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Rugby

“My goal is to bring home a Cup”

October 3, 2012

Undaunted by the prospect of succeeding Bernard Jackman, DCU’s new Rugby Development Officer Phil de Barra tells Tom Rooney he is determined to plant his own flag this season. Aesthetically Phil de Barra does not

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Film

Review: Lawless

October 3, 2012

Expectations for Lawless were high. Following John Hillcoat and Nicks Cave’s success with The Proposition, when the talented director and screenwriter announced they would once again be working together nothing less than great was going

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Music

Review: Battle Born by The Killers

October 3, 2012

After an extended sabbatical The Killers are back with their highly anticipated fourth studio album, Battle Born. Following the Las Vegas quartet’s highly criticized ‘misstep’ that was 2008’s Day & Age, Flowers et al work hard to recapture

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Articles

USI threaten legal action over withheld grants

October 3, 2012

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) have threatened legal action against any County Council withholding grants based on payment of the household charge. The threat comes on the back of Clare County Council sending

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Rugby

Burson optimistic for season ahead

October 3, 2012

The nature of college life is that there will be a constant revolving door of cast and characters that roam the campus and accommodation. College sports are anything but immune to this and probably have

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Articles

Woman faces jail for attending GMIT

October 3, 2012

A woman who failed her first year examinations faces jail unless she complies with a court order preventing her from attending lectures in Galway Mayo Institute of Technology. Despite failing, Anna Marie Flanagan, from Co.

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Clubs and Socs

RAG representing Ireland at SIFE competition

October 3, 2012

Raise and Give Society (Rag Soc) are representing Ireland at the Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) 2012 World Cup in Washington this week, having won the inaugural national SIFE competition during the summer. RAG Soc

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DCU News

Increase in demand for DCU Programmes

October 3, 2012

By Adam Higgins, Deputy News Editor Sixty-seven per cent of DCU’s degree programmes increased in entry points in this year’s first round CAO offers. DCU made 2,364 first round offers to CAO applicants this year, providing

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Music

Review: The Truth About Love by Pink

October 3, 2012

Fresh from a break from the music business, which saw her reunite with gorgeous motorcross racer husband Corey Hart and give birth to their first child, Pink is back with her new album, The Truth

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Articles

UCDSU owed over €120,000 by Student Bar

October 3, 2012

The UCD Students’ Union is owed more than €120,000 by the Student bar, according to UCDSU President, Rachel Breslin. Union representatives have blamed the liability on financial mismanagement. Breslin told UCD’s The University Observer: “From

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Music

Review: #3 by The Script

October 3, 2012

The Dub boys done good are back with (in case you didn’t already get it) their third studio release “#3”. Since the release of their last album, “Science and Faith” in 2010, the band have

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DCU News

Secular Society want SU to lobby for secular Ireland

October 3, 2012

DCU’s Secular and Sceptic Society plans to convince the Students’ Union to make campaigning for a secular Ireland part of their policy next year. The main aim of the society is to fight for the

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National News

Dublin Bike scheme expansion to include DCU

October 3, 2012

DCU is set to be included in a planned expansion of the Dublin Bike Scheme. This is part of a plan to treble the amount of available bikes from 500 to 1500. Fifty six new

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DCU News

DCU Ryan Academy Launches Mentorship Initiative

October 3, 2012

Minister of State at the Department of Enterprise, Jobs and Innovation, Séan Sherlock was in DCU recently to launch the Menter Iontach Nua, an Irish-Welsh entrepreneurship initiative for members of the Ryan Academy. The main

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Articles

TCD to vote on disaffiliation with USI

October 3, 2012

Trinity College students will vote to secure or disaffiliate their relationship with the Union of Students of Ireland (USI) from the 1st to the 4th of October. Following months of uncertainty and heated debate the

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Náisiúnta

Tréimhse suaite os comhair Aontas na Mac Léinn

October 3, 2012

Beidh toradh an reifrinn a bhí ag dul ar aghaidh ó 24 Meán Fómhair i gColáiste na Tríonóide amach an tseachtain seo. Bhí ar mhic léinn vóta a chaitheamh ar an topaic chéanna is a

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Film

Review: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

October 3, 2012

First, let’s do away with any misconceptions – The Perks of Being a Wallflower is anything but perky. As fans of the 1999 novel on which the film is based will attest, Perks could not

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Saol an Mhic Léinn

€100,000 i do phóca? Cúrsa anseo duit…

October 3, 2012

Más rud é go bhfuil an t-alt seo á léamh agat, is dócha gur mac nó
iníon léinn atá ag freastal ar Ollscoil Chathair Bhaile Átha Cliath
thú. Is dócha, freisin, mar sin gur íoc tú (nó

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Uncategorized

3rd of October 2012

October 3, 2012

A new college year brings about a lot of change around DCU. Since last year we’ve seen a new team elected to the Students’ Union, which I think could be very good for DCU. Paul

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Travel

I’m a student, get me out of here…

October 3, 2012

Travel is… You often hear the phrase- “I need to get away” or “I need a holiday”. People say this because they are used to the monotonous routine of everyday life in Ireland that “getting

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DCU News

DCU join with AIB for laptop scheme

October 3, 2012

DCU has joined with AIB to give students the opportunity to purchase a DCU SmartBook laptop. The SmartBook is a HP Business laptop designed for DCU students. DCU partnered with Typetec to create the laptop