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Virginia Tech gunman was 'standoffish' student, neighbours say
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Virginia Tech gunman was 'standoffish' student, neighbours say

Dec 10th 2011, 5:40 PM 3,141 Views 4 Comments

Ross Truett Ashley, 22, is said to have killed a police officer apparently at random before turning the gun on himself.

Readers' Panel: Student
# Budget 2012
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# Budget 2012

Readers' Panel: Student

Dec 6th 2011, 9:56 PM 1,969 Views 9 Comments

Budget 2012 has brought a €250 registration fee increase for third-level students, cut student grants by 3 per cent, and cut maintenance payments for new postgrad entrants.

In numbers: the first half of Budget 2012
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# Budget 2012

In numbers: the first half of Budget 2012

Dec 5th 2011, 6:14 PM 6,701 Views 43 Comments

A numerical breakdown of where the government has cut €2.2 billion in spending,

Coast Guard working to recover body of Finnish student after Achill cliff fall
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Coast Guard working to recover body of Finnish student after Achill cliff fall

Nov 4th 2011, 4:25 PM 6,797 Views 19 Comments

The 22-year-old man plunged from a cliff at Achill yesterday afternoon and Coast Guard teams are still trying to recover his body. The search has been called off until 7am tomorrow.

Irish student found dead in Spanish city
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Irish student found dead in Spanish city

Oct 15th 2011, 11:42 AM 3,490 Views 6 Comments

Twenty-one year old Shane O’Connor died following a fall in the city of Zaragoza.

13-year-old makes solar power breakthrough
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13-year-old makes solar power breakthrough

Aug 19th 2011, 3:58 PM 1,129 Views 24 Comments

The New York teenager made the discovery after being inspired by the patterns that tree branches are laid out in.

Student jailed for six months for looting a case of water in London
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Student jailed for six months for looting a case of water in London

Aug 11th 2011, 6:21 PM 2,206 Views 70 Comments

The 23-year-old student has said he’s ashamed of his actions. He stole the water from a Lidl store in Brixton.

Twenty-year-old Mexican police chief fired after going on the run
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Twenty-year-old Mexican police chief fired after going on the run

Mar 8th 2011, 12:30 PM 709 Views 0 Comments

Student and single mother Marisol Valles Garcia made international headlines when she took on the job no-one else wanted. Now she’s apparently fleeing for her life.

Government tensions over doubling of third-level registration fees
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Government tensions over doubling of third-level registration fees

Nov 1st 2010, 8:37 AM 237 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil reported to be considering raising registration fees by another €1,500, which the USI says will force more students out of education.

College drop-out rates revealed
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College drop-out rates revealed

Oct 28th 2010, 5:47 PM 10,428 Views 1 Comment

Students studying computer science at third level are the least likely to finish their first year in college.