Features

I didn’t mean to…

February 8, 2012

Jenny Darmody Features Editor   I am not that girl. I am not the type that waits for couples to break up so that I can swoop in. I don’t do that. I didn’t do

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Being single after a long term relationship

February 8, 2012

By James Martin Being single again after serving your time in a long-term relationship can seem like a daunting prospect. Like a death row convict released after having made peace with your fate, you may

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Long Distance Relationships

February 8, 2012

by Sarah Doran  Going on Erasmus? Planning your J1? Your next big adventure can be an incredibly exciting prospect but when you’re leaving your other half behind things can get a little more complicated. Long

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The Internet and SOPA – was it ever going to work?

February 8, 2012

by Méabh McDonnell Those of you who haven’t been living under a wifi-deprived rock will have had some experience with the SOPA (Stop Online Piracy) bill. Between the Wikipedia blackout, the activity of online organisation,

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Sport

Ireland can complete championship checklist

February 8, 2012

Will Slattery And so it all begins again. Another four-year cycle that will lead us to another World Cup. And it all starts with this 6 Nations. The last World Cup is now the distant

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Sport

Dreams of Cup glory end in despair

February 8, 2012

Prior to Friday’s Women’s Superleague National Cup final DCU Mercy coach Mark Ingle wanted fans to expect the unexpected, but the formbook was to ring true as UL recorded a comfortable 64-27 victory at the

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Mixing it with the big boys

February 8, 2012

Eoghan Cormican DCU will have it all to do when they meet Kildare in what should be a humdinger of an O’Byrne Cup final at O’Moore Park, Portlaoise on Friday, February 17. The final was

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Millrose invite For DCU athletes

February 8, 2012

Brendan White Four up-and-coming DCU athletes have been chosen to compete at the prestigious Millrose Games in New York. The world famous distance relay event takes place in February every year and DCU have been

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TCD Lecturers break with Croke Park Agreement

February 8, 2012

By Aoife Mullen Negotiations relating to the Croke Park Agreement have been put on hold by The Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT), following compulsory redundancies made in Trinity College. Two lecturers represented by the

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Gaeilge

Foclóir nua Foras

February 8, 2012

-Derek O’Brien D’fhógair Foras na Gaeilge ag tús na bliana go bhfuil siad chun €6 milliún a chaitheamh ar fhoclóir nua Gaeilge-Béarla, agus go mbeidh sé foilsithe roimh dheireadh 2012. Is é seo an chéad

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Eolaí na dTeangacha

February 8, 2012

-Gráinne Ní Aodha   An gcuimhin leat an teanga iasachta a rinne tú staidéar uirthi le haghaidh na hArdteistiméireachta? An gcuimhin leat conas comhrá a thosú agus a coimeád, mar shampla? Go dtí gur chuaigh

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Cé atá ag faire ar na Fir Faire?

February 8, 2012

-Rob Ó Conchúir Is iomaí duine a bhfuil máistir-saothar Alan Moore “Watchmen” léite acu. Seans an-mhaith go bhfuil an scannán feicthe acu chomh maith. Is sár-obair amach is amach atá sa scéal, a bhí de

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Seven Deadly Sins to hit the Helix

February 8, 2012

By Claire Corrigan DCU’s Dance Society will compete in the third annual All Ireland Dance Experiment against other third level institutions, choreographers, and dance institutions from across the country at the Helix on February 15th.

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DCU radio attracts criticism

February 8, 2012

By Frances Mulraney A new radio advertisement aimed at prospective DCU students attracted criticism on Twitter recently for its production quality, which many listeners felt was substandard. TV producer Colm Tobin tweeted: “Fittingly, that DCU

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RTÉ and DCU join for fitness challenge

February 8, 2012

By Adam Higgins DCU and RTÉ are teaming up to help the teenagers of Ireland get fit with the First Year Fitness Challenge, a joint venture between Professor Niall Moyna of DCU’s School of Health

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No increase in food prices on campus after Budget 2012

February 8, 2012

By Sam Griffin Students who eat at restaurant facilities on campus will not be affected by the rise in VAT following December’s budget. Trispace, the DCU owned catering company which operates seven restaurants and cafes

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Permanent work for seasonal student staff

February 8, 2012

By Gillian Fitzsimons Many students who found temporary work over the Christmas period have since been offered permanent contracts by their employers. During the busy festive period, many well known retailers, restaurants and pubs offer

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Mixed fortunes for handballers

February 8, 2012

by Tom Rooney The DCU B handball team captured the B Plate title as the A team were defeated in the final of the 40×20 team intervarsity tournament at St. Joseph Centre in Wexford. The