Former leader of UK Independence Party (UKIP) Nigel Farage. Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters

Nigel Farage should be given a platform to speak to the Hist in Trinity College. As the boundaries of free speech become increasingly blurred and as c(...)

Who put the ball in the Welsh net? James McClean turns to celebrate his winning goal at Cardiff City Stadium earlier this month. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

9/10/2017 5 am My phone tells me its 5 am, I don’t have to be up for work until 7, but I’m wide awake. I’ve seen every hour on the clock since 1 and(...)

Thousands of students took part in the USI National demonstration in Dublin City Centre calling for reductions in student fees ahead of Budget 2018 and an increase in publicly funded higher education. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Leo Varadkar’s unclear plans for the proposed ‘Student Loan Scheme’ outraged the Union of Students in Ireland, who led the march for publicly funded e(...)

Siobhán O’Hagan addressed students on her return to DCU. Photograph: Elsa Anderling/Courtesy of The College View
Chasing health and happiness

Looking up at a half-full room of students and followers in the massive T101 lecture hall, Siobhán admitted how crazy it was to be there, in a ro(...)

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When January hits, the Facebook posts of people checking into Dublin Airport soars as students take advantage of the long winter break and(...)

Pasta allo Genovese. Photograph: Deborah Ryan
The Student Staple: Pasta

I remember when my older sister started college, my dad gave her some advice after she remarked that she would only live off cheap pasta. He said tha(...)

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Liberal Leo?

The incessant praise surrounding Varadkar’s appointment to the office of Taoiseach is a study in modern identity politics gone very, very wrong. That(...)

Driver theory test, passport renewal, welfare claims: just a few vital services of which you will not be able to avail unless you register for a Publi(...)

Paradise in Poznan

When choosing the destination for a much-needed getaway, I imagined sun-soaked beaches with crisp golden sand, poolside drinks and plenty of time to t(...)

Uninest New Mill in Dublin 8, which opens this month, is an example of the new breed of high-spec student accommodation being built in the capital.

As an FOI sourced by the College Tribune showed, UCD residences’ occupancy rates have been static in the last few years. In an accommodation(...)