Open Season on the Left

Red-baiting in the Opinion pages of Trinity News reached a new peak with the publication of our last issue of term on 13 March. I was reliably informed that a previous issue’s section was written entirely by members of Trinity College’s Young Fine Gael committee, but that didn’t bother me any more than a glance […]

Europe or bust?

Since its inception the EU has grown to become one of the predominant forces in global politics. Here Michael Ward profiles the evolution of the union and takes a peek into its’ future.

Like it or not, the Abortion debate is over

In this wintry economic climate many college students might glance about the job market and ponder how well they will look in a McDonald’s uniform. Tom Kelly has a suggestion however for the budding entrepreneurs; open an abortion clinic.

Uncle Jamie – A teething problem in the bedroom

Here our sex, relationships and lifestyle guru Uncle Jamie answers your most intimate problems. Today’s letter is a little racy so those of a nervous predisposition might read with caution.

Holy crap? Should The Bible get so much lecture air-time

In a modern, multi-faith, multi-cultural world is it right to use The Bible the main literary reference point? Saphora Smith investigates.

Agony Uncle Jamie – Million Pound Conundrum

Here our in-house Agony Uncle, Jamie, passes on sage advice to readers’ struggling with sex, relationship and lifestyle issues.

Flying Without Fear

With all this miserable weather around many of us are already looking forward, with hungry anticipation, to a summer spent basking in the sun of some foreign land. For most the notion of “sun, sand and sangria” sounds like nothing other than idyllic paradise; but for roughly 6.5% of the college community it’s a terrifying […]

Politically correct: Ireland has gone PD

Matthew Taylor has fond memories of the now defunct Progressive Democratic, which rocked the Irish political scene in the 1980s.

Head to head: USI membership

Every fortnight two Trinity students pit themselves against each other on a major issue in higher education. In this issue, Ronan Richardson and Grace O’Malley discuss the upcoming referendum on USI Membership.

Turkey voting for East/West isthmus

For decades Turkey has been pursuing membership to the coalition of nations known as the European Union. As a young European with a vested interest in Europe’s future, the futility, thus far, of this pursuit troubles me.


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