News

What’s happened since Shanowen Shakedown?

March 20, 2019

Almost a year on from the ‘Shanowen Shakedown’ campaign, legislation has not been implemented to put Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) under the 4 per cent rent caps that Rent Pressure Zones are subject to. 

Opinion

Criticise those running for positions of power

March 20, 2019

More criticism of SU candidates and officers should be vocalised about their proposals and how suited they are to the roles. If we all sit back and regard candidates as just students trying to do their best, however true this may be, a popularity contest can instead prevail.

Lifestyle

Why doing beds is bad for you

March 20, 2019

Testing has shown that 10 minutes in a sunbed is equivalent to 10 minutes sunbathing in the Mediterranean sun, according to WHO

Features

Living on a prayer

March 20, 2019

Chapel is a haven for young people who believe in God, but don’t want to associate themselves with the Catholic church.

Film

Is Adam Sandler one of the best actors alive?

March 20, 2019

Although his name sits only at 49th place on BoxOfficeMojo’s list of the highest-grossing actors (the price of never starring in a superhero or sci-fi blockbuster, one reckons), there are few movie stars that have

Features

Finding love: the cunning craft of matchmaking

March 20, 2019

When you touch Ireland’s last traditional matchmaker’s 160-year-old matchmaking book with one hand and close your eyes for seven seconds, envisaging love, legend has it that you will fall in love within six months.

Lifestyle

What does your style say about you?

March 20, 2019

Fashion doesn’t only have one ideology, the concept of fashion can vary from country to country, from different cultures, religions or individual people.

DCU News

TEU investigates referenda results

March 20, 2019

The Teaching Enchantment Unit (TEU) began an investigation into the referenda polls closing an hour earlier than they were intended to.

Gaeilge

Tionchar Seachtain na Gaeilge

March 20, 2019

Le Seachtain an Gaeilge thart, is críoch é de cheann de na seachtainí is tábhachtaí i bpobal na Gaeilge. Bhí bliain den scoth aici i mbliana, mar a bhíonn i gcónaí, anseo ar champas agus

News

UCD students to vote on student centre levy

March 20, 2019

A referendum will be put to University College Dublin (UCD) students on whether a levy towards the students centre will continue past 2023, the university’s student newspaper University Observer reported on March 8th.

Food

Beat the bloat

March 20, 2019

Foods that contain a high amount of short-chain carbohydrates generally tend to produce more liquid and gas when being digested, often leading to a visibly larger stomach.

Gaeilge

Conas do chuid Gaeilge a fheabhsú

March 20, 2019

An fhadhb leis an scoil ná an aidhm atá acu agus iad á teagasc. Tá scrúdú le déanamh agus mar sin feictear ar an nGaeilge mar ábhar in ionad teanga. Mar sin dírítear ar ghnéithe

Lifestyle

Menstruation shouldn’t stop you working out. Period.

March 20, 2019

However, during this time testosterone levels rise leading to greater benefits from strength training. This coupled with the increased pain tolerance and faster muscle recovery gained from low hormone levels mean you will be able to train harder for longer.