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Student Life

The Twelve Pubs of Christmas

December 12, 2012

The Twelve Pubs of Christmas has become a staple event on most students Christmas calendar. It is both a mental and physical challenge for the even the most hardened of drinkers. The following is a

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Film

Review: End of Watch

December 12, 2012

David Ayer, screenwriter of 2001’s Training Day, has a history of making cop movies. You might be forgiven for cringing internally at the prospect of yet another film about rogue cops cleaning up the mean

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Randoms

E-Buyers Beware

December 12, 2012

Do you check the prices of goods online before going into the shop to look, touch and feel the item and then proceed home to click ‘buy’ on your computer screen? Are you an addicted

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Articles

Manners Maketh the Man

December 12, 2012

We have all heard the phrase “Manners Maketh the Man” but is it really true? In a world of internet abbreviations and anonymity how important are manners? Humans are a social species designed to live

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Food

Review of Nandos

December 12, 2012

Nandos: the perfect student restaurant for when you need a break from the chicken rolls, McDonalds and Burger Kings but still don’t want to make an effort or spend a lot of money. It is

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FluxFeat

Flux Presents: The Best of 2012

December 12, 2012

Adam Higgins, Deputy News Editor [ @Adam_Higgins27] Best album: Jack White’s first solo effort Blunderbuss. Song of the year: It’s a tough one but I’m gonna go with Kodaline’s “All I Want”. Best film: Looper.

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Music

Review: Right Place Right Time by Olly Murs

December 12, 2012

I must admit that I actively try to dislike anyone who has come through the X Factor (with Jedward being my case and point). However no matter how hard I try I can’t help but

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Athletics

Superb Britton retains her European title

December 12, 2012

Guts and talent, but mostly guts. Those were the overriding factors that carried Fionnuala Britton to a second successive European Cross-County title, the first ever female athlete to achieve such a feat. And given that

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Other Sports

Swimming Club making waves all on their own

December 12, 2012

Identifying the sports in DCU that are driven by scholarship programs is an effortless task – for not only do they dominate the college’s landscape, they are fortresses revered across the country. Moulded from nothing,

Style

21 Reasons To Love Charity Shops

December 12, 2012

1. Old ladies. Between the staff and the patrons, a healthy proportion of charity shop folk are (generally) cute old ladies. For the most part, they will be so delighted to see someone young that

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FluxFeat

TOP THREE: Gifts for the Token Hipster Friend

December 12, 2012

1. A Lomography camera. Instagram or even apps in general are probably becoming too mainstream now, so they’ll need to revert back to something more retro. The ultimate hipster travel buddy, Lomography enthusiasts must be

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Music

Review: Ke$ha – Warrior

December 12, 2012

Everyone knows Ke$ha loves to party, but it seems there is a lot more to the glitter and Jack Daniels enthusiast. With the release of her new album Warrior, the singer who was initially expected

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Rugby

McDonald excited at prospect of future progress

December 12, 2012

Women’s rugby scholarships in DCU aren’t as well publicised as the men’s, believes Club Captain Clara McDonald. “DCU women’s rugby scholarships aren’t widely publicized. No one is really to blame for it and we just

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Music

Review: Alicia Keys – Girl on Fire

December 12, 2012

Fourteen-time Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and producer, New York Times best-selling author, entrepreneur and humanitarian, Alicia Keys has just released her highly anticipated fifth studio album, Girl On Fire. The title track and first single released

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Football

New coaching ticket spearheading soccer renaissance

December 12, 2012

At the end of last season the DCU soccer team were reflecting on yet another disappointing College and Universities Football League campaign and an equally deflating showing in the Collingwood Cup. Fast-forward nine months, and

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Other Sports

Equestrian Club impress at Tetrathlon Intervarsities

December 12, 2012

Queen’s University Belfast was the venue for last month’s National Tetrathlon Intervarsities, where DCU Equestrian Club had two teams competing. The tetrathlon consists of four phases of competition: shooting, swimming, riding and running. Although many

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Film

Review: Seven Psychopaths

December 12, 2012

In Bruges filmmaker Martin McDonagh has once again teamed up with Colin Farrell to make a movie that has to be seen to be believed. Farrell plays a struggling Irish screenwriter named Marty who is

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National News

Local Labour TD uneasy with fee increase in budget

December 12, 2012

Labour Party TD, John Lyons, hopes the recent increase in the student contribution charge won’t prevent students in his constituency from accessing third-level education. Speaking to The College View, the TD for Dublin North-West and

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Náisiúnta

Foréigean i mBéal Feirste tar éis chinneadh na gcomhairleoirí

December 12, 2012

Gortaíodh beirt bhall de Sheirbhís Póilíneachta Thuaisceart Éireann (SPTÉ) tar éis do na céadta agóideoirí cur i gcoinne cinneadh chomhairleoirí Bhéil Feirste ar Luan 3 Nollaig. Bheartaigh na comhairleoirí brat na Ríochta Aontaithe a chur

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Through My Eyes

Through My Eyes: The Loss of a Beautiful Life

December 12, 2012

My aunt died from cancer at the age of 37 on Monday November 19, in Morocco, surrounded by her five older siblings. When I last saw Naziha in a Belgian hospital in September, she was

Ilghnéitheach

An Bhfuil Aithne Agaibh ar a Chéile?

December 12, 2012

“Go mbeanfaidh Dia daoibh agus fáilte chuig seó na seachtaine seo ag Comhrá” an mana a leanann an ceol sainaithne atá ag an gclár teilifíse, ‘Comhrá’ curtha i láthair ag Máirtín Tom Sheáinín. Ansin cuireann