Features

DCU’s favourite shopkeeper

December 12, 2018

An observant student wandering around the DCU campus on a chilly winter morning may notice a handful of friendly pensioners from the local area making their way through the crowd to reach the front doors

DCU News

DCU and Microsoft team up for Hour of Code 2018

December 12, 2018

“DCU places a strong emphasis on STEM Education in many ways, and we recognise that the preparation of teachers for both Primary and Post-Primary Schools…plays a critically important role in that regard,” he said.

DCU News

DCU Ability Scheme introduced during Diversity Week

December 12, 2018

The Dublin City University (DCU) led project, alongside St Michaels House services aims to build skills and confidence, and improve the employability of people with disabilities between the ages of 18 and 29.

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DCU exams to be held before Christmas break from 2020

December 12, 2018

The DCU academic calendar is on the road to change in 2020 when semester one exams will take place before the Christmas break as opposed to afterwards, according to DCU Students’ Union VP for Academic

News

DCU delegates hold workshops at 26th Pink Training

December 12, 2018

The 26th annual Pink Training was held in NUI Galway over the last weekend of November, where 21 DCU delegates attended alongside VP for Welfare and Equality Aisling Fagan, who acted as the SU Support

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Java Café goes under construction

December 12, 2018

Java Café on DCU’s St Patrick’s campus is set to go under renovations to upgrade and refresh the social space, said DCU Chief Operations Officer Declan Raftery.

Health

Syphilis on the rise across Ireland

December 12, 2018

Syphilis cases are increasing to record levels in Ireland according to the HSE. The STI can be treated with antibiotics and caught by getting a blood test.

Opinion

Gender quotas are not the answer to any problem

December 12, 2018

Gender quotas are sexist and cynical. They are predicated on the idea that the only reason women are underrepresented in a certain field is because of gender. Not only that, they assume that women need

Opinion

Controversial Iceland ad did more good than harm

December 12, 2018

A few weeks ago, uproar was caused after the frozen food supermarket, Iceland, dropped their Christmas advert on Facebook and other social media platforms. Note, dropped online, not on television. This is because the organisation

Opinion

The troubles of toxic masculinity

December 12, 2018

Irish society has become better at discussing mental health issues. However, men across the country are still suffering and are largely being ignored. Last year, men accounted for 79 per cent of suicide deaths last

Opinion

The perils of a social credit system for democracy

December 12, 2018

The phrase ‘’better to say nothing than anything bad’’ is extremely misleading, yet, since the inception of Mao Zedong’s communist victory in China, this policy has effectively been used since 2014. It is being expanded

Opinion

Gene editing has the potential for greatness

December 12, 2018

Gene editing has hit the headlines lately after a scientist in China claimed to have made the first pair of genetically edited twins. Although this has not yet been proven, it brings to light the

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Software created in DCU to track online hate speech

December 12, 2018

“Cultural change is possible, and new norms can be established – particularly by those with power and influence. Ireland needs leadership from across society to play a more discernible role in preventing the spread of online intolerance” said Emily Logan, Chief Commissioner of “The Commission”.