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New sabbatical officers condemn DCU’s rent increases

March 18, 2020

The DCUSU Elect have strongly criticised the recent decision taken by the DCU management to increase the cost of on-campus accommodation calling the decision disgraceful and unfair for the students they will represent. 

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Air pollution causing premature death

March 18, 2020

Air pollution is the cause of over 8 million premature deaths worldwide according to a new study published by journal Cardiovascular Research.

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RCSI brings forward exams amid concern over spread of coronavirus

March 18, 2020

Examinations which were to be held at the end of April were brought forward to last weekend in order to ensure that there is no delay in the graduation of the class of 2020. The change of dates is in response to any restrictions that could be put in place as a result of the Coronavirus.

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Online petition created for students to continue studies at home amid coronavirus fears

March 17, 2020

The petition argued that studying at home would be safer than coming into college. It was created after the first case of the disease was confirmed in Trinity College. With over 500 signatures, the petition urged the college to allow students to complete their studies online rather than come onto campus and risk the spread of the disease.

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Vice president of campaigns of the USI resigns

March 11, 2020

The vice president of campaigns of the Union of Students Ireland (USI), Michelle Byrne, has resigned this evening, following revelations that she was willing to provide names of right wing activists to what appeared to be an anti-fascist group.