News

DCU says no to alcohol in Londis

April 3, 2019

DCU Londis were granted permission to open an off-licence after winning a planning dispute however DCU say they do not plan to use this permission right now

Opinion

Tattoos are not an indicator of the person beneath

April 3, 2019

I didn’t think that tattoos should cause me to be judged as a person, especially in the workplace. Having been in professional settings, I have always felt uncomfortable having my tattoos on show for fear of being thought less of as a person.

Opinion

The importance of sports for young people

April 3, 2019

Group exercises and assignments in school and university never truly showed me the value of co-operation whereas in sport, its importance was abundantly clear.

Opinion

Do all trolls have sadistic tendencies?

April 3, 2019

Trolls and sadists derive pleasure from the pain of others. However, they engage in a psychological rationalisation process to justify this pleasure to themselves. When shown pictures of individuals in pain, trolls will downplay that pain to rationalise their sadistic tendencies.  

Opinion

Let’s talk about sex (education) baby

April 3, 2019

Much like mental health and other difficult topics to discuss, Irish education has brushed sex education under the rug for the most part. Contraception was illegal in Ireland until 1980, but that was nearly 40 years ago. Times have changed and we need to keep up.  

News

UK students will still pay EU fees post-Brexit

March 20, 2019

British and Northern Ireland students studying in the Republic of Ireland will no longer have to worry about an increase in tuition fees due to a proposed amendment to the Brexit Omnibus bill