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Lifestyle

Voluntary work: Valuable on your CV?

March 20, 2013

Working, for free? Would you give up your valuable free time in return for nothing? This is a question many people ask of volunteers but for many it is not a case of giving something

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Music

Review: ONCE The Musical

March 20, 2013

ONCE has travelled a long way – from Glen Hansard’s low-budget film, to the Oscars, to a musical on the bright lights of Broadway. After winning eight Tony awards last year, ONCE has finally made

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Other Sports

DCU Mercy lose out in all Ireland Colleges final to UL

March 20, 2013

There was disappointment for DCU Mercy last Wednesday as they were beaten by University of Limerick in the all-Ireland Colleges final at the national basketball arena in Tallaght. DCU, who defeated the same UL team

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Music

Review: Bastille – Bad Blood

March 20, 2013

Bastille have come a long way since beginning as a solo project in Dan Smith’s bedroom. After gathering up members and releasing an EP and mixtapes online, Smith’s indie-pop quartet has amassed a loyal fan

Film

Top Three: Movies Adapted From Books

March 20, 2013

1. JAWS Jaws is a 1975 American horror/thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the Peter Benchley novel of the same name. Ask anyone, from your 90-year-old Granny to the 15-year-old boy who

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Music

Review: Justin Timberlake – The 20/20 Experience

March 20, 2013

Justin Timberlake is many things: Britney’s ex, a former N*Synch-er and a rather mediocre actor. He is also, perhaps one of the most genre-dividing artists in the music industry. Whether you prefer pop, rock or

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Music

Review: Daughter – If You Leave

March 20, 2013

Haunting, melancholy folk and bruised hearts make for a moody debut album courtesy of London three-piece Daughter, fronted by Elena Tonra. If You Leave plays as an album should, ten sparse but crafted tracks intertwine

Film

Review: Safe Haven

March 20, 2013

Nicholas Sparks is back and doing what he does oh so well. Better known for popular romantic flicks like The Notebook and Dear John, Sparks’ newest movie Safe Haven is just another weepy installment to

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Lifestyle

‘Shoesing’ the perfect style

March 20, 2013

‘You can never have too many shoes or handbags’, ‘they’ always say. Who are they? No one knows, maybe it was Carrie Bradshaw. Regardless of who said it, they were completely right. Shoes are an

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Clubs and Socs

Surf n Sail raise money for Lifeboats

March 20, 2013

DCU’s ‘Surf n Sail’ club have presented a cheque for over €800 to the Howth Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). Over 30 students from the club braved the frosty waters of Balscadden Bay near Howth

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FluxFeat

Follow The Leader: The Best New TV Shows

March 20, 2013

There’s nothing better than when the TV gods decide to create a whole range of TV shows to choose from, and this year there is more than enough to look forward to already. From spy

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Music

New Kid On The Block: Longitude Festival

March 20, 2013

Oxegen doesn’t even enter the equation anymore when it comes to Ireland and music festivals. A whole bevvy of new offerings have sprung up over the last couple of years which means those of us

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National News

Australian company seeking Irish graduates for internships

March 20, 2013

The Australian Internships company has set up its first Irish office, giving hundreds of students around the country new opportunities for work placements abroad. The new establishment will offer six-month work placements to students from

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University News

NUIG students vote pro-choice

March 20, 2013

The students of NUI Galway have decided that their college will take a pro-choice stance on abortion. This comes after 2,478 of the 3,454 students that voted in the referendum supported NUI Galway adopting a pro-choice

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DCU News

DCU Graduation days move to the weekend

March 20, 2013

DCU graduation ceremonies will now take place on the Friday and Saturday of November’s reading week. The registry made the decision to change the days from Monday and Tuesday to Friday and Saturday because of

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Opinion

Oscar Pistorious: Guilty or Guilty?

March 20, 2013

Social media is a wonderful thing. It has broken down so many communication barriers that it can be seen as a purely positive invention. However, problems caused by social media have come under the spotlight in recent times. These

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National News

DCU graduate could become youngest member of Dail

March 20, 2013

DCU graduate, Helen McEntee, feels she shouldn’t be penalised because of her family name as she prepares to run in the Meath East by-election for Fine Gael. Speaking to The College View, McEntee says that

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DCU News

SU criticised for lack of RAG Week collaboration

March 20, 2013

A greater collaboration from DCU Students’ Union could have made the DCU SU RAG week an even bigger success, according to co-chairperson of RAG Soc SallyAnn Downes. The week, which ran from Monday March 11th,

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DCU News

USI President responds to Doherty’s criticism

March 20, 2013

DCU Students’ Union have been invited to the Union of Students’ in Ireland’s national congress meeting due to take place next week. USI President John Logue said he has been in contact with DCU SU

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DCU News

DCU student comes second in gradireland challenge

March 20, 2013

DCU student Sineád Foy finished in an impressive second place in the gradireland National Student Challenge last week. Foy was one of over 5,600 students who entered the competition, which began last October, by completing a 40-minute

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DCU News

USI referendum would have failed without USI

March 20, 2013

The Electoral Committee would have failed to reach quorum in the USI referendum if it wasn’t for the USI’s presence on campus during the campaign, according to the President of the Union of Students in