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DCU Students – Making a difference?

March 6, 2013

Something I hear all the time is that DCU is special because of its sense of community.  There’s a subtle energy about the place, as if anything could happen and everything is possible. Feeling like

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Shamrocks and Schwarz-Rot-Gold

February 20, 2013

The 12th of October was a cold and windy autumn day in Dublin. It was the day when I and my Irish and German friends headed to the Aviva Stadium to watch a football match

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Secularism is nothing to fear

February 20, 2013

More often than I care to admit, people claim secularism has negative connotations. Many misunderstand the term and see it as a concept for the eradication of religion or as an anti-religious tool. However, if

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No Laughing Matter – Horsemeat Scandal

February 20, 2013

Ever since the Food Safety Authority Ireland revealed on January 15th that certain frozen beef products contained pork or equine meat, the scandal has exploded internationally. In my opinion, I don’t think the general public

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Fiona Dunne- Graduate nurses recruitment scheme

February 6, 2013

“Taking a scalpel to newly qualified nurse’s pay” As a first year nursing student and active Fianna Fail member, I must admit that upon hearing the details of the government’s new ‘nursing graduate scheme’ I