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New DCU GAA pitch plan ruffles feathers

February 7, 2018

Migratory geese are a threat to DCU’s plans to build a new astroturf GAA pitch in St. Patrick’s College. Locals have objected to the plans for the all-weather sports facilities on the grounds that over

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DCU students march for transgender rights

February 7, 2018

Students from DCU’s LGBT society marched to support the Transgender Healthcare Protest on the 20th January. Dean O’Reilly, the chairperson of DCU’s LGBT society, said that there were roughly 25 students from DCU who showed

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Opt-In SU referendum petitions invalid

February 7, 2018

Referendums for an opt-in Students’ Union and a second vote on the college’s stance on abortion will not be going ahead, according to DCU Students’ Union president. The petition which called for a referendum was

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Nubar denies Good Friday closure

February 7, 2018

The manager of DCU’s student bar Nubar has denied claims made on social media that the bar will close on Good Friday, despite the ban on the sale of alcohol being lifted. The popular student

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DCU ranked 15th greenest university in the world

February 7, 2018

DCU was ranked the 15th greenest university in the world last December, rising 12 ranks since 2016. GreenMetric is an initiative of Universitas Indonesia, surveying over 600 universities across 76 countries.

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DCUSU President makes personal speech on mental health

December 7, 2017

DCUSU President Niall Behan spoke about his personal experience with mental health and wellbeing after the death of his father in a speech to students in UMASS Boston. The speech at the ACUI conference was

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DCU student group petitions for an Opt-In Students’ Union

November 29, 2017

Two petitions launched by DCU Students For Fair Representation involving SU membership and SU abortion stance have been put forward to the Returning Officer. The Returning Officer is currently in the process of verifying the

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RAG Rumble packs a punch

November 29, 2017

Over 450 people attended the Wright Venue on Monday 20th November to witness 15 fights of pure intensity at RAG Rumble, featuring some of St Patrick’s and DCU’s familiar faces.

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Schoolbag graveyard highlights student suicide

November 15, 2017

124 schoolbags, representing the average number of student deaths by suicide every year, were laid on the green in DCU Glasnevin to start Mental Health Week on Thursday 13th November. DCU Students’ Union collaborated with the

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DCU remains second highest university for Sugar Babies

November 15, 2017

DCU remains the second highest university in the country for sign-ups to SeekingArrangement in 2017, with 568 students registered to the Sugar Babies service, according to the website’s recent figures.