Opinion

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

IMF chief Christine Lagarde visits DCU

June 29, 2018

Christine Lagarde, chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), visited DCU and spoke about inclusion, education and innovation last Tuesday.

The Hype

When music fights back

February 7, 2018

War, huh, what is it good for? Absolutely nothing. That is of course if you listen to musicians like Edwin Star who have used music to dispute politics and government. Music has been used to

Opinion

How far have we come with youth politics?

November 30, 2016

Michelle Martin discusses the younger generation’s involvement in politics in recent years from BREXIT to the US Presidential Election and the Repeal the Eighth campaign.

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Debate

The Great Debate: Should gender quotas exist?    

March 9, 2016

Gender quotas were introduced in the general election for the first time ever. Political parties needed to have 30% of women and 30% of men running in the general election or state funding would be halved.

Features

Heil Trump! Are the comparisons justified?

February 10, 2016

Hitler infamously blamed the Jews for the poor state of Germany after World War 1. While Trump is blaming everyone from Mexicans, Muslims, the Chinese and even Irish students for being a burden on America’s economy.

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Opinion

Pastures New for Politics?

October 29, 2014

With talk of Lucinda Creighton forming a new political party, Finnian Curran looks at the challenges a new party may face, and asks whether any political party can deliver real change.

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Ilghnéitheach

Ceist an neamhspleáchais – seans caillte nó seans glactha?

October 1, 2014

Lá mór corraitheach a bhí san 18 Meán Fómhair. Lá na cinniúna, lá air a dhéanfaí ceann de na breithiúnais ba thábhachtaí i stair na hAlban, breithiúnas a thiocfadh leis tús a chur le sraith ghníomhartha duibheagánacha ar fud na Breataine Mhóir, agus na hÉireann fiú.

Randoms

TD: Tweeting Daily

November 20, 2013

We all use Twitter, but which politicians are the best at handling 140 characters?

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Opinion

Why you should vote YES in the Seanad referendum

October 2, 2013

Lecturer of Politics at DCU’s School of Law and Government, Dr Eoin O’Malley argues for a ‘Yes’ vote in the forthcoming referendum proposing to abolish Seanad Éireann. He believes reform is worse needed in Dáil Éireann than in the Seanad, which he believes doesn’t justify it’s own existence.