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Drugs vs Alcohol: Which Is Worse?
“Say No to Drugs!” Seems simple enough. Our school campaigns may not have cut it when trying to safeguard us from the...
Fri, 17 Nov 2017
How A Medically Supervised Injecting Centre Will Reduce Street Based Injecting In Dublin City Centre
Dublin is to have its first Medically Supervised Injecting Centre in 2018. The pilot service will be established to...
Mon, 6 Nov 2017
College Life And Recreational Drug Use: What's Really Going On
Leaving for college opens the door to a previously unknown world of near freedom; a world in which you are encouraged...
Mon, 28 Aug 2017
OPINION: NEW NATIONAL DRUG STRATEGY LAUNCHED: WHAT DOES DECRIMINALISATION ACTUALLY MEAN?
A new National Drug Strategy, launched last week, could see the Misuse of Drugs Act amended to exclude jail time for...
Wed, 2 Aug 2017
Sarah O'Brien (College Life Editor)
CANADA AND CANNABIS: LEADING BY EXAMPLE
Canada’s liberal government has announced that cannabis will be made legal in Canada by July 1st 2018. And so the...
Tue, 18 Apr 2017
WHO NEEDS SLEEP ANYWAY?
Wonder drugs that promise to promote concentration and cognitive performance have been tempting students and workers...
Thu, 12 May 2016
THE WARNING FOR IRELAND AND ITS SUGAR-FUELLED, OBESE FUTURE
Ireland is the fourth highest consumer of sugar in the world, according to Dr Eva Orsmond in the documentary Sugar...
Fri, 22 Jan 2016
'Breaking the taboo' offers alternative to the war on drugs
Day one of the One Young World Summit closed with a late night screening of 'Breaking the Taboo', a powerful...
Tue, 21 Oct 2014
Conor Nealon (UCD Correspondent)
Pot brownies and bad puns: drug episodes in classic TV shows
My favourite TV storyline has to be the “character takes illegal substance” episode. Every show from The Simpsons to...
Mon, 11 Nov 2013
Spirit-fuelled violence: one punch can kill
This time three months ago, I had the misfortune to hear in grisly detail how a well-known journalist came to encounter...
Wed, 2 Oct 2013
Hannah Popham (Editor)