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Through My Eyes: Surviving Suicide

October 31, 2012

Caroline McGuigan never thought she’d experience panic attacks, depression or suicidal thoughts. Thankfully, she was given a second chance at life and used it to set up Suicide Or Survive. Caroline lived her life like

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Bodytalk: The effects of image obsession

October 31, 2012

Body image it is something that most teens think about on a daily basis. To be exact, out of every 2,000 Irish teenagers 26% of girls and 10% of boys are unhappy with how they

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Through My Eyes

The big move… back home

October 17, 2012

My current greatest fear in life is attending my 20 year school reunion. Unlike many of the women who will attend, it’s not the few extra pounds I’m carrying that puts the fear of God

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Student Life

A Family and Study Vocation Intertwined

October 17, 2012

College life can bring its fair share of dilemmas. Which friends should I live with, what subjects should I chose, does that cute guy in class fancy me, should I go out tonight with that

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Addition and Subtraction of Clothing

October 17, 2012

Just about everyone remembers the character Coach Carr in the 2004 movie Mean Girls for his quote: “Don’t have sex, because you will get pregnant and die. Don’t have sex in the missionary position, don’t

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Family Ties: Does birth order affect personality?

October 17, 2012

All American Girl’ by Meg Cabot (the woman who wrote ‘The Princess Diaries’) dealt with the idea of birth order, and how it affects your personality. It sounded like a lot of made up stuff.

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Student Life

The student diet receipe

October 17, 2012

Students find it tough to allocate time for everything in their lives. Certain elements of daily life are deemed more important than others; cooking dinner from scratch is not ranked high on the list. With

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Shifting and drifting through life

October 17, 2012

Less than 100 years ago, romance centred around the size of a woman’s dowry. Not long after this, dances in Billy Brennan’s barn and the local parish halls were the top matchmaking spots. Nowadays, nearly

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Through My Eyes

The Scenic Route: College, and dropping out of it

October 3, 2012

Dropping out of college is not something to take lightly. It takes a lot of thinking before you can really make the decision, but I can remember the decision as if I had just made

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Student Life

Making the Transition: The differences of third level

October 3, 2012

The transition from school to college can be a difficult one, especially if you’re moving away from home for the first time.  With so much freedom and independence, college can be a lot to handle. 

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Work hard, play hard: The best solution to success?

October 3, 2012

While in college, it is vital that students take well-earned breaks away from assignments and studying. Who knows, employing the ‘work hard, play hard’ technique could be the best solution to success. It is important

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Student Life

Here to Help: Settling into DCU

October 3, 2012

College can be a daunting and scary time. It takes students out of the habits of what they’ve been used to for their entire school life. Suddenly there’s a whole new class of people you

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Student Life

Your A-Z DCU survival guide.

September 21, 2012

College View reporter Eve Kerton takes an A to Z look at how to survive your college year. Argos catalogues No it is not to buy your nanny a pretend gold bracelet. The Argos catalogue

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SU experience the key for Byrne

April 23, 2012

By Aoife Mullen News Editor   Cillian Byrne is the experienced member of the SU this year as he begins to draw down his time in his second term in the SU offices. Education Officer,

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Top 5…Most embarrassing drunken moments

March 29, 2012

By Niamh Devereux   We all have those nights. When a cheap bottle of wine from Tesco and the ‘three Jagerbombs for a tenner’ deal seems like a great idea – until the next morning.

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Top 5…ways to get organised this semester

March 5, 2012

By Niamh Devereux “Next semester things will be different…” We’ve all made this claim at some stage of our college lives. With the second semester rolling in, some students have the usual lectures and assignments

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Through my eyes: getting into gear

March 5, 2012

 By Grainne Coyne “Clutch, brake, handbrake, handbrake!”  To drivers, learner drivers, or perhaps those with the patience to teach others how to drive, these words will sound all too familiar. It’s hard to forget the

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State of the Unions

March 4, 2012

By Sarah Doran  The year of the dragon is certainly proving a fiery one in the realm of student politics. UCD students are reeling at the news that their Students’ Union is almost €1 million

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Spring surprises

March 4, 2012

By Conor McTernan and Jenny Darmody Spring has arrived and it offers a wide range of weird and wonderful experiences that we can embrace, especially as Ireland escapes the icy conditions that have affected mainland

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I didn’t mean to…

February 8, 2012

Jenny Darmody Features Editor   I am not that girl. I am not the type that waits for couples to break up so that I can swoop in. I don’t do that. I didn’t do

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Being single after a long term relationship

February 8, 2012

By James Martin Being single again after serving your time in a long-term relationship can seem like a daunting prospect. Like a death row convict released after having made peace with your fate, you may