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What makes a good film protagonist

April 3, 2019

The character arc is one of the most important aspects of a movie. When we watch a movie we don’t just want to watch James Bond in one big action sequence. We need to see the character grow to be able to face some seemingly impossible task.

Lifestyle

Surviving being sober in college

March 6, 2019

Is drink necessary to have a good time? Absolutely not. Is it more preferable when everyone around is drinking? Without a doubt.

Television

Umbrella Academy, a delightful surprise

March 6, 2019

While 10, hour long episodes allow for plenty of time to explore the newly established world it does become unnecessarily eccentric and drawn out with a few random and unnecessary dance sequences that should have been left out.

Other Sports

Underwater Hockey rise continues

March 6, 2019

DCU Underwater Hockey are now playing alongside the Vikings, and have lost just one game in their opening two tournaments this year.

Rugby

David Hawkshaw captains Ireland U20s

February 6, 2019

The former Belvedere schools and current Leinster player, David Hawkshaw, has been named as captain for Ireland U20s Six Nations campaign.

Other Sports

Coaches key for avoiding injury

December 12, 2018

Duffy explained that the solution for these issues is to “build the weight back up with good form and you’ll be stronger in the long run.”

Other Sports

DCU Karate kick it up a notch

December 12, 2018

The cup, which was held in UCD on December 1st, saw the team gain two gold medals, seven silver and six bronze.

Other Sports

DCU Archery on target for success

November 28, 2018

The DCU team had three gold and three bronze medal winners individually in the event with the compound and mixed teams placing first and the recurve team placing third.

Boxing

Smith gets the nod for Ireland team

November 14, 2018

Céire Smith spoke to The College View after she was selected for the Ireland boxing team that will compete in the AIBA World Women’s Elite Championships.

The Hype

Rockstar under pistol fire for work conditions during Red Dead Redemption II

October 31, 2018

Other companies such as EA have faced similar accusations during periods where they are expected to be behind or failing to meet their schedule otherwise known as crunch time. Crunch time has become a defining characteristic for the video game industry due to the pressure of meeting consumer demands for release dates and competition from other gaming companies.

Food

Quick and easy comfort foods

October 31, 2018

With just four ingredients you can make a five minute pizza. Cover a tortilla lightly with passata (tomato puree), grate a cheese of your choice and you can add whatever topping you want. Place it under a hot grill for three minutes and it’s good to go.

Music

Lil Wayne returns with Tha Carter V

October 17, 2018

The redemption from this is undeniable though as Wayne drops Uproar, a diss track fuelled with a fiery passion. Sampling the beat from ‘Special Delivery’ by G-Dep, Wayne tells his enemies to beware of him. Many are speculating that the biggest enemy in question is Birdman, CEO of Cash Money records with whom Wayne had the legal battle.

Football

DCU Soccer teams merge

October 17, 2018

The idea of a merger seemed to allow a greater level of communication and access for the women’s portion of the club. Butler had no idea why they hadn’t thought about doing it before and said that “there are no down sides” to the idea.

Articles

Alexander Yankov win highlights DCU MMA caliber

October 3, 2018

The success of the club has been immense in the last 12 months with 3 members winning 8 Championship Belts, including 3 National Titles in Kickboxing as well as a lot of our other male and female members achieving success and winning kickboxing bouts & Jiu-Jitsu tournaments.