Opinion

Ghosting: heartless or harmless?

February 6, 2019

Ghosting, for those who have not experienced it, is when someone who you believe is interested and cares about you ends a relationship by disappearing from contact without any explanation. No goodbye phone call, or

Opinion

The self-driving car conundrum

February 6, 2019

The idea that self-driving cars are a new danger on roads already carrying cars, cyclists, public transport and pedestrians is a preposterous notion. Fortunately, it is being used less and less as an excuse to

Opinion

Students deserve to be paid for their time

February 6, 2019

Unpaid internships are an unjust way of separating those who can afford to work for free and those who need to pay rent. They should not be legal and offer an unfair advantage to those

DCU News

DCU launch Refugee Week 2019

January 29, 2019

Refugee Week 2019 is a reflection of the university’s commitment to students from asylum backgrounds, said DCU President Brian MacCraith at its launch in the U on January 28th.

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.

DCU News

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

DCU News

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