National News

Anger expressed as dole is cut for those under 26

October 23, 2013

Budget 2014 brought in harsh cuts to the Jobseeker’s Benefit social welfare allowance for those under-26 and young people and their represenatatives are kicking up a fuss, report Theresa Newman and Finnian Curran.

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DCU News

Taoiseach opens Family Business Centre at DCU

October 23, 2013

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny was on campus recently to launch the new Family Business Centre. While at DCU, he also visited the Volunteer Expo and commented on the benefits of volunteering.

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News

How did Budget 2014 affect students?

October 23, 2013

How did Budget 2014 affect you? Theresa Newman reports on a cut which will affect several students and young people – a reduction in the dole or Jobseekers Allowance.

National News

Excise duty on alcohol increased in budget

October 23, 2013

A 10c excise was placed on the price of alcohol in Budget 2014, but those who called for a minimum price to be placed on alcohol believe this won’t go far enough, as Ruth Marnell reports.

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Through My Eyes

Fishing for the truth

October 23, 2013

One student talks about their run in with catfishing, where anonymous users online pretend to be someone else entirely.

National News

Hike in medical card prescription charge in Budget 2014

October 23, 2013

Budget 2014 announced changes to the Medical Card system and a hike in the cost of Medical Card prescriptions – DCU’s health services are not in a position to cater for Medical Card students however, as Theresa Newman reports.

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Student Life

Coursing through

October 23, 2013

What happens to the students who don’t find the course of their dreams? The College View finds out.

DCU News

SHAG Week: A Social Round-Up

October 23, 2013

SHAG week took place on DCU campus last week, when inflatable penis pinatas, sexperts and sex comedians rolled into town to provide students with good-humoured advice and information.

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News Features

The privacy policy

October 23, 2013

Facebook has changed its privacy policy, but just how private was it before?

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Features

On the brink of starvation

October 23, 2013

You may be short of money, but some students literally cannot afford food. A look at some students who are being pushed to the edge.

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News

UCD takes pro-choice stance

October 23, 2013

Students of UCD have voted for their university to adopt a pro-choice stance on abortion, but concern has been raised over the lack of publicity the campaign received on campus, as Emily Bodkin reports.

DCU News

Careers Service points the way for students

October 23, 2013

DCU Careers Service are opening their doors to all students on campus, offering help to get them on the road to their dream career, as Sarah Bermingham reports.