Why reality TV works

Reality TV

With a passion for Geordie Shore and The Hills, Conor Scully makes the case for reality TV.

Let’s not pick sides on Israel-Palestine


In a response to an article in the previous issue of TN, Ryan Connolly argues that the one-sided perspectives on the Israel-Palestine conflict do more harm than good.

I don’t want to change the world…


The SU should be focusing more on student issues like library hours, and less on unachievable political campaigns. Maxime Bercholz isn’t looking for a new Ireland, he’s just looking for a new SU.

Troubled Waters

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In the wake of John Waters’ resignation from The Irish Times, Conor McGlynn cautions against instituting a new era of censorship in Ireland.

The Phil have distorted the real story about the Nick Griffin affair

Fascist arse

Manus Lenihan, former TN Comment Editor, who helped to campaign against the Phil inviting Nick Griffin to speak in Trinity, gives his side of the story in response to recent claims. In 2010, 214 million people around the world lived outside of their country of origin. Most were forced to leave because of economic and […]

The Student’s Guide to Apathy


Tommy Gavin defends the much maligned but understandable apathy of the Irish.

The tale of the Duke porn star

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Elaine McCahill looks at the recent case of the Duke freshman student who was outed for appearing in adult movies in order to pay her college tuition.

The lost art of the manifesto

Dada Manifesto

Conor McGlynn bemoans the dreariness of postmodern manifestos compared with those of the great modernist movements of yesteryear.

Reflections on the SU elections

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Eva Short bemoans the chronic lack of politics in Trinity’s student politics.

Winter in Kiev

Ukraine Protest

Niall McGlynn skewers the hypocrisy of western posturing over the Ukrainian crisis.

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