Conservative paper comes to DCU

February 7, 2018

A conservative publication based out of Trinity College has expanded to DCU in what its editor called an attempt to provide a diversity of opinion in student-related matters. The Burkean Journal, which was funded by


It’s time to talk about porn

November 15, 2017

Porn: is it an opiate for sexual urges or a catalyst for gender harassment? Experts say neither – society suggests both.


Budget 2018: Rent allowance increases

October 11, 2017

Rent allowance will increase by €149m next year in order to accommodate over 17,000 more homes, said Minister for Finance Paschal O’ Donoghue.


The F word says it all

October 4, 2017

The English language is rich with colourful expletives. Being used constantly, they represent the very staple of human emotion, and have been applied variously in the classic and modern English literary canon: from James Joyce’s


X and the giant Apple

September 27, 2017

If man and machine lived harmoniously in perfect co-existence, Apple would be its all-nurturing Biblical force – assuming the role of guardian over the bliss artificial utopia. An A11 bionic chip, True Tone display and

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The last good, Good Friday

April 19, 2017

Bibi Drumm, lifetime parish member and a devout Catholic, sits down in her compact living room, leaning her walking stick gently against the arm of the upholstered chair. “Once you get over 65 – which

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Hiking: the hazardous hobby

April 5, 2017

Last month, the High Court overruled a decision for the National Parks and Wildlife Service to pay out €40,000 of damages to hillwalker Teresa Wall after she injured herself on a wooden boardwalk on the


Is the blockbuster killing film studios?

March 22, 2017

The smell of heated popcorn kernels fills the nasal cavities as you slowly make your way down a carpeted hall, scanning the doors for a number corresponding with your ticket label. Inside, a flight of


“The End” for Black Sabbath

November 30, 2016

Black Sabbath. The words are like a hunting horn for any seasoned heavy metal fan. A 50-year-career marked by legendary music, solid friendship and innumerable vices is finally drawing to a close. After spending almost half

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Minority groups and modern media: a war of its own

November 16, 2016

The political turmoil between Western society and Islamic culture has fundamentally – and permanently – redefined modern journalistic practices, with every one of our well-favoured news outlets equally responsible for contributing to the European epidemic