When Jacobin comes to town

How and why does an American socialist magazine celebrate the 1916 centenary? Bhaskar Sunkara, editor of Jacobin Magazine, talks to Sarah Taaffe-Maguire about 1916 commemorations, student journalism and how to do good socialism

“Unspeakable paragraphs and varsity punctuation”: When Samuel Beckett wrote for Trinity News

The short fiction From an Abandoned Work was originally published in these pages, however Beckett castigated the edit it received from Trinity News’ editorial staff. Tadgh Healy spoke with Danae Stanford who – as an editorial team member of the third volume of Trinity News in 1956 – had persuaded Beckett to publish in the young newspaper of his alma mater

Slacktivism to Activism: Human Displacement and the Refugee Crisis

Jessie Dolliver explores the disconnect today between taking action and pledging online support to a cause.

Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir and Jónína Leósdóttir Speak to the Phil

The former prime minister of Iceland and her esteemed novelist and playwright wife receive the gold medal of honourary patronage from the society.

Walking the Camino – 115 kilometers, 4 days and 100 Trinity students

Caoimhe Gordon explores the history and reveals secrets of participating in the popular pilgrimage

‘It’s a big time commitment, it’s a big resource commitment’

Speaking to Vice-Provost Linda Hogan, Eva O’Brien examines the early challenges facing the Trinity Education Project.

Why are computer science drop-out rates so high?

A lack of understanding from prospective applicants, pushy parents and attractive job offers all contribute to computer science having the highest drop-out rates in College.

Deconstructing Disneyland

Meet the students from Notre Dame who balance their studies with placements in Dublin’s marginalised communities

Florence and the Book Club

Leah Moloney is a 19 year-old Psychology student in Trinity, and founder of one of the most popular book clubs in the world, Between Two Books with Florence Welch.

The language of recovery

Eóin Ó Murchú examines the problems with framing the national economy in the medical terminology of recovery.

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