Trinity professor appointed as sole academic on committee for national drug and alcohol strategy

 Trinity professor Catherine Comiskey has been appointed to the role of sole academic expert on the National Oversight Committee, which is responsible for implementing the new national drug and alcohol strategy for 2017-2025.   Regarding her appointment, the healthcare statistics professor at the school of nursing and midwifery stated that she was “honoured” to be […]

University Times implicated in doping scandal following annual football match

The University Times has been involved in a widespread doping scandal, sources have revealed. At least 20 members of the SU newsletter are believed to have been involved, in a secret report compiled by the SU itself.   The revelation comes after the UT ended their humiliating six-year submission to Ireland’s oldest and most successful […]

The misadventures of first-time attendees of Trinity Ball

It is no mean feat for every stereotype of middle-class students to be fulfilled in one night. Love it or hate it, this private black-tie event held on campus is part and parcel of the spirit of Trinity.   Criticism tends to centre on the lineup, and then on the price. Granted, it’s hard to […]

TCDSU is now in favour of decriminalising drugs

  The Council of TCDSU voted tonight in favour of the Union adopting a formal stance in favour of decriminalisation of drugs. The first meeting of the Union’s Council, which took place this evening in the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute (TBSI) on Pearse St. The motion was proposed by Robert Keogh, Chair of the Union’s […]

Student drug culture isn’t the end of the world

Common student drug use is not about the minority of students for whom drugs become an issue

Drugs have been decriminalised – they should stay that way

Prohibition further pushes drug abusers to the edges of society where their addiction will only deepen.

Hallucinogens: cause or cure of mental illness?

Dylan Lynch explores the novel but potential powerfully use of hallucinogenic drugs in treating mental illnesses such as depression.

Devil’s Advocate: Legalise drugs

Stephen Stack makes the case for freeing the weed and all the other drugs.

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