Student Living

Irish in San Diego, CA

Ella-Bleu Kiely tells of her time in San Diego as a J1 student

Word of the summer: evicted. The San Diego J1 student housing crisis. The following quotes are taken from the J1 San Diego 2022 Facebook group: “9 lads looking for a house for July if anyone knows of anything! Please!” “Any

Societies

Women in STEM Societies

Ella-Bleu Kiely speaks with three of Trinity’s STEM women on their society and academic lives

The fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, known collectively as STEM, are often considered supreme areas of study, especially in the Trinity sphere. Many female scientists have made pioneering contributions to the history of science, confirming their integral role

Societies

TAF time of year

Ella-Bleu Kiely speaks with TAF Festival Director Seirce Mhac Conghail on the nature of the society

This year’s Trinity Arts Festival (TAF) week began on the day devoted to romance. Running from 14-16 February, the society of tote bags and glitter held events every day from morning to night ranging from scrambled egg workshops, pop-up plays,

Societies

Spotlight Society: DU Pagan Society

Ella-Bleu Kiely sits down with DU Pagan Soc Chairperson Ian Creedon to uncover Trinity’s spiritual side

What is Paganism? The term is loosely defined as a polytheistic nature-worshipping religion that is the ancestral religion of the whole of humanity. From the Latin pāgānus meaning “rural”and later “civilian”, how is this belief system incorporated into student life

Societies

Society Spotlight: Zoo Soc

Ella-Bleu Kiely speaks with Zoo Soc President Isabel Quinn on the unapologetically animal mad society

“Appreciate the greatness of animals, but also leave them alone.” This is the main message which Trinity’s own Zoological Society (Zoo Soc) wishes to communicate. Zoo Soc was founded in 1974, and has since come to describe themselves as being

Societies

Spotlight Society: Psych Soc

Ella-Bleu Kiely speaks to Psych Soc President Charlie Conner on the society that cares for the mind

Believe it or not, not all psychologists just sit analysing people’s personal issues, and neither do members of Trinity’s Psych Soc. The term “psychology” refers to the scientific study of the human mind and its functions, but Psych Soc strives