DCU students protest rental increases in Shanowen

March 29, 2018

DCU students protested rental increases of over 20 per cent in purpose-built student accommodation around the Glasnevin area. Shanowen Square increased their prices by 27 per cent for the 2018/2019 academic year while Shanowen Halls


Could Cambridge influence the 8th?

March 28, 2018

When social media drives the agenda of campaigns to support worthwhile charities, like the ‘no make up selfie’ for cancer, or the ‘ice bucket challenge’ for ALS, the reaction from the masses is generally one


DCU aims to be completely plastic-free by 2020

March 21, 2018

DCU  aims to become the first Irish university to become completely ‘plastic-free’ by 2020, following the immediate removal of all plastic cups from all three campuses this week.


Cancer does not have to be deadly

March 7, 2018

Fear. That’s all that Máire can recall. It seeped into her veins, into her mind and into her soul. On the day that Máire was diagnosed with breast cancer, all she heard was the dreaded

The Hype

Imagine Dragons light up the 3 Arena

March 7, 2018

The atmosphere of the 3Arena was alight when Imagine Dragons took to the stage on the 26th of February. While their unexpected opening tune ‘I Don’t Know Why’ wouldn’t have been the first guess for


DCU support local Ballymun Kickhams with study help

March 7, 2018

DCU and Bank of Ireland (BOI) are working together to support Ballymun Kickhams GAA club by offering study support to leaving cert students. The student volunteers offer free tuition to the Ballymun leaving cert students

SU Elections 2018

Education & Placement Candidate: Craig McHugh

March 6, 2018

Craig McHugh is a 21-year-old second year Economics, Politics & Law student. He is hoping to better the INTRA portal, start a book-swap app and hold more events on campus.

The Hype

Is poetry a dying art?

February 21, 2018

Once upon a time, poetry was thought of as one of the most beautiful and most important art forms in existence. Nowadays it could be questioned as to whether it is as widely appreciated. If


Love in Row 27 leaves you flying high

February 14, 2018

Contemporary romance novels are normally littered with predictability, cringe-worthy chance meetings and, of course, love and attraction at first sight. However, for Eithne Shortall’s debut novel, this could not be further from the truth. While

News Features

The future of Europe will need a united front

February 9, 2018

On the 23rd of June 2016, there was a seismic change that reverberated throughout the continent of Europe. Social media was flooded with responses of shock and, in some cases, outrage at the results of


President Higgins calls on EU to embrace diversity

February 7, 2018

The President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, said that the EU needs to embrace diversity and promote social cohesion. Speaking at the launch of the DCU Brexit Institute, the keynote speech by Mr Higgins focused


560 new student beds in development in DCU

February 7, 2018

DCU started the development of 560 new student beds on the Glasnevin campus last week. The new residences will be built on part of the existing soccer pitches with the plan to reinstate the pitches

News Features

How two students took the journalism world by storm

December 3, 2017

It all started six months ago, in a living room in Dublin. André Bastié needed to transcribe twelve interviews for an academic research project on Social Entrepreneurship for his masters in e-commerce in DCU. He


A balance of religion

November 29, 2017

“Our Father who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name,” is forever ingrained in the minds of any young person who attended a Catholic primary school. A prayer in the morning, a prayer before or after lunch and