Our sense of foreboding has rung true and it’s a deafening sound

  “We were never prepared to expect a man who wished to bar all Muslims from entering the US. We were never prepared to expect that the Majority would agree.” I did not wake up to the shocking, soul shattering news that millions did to this morning. I did not sleep last night. I was […]

Tick, tock, the clock strikes done

    “Chest tightens, heart throbs, throat closes up. I need to run to the beach and turn off my phone, but I can’t, I have things to do.”   I feel like a puppet, there are a million strings coming from me; family, friends, sports, societies, college, work, duties, obligations, and more. The strings […]

Ireland Welcomes?

Of late, there have been several campaigns focusing our attention on the plight of the refugee. TN recently published an article on the horrors of Calais, and the deplorable conditions daily faced by families and individuals there. From such articles, and campaigns such as DU Amnesty’s #IWelcome lobby, it has been made clear that Ireland […]

We need an open dialogue on recreational drugs

I’m just going to say it: I have taken drugs. Be it the odd glass of cheap wine at fresher’s week, the dab of some non-specific white powder on that fated A-Level results night, or sitting on a mattress shooting up somewhere deep in the boroughs of Dublin, you just don’t know. To you, this […]

Éire Amach? An Investigation

Euroscepticism – a criticism or strong opposition towards the European Union – continues to rise throughout Europe according to the latest Pew Research Center statistics. The result of the British referendum in favour of leaving the EU has raised many questions concerning the future of the European Union, and has triggered fears of a resultant […]

Be wary of a culture where only one voice is heard

I am woman. I am feminist. I am pro-life. To many my identities are contradictory but I have come to hold my pro-life views following much careful contemplation. I have looked to both sides of the debate, and this is my view from where I stand.   I sit in the midst of black REPEAL […]

Donald Trump vs. Planet Earth

As the November U.S. elections approach, the nightmarish thought of Donald Trump being elected to the White House has at times appeared a grim possibility. An average of popular Presidential polls (pre-Busgate) from across the US had placed Trump just two points behind Clinton – 43.5% versus 45.5%. In the same month the earth’s environment […]

Students’ Union accommodation plan is an attack on students and the country at large

The policy positions of TCDSU Lobby Group have been revealed, two months after the group was formed. Although the declared strategies of most of the departments represent clear attempts to improve students’ lives, the position adopted by the Accommodation section will work against the interests of students struggling to find housing amidst Dublin’s accommodation crisis. […]

Brexit casts shadow over Irish progress

Until the seismic events of last June, Anglo-Irish relations were arguably better than they have ever been since independence. It is now just over 100 days since the Brexit referendum, a referendum on Ireland’s future in which Ireland did not vote. The decision of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union poses what is […]

A lack of imagination

  “If normal is the dreaded anathema avoided by every arts student ever, then being extraordinary now requires a surgical excision of ‘cool’.”   We all have that friend who spent a summer abroad on a noble volunteer programme, where half the money raised was used to fund flights and excursions, and who came back […]

Editors





Niamh Lynch
news@trinitynews.ie
Kelly McGlynn
features@trinitynews.ie
Michael Foley
comment@trinitynews.ie
Katarzyna Siewierska
scitech@trinitynews.ie
Clare McCarthy
sport@trinitynews.ie

Illustration

Aisling Crabbe
Natalia Duda
Sarah Morel
Mike Dolan
John Tierney
Naoise Dolan
Sarah Larragy
Mubbashir Ali Sultan
Nadia Bertaud
Daniel Tatlow

Photography

Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan