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Daire Keogh – A year in DCU

April 21, 2021

When asked about the trials and tribulations of his first year as president of DCU during a global pandemic, Keogh jokes: “There’s the famous line in the movie Airplane!, ‘What a time to give up the cigarettes’. 

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Gluten; Don’t grain on my parade

April 12, 2021

A recent survey conducted by Safefood revealed that 92 per cent of consumers of gluten products did not have a gluten related disorder or coeliac disease.

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Students look back on one year of online learning

March 24, 2021

This month marks a year since students across Ireland began online learning. We all thought we were getting two weeks off college; little did we realise that if we fast forward to 2021, we would still be in the same situation.

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Goujons taste just as good in takeaway boxes

October 28, 2020

It’s a Tuesday night in October, students are enjoying cans of Jack Slatts (with dash of course) after a long day of online lectures. This is not the NuBar from six months ago. Then again,

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The protesters against direct provision

November 13, 2019

For a country that uses the slogan of “100,000 welcomes” to visitors, recent events of arson and protests would lead you to think that Ireland is not as welcoming and friendly as it claims to

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DCU lacks supports for student parents

November 13, 2019

Student parents in DCU struggle to find time to study, integrate with their peers, and support their families while attending the university.

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Fast fashion is so last season

October 30, 2019

The fashion industry is one so massive, that the extent of its effects are difficult to comprehend. Especially in countries like Ireland, buying from the fashion industry is a pillar of everyday life.

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The growing impact of Sober October

October 30, 2019

Sober October originally started as a fundraising opportunity, but its main purpose has now grown to mean much more to it’s participants.

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The movement to ban bloodsports

October 30, 2019

Bloodsports have remained a topic of debate in and out of government buildings, however, the movement to ban bloodsports is stuck at a standstill. “Imagine if a gang of thugs set a pack of dogs

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Likes, comments and hatred

February 20, 2019

“She was wearing a thong with a lace front.” Throughout history, choice of clothing has been wrongfully mistaken for consent. Throughout history, women have been told what they can and cannot wear. Young girls become

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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

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Happy little pills

December 12, 2018

problems aren’t miraculously solved when you tell someone how you’re feeling