What are my options, doc?

Imagine you go to your local GP with a stomach ache. Upon initial assessment, they decide to order some tests to further determine the...

The DUP are putting the Brexit cart before the horse

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), by virtue of a mistimed snap election, now holds more power than it ever has before, on an international...

Race for the Áras 2018

After a colourful cast of characters declared interest in running for the office of the President, ranging from burlesque dancer tuned Marilyn Monroe impersonator...

A quiet referendum

Ideas surrounding censorship and free speech are prominent topics of debate globally. This could be attributed to several things: easy access to social media,...

The housing crisis: a barrier to higher education

Only a couple of weeks ago, hundreds of students took a stand against raising rents and lack of housing at the “Raise the Roof”...

We consume news in the same way we consume social media

It would be easy to analyse and discuss this year, both now and in the future, with the kind of end-of-days rhetoric we’re used...

Head to head: Should be able to object to providing abortions?

Yes, by Jason Conroy If a person comes to an Irish doctor pregnant, distressed, and looking for an abortion, no doctor will ever say, “you’re on...

Healthy UCD is a trick of smoke and sugars

In 2014, the first step of UCD’s smoke free campus was rolled out, with the banning of the sale of cigarettes on campus. Since...

Race for the Áras 2018

After a colourful cast of characters declared interest in running for the office of the President, ranging from burlesque dancer tuned Marilyn Monroe impersonator...

Liar until proven innocent: The supreme exception

In reflecting upon the confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a Yale student declared “Kavanaugh is a symptom of a much larger problem at...

Will lightning strike twice for the Students’ Union?

Looking back at the previous campaigns and experience of the sabbatical officers, Nathan Young wonders whether this year will be any different? The Sabbatical team...

Union pay, at all levels, should be fairer and more transparent

The publication of this paper’s ‘Campus News in Brief’ prompted a small but swift online backlash over a graphic which some claimed was alarmist...

UCD doesn’t need an Entrance Precinct

With a €48 million Centre for Creative Design in the pipeline, Adam Lawler wonders why UCD is ignoring its underfunded areas for the sake...

Head-to-Head: Should UCD Societies Council have recognised the Mental Health and Wellbeing Society

IN FAVOUR, argues Nathan Young: The decision of the UCD Societies Council to not recognise the Mental Health and Wellbeing Society (MHWS) comes as no surprise...