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UCC RAG Week arrests treble

March 5, 2012

  By Róisín Treacy UCC saw arrests treble during their annual Raise and Give week this year. Gardaí made 50 arrests for public order offences in the first four days of the week-long event. The

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UCD SU referendum to abolish Ents Officer

March 5, 2012

  By Frances Mulraney A proposed UCD Students’ Union constitution will see the abolition of the Entertainment Officer as a sabbatical position, the suggested establishment of College Councils and a new rule requiring a referendum

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Engineers Week 2012

March 5, 2012

By Brendan White Students have been urged to get involved in Engineers Week 2012, which takes place throughout Ireland later this month. Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairi Quinn, joined Engineers Ireland as they launched

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YFG adopt gay adoption motion

March 5, 2012

By Aoife Mullen   DCU Young Fine Gael’s (YFG) motion calling on the government to bring forward legislation allowing gay couples to adopt has been adopted by the National Executive. DCU YFG attended the 25th

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Millrose invite For DCU athletes

February 8, 2012

Brendan White Four up-and-coming DCU athletes have been chosen to compete at the prestigious Millrose Games in New York. The world famous distance relay event takes place in February every year and DCU have been

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TCD Lecturers break with Croke Park Agreement

February 8, 2012

By Aoife Mullen Negotiations relating to the Croke Park Agreement have been put on hold by The Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT), following compulsory redundancies made in Trinity College. Two lecturers represented by the

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Seven Deadly Sins to hit the Helix

February 8, 2012

By Claire Corrigan DCU’s Dance Society will compete in the third annual All Ireland Dance Experiment against other third level institutions, choreographers, and dance institutions from across the country at the Helix on February 15th.

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DCU radio attracts criticism

February 8, 2012

By Frances Mulraney A new radio advertisement aimed at prospective DCU students attracted criticism on Twitter recently for its production quality, which many listeners felt was substandard. TV producer Colm Tobin tweeted: “Fittingly, that DCU

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No increase in food prices on campus after Budget 2012

February 8, 2012

By Sam Griffin Students who eat at restaurant facilities on campus will not be affected by the rise in VAT following December’s budget. Trispace, the DCU owned catering company which operates seven restaurants and cafes

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Permanent work for seasonal student staff

February 8, 2012

By Gillian Fitzsimons Many students who found temporary work over the Christmas period have since been offered permanent contracts by their employers. During the busy festive period, many well known retailers, restaurants and pubs offer

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Calls to celebrate an International Week

December 15, 2011

By Frances Mulraney International Day ‘‘could have been a much bigger event’’ if it was spread across a number of days, according to the Islamic Society at DCU. As part of Identity Week, campus was

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DCU RAG Rumble a knock out success

December 15, 2011

By Frances Mulraney and Emma Jane Hade DCU’s Raising and Giving (RAG) Society raised €5,022.83 with the university’s first ever white collar boxing event as more than 30 DCU students took to the ring last

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Oh no she didn’t

December 15, 2011

By Noelle Smith Oh yes she did! Lisa Keegan’s unorthodox yet hilarious version of a ‘happily ever after’ fairytale was a hit in DCU with sold out shows nearly every night. Crappily Ever After tells