Features

The St Patrick’s Day Parade from the Inside Out

March 20, 2014

Mater Dei Student Anna Culleton talked to The College View about how it feels to be part of the parade which is the centre of the St Patrick’s day Festival each year. The Wexford native

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Features

What you REALLY do during Reading Week

March 20, 2014

By Janine Kavanagh Reading week. The bi-annual reprieve from lectures, assignments and the stress of college has arrived. For those of us in faculties that support it anyway. A whole week when we should be

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Features

Seven extremely valid reasons to go to NuBar

March 19, 2014

By Jade O’Leary 1. To celebrate/drown your sorrows after receiving exam results What better way to celebrate the fact that you’re officially a genius (you got over 50% in two whole modules after all) than

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Laughing Through Life

BREAKING: It’s raining in Ireland

March 19, 2014

The Daily Mail recently published a story about TOWIE star Lauren Goodger avoiding a puddle. The College View lists other examples of bizarre and mundane journalism.

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News Features

Are we forcing women into politics?

March 19, 2014

This year’s local elections will be the last without an imposed female gender quota. The College View examines the affect this policy could have and whether it really is fair.

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Marching with pride on St. Patrick’s Day

March 14, 2014

Ruth Marnell looks at the controversy surrounding the Boston St. Patrick’s Day parade and their decision to not allow the LGBT community to march under pro-LGBT banners in the parade.

Articles

Seven signs DCU is Hogwarts

March 8, 2014

You thought you’d never get the magical experience that Hogwarts has to offer. That is, until you accepted a place in Dublin City University.

Features

How to make a fundraiser successful

March 5, 2014

Viral vids or good old fashioned hard graft: what are the vital ingredients for a good fundraiser? The College View investigates.

Randoms

Notification nightmare

March 5, 2014

Another notification on Facebook. Another nightclub. Another promotion. People are starting to ignore the inevitable nightclub invites on Facebook. DCU student, Ailbhe O’Meara doesn’t take much notice of the invites anymore because “the news feed

Randoms

The video went viral

March 5, 2014

What makes a video go viral? The College View looks at the ins and outs of what videos capture people’s imagination.

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Neknominations: One too many?

February 20, 2014

The Neknominations drinking game is the latest online craze. However it has done more harm than good so can anything be done to stop it?

Randoms

The race to cure spinal damage

February 19, 2014

The Kerry marathon linking-in with marathons across 34 countries around the world raising funds to cure spinal cord injuries.

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Racing to cure spinal chord damage

February 13, 2014

The Wings for Life World Run was launched in Google Dublin Monday. Funding; more awareness, and more scientists are needed to find a cure for spinal injury patients.

Randoms

The Christmas creep

December 18, 2013

Retailers are starting Christmas earlier every year, but does the ‘Christmas creep’ bring festive cheer for consumers?

News Features

Growing old in the cold

December 18, 2013

As the recession and winter cold bite, the elderly are among the hardest hit, and are now struggling to pay for heating.

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Through My Eyes

Homeless at Christmas

December 18, 2013

While most of us are getting ready to head home for the Christmas holidays, The College View speaks to some homeless people who’ll be spending the festive season on the cold streets.