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A Force to be Reckoned With

November 30, 2011

A Force To Be Reckoned With By Jenny Darmody Features Editor It’s nearly Christmas, it’s nearly exam time and it’s nearly the end of semester one. But it’s also time for the cold winter weather

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Deafness at Third Level

November 29, 2011

By Monica Heck In Ireland, around 17 per cent of the population have some form of hearing loss. Currently only 15 to 20 per cent of deaf students are accessing third-level education here. At a

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The art of getting your dream job

November 29, 2011

By Lauren Kelly As we battle the current recession – one that may last for a good 10 years, many students feel that it is in their best interest to choose a degree with a

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Balancing Work and College

November 16, 2011

By Catríona Hughes The task of managing a full time degree with a part-time job can be quite a difficult responsibility for many students. The question is, how can we manage both? The biggest aspect

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Mo’ than just fun

November 16, 2011

Catherine Dennehy looks at the cultural phenomenon that is Movember and what DCU has planned for the charity this year. November is Movember month. That’s right, the eleventh month of the year now sees men

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A Winter Survival Guide

November 16, 2011

By Fiona McGrath Winter is upon us and we are all starting to be dragged down by blocked noses and chesty coughs, so here is some useful information on staying healthy this winter. One of

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When the wine is in, the wit is out

October 29, 2011

By Chloe O’Sullivan Last year, the average Irish person over 15 years of age drank the equivalent of about 44 bottles of vodka, 470 pints or 124 bottles of wine – that’s 11.9 litres of

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What Are You Supposed To Be?

October 29, 2011

By Jenny Darmody It’s that time of year again. The evenings are getting shorter, the days are getting colder, rain is more frequent and almost all the brown leaves have fallen off the trees. The

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Have you had the SHAG yet?

October 29, 2011

By Róisín Treacy Nobody can deny that sex is everywhere. Tabloids thrive on exposing political scandals involving it, an entire industry – however legal or illegal it might be – runs on it, films are

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Can one seat make a difference?

October 12, 2011

By Jenny Darmody Everybody’s got voting on their mind this month as one of the most exciting Presidential elections to date enters its final stages. But that’s not the only seat being filled on October

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Clubs and Socs: Something for everyone

October 12, 2011

By Aoife Gray and Catriona Hughes Clubs and Socs day is a huge annual event in DCU and this year even more clubs and societies were out to persuade us to join their unique and

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What’s the craic with greatcraic.ie?

October 11, 2011

By Eoghan Barry The social calendar for DCU has adapted with society and entered the platform of the world wide web in a fresh and distinct manner. According to the editor, we are now the

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All your student questions answered

September 28, 2011

By Claire Corrigan Starting college is a very exciting time for the average 18 year old. Moving into a new house, making new friends and finally experiencing all the freedom they ever dreamt of. However,

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Life’s too short to frown, so smile

September 28, 2011

By Chloe O’Sullivan These are the best days of our lives, or so the old saying goes. College is a new beginning. It is a time of transitions – our first time leaving home, our

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Mind your head, you’ve only got one

September 28, 2011

By Jenny Darmody We can all feel a little down from time to time. College can be a stressful time; the occasional bad week, studying for a big exam, and having a few fights with