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Ritalin Use Stems from a Pressure to Succeed

James Shaw discusses the use and abuse of ritalin by college students desperate for success.
By James Shaw
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Students Need Places to Eat Their Own Food Before Places to Start a Business

Trinity has a reputation of poor spatial provision, and, despite recent developments, basic student spaces remain absent.
By Sinéad Baker
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The Kids Aren’t Alright: Youth Mental Health Services Must Urgently Improve

While talking about mental ill-health has seen a huge surge in recent years, we remain largely in the dark as to the best way to provide comprehensive, reliable care that catches all individuals in distress.
By Aisling Curtis
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Potential Coalitions Would Have Differing Impacts Upon Higher Education in Ireland

Tom Myatt analyses the different coalitions the 2016 election could leave us with, arguing that some would be better than others for young people.
By Tom Myatt
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Trinity Activist Festival Provided a Valuable Framework for Starting Conversations

Daniel O'Brien discusses the value of the intentions of Trinity's recent activism festival.
By Daniel O'Brien
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Essays: Due in On Time, Never Due Back

James Shaw argues that the common failure to give essays back on time is a highly problematic aspect of the Trinity education.
By James Shaw
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For High-Quality Sport, We Need Better Facilities and the Best Athletes

In a new sports strategy, the Director of Sports and the Dean of Students have put forward a number of proposals that would revolutionise Trinity sport.
By Aisling Curtis
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At UCD, a Referendum Three Years in the Making

Why a three year-old falling out between UCDSU and USI matters to you.
By Daniel O'Brien
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The Surreal Social Experiment of the Trinity Ball Launch Live Stream

The live stream, from an “undisclosed location”, was strange, the comments were unpleasant, but we couldn’t look away.
By Paige Reynolds
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UCD Porn Ring Just Another Blow to Equality

Paige Reynolds argues that examples of misogyny have become so commonplace that we aren't even shocked anymore.
By Paige Reynolds