Calling Uninest accommodations ‘luxurious’ is not helping the housing crisis

Living in premium student accommodation is not above the crisis, but more expensive than necessary for access to basic housing

Please stop calling Kavanagh court and similar housing options “luxury”. The term does not help yourself or the students who are struggling in the current housing crisis. I am a student in my second year of college who has lived

Open border, open mind

What a no-deal Brexit could mean for Border towns

“So you’re from Monaghan? Like, Northern Ireland?”

This confusion didn’t surprise me. When you describe yourself as coming from “The Border”, people don’t know what you are talking about unless they live in Ulster. Even Britons seem to regard Northern …

Breaking the divide

Coming from an underrepresented area to Trinity brings complexities we need to challenge

Its stature and reputation is impossible to miss, you can see it from the bus window as you pass through the city centre. Trinity College Dublin, sitting at the top of Dame Street, looking in all directions at those who …

Breaking the class divide

Coming from an underrepresented area to Trinity brings complexities we need to challenge

Its stature and reputation is impossible to miss, you can see it from the bus window as you pass through the city centre. Trinity College Dublin, sitting at the top of Dame Street, looking in all directions at those who …

The obstacles and privileges to university admittance are alive and well

While these barriers to entry are finally beginning to crack, we need to address how privilege and wealth still dictate university placement for many

A Leaving Certificate student recently challenged the State Examination Commission’s policy to not re-check points in time to obtain their university place. Rebecca Carter had to fight for her place on the course that she would have been accepted into,

Stop mourning the supposed loss of free speech

Students in Trinity are fragile when their sense of self-righteousness is challenged

Last week the Phil cancelled their debate “This House Believes Middle Eastern Women Need Western Feminism”, largely due to backlash resulting from a piece in Trinity News. TCDSU Ethnic Minorities Officer Navika Mehta expressed the hurt and anger students had

Op-ed: Labour must accept and embrace protest

Labour Youth Chair Chloe Manahan looks to the future of the Labour movement in Ireland

Almost 100 years ago, the Democratic Programme was introduced to the first Dáil. The Labour Party, under Tom Johnson, saw to it that it reaffirmed “that all right to private property must be subordinated to the public right and welfare”.