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Gaelic Football

DCU students among All-Star winners

October 31, 2012

Four DCU students have been included in the GAA/GPA Football All-Star team for 2012. Unsurprisingly, All-Ireland champions Donegal dominate the selection with eight players picking up awards. Among them is PE and Biology student, Michael

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Flux

One Hot Minute: Valerie talks to The Minutes

October 31, 2012

Mark Austin sounds a little bit worse for wear. The lead singer and rhythm guitarist of The Minutes, a Dublin rock band that have been slowly making a name for themselves over the last six

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Food

GM crop bombshell may prove untrue

October 31, 2012

The results of a French study were published last month in the Food and Chemical Toxicology journal and showed that rats fed on a lifetime diet of genetically modified (GM) corn, ended up suffering from

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Athletics

The best coach you’ve never heard of

October 31, 2012

Prodigious athletics coach Brother Colm O’ Connell tells Will Slattery the secret to his success. For many sports fans in Western Europe the dominance of Kenyan middle distance runners has made the sport all too

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Features

The US Presidential Election: does it matter?

October 31, 2012

An American election features a pounding mix of campaign adverts and speeches, with massive amounts of money being spent. One would hope that it’s all being done for an important reason. But how important is

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DCU News

Drinkaware campaign launched for DCU students

October 31, 2012

A new student campaign highlighting the consequences of embarrassing nights out has launched in DCU. The campaign is being run by drinkaware.ie, and it features images of students passed-out drunk on the toilet floor. On

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Music

Girls Aloud: Back for good, or for good money?

October 31, 2012

So Girls Aloud are back together then? Sorry, correction, they never actually split up in the first place, did they? They were just “taking a break to focus on solo projects”. Cheryl Cole had her

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Features

Through My Eyes: Surviving Suicide

October 31, 2012

Caroline McGuigan never thought she’d experience panic attacks, depression or suicidal thoughts. Thankfully, she was given a second chance at life and used it to set up Suicide Or Survive. Caroline lived her life like

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Food

Superfood of the Week – Pumpkin

October 31, 2012

Many people believe that delving your hand into the moist and seedy centre of a pumpkin is just as scary as the ghosts associated with Halloween and that’s before the issue of actually eating it

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Lifestyle

A shoebox can make a Christmas

October 31, 2012

With just 55 days to go until the man in the red suit arrives, our attention is beginning to turn to Christmas. Many of us are worrying about clothes, food and gifts. For the majority

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Features

Bodytalk: The effects of image obsession

October 31, 2012

Body image it is something that most teens think about on a daily basis. To be exact, out of every 2,000 Irish teenagers 26% of girls and 10% of boys are unhappy with how they

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Camogie

Camogie team to meet NUIG in play-off

October 31, 2012

The DCU camogie team will play NUI Galway to determine which side competes in the Ashbourne Cup for the 2012-13 season, The College View has learned. The play-off encounter has been provisionally fixed for the

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DCU News

Students in 24-hour charity broadcast

October 31, 2012

DCUfm are staging a 24-hour charity broadcast this Wednesday, October 31st, in aid of the charity ‘Headstrong’, a non-profit organisation supporting young people’s mental health in Ireland, which is supported by DCU Students’ Union. Third-year

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Travel

From France to Ireland with love

October 31, 2012

Everything started with a click. Sitting in the shade of a pine tree, majestically extending its branches at the back of the garden, I was glaring at my computer. The heat was unbearable even though