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Eva Craig elected JCR president

Five of the 11 positions on the committee were contested

Eva Craig has been elected president of the Trinity Hall Junior Common Room (JCR) Committee for 2021/22.

Craig, a BESS student from Sligo, was unopposed in the election and secured 86.4% of the vote. In her manifesto, she pledged to …

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CSC executive members resign over chair’s conduct

Several members of the CSC executive have resigned after calls for chairperson Ryan Grunwell to step down

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Several members of the executive of the Central Societies Committee (CSC) have resigned their positions in a protest against the conduct of chairperson Ryan Grunwell.

These resignations came ahead of tonight’s AGM when a new executive is due to be

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UCC Student Council votes down motion to mandate apology from union over handling of sexual assault allegations

A split vote was narrowly defeated after the Council’s chair followed the Speaker Denison’s rule in casting a deciding vote

This article contains discussion of sexual assault.

University College Cork’s (UCC) Student Council has voted against mandating its union to issue an apology over its response to allegations of sexual assault made against a candidate running in the union’s elections.…

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What else we learned from the poll

Students have their say on TCDSU’s performance, national politics, and Trinity in the pandemic

The Trinity News poll wasn’t just about the election – students were also asked their views on a variety of other topics. This is one of the largest surveys of Trinity students regularly conducted and gives us a great sense …

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Union voters divided along political party lines

Among right wing and socially conservative voters, support for women candidates is significantly lower

The poll results reveal a stark difference in voting preferences between students who support left wing and centre-left parties (defined here as the Green Party, the Social Democrats, Sinn Féin, Labour and Solidarity-PBP) and those supporting centre-right, right wing and …

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President candidates look to strike balance between political issues and local concerns at Media hustings

Candidates faced questions tonight from the editors of Trinity News and the University Times

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Candidates to become the next president of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) have set out competing visions for the union tonight as they sought to strike the balance between a focus on political issues and local concerns at the …

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Hilary Term assessments to take place online; no mitigation measures planned

Mitigation measures from semester one are not currently planned for May

The vast majority of undergraduate assessments for the current semester will be conducted online, College has announced.

Mitigation measures that were offered to students last semester are not currently being proposed.

Real-time online exams and take-home exams are to be …