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The Causes And Effects Of Negative News

A quick glance at two of the most popular Irish news websites displays how negative news is ubiquitous in the media. The Irish Times website on the 25th of January 2019 at 18:30; ‘Brexit: soldiers may return to Border, Varadkar…

LawSoc and LGBTQ+ Soc Debate Representation In Media

UCD LawSoc ran it’s second collaborative debate with the LGBTQ+ Soc this week on the motion that this House regrets the portrayal of LGBT people in media. The debate saw a range of arguments put forward, from how media perception…

Possibility of direct election for USI representatives

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) remains intact following a decision by the students of Trinity College Dublin to maintain their affiliation with the organisation. In a referendum held last week, treat those campaigning against disaffiliation won with 61.5%…

Slow grant payments causes restricted access to library for students

Library access has been restricted since last Monday for students who have not yet paid their registration fee. A number of students who contacted the paper were annoyed that, because they hadn’t received their grant, they were unable to pay…

Former UCD lecturer takes right to die action

A former UCD lecturer, Marie Fleming, is pursuing legal action against the state by challenging the laws around assisted suicide in Ireland. Fleming is taking the action along with her partner, Tom Curran. The case of Fleming V. Ireland is…

Mental Health Week in Full Swing

Mental health week began on Monday October 8th and will continue until Friday October 12th. Bodywhys were invited in to give a talk on eating disorders on Monday followed by safeTALK training, sovaldi which is aimed at creating suicide alertness….

UCD named as Sunday Times University of the Year

The Sunday Times newspaper has named University College Dublin as the University of the Year. This has been announced on the same week that UCD have dropped to 187th place in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The opening…

Thrift Shopping

Miceala O’ Donavan provides an insight into thrift store shopping, sovaldi saving more than just a few euro