Debate

The Great Debate: Unpaid internships are worth the experience

November 18, 2015

It is a known fact that internships are a great addition to any CV or LinkedIn profile. Regardless of pay having an impressive internship can put you ahead of your competitors, as it shows determination, dedication and a good work ethic.

News

‘FF loan scheme would desecrate Ireland’-USI

November 18, 2015

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) slammed Ógra Fianna Fáil for their proposal of a new student loan scheme. “Central to the policy is a proposal to introduce an ‘Income Contingent Loan System’ which will

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Students' Union

USI may run against ‘frustrating’ Mullen

November 18, 2015

The Union of Students Ireland (USI) has said that it will consider running a candidate against Senator Ronan Mullen if he “continues to represent a particular type of views”.

DCU News

USI gets mental health down to a tea

November 18, 2015

St. Patrick’s College Drumcondra, with the Union of Students of Ireland (USI) launched a new campaign called ‘chats for change’ which deals with mental health issues for students. This campaign aims to encourage young people to talk about their mental health issues. The USI is providing students with tea while they talk through their situation.

Health

World Vegan Month: Take the Pledge

November 18, 2015

Veganism is about living a sustainable, healthy and cruelty free life. On a vegan diet, meat, fish, eggs, dairy and all of their by-products are off limits.

Gaelic Football

Our Bohemian City

November 18, 2015

One hundred and twenty five years ago a group of civil servants and British soldiers came together to establish a football club. Their wanderings led them in search of a suitable playing field for their

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National News

Irish schools must teach tech says Google boss

November 18, 2015

The head of Google in Ireland said that there should be more focus on the tech and IT sectors in Irish education as there is a continued growth in this industry. Speaking ahead of National

Features

Media and male body image

November 18, 2015

There’s no denying that social media has a negative impact on female body image by portraying ‘the ideal woman’, but what about the male body image? Does social media negatively affect how men perceive their body image, just like women?

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DCU News

Campaign says #DCUarePerfect

November 18, 2015

A social media campaign run by DCU students is promoting different body types as the norm. #DCUarePerfect is a campaign that will run until the end of the week, It promotes physical diversity in DCU on multiple social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Opinion

Finally facing the reality of drug addiction

November 18, 2015

Following the announcement that the country’s first injection centre will soon open its doors, Shauna Bowers discusses how it will benefit both drug users and Irish society.

Gaeilge

Mo Thaithí Ar TG4

November 18, 2015

Caoimhe Ní Chathail Dá gcuirfeá ceist orm agus mé ocht mbliana d’aois cén post a bhí uaim amach anseo ‘láithreoir teilifíse agus raidió’ an freagra a bheadh agam duit. Dá gcuirfeá an cheist sin orm

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DCU News

Beg, Borrow, Berlin.

November 18, 2015

Enterprise society’s (Esoc) annual event Beg, Borrow. Steal will take place on November 18th and this year they are going further than ever.

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University News

Trinity target student housing

November 18, 2015

Trinity College established an “accommodation steering group” over a year ago to help combat the student accommodation crisis in Dublin. This group is currently chaired by the Provost, with the Chief Operating Officer, the Chief Financial Officer, the Bursar, the Students’ Union Welfare Officer and Kevin O’Kelly.

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GAA

Two DCU students named in International Rules squad

November 18, 2015

Ireland manager, Joe Kernan, has announced his squad for the upcoming International Rules test against Australia. The 23-man squad includes nine all stars and ‘Footballer of the Year’, Jack McCaffrey. As expected, All-Ireland champions Dublin

Health

Tackling tampon tax and menstrual taboos

November 18, 2015

British women have united in recent weeks to protest against a particularly sexist piece of legislation; the high rate of tax imposed on tampons because they are deemed a “luxury” item. Yes, British politicians believe