Opinion

Abstaining from United Ireland vote should have been an option

April 18, 2018

If the recent DCU referendum on a United Ireland was absolutely necessary, the option to abstain should have been included. Firstly, a vote of abstinence is not the same as not voting. The option to say not only am I not in favour of DCU calling upon the State to hold a referendum on a United Ireland, I do not think I, or the university, should intervene.

News

USI concerned over referendum date

March 20, 2018

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) are concerned that any delays finalising the wording of the Eighth Amendment referendum would mean that students will be left unable to vote.

Opinion

The fight to vote

February 21, 2018

To make our country truly democratic, it is natural to argue that our registration system needs to come up to speed.

News

No official opposition to cannabis referendum

April 6, 2016

No student or group has registered as opposing the passing of the referendum which will mandate the DCU Students’ Union to support and campaign for the legalisation of cannabis. Students will be asked to vote

Features

Fight continues to repeal the Eighth

April 6, 2016

“USI has been pro-choice and campaigning for Irish abortion services since the early 80s. We are proud to stand alongside and fully support Amnesty International in this campaign.” Said Union of Students in Ireland President, Kevin Donoghue.

Opinion

Should colleges stand by the USI?

March 16, 2016

With UCD students voting against rejoining the Union of Students in Ireland, Aisling McCabe explains that while there are many advantages to membership, the national body is far from perfect.

DCU News

Referendum passed but sabbats split on changes

November 18, 2015

Some 85 per cent of DCU students voted to amend the DCUSU constitution to facilitate the change in the current SU structure to allow for the amalgamation of the DCU, St. Pat’s, Mater Dei and the Church of Ireland College of Education Students’ Unions.

DCU News

Students want SU referendum on cannabis

October 14, 2015

Over 500 DCU students have signed a petition calling on the Students’ Union to hold a referendum on their stance on the legalisation of cannabis. For the SU to hold a referendum, a petition must

Features

No freedom, until we’re equal

February 16, 2015

The transgender Community in Ireland are continuing to fight back as the Government propose a new Bill on transgender recognition.

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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.