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Cathal Blake – “If I can do it anyone can”

February 24, 2021

“I think this is particularly unique to DCU that you could be in a pretty difficult lecture and then walk out into the canteen and sit with your professor and you can just chat about Strictly or the football.”

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World Hijab Day: A growing movement in Ireland and beyond

February 10, 2021

The initiative, which is  acknowledged in roughly 140 countries globally, seeks to raise positive awareness of the  hijab, also known as a headscarf or head covering, in the face of growing Islamophobia and  anti-Muslim sentiment internationally. 

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The women of Irish university politics

February 10, 2021

Thankfully, our third level system has transformed and now recognises women as completely equal to their male peers. This has resulted in balanced and diverse student unions, which proportionately represent women much more than our national political systems do.

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How a Reddit thread started uproar on Wallstreet

February 10, 2021

Friday 29th of January was a historic day in Stock Market history, as Gamestop (GME) stock peaked at $483, which is a 1,500 per cent increase over the previous two weeks. Deborah Marshall explains what exactly happened on this day.

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2020 Retrospective: A look back on Ireland’s response to Covid-19

January 27, 2021

Although the pfizer vaccine has begun circulation, our country is buckling under the pressure of our third wave. How did we manage to shift from Europe’s shining star to the world’s worst example? Ruth Delaney takes a look back on the events leading to a third lockdown.

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Why it really is a dog’s life during lockdown

November 11, 2020

While Halloween and lockdown cause pets’ a certain amount of
distress, an understanding of animal anxiety and access to the right resources ensures our
fluffy companions can remain protected.

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The incredible power of street art

October 28, 2020

This is the hallmark of street art and it is the power no other form of expression can master: it says so much without saying much at all.

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Goujons taste just as good in takeaway boxes

October 28, 2020

We won’t take little things, like an hour with your mates chatting over goujons (best in Ireland) or dodgy dance moves to Westlife with your mates, for granted anymore.