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The power of the short story

November 14, 2018

Short stories can be revisited time and time again and one will often discover something new each time as you read deeper beneath the surface. It is these layered meanings found in great short stories that makes them more dynamic than books.

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Keeping the magic in children’s films alive, generation after generation

November 14, 2018

The attitude of inclusion and acceptance is growing internationally. The portrayal of these changing narratives can be seen in children’s films. The reason the quality of the stories did not deteriorate is because films still use the classic formula of good vs evil and other constant variables.

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The wrath of Michael Myers, 40 years on

October 31, 2018

Halloween reminds audiences what a ruthless killer Myers really is, slaughtering anything that comes across his path. He is completely void of emotion, an unstoppable killing machine. This is the true terror of Michael Myers.

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How art can change our perception of beauty

October 31, 2018

The famous quote by Oscar Wilde, saying,“life imitates art far more than art imitates life” rings true in the sense that we aspire more imitate the idealised aspects of art as we consider them to be more beautiful than real life and its trials and tribulations.

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Not good enough to be a pro

October 31, 2018

While many people have ambitions to become sportstars most won’t make it that far.Eoin Harte takes a look at those who were not good enough to make it to the top

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Tom Odell at the Olympia Theatre

October 31, 2018

In a world where artists seem to constantly compete with each other for the most show stopping concerts, sometimes it’s nice to strip it back to the basics. Sunday October 14th saw Tom Odell, closely

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Behind the cover of book adaptions

October 31, 2018

For many there is the excitement of their favourite book being made into a film and getting to see the characters come to life. This can sometimes be an issue as the casting has to reflect what the book describes the characters as and getting the right people to play them is difficult.

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Moya Ryan wins first International medal

October 17, 2018

Irish Badminton player, Moya Ryan talks to The College View after she and her doubles partner, Kate Frost, won their first international honours in Bulgaria.

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The rise and fall and rise again of musical film

October 3, 2018

Modern Western musical theatre emerged during the 19th century, but ground breaking
works such as Oklahoma! didn’t appear until the 20th Century. Some of the most famous
musicals throughout the decades that followed include West Side Story, Les Misérables, The
Phantom of the Opera and Wicked.

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DCU’s journey in playing catch-up

October 3, 2018

The constant rustle and bustle in construction works on campus sees no end as President MacCraith announces new STEM building to begin construction in 2019

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Troid Mór os ár gComhair 

October 3, 2018

  Tá sé seo le bheith an troid is mó riamh sna healaíona chomhraic measctha; ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor i gcoinne Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov. Is máistrí iad an bheirt acu ina réimsí troda féin,

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Alexander Yankov win highlights DCU MMA caliber

October 3, 2018

The success of the club has been immense in the last 12 months with 3 members winning 8 Championship Belts, including 3 National Titles in Kickboxing as well as a lot of our other male and female members achieving success and winning kickboxing bouts & Jiu-Jitsu tournaments.

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Explainer: The Eighth Amendment

April 18, 2018

A referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment will be a historical event for Irish society whether the Ireland votes yes or no.

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One DCU student runs for USI position

April 4, 2018

Final year Education and Training student Kayla Gaffney is the only DCU student running for a position in the USI elections taking place today.

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Nailing the business

April 4, 2018

Rachel Farrell explores how a subscription nail art salon is taking Dublin by storm.

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Ready Player One novel falls flat

April 4, 2018

You could debate for days about book to movie adaptations. Ernest Cline’s ‘Ready Player One’ leaps from pages to the silver screen in Ireland on March 30th, a release that is highly anticipated due to