay Mitchell as he made a whistle stop

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We made the Union cooler

October 17, 2011

 VP for Education Collie Ollie talks to the College View about Calvin Harris, criticism and nearly setting the house on fire by Ceile Varley Collie Oliver points out his thesis poster “sitting proudly” on the

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UCC Placed Top of University Rankings

October 12, 2011

by Gillian Fitzsimons University College Cork (UCC) is this year’s Sunday Times Irish University of the year. The 166 year old institution topped the poll, followed closely by National University of Ireland Maynooth (NUIM). The