Lifestyle

Racism in television dating shows

February 5, 2020

While television has often been heralded for offering a more diverse portrayal of minority groups than film it has still struggled with a tendency to reinforce stereotypes.
Many believed that the explosion of reality TV, with its portrayal of real people in a natural environment would finally break the glass ceiling of these rigid typecasts.

Features

All time high in breast cancer diagnoses

February 5, 2020

Despite the fact that the risk of Breast Cancer increases with age, up-take for the screening service drops drastically above the age of 54. While there was a 74.4 per cent up-take for women in the 50-54 age category, this dropped to 32.1 for the 55-59 year-olds. This fell again to 25.7 per cent for 60-64 year-olds and 20 per cent for the over 65’s greatly reducing their chances of detecting potential breast cancer at an early stage.

Television

The popularity of trash TV

December 11, 2019

The rise in the popularity of reality TV in recent years is one that has gripped audiences from six years of age to sixty and appeals to the office secretary and university professors alike.

Camogie

DCU and Na Fianna form a community partnership

October 30, 2019

A new partnership between DCU and Glasnevin-based GAA club Na Fianna will provide DCU students with opportunities for paid partnerships, volunteering and cultural opportunities.

Television

The Politician serves as a satire of student politics

October 16, 2019

Netflix’s The Politician premiered on the streaming site on September 27th 2019 and despite being hailed as “hollow” and “mean” by critics it is currently one of the highest rated shows on Netflix.

DCU News

Seat monitors being hired in DCU libraries

April 17, 2019

Seat monitors are being hired in DCU’s O’Reilly and Cregan libraries to clear study spaces that have been saved but left vacant by students during exam time.

Film

The latest trend of live-action remakes

April 17, 2019

The current trend works in a similar way by taking tales as old as time which will appeal not only to children, but also a generation of adults with a specific, nostalgic connection to one version.

Lifestyle

Menstruation shouldn’t stop you working out. Period.

March 20, 2019

However, during this time testosterone levels rise leading to greater benefits from strength training. This coupled with the increased pain tolerance and faster muscle recovery gained from low hormone levels mean you will be able to train harder for longer.

Food

Careful with your cravings

February 20, 2019

Food addiction is much more than a simple craving. It is an obsession that takes over the life of the addict. It’s time to treat with the attention it deserves.