The power of Normal People is its familiarity

Normal People’s appeal lies not only in its geographical familiarity, but in its skilful depiction of love and alienation

Kehoe’s pub on South Anne Street has a mural on its wall of a James Joyce quote which reads: “In the particular is contained the universal.” The full quote is preceded with the declaration that “for myself, I always write

Trinity’s slow communication on study abroad has left students distressed

Studying abroad is difficult enough to organise without the stress of not knowing whether or not it’s going ahead

While this academic year has ended, students’ worries still linger, especially those who plan on studying abroad. The process of applying to study abroad is confusing and frustrating enough as it is already without the added pressures of having to

Student nurses deserve to be paid

Student healthcare workers deserve to be paid not just in times of crisis

The current pandemic situation has brought us all to a standstill. It is at times like this that we truly realise the value of our frontline staff: the various nurses, doctors and other healthcare workers who are going out to …

Housing cuts make women bleed: #MeToo and the fight for economic justice

In the face of the growing de-politicisation of International Women’s Day, feminism must be firmly re-framed along class lines

Note: this article contains references to sexual violence and harassment which some readers may find upsetting 


Falling on the 8th of March each year, International Women’s Day often brings panel discussions on Women in Business, shops filled with bunches of …

Trinity needs better sexual health services

Trinity’s continued development of its sexual health and education services is vital in a sex-positive age.

It’s no secret that the sexual education students receive in secondary school is far from complete. Comprehensive instruction about sex and the prevention of STIs, as well as teaching about signs and responses to potential dating abuse, are scarcely found …

Tuition fees should be refunded

Online teaching doesn’t amount to the same learning experience as in class

It was surreal for the college community when Trinity closed its doors in March, leaving a lot of people unsure as to what to do in both a personal and an academic sense. Without strong contingency plans in place for …

College’s latest provisional results system proved successful

Easy access to grades helped to reduce stress for students during the tense results period

It’s widely-acknowledged that Trinity’s release of Michaelmas provisional results last year was a disaster. Most students were refused access to their Christmas results report when the mytcd site crashing as a result of “too much activity.” Many students experienced a

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed the pitfalls of capitalism

This health crisis has laid bare the necessity of recalibrating politics outside of the interests of profit and the stock market

The outbreak of Covid-19 is of course natural but its spread and impact is undoubtedly political, exposing the failure of the capitalist market to protect public well-being. The pandemic has exposed the need for tenant’s rights, universal healthcare, and to …