Are the expectations placed on our generation too much?

Extortionate living costs, and the world’s climate at crisis point – without proper mental health supports, young people today have little chance

Enough is known about mental health to realise the enormous impact that environment can have upon it. Living costs in Ireland have escalated to a crisis point and are placing prodigious amounts of pressure on our generation, and it doesn’t …

It is time to challenge fat shaming on campus

The double standard when it comes to bodies and our self control is all too evident

“My body, my choice” was one of the great rallying cries of the Repeal movement. Bodily autonomy is one of the most important battlegrounds for any kind of freedom-based ethos, and step by step we’re getting there. The “tattoos and

The power players of Trinity

Here is who shapes the news stories you read about

We’ve made a list this Freshers’ Week of people who we think will shape the news stories in Trinity, this year and a little further into the future. Partly because it’s always worth knowing who makes the decisions that affect

Garda violence won’t break the housing movement

The appalling expulsion of North Frederick Street occupation will only solidify anger about the housing crisis

The violent dispersal of the 34 North Frederick Street occupation represents the beginning of a crackdown on the housing movement across Dublin and Ireland. The end of the 25-day occupation was so unnecessarily draconian, marked by the arrest of multiple

Living a plastic-free July

Reducing our plastic intake is more difficult than it should be

“There are free muffins at the canteen. Let’s go!” announced a colleague to an office of unpaid interns. Such treats were seldom available in our workplace, so the announcement excited the room. Once I reached the canteen my eyes caught

Should a university aim to be a for-profit institution?

As College’s five-year Strategic Plan reaches its close, Niamh Meyer asks whether it has done more harm than good

“This strategic plan sets out to secure Trinity’s future so that it will continue to play its pivotal role in helping Ireland to become a most productive place in which to invent, work and learn and a most civilised place

The demands of the Summerhill occupiers are the minimum of what we should expect

We cannot continue the Irish tradition of expecting charities to patch up government policy failures

On August 7, housing activists, including members of Take Back Trinity, entered a house at 35 Summerhill Parade, and began occupying the building. Less than ten days later a High Court judge had ordered the protestors to vacate the premises.