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DCU News

“Don’t be that girl/lad” campaign launched

December 12, 2012

The Students’ Union launched their Alcohol Awareness campaign for the 2012/13 year on Monday, December 3rd. This year’s theme is “Don’t Be That Girl/Lad” and is targeting  student drinkers who need friends to mind them

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Randoms

The otherkin of the world

December 12, 2012

Have you ever felt like you don’t fit in? Felt out of place in work or awkward in a group of people? What if you felt out of place within your own body? ‘Otherkin’ is

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Randoms

Lending a Helping Hand at Christmas

December 12, 2012

Christmas only happens one day of the year, but thanks to its presentation, the atmosphere can be felt earlier and lasts longer. We see the decorations not only in our own homes, but in every

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Randoms

There’s Always Next Year

December 12, 2012

With the New Year just around the corner most of us will already be thinking about what we want to change about ourselves in 2013. Maybe it’s to finally stop smoking or to start going

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DCU News

Convenors reports accepted by CRC

December 12, 2012

Two Students’ Union Convenors accused of breaching SU rules will remain in their positions after Class Rep Council decided not to bring impeachment proceedings against them. Business Convenor Neil Mulhern and Science and Health Convenor

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DCU News

First year drop out rates

December 12, 2012

Forty eight first year students have dropped out of their DCU courses so far this year, according to Aisling McKenna of the President’s Office. The main reasons given for cancellation of registration were people “changing

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News Features

Is Ireland Still Too Conservative?

December 12, 2012

Last week, Dublin MEP, Emer Costello called for adult entertainment stores and lap dancing clubs to be regulated by the government. The Dublin City Business Association (DCBA) is calling for adult stores and lap dancing

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Political

DCU YFG pass motions on X Case

December 12, 2012

DCU Young Fine Gael have passed motions to legislate for the X Case and abortion up to ten weeks. During a meeting in November the branch held discussions on the issue and two motions were

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Articles

60 seconds with DCU Ladies Football Club

December 9, 2012

Lorna Finnegan talks with club Chairperson Cliodhna McHugh. Describe your club in 5 words. Fun, energetic, hectic, friendly and banter. How did you get involved in GAA in the first place? I’ve always played GAA and one

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Other Sports

60 seconds with DCU Karate Club

December 9, 2012

Lorna Finnegan talks with club Chairperson Martina Brophy Describe your club in 5 words. Energetic, enjoyable, confidence-boosting, different and sociable. How did you get involved with Karate in the first place? I was interested in karate, but

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Handball

Handball club enjoy mixed fortunes at intervarsity event

December 5, 2012

DCU’s C1 handball quartet emerged victorious in the ‘C’ plate decider at the recent 40×20 team’s intervarsity in Wexford. The team comprising of Conor Callaghan, Peter Brennan, Marina Kilduff and Niamh Farrell defeated UCD’s C2

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Ilghnéitheach

Nuair is féidir le solas a theacht as an dorchadas

December 5, 2012

Labhair an t-eagarthóir Gaeilge Derek O’Brien le Brian ‘Bribry’ O’Reilly le déanaí, fear le sraith fhíseanna atá ag dul ó neart go neart ó cuireadh tús leis i seomra leapa beag.

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Features

Eyes Don’t Lie: How To Read People’s Minds

December 5, 2012

People receive information from their surrounding environment, which their brain then stores in certain locations as pictures, sounds or feelings. When a person wants to recall some information, their eyes have to move to a

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Features

Merry Money

December 4, 2012

“Christmas is a race to see which gives out first – your money or your feet.” So Christmas is just around the corner and recession or no recession we love to splash out during the