Trinity students meet for pride breakfast in House 6 before joining parade
In celebration of LGBTQ+ Pride month, students took to the streets for Dublin’s 36th annual Pride Parade.
Over 70 LGBTQ+ organisations and community groups took part in the march while Dublin-based street artist, radio DJ, and Gay Rights activist Will …
Increasing rate of student substance usage prompts call for action
Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, held a consultation to address the issue of substance abuse in higher education. Representatives of colleges, leaders from students’ unions, Gardaí from the National Drugs Strategy Unit, and individuals working on …
Around 100 people gathered outside Leinster House
In observance of World Refugee Day, Students Against Direct Provision (SADP) organised a protest against direct provision and deportations, which took place outside Leinster House.
Around 100 people gathered outside government buildings for the protest. Organisers said they were campaigning …
Trinity falls from 104th to 108th globally but remains the leading Irish university
Trinity’s downward trend in university rankings continues as the college slips four places to 108th in the QS world rankings. The university also dropped two places in the European rankings, to 37th.
Trinity fell outside the QS top 100 for …
The call comes less than a week before the constitutional referendum
The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has published an official statement in support of a “Yes” vote in the upcoming divorce referendum this Friday, 24 May. USI encourages students to vote in favor of the referendum which would abolish …
The march was arranged to protest the ongoing housing crisis
Students were among thousands participating in the Raise the Roof march across the city centre today, protesting the increasing unaffordability of accommodation and rising homelessness figures.
Union of Student in Ireland (USI) representatives gathered at the Garden of Remembrance this …
What is College like for mature students in Trinity?
Look around – between the frazzled 18 and 19-year-old first years fresh out of the Leaving Cert, still trying to find their footing and manage College life, and the 22-year-old fourth years who are now anxious to move on from …
Can small scale eco-friendly activities can make a difference?
I asked some Trinity students to fill out a survey on whom they believe has a significant negative impact on the environment – the individual, corporations, or the government. 70% of the students blamed major corporations. Overwhelmingly, students feel that …
SOFIA hosted a model European Council to discuss the challenges posed by the migrant crisis
On Friday, Trinity’s Society for International Affairs (SOFIA) held a model European Council debate focused on the migration crisis and the challenges it poses. The chair reminded each nation that throughout the debate they must consider the implications Brexit would …
Herstory marked the beginning of Women’s week in Trinity with an examination of the retelling of history
To celebrate the beginning of Trinity’s Women’s Week, DU History Society, DU Gender Equality Society and Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union organized a panel of women to speak on their experiences and work highlighting the contributions of women throughout history. …