SciTech

ECOLIFE conservation efforts creating fiery change in our climate crisis

Aquaponing and Patsari stoves provide burning solutions in the fight against climate change

Rachel Carson wrote in her overwhelmingly influential book Silent Spring that “time is the essential ingredient, but in the modern world there is no time”. In the fight against climate change, time is not humanity’s friend. Efforts to live more

Student Living

Irish culture shock: from fake tan to city planning

Shannon McGreevy recounts the cultural shifts that struck her most as an international student

Between somewhat familiar colloquialisms that are commonly known to be Irish, such as “craic” and “grand”, and the stereotypical pubs and pints, I thought coming to Ireland for college as an American high school graduate would be a breeze. However,

Sport

The Wim Hof method challenge is taken on by Trinity’s own Mark McGauran

With a focus on breathing, cold exposure, and concentration, the challenge is supposed to deepen the connection between body and mind

Commonly known as the “Iceman”, Dutch extreme athlete Wim Hof has come to fame by breaking cold exposure records including running a half marathon north of the Arctic Circle barefoot, hiking Mount Kilimanjaro in shorts, and even standing covered with …

Sport

The crossover of influencers to other entertainment varieties, in particular combat sports

The upcoming fight between Jake Paul and Ben Askren is a perfect example of influencers trying to make it in the world of professional sports

The highly anticipated upcoming bout between Jake Paul (YouTube star and social media personality) and Ben Askren (former Bellator and ONE Welterweight champion) sees the pair facing off in a boxing ring on the 17 April 2021. This fight is …

Sport

Giving volleyball a kick

With an impressive history dating back hundreds of years, sepak takraw is a test of dexterity, strength, and speed

Have you ever wanted to take volleyball to the next level? Incorporate a bit of footwork into the manoeuvres or even just kick the ball back over the net? Or, for those avid footballers, try juggling while dribbling with the …

Sport

Out of Left Field: DU Rifle Club

With a social scene to brag about, Club Captain Joseph McDonnell speaks to the club’s accessibility for all students

It’s no secret that shooting is not a very common sport in Ireland, yet Trinity is lucky to have its very own Rifle Club, known as DURC.The club fosters an environment of openness and inclusivity that gives students the opportunity …

Sport

Trinity commits to the Cara Sport Disability Inclusion Charter

In order to be more inclusive of those who have experienced exclusion in sport, the role of Sport and Physical Activity Inclusion Officer was created to foster this atmosphere in Trinity

Trinity recently became one of the first Universities in Ireland to sign the Cara Sport Disability Charter and commit to its mission. By signing this charter, Trinity Sport is making promises to reevaluate its programmes and facilities so as to …