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. 

Opinion

The Good Friday ban, a modern approach or a loss of identity?

February 7, 2018

Pubs only close these two days a year and as part of Irish culture, this trend has been here for all of our lives, with this ban being lifted we are becoming more modern but at the same time it has to be asked, are we losing a part of our identity?

Food

The unhealthy diet of a first year

November 15, 2017

Katie Gallagher looked at how the challenges of entering third year education can lead to students living an unhealthy diet and lifestyle.

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Lifestyle

Pre-drinking: essential or enough?

April 5, 2017

Peer-pressure, health and alcohol are three interconnected problems that are stigmatised to the Irish drinking culture, writer Amy Lawlor takes a look at how alcohol affects our health and how peer pressure surrounds it. If

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Articles

We’re Drinking From The Bottle

October 29, 2014

Drinking is undoubtedly part of our nation’s culture. However, are young people now dependent on alcohol in order to socialise?

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Student Life

Sober as a…student?

April 16, 2014

What to do when another night out on the beer seems too much? Sober Soc is here to help, a society based around alcohol-free events.

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Features

Seven extremely valid reasons to go to NuBar

March 19, 2014

By Jade O’Leary 1. To celebrate/drown your sorrows after receiving exam results What better way to celebrate the fact that you’re officially a genius (you got over 50% in two whole modules after all) than

Style

Mantalk #6

February 19, 2014

The sharpest fashion tongues in DCU are back, and like it or lump it, they’re going to say it as they see it. Seán Men, women, small children, welcome back! To disguise my next topic

News

UCC experiment with alcohol-free student accommodation

October 9, 2013

University College Cork are this year piloting a sceme whereby the consumption of alcohol has been prohibited in certain on-campus accommodation. Garrett Lavin found out that DCU’s Accommodation Department have considered introducing simliar.

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Opinion

Toxic Tuesday too toxic

October 9, 2013

Many still call for the return of the SU-run student nightclub night, Toxic Tuesday, but did the night live up to it’s name? Sean Cassidy argues it was time to call it a day.

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Randoms

Supermacs, Goats and Pagans: All in a St Patrick’s Day

March 20, 2013

St Patrick’s Day is weird. One: because it’s somehow compulsory and two: because it makes you think that Irish people reproduce like flowers rather than people. Thousands are Irish for March. But where did they

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Randoms

What it looks like from behind the bar

March 6, 2013

Working in bars can be great, because let’s face it, people always provide more entertainment when they’re drunk. And when things are quiet behind the bar there’s nothing better than watching drunks go about their

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DCU News

Pre-drinking culture an issue in DCU

October 17, 2012

73% of DCU students have forgotten events from a night out because of the amount of alcohol they consumed, a survey for The College View has revealed. The survey, which asked students about their alcohol