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Cashing in on campus: Student jobs

With a number of positions available on campus for students wishing to work alongside their degree, Alice Whelan speaks to students from the Alumni Office, the SU shop, and the Accommodation Office, and to a Trinity tour guide

For those students who wish to work alongside their studies, Trinity offers a select number of  jobs on campus throughout the academic year, most of which are tailored to the needs of students. To understand how these jobs work and

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A place to call our own

Alice Whelan discusses the need for a student centre and the upcoming referendum regarding its creation in Trinity

The Need for a Student Centre

“As the college grows, the consequences of not having a student centre, or even simply a seating space for students, becomes increasingly evident.”

Though Trinity is lucky to have a leafy and historic campus,

Life

Panel Discussion on Political Activism

The Burke Sessions, in association with TCDSU Lobby Group, host a panel discussion on political activism in Ireland today

On Monday evening, the College Historical Society, in association with the newly founded TCDSU Lobby Group, hosted a panel discussion on Political activism. The event was a part  The Burke Sessions a series of panel discussions run by a subcommittee

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Embracing brunch

Some of Dublin’s finest establishments offering brunch were tried and tested by Alice Whelan, letting you know where to indulge in one of life’s finest pleasures

Brunch is a favourite with both yummy mummys and hungover students alike. Some might view brunch as a classy affair, where one is well-presented and drinking mimosas. Students might be more accustomed to enjoying a good brunch after a heavier

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The Glass Wall in Trinity

Trinity students from The Glass Wall Ireland highlight barriers to social action and the refugee crisis

trinity-lifeAn engaging installation popped up early this afternoon near the cricket pitch on College’s campus. Students might have been surprised to encounter a colourful cling film wall stretched between two trees, and some may have even contributed to the messages

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R&L Debate: This House Would Ban Memes

This year’s fresher-selected motion was on the hot topic of meme culture

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On Wednesday evening the GMB chamber hosted the College Historical Society’s R&L debate, which is a motion picked by freshers. The  debate is then run by first years, and only first years speak. The motion the first years selected was

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Going against the grain: student-run club nights

With the continuous rise of club nights set up by students seeking to bring something different to Dublin’s nightlife, Alice Whelan speaks to some of those involved on what is involved and why they think it’s worth the risk

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Student-run club nights are a particular favourite of Trinity students, with nights both run by and targeted at Trinity students packing big venues to their capacity. It is not easy to gather this kind of support and successfully an independent

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Forming your identity within the LGBT community: a panel discussion

The colour of Rainbow Week continues with the Questioning and Allies panel discussion, with speakers providing insight into the often diverse experience of coming out


trinity-lifeAs part of Rainbow week, TCDSU Welfare and Q Soc held an event which dealt with issues surrounding sexuality and identity in general, and advice on how to find whats right for you in developing your identity and coming out.

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Free the Nipple is a problematic campaign

Alice Whelan argues that the #FreeTheNipple campaign needs more than just nipples

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“Is fighting for gender equality really as simple as removing your top?”

When I saw images of Carina Fitzpatrick being forcibly removed by Gardai from Knockanstockan this summer, I was struck by the absurdity of the situation. People enjoy festivals