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IMF chief Christine Lagarde visits DCU

June 29, 2018

Christine Lagarde, chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), visited DCU and spoke about inclusion, education and innovation last Tuesday.


Explainer: The Eighth Amendment

April 18, 2018

A referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment will be a historical event for Irish society whether the Ireland votes yes or no.


Time to switch off

February 21, 2018

Ryan Tubridy sparked a national conversation on whether we have fallen too far down the rabbit hole of social media into all its filtered wonder and forgotten how to interact with our fellow human. Tubridy


The Troubles of Being a Derry Girl

February 21, 2018

Never before has there been a more hilarious yet endearing portrayal of the juxtaposition between the Troubles in Northern Ireland and the average lives of five teenagers until Lisa McGee’s series, ‘Derry Girls’, was aired


DCU appoints former NYT editor as adjunct professor

February 7, 2018

Jill Abramson, former Executive Editor of The New York Times, has been appointed as an Adjunct Professor in DCU’s School of Communications. Abramson’s role will be primarily supplementary and is not expected to work directly


Finding the light in Seasonal Affective Disorder

November 15, 2017

As we wind back the clocks for daylight savings, a veil of darkness looms over the frigid winter months. For some, the short cold days are a countdown to Christmas; for others, they’re a reason to

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DCU remains second highest university for Sugar Babies

November 15, 2017

DCU remains the second highest university in the country for sign-ups to SeekingArrangement in 2017, with 568 students registered to the Sugar Babies service, according to the website’s recent figures.


The ten most timeless movies

October 11, 2017

“Don’t make me choose. I can’t” is the eternal quote from the film ‘Sophie’s Choice’, one of the greatest films of our time. The haunting phrase is an appropriate response when asked to narrow down

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Taoiseach dismisses UK and US style loan scheme

October 11, 2017

Leo Varadkar’s unclear plans for the proposed ‘Student Loan Scheme’ outraged the Union of Students in Ireland, who led the march for publicly funded education in Dublin on October 3rd. The Taoiseach ruled out the

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Minister for Health makes an appearance at Clubs and Socs

October 4, 2017

Politicians inspected the future of their parties as they visited DCU’s ‘Clubs and Socs’ signups on Monday.  Among the familiar faces was Fine Gael Minister for Health Simon Harris who made his way around to