Fierce competition at DCU Drag Race

April 15, 2019

It has been popularised in recent years thanks to RuPaul’s Drag Race, an American television show which sees queens perform in a series of challenges, almost like an X-Factor style format where a queen is eliminated each week by the judges.


Risky business: the agenda

April 3, 2019

As the sun sets on a frozen Saturday in November, the Cobblestone Pub in Smithfield is bustling. 


The importance of speaking to journalists

March 20, 2019

When sources decide to keep quiet, to ignore the email, leave the call unanswered or miss the coffee date, journalists are unable to share their side of the story. A fresh perspective and a piece of the puzzle is suddenly missing.


Risky business: sex sells

December 12, 2018

I feel more afraid walking down dark streets in Dublin late at night than I do in my own apartment when I’m working,


Dublin public transport must be addressed

November 14, 2018

What makes a city? Some may argue that if a larger town has a cathedral, it’s a city. In the modern day, there are many elements to a city, not just a larger church –


Arctic Monkeys storm the 3 Arena

October 3, 2018

Each song was intertwined brilliantly with the one that came before it, carrying a smooth transition from either an energetic hit, to a calmer sound. Kicking off with ‘Star Treatment’, the expertise and professionalism of the band shone.

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”.