Music

Do you know Fangclub?

November 16, 2016

Appropriately for a band fronted by a man called Steven King, I catch up with Fangclub at Universal Ireland head offices just before Halloween. They’re on a short break between two legs of their UK

Opinion

Absent voters sacrifice their voice

November 16, 2016

Following last week’s US presidential election, Bríon Hoban believes that if more young Americans had voted, the outcome would have been different.

Features

Alan Smeaton and the wonders of data analytics

November 16, 2016

ProfessorAlan Smeaton was not expected to be an innovator, or an academic. As a young man, he did well in school but his family background didn’t indicate that a university education would be his path.

Lifestyle

Black Friday Bargains

November 16, 2016

Black Friday is almost upon us, and although primarily an American tradition, it remains one of the biggest dates on the calendar for Irish shoppers. Rachel Farrell takes us through some of this year’s best

Lifestyle

Making the Marathon

October 26, 2016

With the Dublin Marathon just a few days away, anxious first time runners will be looking for some last minute tips and advice. Compiled here is a guideline of how to tackle the forty-two kilometre distance.

Opinion

Has traditional teaching passed its sell-by date?

October 26, 2016

With almost 10,000 leaving certificate exam appeals this year, Opinion Editor Shirley Donlon looks into the difference between leaving certificate education and university education, and argues that perhaps a change is necessary.

Features

From medicine to journalism, Sheri Fink has done it all

October 26, 2016

New York Times investigative reporter Dr. Sheri Fink graduated from Stanford University 26 years ago with a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology. The module descriptor for the course reads: excellent training in how to understand human

Other Sports

35 hours in the gym the key to Griffin’s success

October 12, 2016

For most college students, a lot of time is spent trying to find our purpose in life. We spend much time worrying over whether we are taking the right career path and fretting over what

Opinion

Clubs and societies: An attraction or a distraction?

October 12, 2016

Does joining clubs and societies distract from the academic side of education at University or do they add an extra dimension to the average college experience? Opinion’s editor Shirley Donlon discusses the matter.

News Features

How to save a life

October 12, 2016

Humanity is not the perfect species, there is no promise of healthy perfect babies, but few people become pregnant with the expectation of having a child with a life altering disease. Cystic Fibrosis is a

News Features

Student nurses have empty purses

October 12, 2016

They wear a uniform and their feet pound the same floors each and every day. They comfort patients, provide them with the care that every person deserves. They look after your mother, brother, father and

Articles

Live: Budget 2017

October 11, 2016

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan will publish his sixth budget this afternoon. With persistent leaks to the press throughout the weak, not many surprises are expected but whether or not it will be passed on

Music

All roads lead to ROMES

September 28, 2016

ROMES are a half Irish, half Canadian alternative pop band made up of childhood friends Jacob Bitove on vocals, his brother Nick Bitove on drums, Andrew Keyes on Bass and James Tebbit on guitar. Earlier this

News Features

DCU creates more fuss around the bus

September 28, 2016

Stranded students, missed lectures and having to endure plenty of cycling and walking. This is the reality many students face because of the bus strikes. DCU has tried to help the students in their commute

News Features

Cost of campus accommodation hits the roof

September 28, 2016

Students lining the pathways, queues for the delicatessen in Spar and the endless cups of caffeine. The smell of new books, the vibrancy of new stationary, the heavy backpacks slumped on the shoulders of hungover

Saol an Mhic Léinn

Boladh na Bliana Nua Úr San Aer

September 28, 2016

“Tús maith leath na hoibre”. Táim cinnte go mbeidh mé ag athrá an tseanfhocail sin arís ‘s arís ó sheachtain go seachtain agus mise ag déanamh iarrachta mo chorpán a tharraingt ón leaba do léacht

Opinion

Ireland needs to wake up to injustice – it’s time to repeal

September 28, 2016

Following the release of The Repeal Project’s video ‘We Face This Land’ expressing strong views regarding the possible repeal of the 8th amendment, Andrew Ralph expresses his views on the controversial matter of abortion in Ireland and the limited services available to the women of our country.

Travel

My J1 experience

September 28, 2016

For many people a J1 is synonymous with the college experience. The idea of three months spent in the US working and travelling appealed to me long before I started college. It wasn’t until midway