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Busking for the homeless

Trinity students raising money for homeless charities this Christmas

The homelessness crisis in Ireland has become an increasingly more salient issue, with the issue of housing being voters’ number one priority in February’s General Election. Students and youth organisations have taken the lead in raising awareness and money, and

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A wave of resignations hits the Young Greens

The youth wing of the party has suspended its operations for the rest of 2020, to reassess its position within the Green Party and the wider green movement

It’s been a tough time for everyone since February – including the Green Party. There was significant disagreement within the party about whether or not to enter government, and in recent times the party has lost many of its young

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Sunday longread: American students in Trinity look towards November 3

Students from the US are taking nothing for granted as they await the election results

With the United States elections upon us, it has been like watching a horror movie for some- scary but not having any material impact. For many others personally affected, it represents a tipping point in history, with its impacts stretching

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Students show solidarity with LGBTQ+ community in protests against Polish president

The opposition responds to the re-election of “bigoted” Duda

The 2015 Marriage Equality referendum was significant in the push for greater LGBTQ+ rights in Ireland, partially driven by huge student involvement in campaigning for the Yes vote. However, while Ireland has made steps towards equality in recent years, there …

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Is Trinity doing enough to cater for vegan and vegetarian students?

Almost half of Irish people would consider switching to a vegan diet for environmental and ethical reasons

If you walk past the Bank of Ireland on College Green on a Saturday, you’ll pass posters of animals in horrendous conditions and several vegans handing out leaflets. DU Vegan Soc is going strong three years on and the contentious