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Something in the air

A Trinity study investigates the links between pollution and mental health difficulties

In February, a study was published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research investigating the links between exposure to pollution and difficulties with mental health. The study was a systematic review—that is, a meta-examination of a wide range of existing research …

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Sabbatical officer’s influence discussed at TCDSU town hall

SF PPES Class Rep László Molnárfi raised concerns about the influence sabbatical officers have over other council members

Yesterday, Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) discussed the influence of the sabbatical officers over other union members, and their influence in the union overall at a town hall.

The discussion item was brought to the town hall by SF

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Tinie Tempah to headline Trinity Ball 2022

Other acts include CMAT, Biig Piig and Alan Fitzpatrick

Tinie Tempah will headline the upcoming Trinity Ball, Trinity Ents has announced.

Trinity Ents revealed this year’s line-up at an announcement party in Chaplin’s this evening. Other acts playing include Alan Fitzpatrick, Biig Piig, CMAT, Malaki, GRACEY and DJ Seinfeld.…

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Kinsella Hall Library to resume 24/7 hours next Monday

This is the first time Kinsella Hall Library will return to fully reopen since the beginning of the pandemic

Kinsella Hall, Trinity’s library that is usually open 24 hours a day, will fully reopen next Monday, Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) President Leah Keogh confirmed on Twitter.

Speaking to Trinity News, Keogh explained that “consistent lobbying by the …

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Presidential candidate Rebecca Kelly issued a minor strike this afternoon

Speaking to Trinity News, Kelly explained that a member of her campaign team left one of her posters in a kiosk in the Arts Building, which Kelly or other members of her team failed to notice

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Presidential candidate Rebecca Kelly was issued a minor strike by the Electoral Commission (EC) today. 

Speaking to Trinity News, Kelly explained that a member of her campaign team left one of her posters in

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President race: Fullam leads but contest far from over

Gabi Fullam is more likely to become TCDSU president, but the numbers show it is still anyone’s game

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In previous years, the SU presidential race has taken a consistent form: three candidates, one already deeply active within the union, one less so but still engaged in union activities, and one promoting themselves as the fresh outsider to the …

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College officially condemns Russian invasion of Ukraine and pledges support to those affected

College say they stand “in solidarity with the Ukrainian people at this most difficult time”, and urges “a peaceful resolution to the conflict”

College has officially condemned the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation and pledged their support to those affected. 

In a statement issued on February 27, College said that they stand “in solidarity with the Ukrainian people at this most

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President race: Rebecca Kelly still has “so much more to give”

Current Gender Equality Officer Rebecca Kelly wants to target the “imposter syndrome” many students experience on campus

Rebecca Kelly prides herself on “knowing how to make things happen”. A self-proclaimed “woman of action”, the final year law student has served as gender equality officer and law school convenor in the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU). Kelly …

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An AI wrote my essay

While still in early stages, the growing potential of artificial intelligence in creative endeavours is causing concern for many

One of the great promises of technological progress is the prospect of less work for us humans. According to proponents of technological advancement, technology will be able to do the repetitive tasks that many find boring or arduous. Technology can …

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DUHEI report shows over half of third-level students have used illicit drugs in the last year

The report found that cannabis, cocaine and ecstasy are the most commonly used substances among students aged 18-21

A new major survey from the Drugs Use in Higher Education Institution (DUHEI) shows over half of third-level students have used illicit drugs in the last year, with one-third reporting use in the last year and one-fifth reporting use in