A heckin’ bamboozle: the rise of Trinity College Doggos

There is a new force in Trinity: bigger than many societies, and with a repository of dog pictures to boot, Trinity College Doggos has had an auspicious start

Do a study buddy.

Do a study buddy.

[Somebody tags their friend]

Do a study buddy.

It’s the May Bank Holiday Monday, and a meme has been shared in a Trinity students’ group on Facebook. A bespectacled French bulldog pores …

A BA in Brexit Blues?

Jack Eustace discusses the impact Brexit will have on students studying in Ireland

The prime minister of the United Kingdom triggered Article 50 on March 29, beginning a two-year transition process wherein Britain will depart from the EU. The exact date of separation is planned to be the of March 29, 2019 –

Class divide in Irish Education

Jane Purdom investigates DEIS schools and the types of third level education they lead to

An introduction to the class divide in Irish Education

“Trinity News was therefore able to conclude that half of Trinity’s incoming first year students come from just 68 schools.”

In December 2016, the ongoing debate around a class divide in

“You three are a right pair if I ever saw one”

What tickles your funny bone? Do your sides split? Ciaran Sunderland looks at why so many Irish comedians succeed abroad and how different cultures appreciate and understand comedy

Human existence, comedy and tragedy are ancient companions. In the immortal words of an Irish mother: “You three are a right pair if I ever saw one.” The three are intertwined and inextricable, a rich seam that underlies Irish culture.

My experience as… an Erasmus student

Erasmus can be a life-changing experience for many, though not always in the ways we expect. One European Studies student looks back on the hurdles she’s overcome while living abroad in France for a year

Upon receiving my Leaving Cert results, I spent some time reflecting on the precariousness of what constitutes a “success” in these exams. I eventually came to the conclusion that the success I achieved in my results rested entirely on the

PrEP: Ireland’s issues with the anti-HIV pill

Comhall Fanning gives an overview of the preventative drug’s history and why it is still not widely available in Ireland

PrEP stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis. It is a drug that can be taken orally once a day by HIV-negative people at high risk of contracting HIV. It is mainly aimed at men who have sex with men, trans people who

The society without a home: DU Dance

From rags to riches, DU Dance have had a rollercoaster of a year, emerging victorious at this year’s intervarsity competitions held in Galway in March despite having had nowhere to practice

After successfully hosting the dance intervarsity competition last year,  Dublin University Dance Society set out from Michaelmas to grow and build upon this success, both as a society generally and competitively at the annual intervarsity. However the year got off

How the sunshine might make me fail my exams

As we’re blessed with more and more days of blazing sunshine, one student describes the lure of the Pav in good weather and the threat this poses to our grades

It’s 2pm on a Wednesday afternoon. You’re struggling through assignments, pondering the revision you ought to have started, or really any sort of work that a responsible college student would be doing at this time of year. Your phone lights

Jailbreak: an experience 

Participants in Jailbreak look back at what made their adventures memorable

It’s rare that you find yourself in a 24hr McDonalds in Amsterdam debating whether to get a bus to Vienna, but this is exactly the type of situation the Irish Jailbreak race creates. Participating in Jailbreak sounds exhausting—but, equally, exhilarating.