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

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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.

Are we gendering rape?


Peter O’Donovan questions perceptions about sexual violence against men.

Is Fairtrade really a fair trade?

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Rachel Graham ponders whether Fairtrade is a worthy cause or a marketing scam.

TCDSU should boycott Israel


In light of TCD’s role in developing drones, Oisín Coulter argues that the TCDSU should support the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions campaign against Israel oppression of Palestinians.

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