Features

The question of queerbaiting

December 11, 2019

It is harmful because it is similar to teasing. If you put two straight characters together and provide lots of sexual tension it almost seems like mocking. Coming out as gay or bisexual is a difficult challenge in a person’s life and if young people see this they are less likely to come out.

Lifestyle

The history of feminism in Ireland

December 11, 2019

Feminism in Ireland can be identified from the early 1900’s. In 1918, women could only vote at the age of 30 and only if they have property or university qualifications but men were allowed to vote at the age of 21 with no qualifications.

Lifestyle

Minding your physical and mental health during the Christmas period

December 11, 2019

As the Christmas period vastly approaches, the horrific recurring thoughts of spending money and wondering where did that year go, can lead into a season that can be a stressful time for many people, leaving us to wonder, is Andy Williams correct in saying this is the “most wonderful time of the year!”

DCU News

New postgraduate representative elected

December 11, 2019

The DCU Postgrad officer bye-election will be taking place from 7am on the 3rd December to 10pm on the 4th December via loop. Two candidates are running for the part-time voluntary position on the Students’ Union executive.

Music

How celebrities are shaping politics

December 11, 2019

Stormzy has pledged his support for Labour Party Leader, Jeremy Corbyn as the UK general election fast approaches, but should musicians and other celebrities be promoting election candidates?

Music

After all, Liam’s our Wonderwall

December 11, 2019

Irish-British rock’n’roll star and former Oasis lead singer, Liam Gallagher, came to Dublin to continue his UK and Ireland tour on Saturday, November 23rd and Sunday, November 24th to promote his latest album Why Me? Why Not 

News

National Transport Authority plan to replace Leap Cards

December 11, 2019

Leap cards will be replaced by the ability to pay for travel through mobile phones, bank cards, contactless bank cards or official ID. All of these forms of payment require user data so the anonymous option is through QR codes or some sort of electronic token.