A lament for a stolen bike

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Fionn Rogan mourns the theft of his bike and the society that let it happen.

Troubled Waters

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In the wake of John Waters’ resignation from The Irish Times, Conor McGlynn cautions against instituting a new era of censorship in Ireland.

News: In Brief

Young People

Our news writers round up the best of this week’s news stories from youth deprivation to the College re-brand.

Campus building for Catholic institute opened despite opposition

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New building for the controversial Loyola Institute opened.

The Phil have distorted the real story about the Nick Griffin affair

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Manus Lenihan, former TN Comment Editor, who helped to campaign against the Phil inviting Nick Griffin to speak in Trinity, gives his side of the story in response to recent claims. In 2010, 214 million people around the world lived outside of their country of origin. Most were forced to leave because of economic and […]

Students spark controversy over publication of illegal drug recipe

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Catherine Healy News Editor Study lists readily available products for use in “clandestine” manufacturing of mephedrone Scholars supervised by Trinity academic, say they take “inspiration from Breaking Bad” Editors of the Trinity Student Medical Journal (TSMJ) have been ordered to withdraw the publication after it published step-by-step instructions on making mephedrone from commercially available products. […]

In the name of the father

Paternity Leave

Rachel Lavin pleads the case of the father and his right to equality in the home.

Canada’s oil sands – bountiful blessing or cruel curse?

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Patrick Hull shares his take on the controversial oil sands of Alberta – a matter close to the heart of singer-­songwriter Neil Young.

Winter in Kiev

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Niall McGlynn skewers the hypocrisy of western posturing over the Ukrainian crisis.

Julian Assange: only human?

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What does it mean to say that Julian Assange is not a very admirable person? Is it true? In fact, the statement is fundamentally ambiguous because it depends on whether we are considering Assange the public figure, or Assange the private individual. Deservedly, Assange has won many plaudits for his courageous exposure of the dirty, […]

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