Trinity to create virtual reality game for military training

The project will try to increase the effectiveness of militaries, police and civilian actors working together in ‘preventing conflict’

David McWilliams and Linda Yueh speak at the first night of Trinity Economic Forum

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McWilliams warned that all economics students ‘need to wean yourselves off this nonsense you are taught in the first two years of university…it doesn’t reflect the society you are supposed to be analysing’

USI launches Say Something card, providing information for students who have experienced sexual violence

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“We hope this card will be an aid to students who find themselves in the position where they’re victims of violence and don’t know what to do next”

Students flock to garda stations to ensure their place on register of electors

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President of the USI, Kevin Donoghue, strongly supported the show of strength from students

Trinity academic praises government’s commitment to transparency and open government

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Professor Raj Chari of the political science department has compiled a report which praises the introduction of politics as a leaving cert subject and the implementation of protections for whistleblowers.

Fossil Free TCD holds open meeting

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Fears were expressed about the College finance committee “postponing discussion” in the hope a more “passive leader” being elected as President for next year

Relief for student voters as election date expected to be announced for Friday 26 February

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The Taoiseach is set to publicly announce the decision on Wednesday, following weeks of rumoured coalition discord on the topic

Professors debate Ireland’s eighth amendment at LawSoc event

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Mairead Enright said that “there is a black hole waiting for us to fill after the repeal of the eighth amendment” which could either be “filled with conservatism” or trust in women.”

77,570 animals used in lab tests in Trinity between 2012 and 2014

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A spokesperson for the college said: “Animal studies are conducted only when they will contribute to the advancement of knowledge that is likely to lead to the improvement of the health and welfare of animals and human beings”

IFUT calls on Fine Gael and Labour to address crisis in third-level funding and places

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Meanwhile the USI has released a statement calling on the government to avoid holding an election on a Thursday

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