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Follow the world or follow your heart?

September 28, 2022

Is making a living as an artist worth the risk?  I have been wondering about something for a while…  Why do so many people choose to follow a different path? When there’s an overflowing artistic 

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A look back at some of the gigs of the Summer

September 28, 2022

Summer is the best season to visit concerts. I’m sure you’ve made your summer pretty interesting if you’ve been to different concerts around Ireland. And for all I know, I did enjoy my summer! Let’s

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LEAP CARD: Slashed fare and new upgrades?

September 28, 2022

September is, without a doubt, an expensive month. Rent, school supplies and textbooks are racking up extravagant bills, but with new TFI upgrades, transport is no longer an added worry for the 19–24 cohort. With

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How Oscars opened a conversation on alopecia

May 11, 2022

Will Smith and Chris Rock’s Oscars altercation has sparkedthe long overdue conversation on alopecia. The 94th Academy Awards was held on the 27th of March in Los Angeles. The stand out event of the night occurred after comedian and

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Can the ceasefire babies build bridges through football?

April 13, 2022

The generation of ‘ceasefire babies’, those born around or after the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, was promised peace, prosperity and a ‘new’ Northern Ireland. Remarkably, peace (compared to what had gone before) was

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Beatha teanga í a labhairt

March 25, 2022

Beatha teanga í a labhairt. A proverb thousands of Leaving Cert students will currently be desperately trying to seam into their seanfhocal ranks in preparation for the oral exams, only for the majority to forget

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Rachael Diyaolu Journeys Through War-Torn Ukraine.

March 9, 2022

Irish medical student, Racheal Diyaolu, is now on a treacherous two-day drive to flee Ukraine, having spent the past 12 days trapped amidst the ferocious fighting.  As of Monday morning Racheal, along with 8 others,

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The Cost of Being a Student is on the Rise

March 9, 2022

The cost of being a university student is increasing at a very fast pace. Students and their parents are finding themselves living paycheck to paycheck to get an education.  Inflation has caused the cost of living

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War, Distress and the News: Try to keep a level head

March 7, 2022

In what has been one of the most shocking and disruptive recent geopolitical events, The Russian Federation’s invasion of Ukraine has dominated headlines and timelines for the past week. As news outlets maintain consistent coverage

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The Rohingya; Camps in Cox’s Bazar in Deplorable Conditions

February 16, 2022

The Rohingya Muslim minority in the predominantly Buddhist, Myanmar have been statelessand deprived of their basic human rights for decades now. They have had no access tohealthcare, voting rights, education, employment or basic citizenship. The

Features

Subscription Services and Their New Found Maturity

February 16, 2022

It has been known for a while now that subscription services have become the main way we consume media. Their convenience and variety have been enticing their growing subscriber base since the late 2000s. Original

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How a Facebook Event Could Save My Life

February 16, 2022

A few days ago, I went to a Facebook event for my assignment. You’re probably wondering why I attended a Facebook event and why, in worst-case scenarios, it could be lifesaving. I believe it was

DCU News

Sarah Behan: Safety and mental health come first

February 15, 2022

I feel like there’s a disconnect between people who haven’t come through the services and people like me who use them”. Sarah Behan is a final year English and Philosophy student in St Pats. Her

DCU News

Meet TOD: Your Future Student Union President

February 15, 2022

The overarching theme to Thomas O’Dowd’s campaign is bringing back a sense of community to DCU. O’Dowd, who normally just goes by his initials – TOD, is the first Student Union Presidential candidate to run