Student Life

45,000 waiting for driving test date

April 4, 2018

There are currently 45,000 people waiting for a driving test date in Ireland. Although the RSA waiting time target is 10 weeks maximum, Buncrana and Gorey see average waiting times of 19.3 weeks and 18.4


Ladies Ball Fashion

March 21, 2018

With ball season upon us, Gabija Gataveckaite tells us how ladies can turn out on a student budget, without breaking the bank.


From Russia with love

March 7, 2018

“Huddled in a corner, my brother and I fiddled with the radio until we caught the signal of an American radio station. ‘We’re coming to save you,’ the presenter would say, in Lithuanian. But they

National News

DCU partner with I Wish to promote women in STEM

March 7, 2018

Over 5,000 students attended two workshops in Dublin and in Cork hosted by the I Wish initiative to encourage female secondary school students to choose careers in fields of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).


This race is no drag

February 21, 2018

RuPaul’s famous catch phrase has echoed around the world and will now echo A’la Irish style, in a yet unnamed Dublin Venue: “Gentlemen, start your engines and may the best woman win”.


Re-opening the old wounds of the Kerry Babies scandal

February 8, 2018

When ‘Official Ireland’ was a land of saints and scholars where contraception and divorce were illegal, the Kerry Babies scandal shook the nation. Joanna Hayes found herself at the eye of the hurricane that was


Does privilege triumph talent?

November 29, 2017

Nepotism is a very, very real concept and it’s incredibly frightening. For creatives, it’s a death wish- it prioritises potential contacts and attention over people who really love their job and have a true talent.

University News

Wellness Wednesday kicks off in DCU

November 15, 2017

Wellness Wednesdays continued this week with talks on assertiveness and lifestyle coaching on the Glasnevin campus and Katie Gallagher performing on St Patrick’s campus.

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Sex and Drugs: Life in the red light zone

November 15, 2017

I was a 16-year-old addicted to drugs. Now, I’ve got three beautiful children, that live with my mum, because I can’t look after them,” Kayleigh says, looking directly above the camera and into the producer’s


Highstreet Halloween

October 25, 2017

Although some may like hours and hours of costume planning and immaculate perfection of their outfits for that special party, dressing up isn’t for everyone. By scouring sites like Boohoo and ASOS, the only casual style guide you’ll ever need is right here.


Should Hugh Hefner really be idolised?

October 11, 2017

Those who brand Hefner as a ‘legend’ or ‘icon’ may say that he deserves our admiration because of his campaigns for contraception, abortion and the sexual revolution. Purely based on those facts, I agree, as those are all necessary elements of a contemporary world. It shouldn’t be forgotten that Hefner was a hedonist- he believed in dominating life in pleasures. Abortion and contraception are the mere ingredients that helped him live this hedonistic life as carefree as possible.

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University News

DCU celebrates 20 years of international studies

September 27, 2017

Organisations should develop a strategy which embraces the LGBTA community, revealed the Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces on campus last Tuesday. Vice Admiral Mark Mellett gave a keynote lecture in honor of the

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Slam Poetry Takeover

April 5, 2017

Gabija Gataveckaite talks us through the up and coming art form that is slam poetry.


The Sheer’ madness of the singles chart

March 22, 2017

Turn on the radio, tap open Spotify or flick on the telly- the world has lost its mind once again for the uber successful Ed Sheeran. Having released his third studio album, ‘Divide’, the 26-year