Features

A lifeline at NiteLine

NiteLine’s Lara Summers tells Trinity News about the service that helps students, no matter the problem

Prolonged bathroom breaks hiding from essays and revision notes are familiar to any student who has spent an exam season in Trinity. Whether they entail crying, exasperated sighing or dissociating with your head against the stall door, we’ve all been

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Poor working conditions are to blame for young people not returning to work, not the Pandemic Unemployment Payment

It is not the Pandemic Unemployment Payment keeping young people from working, but rather unacceptable working conditions and low wages offered by employers.

With the reopening of restaurants, pubs and retail, the usual disparaging comments about the work ethic of the young can be heard again. Now the argument is that staff shortages nationwide can be attributed to lazy students who are refusing

Student Living

Celebrating and promoting Literacy in the age of distance learning

Emma Lueders discusses what to expect from the 55th UNESCO International Literacy Day

UNESCO International Literacy Day not to be confused with World Book Day, which entailed book tokens and cheap Roald Dahl paperbacks in primary school   is tomorrow, September 8. The theme for this year is “Literacy for a human-centred

Arts & Culture

“I never painted dreams, I painted my own reality”: Turning trauma into art

Emma Lueders looks at the life of Frida Kahlo, one of the most inspiring female artists we have today

Frida Kahlo has become a global icon since the boom of Fridamania in the 1980s. A simple google search will display the artist’s past and present popularity, with the distribution of her image for widespread commercial use. Although the Frida