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Collaboration Debate Leads To Questions On Nature of Pride

The collaboration debate between LawSoc and the LGBTQ+ Soc on the motion ‘This House Believes Pride Parades Are Not For Straights’ brought the house back to the roots of Pride Parades. The debate which was run in collaboration with LGBTQ+…

Consent At UCD

Consent is something we hear a lot. Sometimes can be a bit of a grey area and Consent at UCD are here to make sure that people understand what is okay and what is not okay in terms of consensual…

108th Session of LawSoc Begins With Classic Culchie vs Dubs Debate

The 108th Session of the Law Society got off the a comedic start earlier yesterday with is orientation week debate; Dubs vs Cluchies.  The debate which was described as “as a bit of a scrap” by auditor James Brandon attracted…

Short Story: The Adventures of the Environment Girl and Solar Sally

  Helen stood on the edge of the roof. Her cape billowed out behind her. She heard a harsh voice on the wind. ‘Get the fuck off my roof!’ it seemed to say. Helen shook her head. This was her…

Short Story: The Crimson Mist

Science Officer Larson sprinted down the clinical white corridor in a frantic panic. The hazard lights pulsed over head. She rounded the corner to see the airlock door coming down. She pushed herself harder, racing to the door. She dived…

Short Story: Odo of the Grove

Odo sat on the rock. It was not unusual for him to sit there. He had sat there many times before and would sit there many times in the future. It was, for lack of a better word, Odo’s favourite…

Short Story: Another Day in Paradise

Lucy sat down on the edge of the pool. She took off her boots and dipped her feet into the water. It felt nice on her feet. It didn’t look particularly clean though it was probably just honest to goodness…

Short Story: In the Trenches (Part 5)

November 5th, 1916. Dear Mrs Keegan, It is with the deepest regret that I write to you today to inform you of the death of your son Private Peter James Keegan. I had only known Peter for a short number…

Short Story: In the Trenches (Part 04)

October 24th, 1916. Dear Mother, The winter is beginning to set in rather severely. I hope the weather is better at home. We got the first snow fall yesterday. Not so long ago it would have filled the men with…

Short Story: In the Trenches (Part 03)

  October 10th, 1916. Dear Mother,         Today we are holding the second line. If there is a breakthrough we will force our way forward as fast as possible. But it is not a lingering threat as the likelihood of…

Short Story: In the Trenches (Part 02)

September 26th, 1916. Dear Mother, I hope you and father are well. I was very glad to hear that cousin Michael is to come home soon. I wish I could tell you that I was returning as well. It will…

Short Story: In the Trenches (Part 01)

12th September 1916, Dear Mother, I hope you and Father are keeping well. How are the apple trees coming along this season? I expect Nana will start making her apple cider soon. I will miss it as winter advances. I…