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.

University News

50% of Arts graduates feel their degree is irrelevant

February 7, 2018

Half of Arts graduates feel their course is relevant to their current employment according to the Higher Education Authority. A new report published by the HEA surveying graduates of the class of 2016 revealed that


Should zero-hour contracts be abolished?

November 22, 2017

The problem with these contracts is security or lack of it which is fair. It is hard to expect people to function under these conditions. But does an all-out ban mean nothing but positives for employees around the country. It begs the question will employers now offer sable contracts or just let more staff go and take on 2 permanent part time staff in the future.

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National News

Irish students pay second highest fees in Europe

November 15, 2017

Irish students are paying the second highest fees in Europe behind the UK. However, only 60 per cent of Irish students are actually paying full fees as almost half were aided by the grant system

News Features

Online gambling can negatively affect students

November 2, 2017

There was a pungent stench of weed, cigarettes and stale alcohol that clouded the air of the small room. Excited chatter and electronic music pulsated throughout the empty space while the gyrating bodies were getting

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Sacrificial goals: balancing life with college

October 25, 2017

Most college students have things other than college going on in their lives. Whether that’s work or individual interests and hobbies, sometimes life itself can get in the way of fulfilling ones full potential in college. No matter how hard

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University News

Youth Employment Scheme announced for 2018

October 25, 2017

A new internship programme aimed at young people who find it difficult to enter employment will be launched next year, announced Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty.

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University News

DCU celebrates 20 years of international studies

September 27, 2017

Organisations should develop a strategy which embraces the LGBTA community, revealed the Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces on campus last Tuesday. Vice Admiral Mark Mellett gave a keynote lecture in honor of the

University News

Ecstasy use among Students at an all-time high

April 19, 2017

Gardaí fear that ecstasy use among second and third level students has reached an all-time high. Last week, a 22-year-old college student was left in critical condition in Sligo University Hospital following a night out

DCU News

NI students may face increased fees after Brexit

April 5, 2017

Nine months after Britain voted to leave the EU, Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50 on Wednesday and formally served divorce papers on the European Union, a decision that would severely impact many areas


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.


Live: Budget 2017

October 11, 2016

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan will publish his sixth budget this afternoon. With persistent leaks to the press throughout the weak, not many surprises are expected but whether or not it will be passed on


Dublin Bus strike leaves students stranded

September 28, 2016

Recent Dublin Bus strikes have left many commuters without service. As someone who relies on the company on a daily basis, Aoife Marnell discusses how the bus strikes have affected her and how the bus strikes have caused more of an inconvenience than anything else.