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Craig Shaaban

Contributor, The College View, Off The Ball

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I'm a final year journalism student at DCU. My portfolio ranges from news and sport, to lifestyle and features. I have a keen passion for human interest stories, along with video and audio editing.


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Off The Ball
Meet Alyx Coby: Ireland's teenage motor-kart sensation | Off The Ball

At age 14, Alyx Coby is making her mark on the international karting scene as one of Ireland's most promising motor racers. Coby was born into a racing family, competed in her first race when she was eight and has overcome bad crashes to chase the thrill of winning.

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Drug dealers force a remedial clinic to hire security

Scoil Mochua, a special needs school in Clondalkin has been forced to implement security measures after a gang started dealing drugs in a field next door. https://youtu.be/uWXzwAbdit8 By Craig Shaaban


The College View
Business of fashion: spinning virtual threads - The College View

When he walked into the coffee shop, heads immediately turned. It was either his subtle, yet eccentric, brown waving over-coat, or the 1965 Pentax 6×7 camera he carried by his waist. As he sat across the table, he took a picture of a delicate red teacup positioned on a table nearby.

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Crime in Clondalkin causing distress - The College View

Weekly reports of thefts, break ins and assaults in Clondalkin are causing unrest in the community. Residents of the Dublin 22 postcode are living in fear due to weekly reports of anti-social behaviour that are posted on the 'Clondalkin Neighbourhood Watch' Facebook page.

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The end of an era - The College View

It's a bittersweet time where the scent of a certain perfume can make us feel nostalgic about our first-time surviving Coppers, or the clanking of plates in the canteen reminds us of the day we were confident enough to ask Genevieve the lunch lady for some extra gravy on our stuffing.

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The importance of public intellectuals - The College View

In a society where one of the world's most powerful leaders is an egotistical narcissist, the importance of public intellectuals and social commentary has never been greater. Canadian clinical psychologist, Jordan. B. Peterson is a man who has been catapulted into the stratosphere of social commentary.