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Student Elections Matter, Even if Not for All the Right Reasons

Even if you dislike everything about the TCDSU elections and the associated madness, there may still be one policy, person, or funky t-shirt that speaks to you.
By Ellen Orchard
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Higher Education Needs To Be Talked About By Party Leaders

Christopher McMahon argues that higher education is too important an issue not to be discussed by party leaders, following the televised debate last night.
By Christopher McMahon
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We Must Forge a Community Where Predatory Behaviour is Condemned

Kate Lawler argues that consent workshops are an integral element of a university's approach to sexual assault.
By Kate Lawler
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Excessive Medicating is Not the Solution to Mental Illness

Using medicine to treat a physical problem, such as a broken limb or an infection, is an effective way of solving problems, but it's a different story when psychological issues come into play.
By Anna Belitskaya
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Medicating my Depression was a Lifesaver

For Mental Health Week, Anna Moran discusses her experiences with medication and the way in which it changed her life.
By Anna Moran
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The Fire Talk Analogy Misleads in Talks About Consent

James Behan argues that consent classes will not address the "grey areas" of sexual assault.
By James Behan
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LGBT Hustings Shouldn’t Be the Hunger Games

Sarah Scales argues that LGBT hustings has become a forum for meanness, jeopardising students’ perceptions of the LGBT community as a whole.
By Sarah Scales
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In a Digital World, Plans Don’t Mean Commitment

Elizabeth Quinn contends that technology gives us more flexibility but less responsibility.
By Elizabeth Quinn
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Students are Organised and Angry in the UK. What Can we Learn?

Denis Ryan compares student responses to fee increases and funding cuts in Ireland and the UK, and contends that Irish students can do more.
By Denis Ryan
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Is Trinity Failing to Bridge the Gap Between the Arts and the Sciences?

As College prioritises STEM subjects, a concern for the future of other courses remains.
By John Bethell