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No final decision made on Labyrinth

March 13, 2012

By Sam Griffin The construction of the proposed €50,000 Labyrinth looks set to go ahead after Students’ Union president Ed Leamy acknowledged the project would most likely proceed with or without the support of the

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Sport

Saints fall to Killester

March 13, 2012

  DCU Saints maintain pole position in the Nivea Mens Superleague Northern Conference despite suffering a comprehensive defeat to Killester on Saturday last. The fixture represented a top of the table clash and though Killester

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Force take on IT Carlow In double header

March 13, 2012

  By Tom Rooney   The DCU Force senior and second sides both travel to Carlow this afternoon with an identical modus operandi; scalp the heavily favored opposition and secure a place in an All

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Kearney helps Ireland get back on track

March 13, 2012

By Will Slattery After the postponed French clash a few weeks ago there was a joke going around that the tied score line meant that Ireland came away with the best result they had gotten

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UCD spin-out companies to employ 50 people

March 13, 2012

By Suzanne Cooper Five new UCD spin out companies aim to employ more than 50 people between them by the end of 2013. They are among 19 spin-out companies that completed the Nova UCD Campus

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Sleeping rough for SVP

March 13, 2012

  By Aisling Kett One cardboard camp.  Roughly 20 students. A jumble of sleeping bags and handmade signs. It could only be the DCU SVP 24 hour sleep out. From 2pm on Wednesday February 22nd

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Sabbatical candidate hustings at CRC

March 13, 2012

By Gillian Fitzsimons DCU Students’ Union passed a mandate for future SU elections to hold a hustings at Class Rep Council (CRC), meaning candidates for sabbatical positions must now take part in a debate in

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Possible Facebook ban in library

March 13, 2012

By Gillian Fitzsimons Discussions about banning Facebook on campus and in particular the library are ongoing between the DCU Students’ Union executive and Information Systems and Services (ISS). Delivering the Executive Report at last Wednesday’s

Television

Unrealistic Reality

March 13, 2012

Reality television: a straightforward title for a straightforward concept, right? Does what it says on the tin. But how authentic is reality television? The guise of ‘reality TV’ has pretty much been a late 20th

Television

Toddlers, tiaras and terrible TV

March 13, 2012

For anyone going on a J1 to America this summer, you have no idea how insanely jealous I am. This summer is going to be the biggest adventure of your lives, and a lot of

Film

Review: The Vow

March 13, 2012

I’m a lover of chick flicks so naturally I was looking forward to seeing ‘The Vow’. The film stars both Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams, regulars of this genre of film.  Unfortunately, I was slightly

Film

Review: Contraband

March 13, 2012

Mark Wahlberg plays Chris Farraday, a world class smuggler turned family-man that comes out of retirement to pay off a debt owed by his brother-in-law (Caleb Landry Jones). In order to protect his wife (Kate

Music

Review: Roses – The Cranberries

March 13, 2012

Love and longing: Two things Dolores O’Riordan did very well before The Cranberries imploded over 10 years ago. Originally rising on a tide of alternative melancholy-ridden songs, the band soon morphed into a wannabe, stadium

Music

Review: Fun – Some Nights

March 13, 2012

Fun are a band that fuse lots of different genres together, coming up with a sound that is familiar, but not so much that it has bred contempt. Tribal rhythms in the title track, ‘Some

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Clubs and Socs

Rag week success in DCU

March 13, 2012

  By Aoife Mullen DCU Students’ Union achieved its goal of raising €10,000 for charity during Raise and Give (RAG) Week. The SU did not disclose the exact figure raised, but President Ed Leamy told

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DCU News

Students attacked on campus

March 13, 2012

A group attack on campus left a female DCU student injured and her male friend with a broken nose, broken teeth and a fractured eye socket.

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Hackers sleep out in DCU

March 13, 2012

By Frances Mulraney Coders, designers, scientists, hackers, statisticians and enthusiasts flocked to DCU to express their interest in science and technology during the 36 hours of Science Hack Day Dublin 2012, which took place in

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Campaign fever hits DCU

March 13, 2012

By Frances Mulraney Enterprise Week, Know Your Rights Week, Seachtain na Gaeilge and Tech Week are all coming to campus in a busy week five. The DCU Alumni Entrepreneur Network takes place in the Gallery

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The Proposed UCD Constitution

March 5, 2012

By Lisa Gorry  Reading through the existing and proposed constitutions, I was struck by one particular addition. That is the article which reads “any person holding an elected position shall not use that position for

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First EGM in 24 years fails to reach quorum

March 5, 2012

By Catríona Hughes UCD Students’ Union spent over €3,000 on their first Emergency General Meeting in 24 years, despite being €1 million in debt. The meeting regarding staff members Jacqueline Carey and Anne Dunne, made

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Trinity affiliation with USI in question

March 5, 2012

By Suzanne Cooper Trinity College Dublin (TCD) held a debate last week regarding the college’s affiliation with the Union of Students in Ireland. Philosophical Society speaker David Byrne proposed the motion, “that this house would disaffiliate