The reform of TSM is a positive switch for students

The long overdue switch from two subject moderatorship to joint honours has many benefits for students in the arts block and beyond

Studying anything at college level comes with its own unique benefits and drawbacks, with all subjects requiring a high level of drive and commitment, and a rigorous reading schedule. However, liberal arts students tend to suffer the most with the …

Coming to Dublin is a culture-shock for non Dubliners

Trinity student life, campus and beyond can have its ups and downs, but you have to make the most of it

As the world nestled down in the wake of Covid-19 last spring, one TV show took Ireland and seemingly the world by storm. BBC Three’s adaption of Sally Rooney’s Normal People offered a feel-good experience in a decidedly bad situation. …

Trinity’s library spaces need urgent attention and systematic change ahead of exam season to cope with social distancing

While lack of seats and study spaces has always been a problem in Trinity’s libraries, this issue has been exacerbated by requirements to socially distance

Any Trinity student who frequents the library, particularly during exam season, knows the all too familiar struggle of trying to find a seat: pacing the BLU, passing rows upon rows of occupied seats, or desks reserved with a pile of

College must prioritise fixing the annual timetable shambles

Issues in Trinity’s administration this year have caused chaos pertaining to students’ employment and living situations

The annual timetable shambles is a well-known phenomenon among Trinity students and one that only seems to be getting worse as the years pass. Year after year students’ hopes of receiving their full timetables in a timely manner are dashed. …

The climate crisis must be addressed alongside the pandemic

Covid-19 and the pandemic should be embraced as an opportunity to hold those responsible for the climate crisis accountable

 The notion that “nature is healing” was inescapable during the peak of lockdown, providing many with a sense of hope that despite its rattling disturbance to the lives of all, perhaps there would be a positive side. Images of clear

We need the SU to be visible now more than ever

The Union has largely failed to hold College in check during the pandemic. That needs to change

College’s handling of the pandemic has been bad. From the rejection of a No Detriment policy for summer exams to the charging of full fees for a mostly-online semester, the needs of students have been marginalised again and again. They’ve

Picture of a uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries with flowers around it

The dismissal of women’s reproductive health cannot continue

Women’s health is under researched, misdiagnosed and overlooked. It’s time to put an end to it

It has been over two months since the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) received 150 complaints about the Tampax ad demonstrating how to insert a tampon, with 83% of complaints surprisingly coming from women. The complaints in one form

The Department of Education loosening third-level grant requirements for asylum seekers is a step in the right direction, but not enough

While students in direct provision no longer need to attend school in Ireland for three years, or obtain a Leaving Certificate to qualify for a college grant, structural inequalities in the education system persist for asylum seekers.

In August of this year, the Government announced that asylum seekers no longer have to spend three years in the Irish school system in order to qualify for educational support at third level. While this is a step in the