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Finally, Students are Fighting Against Direct Provision

The campaign to boycott Aramark and organisation of Refugee Week have helped initiate a conversation long overdue on campus.
By Ciannait Khan
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Men Experience Eating Disorders Too. Let’s Not Silence Them

We need to ensure men are able to discuss their eating disorders too, writes Shane Kenneally.
By Shane Kenneally
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Sexual Assault and Harassment Will Persist Until Men Stand up Against It

Simon Foy argues that to properly address sexual assault, men must call out inappropriate behaviour in all its forms.
By Simon Foy
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Ascough Result Shows that Student Politics Can Matter

Simon Foy argues that after last night's victory for the impeachment side, even sceptics can be convinced of the value of student politics.
By Simon Foy
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For Puppy Rooms, No Bark or Bite, Just Simply Bad Taste

Ciannait Khan argues we need to think twice about who benefits from puppy rooms.
By Ciannait Khan
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Ascough’s Position Has Become Untenable. She Needs To Go

Simon Foy argues that Ascough's campaign has exposed how unfit she is to be president of UCDSU.
By Simon Foy
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Grounds for Impeachment, Not Celebration, in UCD

Shane Kenneally argues that Ascough's impending fate should not be the stuff of gossip.
By Shane Kenneally
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A Student Loan System is Far From the Monster it is Often Depicted As

With student groups calling for so-called "free fees", Simon Foy argues that the narrative surrounding a student loan system is too simplistic.
By Simon Foy
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In the Years Ahead, Student Activists Need to Stay Mobilised and Engaged

Philip McGuinness argues that Irish students must look beyond repeal or once-a-year marches and work for sustained change.
By Philip McGuinness
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After Saturday, Sinn Féin’s Hypocrisy on the Eighth Amendment is Glaring

The party didn't attend the March for Choice at the weekend, offering a poor excuse despite their nominal support for repeal.
By Simon Foy