Editorial: Direct action is the best way to challenge College

We should not be embarrassed from drawing parallels between previous movements and the current revival, ultimately we were all raised in periods of economic decline with considerable uncertainty about what our futures would hold

After years of quiet discontent, students are starting to evoke the passion and conviction of activists past, and the timing could not be more fitting.

On March 9, Trinity College Dublin students made a dent in the college’s commercial revenue

Editorial: We stand by our reporting, and all women who have experienced sexual misconduct

Trinity News commends the bravery of the woman in question in coming forward

Yesterday, Trinity News published a story regarding allegations of sexual harassment against TCDSU Presidential candidate Sean Ryan, and a resulting complaint brought against Ryan to the Junior Dean. Despite the heavy criticism we received from Ryan for this story, we

Editorial: An apology isn’t good enough

Ali Selim’s comments are inexcusable as is his continued employment


On February 14, Dr. Ali Selim, lecturer in Arabic in Trinity, gave a public apology on The Pat Kenny Show for comments on “female circumcision” he had made the week prior. He advocated for it on medical grounds but sparked

Students must show solidarity with Trade Unions

Faced with the growing commercialisation of College, students have no choice but to support industrial action

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For the first time in years Trinity faces the prospect of industrial action. The current impasse between non-academic staff and College could be ended through a negotiated settlement; however, we cannot ignore the important implications of the policies College has

If we are concerned about our society’s future, now is the time to act

Caught between the plight on either side of the Atlantic, the direction Ireland decides to take when it comes to immigration policy needs to be kept in focus

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“We cannot polish DP – we have to end it.”
-Lassane Ouedraogo, Africa House.

By now, those of us outside the Irish immigration system are slowly beginning to become aware of its shortcomings. TN has talked to the Irish Refugee

Fossil Free TCD: Trinity must follow its strategic plan and divest

We want to show that students still have the power to have a positive influence on the pressing issues of our time

We write this piece in the hope that all readers understand the urgent need for immediate action regarding divestment from Trinity’s holdings in the fossil fuel industry.

Climate change is the most pressing issue of our time. At the 2015 …

If we can’t recognise depression in our peers, how can we recognise it in ourselves?

I’d consider myself to be a compassionate person, someone who has time to listen to friends’ worries. Why then did I ignore my own mental health?

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Trinity researchers recently published a study which proposed that young people find it difficult to identify signs of depression or suicidal thoughts amongst their peers. Psychologists working out of the School of Psychology and Children’s Research Centre say that their …

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