The College View Investigates

Stretched to the limit: Over 64,000 people waiting for orthopaedic treatment

April 19, 2020

People requiring hip and knee replacements are facing the worst waiting lists in Ireland,  with over 64,000 people waiting to see a consultant for their treatments. The figures, from the National Treatment Purchase Fund, for January 2020 show that a total of 64,907 people are waiting to access orthopaedic treatment.

Health

Support for DCU students in stressful times.

April 14, 2020

Having a good mindset is vital in order to get through this time, therefore DCU Student Support and Development have emphasised the importance of mindfulness during this period.

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From part time job to front-line position

April 14, 2020

“Hand sanitising stations and boxes of rubber gloves at the entrances of supermarkets serve as a constant reminder of how the local supermarket could potentially become a high health risk to workers and customers alike, if the necessary precautions are not undertaken”

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Separating art from the artist

April 1, 2020

Harvey Weinstein has been convicted of rape and faces 23 years of prison, undoubtedly a life sentenced for the 68-year-old.

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Explainer: Why were the Russians Backing Bernie Sanders?

April 1, 2020

In America’s 2016 election, it became clear that outsiders were pulling political strings and sowing societal unrest. The 2020 election will be no different, except this time Russia isn’t just backing Donald Trump, it’s backing

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Universal income: a radical idea or a feesible solution?

April 1, 2020

The economic impact of the coronavirus crisis has been catastrophic. All around the globe, stock markets have plunged and unemployment has surged. Governments have been considering various radical measures to lessen the hit on the

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From college to career

April 1, 2020

The notable shift from the labours of university to a full-time job is a substantial transition. Oftentimes recent graduates are expected to make this leap themselves without the third party help and reliability of their university for support.

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Changing the world while growing up

March 18, 2020

While it’s common for us to start to hear from youth activists less as they grow up and head to college, it’s a comfort to know most of them are still out there fighting for

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Facebook friends to the rescue

March 18, 2020

Despite more and more people leaving Facebook for newer apps such as Instagram and Twitter, Facebook holds one important feature –  the ability to create groups. 

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The artificial influencer

March 4, 2020

At the end of the day, does it matter if the content you’re consuming was created by a real person or not?