Government votes against bill to abolish third-level fees

March 25, 2021

The bill was proposed by the government’s opposition party People Before Profit, to remove barriers to higher education by abolishing third-level fees so that everyone who wants to access higher education has the same chance. 

National News

Eating Disorders: “There’s no set definition of recovery”

March 24, 2021

At the end of 2019, the Coronavirus pandemic took the world by surprise. Scientists worked long and hard over the past year to develop a sufficient vaccine, and they succeeded. But as the pandemic is slowly regressing due to the vaccination rollout programme taking place across the world, there are still other deadly illnesses that cannot be deterred by vaccination immunity.


The rise of herbal medicine

March 24, 2021

Herbal medicine is considered the oldest form of healing, it works to restore the balance of the body on both a physical and emotional level. It was discovered by mankind as they turned to nature and herbal medicine to restore and maintain health and vitality. 

DCU News

Jack Callaghan – Candidate for DCUSU President

March 19, 2021

Final year business student Jack Callaghan is confident his experience of leadership from his clubs and society’s role and involvement in student life will give him a unique perspective on leading DCU Students’ Union.

National News

Explainer: What’s happening at home and abroad?

February 18, 2021

Over the past few weeks, some of the biggest stories in Irish media have centered around the country remaining in level 5 lockdown, the roll-out of the Covid-19 vaccine, or rather the pace of vaccinations. Along with education, as second-level students have pleaded with the Department for Education for clarity on the position of the Leaving Certificate 2021. 

National News

NUJ calls for action against threats to journalists

February 14, 2021

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) has called on the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) to take action against anyone who threatens violence against a journalist or member of the media. 


Journalists need to ask hard questions to get answers

February 10, 2021

“The Principles and purpose of journalism are defined by something more basic: The functions news plays in the lives of people”, written by American journalists Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel in The Elements of journalism. 


Dealing with Climate Grief

November 25, 2020

With overwhelming transformations taking place to our planet as a result of climate change, it’s normal to feel the effects of climate grief on our emotions.


Goodbye Trump, is it goodbye SNL?

November 25, 2020

During the Trump-era, ‘Saturday Night Live’  (SNL) got a shot of cultural relevance through its comedic take on the first family. But now entering a post-Trump era, the show is going to need to come up with new material to hang onto its American liberal audience.


Graduating from university during a pandemic

November 22, 2020

Every autumn, Dublin City University graduands, their families and DCU faculty, gather at the Helix to attend the annual graduation ceremonies and celebrate one of the most rewarding days of a student’s educational career.  


Converting to Veganism

November 2, 2020

Committing to a Vegan/Plant-based diet can take extra work when it comes to creating the right diet for your body, planning meals or deciding where to eat out. But once you adapt to the Vegan lifestyle, the benefits are beyond doubt.