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DCU RAG Events

March 5, 2012

By Aishling Kett The DCU RAG Challenge continues today with a pyjama day, in which students spend the day in their pyjamas to try raise €15 for RAG charities. The RAG Challenge is a set

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SU to lobby the government on voting age

March 5, 2012

The Students’ Union are to campaign for a reduction in the voting age from 18 years of age to 16. A motion supporting this was put forward at a Class Rep Council meeting and passed

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UCC RAG Week arrests treble

March 5, 2012

  By Róisín Treacy UCC saw arrests treble during their annual Raise and Give week this year. Gardaí made 50 arrests for public order offences in the first four days of the week-long event. The

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UCD SU referendum to abolish Ents Officer

March 5, 2012

  By Frances Mulraney A proposed UCD Students’ Union constitution will see the abolition of the Entertainment Officer as a sabbatical position, the suggested establishment of College Councils and a new rule requiring a referendum

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Engineers Week 2012

March 5, 2012

By Brendan White Students have been urged to get involved in Engineers Week 2012, which takes place throughout Ireland later this month. Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairi Quinn, joined Engineers Ireland as they launched

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YFG adopt gay adoption motion

March 5, 2012

By Aoife Mullen   DCU Young Fine Gael’s (YFG) motion calling on the government to bring forward legislation allowing gay couples to adopt has been adopted by the National Executive. DCU YFG attended the 25th

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DCU student Olympic qualification almost a reality

March 5, 2012

For one DCU student Olympic qualification is almost a reality. Just six tenths of a second off the 400m A standard, Brian Gregan spoke to Brendan White about chasing that elusive time.   A whirlwind 12

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Top 5…ways to get organised this semester

March 5, 2012

By Niamh Devereux “Next semester things will be different…” We’ve all made this claim at some stage of our college lives. With the second semester rolling in, some students have the usual lectures and assignments

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Through my eyes: getting into gear

March 5, 2012

 By Grainne Coyne “Clutch, brake, handbrake, handbrake!”  To drivers, learner drivers, or perhaps those with the patience to teach others how to drive, these words will sound all too familiar. It’s hard to forget the

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State of the Unions

March 4, 2012

By Sarah Doran  The year of the dragon is certainly proving a fiery one in the realm of student politics. UCD students are reeling at the news that their Students’ Union is almost €1 million

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Spring surprises

March 4, 2012

By Conor McTernan and Jenny Darmody Spring has arrived and it offers a wide range of weird and wonderful experiences that we can embrace, especially as Ireland escapes the icy conditions that have affected mainland

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DCU bailed out of trouble by late goal

March 1, 2012

DCU 1-12 GMIT 0-15 by Eoghan Cormican At St. Clare’s Substitute Peter Corry came to the rescue of DCU’s freshers hurling outfit just when as outsiders GMIT had one eye on a second round date