DCU News

DCUSU host Trade Union Week

November 27, 2020

“Know your rights, know when you’re being treated fairly and unfairly in a job, know there are unions you can join that will support you,” said Lucien Waugh-Daly, DCU Student Union’s Vice President for Academic Affairs, when asked for what he wanted students to take away from Trade Union Week.

Lifestyle

Climate grief: Mourning for our planet

November 25, 2020

There’s a sense of impending doom on the youth, their lives will be directly affected by the climate crisis and the older generations and those in power are appearing to do little about it.

Television

Goodbye Trump, is it goodbye SNL ?

November 25, 2020

For some viewers, SNL’s response to the Trump era and their political sketches grew tiresome, fairly quickly. So, in a post-Trump era, it is naive of us to expect SNL to move on.

Television

I’m in Wales, get me out of here

November 25, 2020

Although the show has had a major change, Ant and Dec have come back to television screens across the UK and Ireland with the same enthusiasm as every other year.

Lifestyle

The art of Feng Shui

November 25, 2020

To break it down “feng” means wind and “shui” means water. In Chinese culture, water and wind are associated with good health and so, feng shui came to mean good fortune.

Music

Spotify doesn’t care about you

November 25, 2020

This heinous undervaluing of music is disgusting, to say the least, however, Spotify has a great solution to help out!

Music

Kylie dances her way through the pandemic

November 25, 2020

With all of the chaos and distress of 2020, especially amid the Coronavirus pandemic and lockdown, Kylie Minogue’s “Disco” is a glimmer of hope that life will return to normal again.

The Hype

2020’s best true crime podcasts

November 25, 2020

The brief insight we receive into the person’s background, paired with the intricate detail she describes the facts in humanises the case.

Features

Graduating from university during a pandemic

November 25, 2020

Every autumn, Dublin City University graduands, their families and DCU faulty, gather at the Helix to attend the annual graduation ceremonies and celebrate one of the most rewarding days of a student’s educational career.

Opinion

Oscars diversity guidelines place barrier on free storytelling

November 25, 2020

New inclusion standards consist of: at least one main character being “from an underrepresented racial or ethnic group,” the storyline must be centred on one of the following: women, LGTBQ people, a racial or ethnic group or the disabled, and finally 30% of cast members must be from at least two of these four categories.