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The Eighth is at an End, but Battles Still Remain

Yesterday's events are cause for celebration but the fight for abortion rights is far from over, writes Kathleen McNamee.
By Kathleen McNamee
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A Tobacco-Free Campus is Inevitable

A ban on smoking on campus could be an inconvenience for many but it's hard to argue that the pros outweigh the cons, writes Ciannait Khan.
By Ciannait Khan
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How TCDSU’s Israel Stance Alienates Jewish Students

The union's stance on Israel demonises people who have no representation in Trinity, writes Eliana Jordan.
By Eliana Jordan
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Gardaí’s Heavy-Handed Eviction has Swung Public Opinion

Last night's tactics at North Frederick St by balaclava-wearing Gardaí will ultimately have won support for housing activists, writes Matthew Murphy.
By Matthew Murphy
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Trinity’s Early Move-In Fee Exploits Student Residents

Students already pay €7,000 to live on campus for the year. Kathleen McNamee asks why they should pay more.
By Kathleen McNamee
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It’s Time to Stand up Against Exploitative Internships

Ciannait Khan writes that it's not unreasonable to expect compensation for labour.
By Ciannait Khan
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Trinity Must Do More To Tackle Ireland’s Obesity Crisis

The health of students is of paramount importance to universities. As a leader in education, Trinity needs to step up to the mark.
By Nadine Fitzpatrick
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Students Should Reassert Their Power in Upcoming EU Elections

In the wake of repeal success, students have an opportunity to prove their strength in the EU elections.
By Philip McGuinness
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Grappling With Reverse Culture Shock

After a whirlwind year and newfound independence in Dublin, home isn't the place it used to be, writes Eliana Jordan.
By Eliana Jordan
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Don’t Let the Healy-Raes Block Repeal

Wily anti-abortion TDs will do everything in their power to obstruct abortion legislation. It’s up to yes campaigners not to let them.
By Matthew Murphy