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Brexit Panel fascinates at GMB

Gina Miller, David Kurten and Stephen Donnelly address the GMB covering Brexit and its wider global significance

On Tuesday evening the Politics Society and the Trinity College Law Review (TCLR) hosted a panel discussion on Brexit in the GMB. The event was well attended, with much excited conversation before the start.

Speaking first was Gina Miller, the …

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A case for manic depressive disorder

The term avoids the binary implications of “bipolar disorder”

Few of us give thought to the names we grant our diseases. William Styron complained that the word “depression” didn’t aptly describe the all-encompassing void that was his illness. Rarely do we relate our cancer to the crab-like appearance after …

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Inclusion, change and continuity at GSU election debate

The 5 candidates for President and Vice-President spoke in the only debate of the campaign tonight

After two days of campaigning, the only debate of the Trinity College Graduates Students’ Union (GSU) took place in the Jonathan Swift Theatre tonight, Tuesday April 25. With voting beginning on Wednesday, it was the final chance for the candidates

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Hist debate questions how far we should go in pushing for repeal

Hist hosts final of internal debating competition with the motion “This House supports all forms of civil disobedience to repeal the 8th Amendment”

On Wednesday, the Hist hosted eight student speakers to debate the motion “This House supports all forms of civil disobedience to repeal the 8th Amendment”. The debate was the final of an internal debating competition called “Harneys” which is open

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How the SU and CSC can save the debate in Trinity

Guillermo Dillon argues that the days of a vibrant debating atmosphere in Trinity are fading away. Though part of the blame could rest with the debating societies, the SU and the CSC can help in solving the problem

If you care just a bit about what’s going on around campus and you normally read College’s newspapers, you would easily have noticed that one of the most discussed topics throughout the previous semester was the abortion debate. But interestingly

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The open university and its enemies

“no one, it seems, should be allowed to speak in any public organisation unless SJP deems them worthy. “

An open university is a university where societies and individuals are free to organise whatever events and have whatever discussions they …

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An uncivil war?

Sam Cox explores different perspectives on the nature of the debate surrounding the 8th amendment

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“More and more polls indicate that more and more people are saying we have to let it go”

Construction on Pearse Street recently presented a new outlet for voices to be heard. White, blank construction walls lined the busy road,

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Be wary of a culture where only one voice is heard

Calling for freedom of speech through the eyes and experiences of a pro-life student in Trinity

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I am woman. I am feminist. I am pro-life. To many my identities are contradictory but I have come to hold my pro-life views following much careful contemplation. I have looked to both sides of the debate, and this is

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EU Ambassador to US addresses Hist Inaugural on the future of Europe

Hist welcome David O’Sullivan, current ambassador of the European Union to the United States, to speak at their Inaugural

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On Monday, the stoic splendour of Trinity’s Exam Hall paid host to the annual Hist Inaugural, the subject of which was Hist Auditor Ronan Mac Giolla Rua’s paper entitled “The Future of the European Union”. Over one hundred and fifty …

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Review: This House Believes Beauty is a Beast

Siobhán O’Leary Ashford gives a critique on the Phil and DU Gender Equality Society’s most recent debate.

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Feminists of Trinity stepped up to the podium at Phil’s and DU Gender Equality Society’s debate ‘This House Believes Beauty is A Beast’ on Thursday evening. Members of the Phil made their verdict known by almost unanimously shouting ‘yeah’ to