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The burrito unwrapped

Caoimhe Gordon examines the history and popularity of the humble burrito

Deciding upon a worthy spot for a lunch excursion can often take more time than actually eating lunch. Huddles of comrades congregate at the designated college location that was previously decided upon in the group chat. Everyone is challenged to …

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A heckin’ bamboozle: the rise of Trinity College Doggos

There is a new force in Trinity: bigger than many societies, and with a repository of dog pictures to boot, Trinity College Doggos has had an auspicious start

Do a study buddy.

Do a study buddy.

[Somebody tags their friend]

Do a study buddy.

It’s the May Bank Holiday Monday, and a meme has been shared in a Trinity students’ group on Facebook. A bespectacled French bulldog pores …

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The nitty-gritty of the Northern Irish elections

Seana Davis investigates the challenges and controversies of Northern Irish politics as the election gets underway

After months of controversy, the whirlwind political scandal “cash for ash” caused the collapse of the Northern Ireland Assembly. After ten years of power-sharing between the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and Sinn Féin, it was a botched energy scheme that

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Study Abroad- what it’s really like to do an exchange far, far from Trinity

Caoimhe Gordon speaks to four students who chose to spend a year studying in far flung locations

Every year, the opportunity presents itself for students to take a leap of faith, leave the cobbled paths of Front Square behind for a semester or two in order to fulfil their academic destiny of studying in a college far, …

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Recent Advances in Climate Change

Seana Davis investigates some of the latest advances to tackle climate change

The clock is ticking on how fast we can tackle climate change. The issue has become a stark reality. In a year overshadowed by politics, climate change is something that can simply no longer be ignored. As  Mary Robinson, UN

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A Winter’s Tale at Stormont

The world watches as Shakespearean tragedy threatens the power-sharing agreement in Northern Ireland

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The “Ash for Cash” debacle currently playing out in Northern Ireland has all the hallmarks of a Shakespearian play; from drama to tragedy, comedy and of course, sex. The stage is Northern Ireland and the taxpayer is the ultimate victim.

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Former student activists look back on Garda brutality and USI neglect in wake of 2010 march

Stacey Wrenn interviews two students about the student march in November 2010 in Dublin against the proposed increase in fees and cuts in state expenditure on third level education

FEATURESOn the 3rd November 2010, up to 40,000 students marched in Dublin against the proposed increase in fees and cuts in state expenditure on third level education. By the 9th November, the Garda Síochána Ombudsman had received 28 complaints of

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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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Brutality, abuse and neglect in a Greek refugee camp

Shauna Dillane speaks to Niamh Keady-Tabbal about volunteering in a refugee camp on the Greek island of Chios

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The Greek island of Chios lies only 4.3 miles from Turkey. Its strategic geographic location (as a gateway to Europe) means that it has become an increasingly important route for refugee flows. At present, Chios is home to over 3,000

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