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Nursery faces 52% budget cut

Caoimhe Gordon speaks to TCDSU President, Lynn Ruane about the reverberations the budget cut will have for student and staff parents.

FEATURESThere have been few departments and services which have emerged unscathed from budget cuts in recent years. Funding for capitated bodies within the College was slashed  by 10% last year. The Sports Centre budget has been cut by €136,000. The

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Climate Change and Coffee

Caoimhe Gordon discusses how global warming is placing a student’s beverage of choice under threat

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Every year, a similar trend emerges among the Trinity student body as the days begin to grow shorter. The temperature appears to be the only thing dropping faster than the average student’s enthusiasm to attend lectures. There only seems to …

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A Brief History of The Lad Bible

The Lad Bible is more popular than the BBC, The Irish Times and Instagram. Tadgh Healy explores the reasons behind its rise and examines the problems associated with its widening scope.

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Mark Zuckerberg recently renounced Facebook’s famous motto “move fast and break things” which it is said once plastered their office walls. Facebook’s early philosophy was a fearless willingness to make mistakes. It needed to be brave, innovative, and above all

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Symphysiotomy and the role of the media

Sarah Taaffe-Maguire outlines why sustained media reporting of this cruel medical procedure and its legacy is more necessary than ever.

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Symphysiotomy is a procedure that cuts the symphysis pubis, the joint that holds the pelvis together. It was performed on hundreds of women in Ireland from the 1940s to 1980s. A few cases of symphysiotomy have been recorded in more

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Faith in Irish schools

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin explains why he supports the divestment movement, and where he thinks the resistance to it is coming from.

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Divestment. Patronage. Ethos. Faith formation. These are some of the words at the centre of what has become an increasingly heated debate in recent months about the divestment of religion from Irish schools – but start trying to explain

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“There’s a lot of work to do”

Dearbháil Clarke speaks to Belinda McKeon about her writing and support for the Waking the Feminists movement

FEATURESBelinda McKeon is a writer, feminist, playwright, journalist and TCD alumnus. Her second novel, Tender, was recently awarded a Kirkus Star and has been shortlisted for novel of the year in the upcoming Bord Gáis Energy Irish book awards. I

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Theft in the city

With the constant threat of theft hanging overhead, Caoimhe Gordon investigates further measures students can take to protect themselves

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Picture the scene: you are out with friends and then you reach into your pocket or your bag, grasping hopelessly for a phone or wallet. The moment of panic hits – where is it? You are 100% certain that it

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Will Snapchat’s new Terms of Service really affect its users?

As Snapchat reveals its new controversial privacy policy worldwide, Caoimhe Gordon investigates whether the worrying revelations will have an effect on dedicated users of the app.

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While wandering through campus on a breezy autumnal afternoon, here is a brief summation of what can be heard all around: the crunch of leaves underfoot, the laughter of friends ready to learn, the whispering of a cool breeze through …

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The inside story behind the new college ID app

Computer science students Conor Brennan and Peter Meehan speak about their achievements with developing Trinity’s new ID app

FEATURESTrinity is the first institution in the country to provide students with a digital ID which can be downloaded for free on mobile devices. This now provides students with the possibility to use many college services without producing their physical

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