Permission to speak freely, Sir?

When addressing the subject of freedom of speech, there are several quotes to choose from. Voltaire, Churchill and Orwell have all offered their thoughts on the matter, but this article will begin with Benjamin Franklin’s: “Without freedom of thought, there

A place to call our own

Alice Whelan discusses the need for a student centre and the upcoming referendum regarding its creation in Trinity

The Need for a Student Centre

“As the college grows, the consequences of not having a student centre, or even simply a seating space for students, becomes increasingly evident.”

Though Trinity is lucky to have a leafy and historic campus,

Inside Trinity’s book repository: Santry Stacks

Ever ordered a book from the santry stacks and wondered what the place is like? Trinity News takes a look inside the repository

“The library’s status as a legal deposit or ‘copyright’ library, the only one in Ireland,  means that it is entitled to free copies of any material published in either Ireland or the United Kingdom”

   

The Trinity College Library has a

A Students’ Dublin: Phibsboro

Hester Malin gives his take on living in Phibsboro

Please believe me when I say that dropping the terms “post-truth” or “gentrification” into conversations with your mates over pints will not increase your street (liberal elite) credibility. However, much to my own dismay, extensive time on Thesaurus.com could not

Magnified societies: Tuning in with Trinity TV

One of the most friendly and open societies in college, Trinity Life takes a look at Trinity TV and the role they can play in improving your media skills

“[…]it is not only desirable to have a handle on skills relating to producing media content, it is fast becoming necessary.”

Trinity TV (TTV) is a presence in college which deserves more recognition than it receives. For some students TTV

Embracing brunch

Some of Dublin’s finest establishments offering brunch were tried and tested by Alice Whelan, letting you know where to indulge in one of life’s finest pleasures

Brunch is a favourite with both yummy mummys and hungover students alike. Some might view brunch as a classy affair, where one is well-presented and drinking mimosas. Students might be more accustomed to enjoying a good brunch after a heavier

My experience as… a student who doesn’t like going out

The pre-drinks were the best part, I tell everyone once again. And again, and again, until it stops becoming a coincidence. I sit myself down, take a deep breath and finally admit it: I am not, nor will I ever

The declining funding of Ireland’s higher education sector

An analysis of where third level institutions get their funding, and how that has been decreasing over the past decade

In a world that sees conservative values dominating, along with the rising sentiment that students should pay for their education, Irish students are, in a sense, lucky, that over 90% of us attend institutions predominantly funded by the state. Unlike …

The nitty-gritty of the Northern Irish elections

Seana Davis investigates the challenges and controversies of Northern Irish politics as the election gets underway

After months of controversy, the whirlwind political scandal “cash for ash” caused the collapse of the Northern Ireland Assembly. After ten years of power-sharing between the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and Sinn Féin, it was a botched energy scheme that

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