Art? Drama? Performance

There is a plethora on Grafton Street, indeed in every city in the world, but what is the point of street performance? Victoria Nellis describes the derivation, drama and delights

Harry Hallowes: slumdog millionaire

A tramp has been offered rights and £4 million for his landplot. He talks to Emily Monk about apple trees, Monty Python and why he will  never sell it

Tintin: not a gay over 80

Recent critics have suggested our favourite fresh-faced explorer was homosexual. Domhnall O Sullivan asks whether we can ever really know and does it really matter?  

Mirror, mirror on the wall. Who is?

Clare Hammond questions how well we can know our self from mere reflection and asks what does your face really mean to you?

Energy efficiency: are all our efforts going to waste?

Trinity’s efforts to reduce energy consumption had never been more important at this time of year, or indeed, at a time when we’re watching the cost of everything around us so closely. How can we combine personal responsibility with the work that has already been done?

Trinity Arts Festival: tapping Trinity’s talent

Kerrie O’Brien takes you on a tour of past and future events at the Trinity Arts Festival, stopping off everywhere from the BLU to the Provost’s house

Trinity’s art world: surveyed

Does Trinity deserve its artistic reputation? Are art societies in Trinity only for a select few? And do students really care about Trinity’s Art world? Caroline O’ Leary investigates…

A degree with a dead end

Unemployment levels are rising and a university education is getting increasingly expensive. Sarah-Kate Caughey questions the usefulness of a degree: is it really worth it?

China’s changing minds

There is a common conception of China as state-influenced and overpopulated. Will Clowes tests his speculations and meets the determined people tipped to take over the world.

‘For evehr and a day’

His works transcend time, fashion, generation, culture, language, but what makes Shakespeare’s plays so immortal, asks Emily Monk

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