Clubs and Socs

Students bare chill for RAG Underwear Mile

October 26, 2013

Some forty brave DCU students took part in the recent RAG Underwear Mile, which saw them run around campus clad in boxers and briefs in aid of RAG’s social projects.

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Gaeilge

An tOireachtas, inniu agus inné

October 25, 2013

Thosaigh an féile Gaeilge, an tOireachtas, sa bhliain 1897 agus tá sé fós ar siúl inniu, agus é ag dul ó neart go neart.

Television

Netflix is the New Black

October 24, 2013

Orange is the New Black is another of those TV shows that will encourage the practice of sitting on your bum until you’ve devoured the entire first series, as Aisling Murphy tells us.

The Hype

Game of the Week: Fifa 14

October 24, 2013

There’s a change of pace about FIFA 14 that can be a little jarring at first. Those long-used, run-and-gun attacks up the centre of the pitch so beloved by FIFA players are met here with

Film

REVIEW: Escape Plan

October 24, 2013

Old school prison movie Escape Plan, yet again teams up Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Is it worth the hype? Definitely, according to Clarissa Waldron.

Music

Is Britney Back?

October 24, 2013

Is Britney back for good this time? Suzanne Cooper charts the highs and lows of this pop princess’ career.

Features

A Tinderella Story?

October 24, 2013

Whether you’re a full blown Tinder addict or only just catching on, old fashioned human vanity is the order of the day on this dating app. Rachel Dowdall gives us the rundown.

National News

Anger expressed as dole is cut for those under 26

October 23, 2013

Budget 2014 brought in harsh cuts to the Jobseeker’s Benefit social welfare allowance for those under-26 and young people and their represenatatives are kicking up a fuss, report Theresa Newman and Finnian Curran.

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DCU News

Taoiseach opens Family Business Centre at DCU

October 23, 2013

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny was on campus recently to launch the new Family Business Centre. While at DCU, he also visited the Volunteer Expo and commented on the benefits of volunteering.

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News

How did Budget 2014 affect students?

October 23, 2013

How did Budget 2014 affect you? Theresa Newman reports on a cut which will affect several students and young people – a reduction in the dole or Jobseekers Allowance.

National News

Excise duty on alcohol increased in budget

October 23, 2013

A 10c excise was placed on the price of alcohol in Budget 2014, but those who called for a minimum price to be placed on alcohol believe this won’t go far enough, as Ruth Marnell reports.

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Through My Eyes

Fishing for the truth

October 23, 2013

One student talks about their run in with catfishing, where anonymous users online pretend to be someone else entirely.

National News

Hike in medical card prescription charge in Budget 2014

October 23, 2013

Budget 2014 announced changes to the Medical Card system and a hike in the cost of Medical Card prescriptions – DCU’s health services are not in a position to cater for Medical Card students however, as Theresa Newman reports.

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Lifestyle

Breast Cancer Awareness

October 23, 2013

Over 3,000 Irish women are diagnosed with Breast Cancer each year, so it is vital young females take good care of their bodies.

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Lifestyle

30 Thoughts For 30 Days

October 23, 2013

It takes three weeks of relentless routine for something to become a habit. Take a look at our 30 thoughts for 30 days for a new outlook on life.