Gene editing has the potential for greatness

December 12, 2018

Gene editing has hit the headlines lately after a scientist in China claimed to have made the first pair of genetically edited twins. Although this has not yet been proven, it brings to light the


The unpredictability of Ms Lauryn Hill

December 12, 2018

Hill is not one to shy away from a bit of preaching. She closed the show with a reminder to “spread that vibration with love,” a sentiment echoed various times throughout. “We can resonate the frequency of love,” she said earlier in the performance.


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.


The importance of saying yes

October 3, 2018

Saying yes to things can feel like an insurmountable challenge when you are overwhelmed, but there is no better time to embrace the importance of yes than the start of college.


Leave my culchie accent alone

October 3, 2018

Moving up to the big smoke from a rural area can be a whole new world for a lot of people going to college. There is frequent and semi-reliable public transport, more people in your


Are consent classes effective?

April 18, 2018

Too often in education we are simply taught that 2+2=4. You write it down in your copy and don’t think about it until memorising it the night before the test. By opening up the classroom to questions and opinions on consent, with a qualified teacher to moderate, students would be more engaged and more likely to listen and take in what’s being discussed.

National News

Ireland ranks above EU average in gender equality

November 1, 2017

Ireland ranks above the EU average in gender equality according to a report published earlier this month. The Gender Equality Index revealed that Ireland scored 69.5 out of a potential 100 while the EU average


Life after the leaving cert

October 25, 2017

The transition from Leaving Cert to college can be formidable and terrifying. It’s especially huge for people who have no experience of living alone or providing for themselves. Should it be such a massive adjustment,

DCU News

DCU plans North Dublin cultural quarter

October 11, 2017

DCU intends to make a North Dublin cultural quarter over the next few years as part of a wider plan for the university’s development. The extensive five-year plan was launched on September 20th and will