Direct Provision

Ireland’s Asylum System – Hard Labour for Asylum Seekers

April 17, 2019

JR3 Public Affairs Journalism Are Irish prisons working? Is Ireland’s asylum system fit for purpose? Final-year DCU journalism students conducted in-depth investigations into these two major questions in Irish public life. Working with School of


‘Us’ highlights the continuing power of Peele

April 3, 2019

Peele’s first film was smarter and more shocking but ‘Us’ has more character. Each person’s backstory is explored to a certain level and everyone has their own unique quirks.


Let’s talk about sex (education) baby

April 3, 2019

Much like mental health and other difficult topics to discuss, Irish education has brushed sex education under the rug for the most part. Contraception was illegal in Ireland until 1980, but that was nearly 40 years ago. Times have changed and we need to keep up.  


Criticise those running for positions of power

March 20, 2019

More criticism of SU candidates and officers should be vocalised about their proposals and how suited they are to the roles. If we all sit back and regard candidates as just students trying to do their best, however true this may be, a popularity contest can instead prevail.

DCU News

SepTec up for €1 million prize

March 6, 2019

SepTec, the only DCU project in the competition, is one of 12 teams competing from third level institutions across Ireland.


VP for Engangment & Development: Katie Fay

March 5, 2019

Katie Fay is a final year Chemical and Pharmaceutical student running for the position of VP for Engagement and Development against one other candidate, Helen Wade.

The Hype

Take a chance on True Crime

February 6, 2019

Conversations are another huge aspect of the true crime podcast. They often feature discussions between reporters and editors covering the case. The journalists casually discuss the case and decide their next moves. This really involves the listener in a way that television or print never could.


Students deserve to be paid for their time

February 6, 2019

Unpaid internships are an unjust way of separating those who can afford to work for free and those who need to pay rent. They should not be legal and offer an unfair advantage to those


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.