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.  

Opinion

Has hazing culture in Ireland reached new heights?

April 3, 2019

Most college students have heard whisperings of certain societies in various colleges getting up to no good. There are plenty of these societies throughout Ireland with reputations, renowned for partying or questionable behaviour, but far too often these things go overlooked.

Opinion

DCUSU should stay linked to the USI

April 3, 2019

DCUSU President Vito Moloney Burke previously argued that the USI did not step up to the plate in campaigns they were running such as Shanowen Shakedown and Save Our Shepherd.

Opinion

The power of students protesting climate change

March 6, 2019

Many of today’s adults won’t have to worry about what’s happening in about 50 years time. It is my generation, Greta’s generation and the future generations who will suffer the consequences.

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Football

DCU v IT Blanchardstown Preview

October 23, 2012

DCU will look to maintain their perfect start to the season when they take on IT Blanchardstown on Wednesday afternoon. After comfortably winning their first two ties against UCD and Coláiste Íde, DCU currently lie

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Athletics

Olympic champion owes all to Brother Colm

October 19, 2012

Alongside King David there will always be Brother Colm. One man is the tall elegant Kenyan runner who with each race defies what can be done at 800m. The other is a small Irish catholic

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Film

Review: Skyfall

October 19, 2012

After the latest offering from the Bond series, one could be forgiven for disowning the franchise and pledging your allegiance to Bourne, or Jack Bauer, even Johnny English. After the gritty and punchy panache of

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DCU News

Referendum on fees to be held this semester by DCUSU

October 17, 2012

DCU Students’ Union President, Paul Doherty, has confirmed a referendum on funding third level education is to be held this semester. Speaking to The College View, Doherty said: “it was mandated through student council that

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Camogie

Uncertainty surrounding DCU’s Ashbourne participation

October 17, 2012

When Laura Twomey prized her hands onto the Purcell Cup last February, the dream had finally become a reality. Ashbourne Camogie had been secured. DCU’s stickwomen spent two years teetering on the brink of top

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Clubs and Socs

Underwear run raises over €1,000 for charity

October 17, 2012

The DCU Raising and Giving (RAG) Society raised over €1,000 following the “Underwear Mile” charity fundraiser last Wednesday afternoon. Participants braved the elements and stripped down to their bare essentials in aid of various Irish

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Through My Eyes

The big move… back home

October 17, 2012

My current greatest fear in life is attending my 20 year school reunion. Unlike many of the women who will attend, it’s not the few extra pounds I’m carrying that puts the fear of God

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Articles

NUIG student living in a tent

October 17, 2012

A student at NUI Galway is currently living in a tent in a secret location off campus to save money and finish his degree. Thirty-year-old Dubliner, Frank Cronin, is living out his final year of