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The Science Behind…Faith

March 28, 2013

Some atheists say that religious belief is a kind of irrational glitch in the system that we should work hard to overcome, but things are much more complicated than claiming religious people are uneducated or

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The power of dreams

March 28, 2013

Sigmund Freud is regarded as the “father of psychoanalysis”. He analysed dreams as a way to understand personality in relation to pathology – the science of disease – and revolutionsied the study with his work:

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The Science Behind…Love

March 20, 2013

Relationships are confusing at the best of times and when science is thrown into the mix, things get even more complicated. The majority of people assume it’s a simple case of two individuals finding each

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Fitness model revolution

March 6, 2013

The summer season of beach bodies is creeping in and Irish people are hitting the gym with a vengeance in a plea to get celeb-like bodies. While the closest a lot of us will get

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Post natal depression and men

March 6, 2013

Men and women are genetically and hormonally very different, but we do share certain hardships in life. Post natal depression affects around 15% of Irish mothers and can mean a tough start to what should

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The Science Behind: Genius

March 6, 2013

Imagine having your brain stolen. It happened once before. Einstein was his name. You know the guy with the mad hair and the brilliant mind. He died in 1955 from an aneurysm. And then Thomas

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Chicago J1 on the verge of failing

March 6, 2013

Irish students are being warned to act more responsibly on J1 working summer holidays after a well-known advocate of the programme raised concerns about its future following several instances of anti-social behaviour among students in

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Ladies outfit bounce back in NUIG win

March 6, 2013

The DCU Ladies Senior Football team were in O’Connor Cup action last Thursday, as they travelled to Galway to face NUIG. The match resulted in an 8-point triumph for DCU but it wasn’t a walk

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Breheny optimistic despite tame Fitzgibbon Cup exit

February 20, 2013

There was more heartbreak for DCU last Tuesday as they were on the receiving end of a heavy defeat to a Seamus Callanan inspired LIT. The loss brings the curtain down on another disappointing year

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DCU toppled in bruising O’Connor Cup opener

February 20, 2013

DCU Ladies football team got off to a bad start in their bid for O’Connor cup glory, having suffered a one point defeat to UL in Limerick on Tuesday last. In a hard fought encounter

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J1 destinations – Part 2

February 20, 2013

The visa companies are doing their utmost to attract students to take part in their programmes – visa company U.S.I.T are offering a J1 visa for just €99 now when it was €279 only a few weeks ago.

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Rising star following road well worn

February 6, 2013

For years, Ladies football has played the role of poor cousin to the GAA’s other codes. But there are those that sense a new wind is blowing. DCU star Laura McEnaney tells Sam Griffin about

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Trinity College to offer alternative to points race

February 6, 2013

Trinity College Dublin is launching a new admissions policy, with less reliance on CAO points for students who wish to apply. Under the new scheme, which will be brought in in September 2014, students will

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UCC pays $1 million for Great Book of Ireland

February 6, 2013

University College Cork has paid $1 million (€752,000) to acquire the Great Book of Ireland. The book was scripted in Dublin between 1989 and 1991. It contains the handwritten work of nine composers, 121 artists

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New enterprise course aims to tackle youth unemployment

February 6, 2013

A new Dublin-based programme aims to help young people beat unemployment and start their own enterprises. Occupation Transformation, an 18-week, FETAC-accredited course, is being run in conjunction with non-profit organisation PARTAS. Chief Executive of PARTAS,

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UCD to abolish passing by compensation

February 6, 2013

University College Dublin plans to end the practice of students passing modules by compensation from September 2013. At present, UCD students who fail a module with an E grade but have achieved an overall grade

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60 seconds with DCU Ladies Football Club

December 9, 2012

Lorna Finnegan talks with club Chairperson Cliodhna McHugh. Describe your club in 5 words. Fun, energetic, hectic, friendly and banter. How did you get involved in GAA in the first place? I’ve always played GAA and one

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Peat: Ladies sport in need of financial investment

November 28, 2012

The Ladies Gaelic Football Association may need to merge with the GAA in order to survive, according to Lindsay Peat. Speaking to The College View, Peat, a standout player in both ladies football and basketball,

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Experts claim Ireland can only have one leading university

November 28, 2012

A report published by a leading group of international experts claims Ireland is not capable of withstanding more than one leading university. The ranking of Irish Universities has continued to decline over the last number

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Inquiry launched by Minister to inspect finances in WIT

November 28, 2012

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is under inquiry by order of the Minister for Education, Ruairi Quinn over the relationship between WIT and the companies providing on-campus services. This decision comes after the June report

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Proposed amendment to University Act needs more discussion

November 28, 2012

DCU Students’ Union President, Paul Doherty, says that the proposed amendment to the University Act needs more discussion before they take a stance on it. Speaking to The College View, Doherty said: “Because there’s a