Features

Closed until further notice

October 31, 2018

With some of the best loved venues in the city closed down and replaced with hotels, where do we go from here?

Features

Breaking Brexit- breaking barriers

October 17, 2018

Brexit. That one word that everybody questions. Regardless of how Brexit is viewed, the impacts of it affect mostly the UK and Ireland, especially those who travel either to or from the UK for a

Features

Binging on a budget

October 17, 2018

It has never been a secret that university students are some of the most avid binge-drinkers. 

Articles

DCU’s journey in playing catch-up

October 3, 2018

The constant rustle and bustle in construction works on campus sees no end as President MacCraith announces new STEM building to begin construction in 2019

Features

Never a dull day in DCU

October 3, 2018

DCU’s plethora of clubs and societies is something to be admired; and their famous annual events are not to be missed.

Student Life

45,000 waiting for driving test date

April 4, 2018

There are currently 45,000 people waiting for a driving test date in Ireland. Although the RSA waiting time target is 10 weeks maximum, Buncrana and Gorey see average waiting times of 19.3 weeks and 18.4

Student Life

No Room at the Inn – student accommodation woes

December 6, 2017

Sprawled out across a damp second-hand mattress in a dimly-lit sitting room littered with beer cans and left-over dinner, he barely flinches when the door swings open.The room temperature is tepid on a cold Autumn

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USI launch ‘Get RegD’ Campaign

November 15, 2017

The USI launched their ‘Get RegD’ campaign to encourage students to register to vote. Back in 2014, over 120,000 people under the age of 25 were not registered to vote according to a survey published

Features

Life after the leaving cert

October 25, 2017

The transition from Leaving Cert to college can be formidable and terrifying. It’s especially huge for people who have no experience of living alone or providing for themselves. Should it be such a massive adjustment,

Student Life

What I learned by changing course

October 11, 2017

There is no way to prepare someone for university – unless, like me, you take a very expensive trial run. Most students are very young (84 per cent of Leaving Certificate students applied for college places

Articles

Living the bus life

October 11, 2017

College life is like no other –  gone are the days of being told what to do by parents and teachers, you now have control to do what you want, when you want. But what

Student Life

Feeding the fire

September 27, 2017

As long as there are studies, there will be conflicting advice. A glass of wine is good for you as is a chocolate bar, however, don’t eat them on a day of the week with

Student Life

Planes, trains and automobiles

April 19, 2017

Paris, Westminster, Brussels, Stockholm, Nice, Berlin – all cities that have suffered in the past few years at the hands of terrorists.   Many major European cities have seen horrific incidents – knife attacks, bombings, vehicles

Features

Do females engage in student politics?

March 22, 2017

In the Mezz, on couches worn out by students of DCU past and present, an informal talk was held about female engagement in politics. Its attendance counted twice as many men as women.

Features

What does the SU do for you?

March 22, 2017

According to Union of Students in Ireland (USI) the students’ union is an organised body of ‘willing would-be activists’ whose primary focus is defending the rights of the student, as well as enabling and furthering