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DUHEI report shows over half of third-level students have used illicit drugs in the last year, with one-fifth reporting use in the last month

The report found that cannabis, cocaine and ecstasy are the most commonly used substances among students aged 18-21

A new major survey from the Drugs Use in Higher Education Institution (DUHEI) shows over half of third-level students have used illicit drugs in the last year, with one-third reporting use in the last year and one-fifth reporting use in

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Keeping a dead language alive

Trinity News speaks to Dr Martin Worthington about dead languages, ancient cultures and the latest Marvel film

Marvel Studios, the super-powered media giant, is famously secretive, known for giving actors censored scripts and using codenames to avoid leaks and spoilers. Trinity College’s Dr. Martin Worthington got a taste of this famous secrecy in 2019 when he was

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Ireland’s newest TU to be called Atlantic Technological University, Harris announces

Galway-Mayo IT, IT Sligo and Letterkenny IT will comprise the first technological university in the west and north west region.

Ireland’s newest technological university will be called Atlantic Technological University (ATU), as announced by Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris.

Galway-Mayo IT, IT Sligo and Letterkenny IT are to form the first technological university

Student Living

Nature is healing: the clubs are back

Ellen Kenny celebrates the recent re-opening of Dublin nightlife by talking to a variety of club-goers

The day had come. Nearly six hundred days of lockdowns, restrictions, and levels upon levels upon sublevels from the government. After almost two years of impatience, uncertainty and masks creating unfortunate acne leading up to this day. No longer will

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Trinity Business School’s Executive MBA programme ranked first in Ireland

The programme was also ranked joint 59th in the world by the Financial Times 2021 EMBA Ranking

The Trinity Business School’s Executive Masters of Business Administration (MBA) programme has been ranked first in Ireland and joint 59th globally by the Financial Times 2021 Executive MBA (EMBA) Ranking. 

The part-time masters programme shares the global 59th place with

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Stories that matter: Student media in Trinity

Whether you have a pen or a camera in your hands, there is something for all artists in student journalism.

“Because your stories matter” was the tagline of last year’s National Student Media Awards, affectionately known as “the Oscars” of student journalism. Every year, the best and brightest writers and editors are recognised for their talent, passion and dedication and

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“Language in its classic form”: emojis in 2021

Trinity News speaks to Keith Broni, “emoji translator”, about demographics, cultural divides and the laughing-crying face emoji

It is a popular belief that young people today will be employed in jobs that do not even exist yet. Technological advancements are making many jobs obsolete, while also creating entirely new ones. In 2017, Keith Broni experienced this phenomenon

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Making a four day week work for Ireland

The chairperson of Four Day Week Ireland speaks to Trinity News about a new perspective on productivity and flexibility in the workplace.

In 1930, economist John Maynard Keynes wrote his famous essay entitled Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren, in which he made a bold prediction: by the twenty-first century, technology would have advanced far enough that the average work week would be

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The activists uniting across party lines to see conversion therapy banned in Ireland

Grace Butler of the ACTC explains that the practice doesn’t always take the forms we expect

This article contains discussion of homophobia, transphobia and other forms of discrimination.

Like many countries across the globe, Ireland prides itself on being a bastion of freedom, a liberal democracy where it does not matter if you are gay or …

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Irish political parties have a serious problem with accountability

With Dignity and Respect policies often falling short, many political parties foster a culture of hostility and secrecy. This needs to change

If the last general election signified anything, it was that the political landscape of Ireland is in a huge state of flux. Sinn Féin, the Green Party and the Social Democrats enjoyed new-found success, while Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil