No Picture
News

New EU report says red meat causes cancer.

January 21, 2022

EU policy for 2022 encourages a shift to a more plant-based diet due to red meat causing cancer. Research from the World Health Organisation (WHO) shows that when haem (a natural chemical found in meat)

No Picture
Articles

Ireland should care about hair.

January 21, 2022

South Korean politician, Lee Jae-Myung proposed at the beginning of the month for public health insurance to include hair loss treatments. This caused a huge divide in the public. Opponents say this is populism, but

Opinion

Stretched to the last: the unheard voices on scoliosis waiting lists

March 24, 2021

While Covid-19 has changed how we live, and it has affected the general running of hospitals and plunged them under pressure, children are still waiting and their condition has not gone away at the foot of a global infection. Mountains have been moved over the course of this pandemic, this should be one of those mountains. 

Opinion

Irish defamation laws are damaging to journalism

March 24, 2021

We have no idea what stories have been pulled or never even saw the light of day because of the risk of a lawsuit. This law is a loaded gun on journalists, with the rich and powerful at its trigger.

Opinion

Zero-Covid: Is it the answer?

February 10, 2021

“I think the debate is over.”  The Irish Times European Correspondent Naomi O’Leary retweeted an image of a music festival in New Zealand with the above caption last week. This tease of normality is something

Opinion

Ireland has not learned from past mistakes

January 27, 2021

In his state apology to the victims of Mother and Baby Homes, Taoiseach Micheál Martin said “It is the duty of a republic to be willing to hold itself to account. To be willing to

Opinion

Is veganism achievable for everyone?

November 28, 2018

For some low-income families, it is simply not manageable to shell out extra cash, time or resources on sustaining a vegan lifestyle, when it seems more affordable to grab the quicker and cheaper options.

Opinion

The incorrect use of power

October 31, 2018

The incidents that occurred at the Accounting and Finance AGM at the beginning of this semester disappointed students and staff at DCU, but can anyone really say they were surprised?

Opinion

How impactful are body positive magazine covers?

October 17, 2018

Following the controversial Cosmopolitan magazine cover featuring plus-sized model Tess Holliday, Clara Kelly and Orla Dwyer discuss whether the reaction was blown out of proportion or a real issue.

Opinion

The dangers of unprofessional tweeting

October 17, 2018

When someone says something they regret or says something the wrong way, it can be quickly explained to the small group of people who may have heard it and then it can be forgotten. It’s

Opinion

We need free sanitary products, period

October 17, 2018

Public bathrooms are nobody’s favourite ally when it comes to hygiene. However, despite the assortment of germs usually found in them, public bathrooms offer refuge to those on the brink of an accident, whether induced