The unhealthy diet of a first year

November 15, 2017

Katie Gallagher looked at how the challenges of entering third year education can lead to students living an unhealthy diet and lifestyle.

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Will plain packaging deter student smokers?

October 11, 2017

DCU students don’t believe the change to cigarette packaging will make much of a difference to Irish smoking habits.   Ireland isn’t the first country to implement unbranded cigarette packaging in order to deter people from smoking, following Australia, France and


Smoking mirrors

April 19, 2017

Iconic movie legends of the 1940s and 50s were the trend setters of their day. In a time when the world was shrugging off the vestiges of war, a well-tailored pencil skirt and a pair

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UCD students vote for a smoke-free campus

October 9, 2013

UCD students have voted in favour of making their campus a smoke-free zone, however their Students’ Union Equality and Welfare Officer is not sure whether the ban can be implemented. Trinity College are said to be considering a similar move, as Laura Colgan reports.

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Will seeing the damage stop smokers?

February 20, 2013

World Cancer Day, on Monday February 4th, ironically coincided with the launch of graphic pictures depicting diseased lungs and mouths on Irish smoking packets. According to Cancer Research UK, smoking causes more than four in