“Can we sustainably rely on nuclear energy?”: Debating science’s biggest questions

Over a four week period, DU General Science Society ran a series of workshops to prepare six teams to debate scientific affairs and research assigned topics. Throughout the month, SciSoc hosted forums where both members of the Phil and PhDs taught the participants skills of debating. From Tuesday to today, Thursday, SciSoc are hosting open […]

En Español: Hispanic Soc’s role in improving your oral exam grades

When I first saw DU Hispanic Society’s event, “Desayuno and Speed Friending” I was allured into attending, for the most part, out of a sense of duty. I study Spanish as part of my degree, and therefore feel somewhat obliged to attend events that relate to my course (That and the fact that the promise […]

How to be a hack

  With the election campaigns for next year’s Students’ Union Officers finally coming to an end, the swarm of hacks present on campus in recent weeks has finally dispersed. Some of the most influential names on campus have been brought to the forefront of discussion: candidates, campaign team members, and opinionated critics alike.   In […]

Kevin Keane elected as TCDSU President on first count

Kevin Keane, a fourth year Law student, has been elected President of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) on the 1st count.   Out of a valid poll of  votes, Keane received 1,584 first preferences, amounting to 51.9 % of the total. Bryan Mallon received 29.5%, or 901 first preferences, while Thomas Emmet received 12.2%, […]

McClean elected as Welfare Officer of TCDSU

Damien McClean has been elected to the position of Welfare & Equality Officer for Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU), defeating opponent Laura Grady on the 3rd count.   McClean, a final year Maths student, received 974 votes on the first count, which put his ahead of nearest competitor Laura Grady, who received 752. There […]

MacPherson and Harty elected in TCDSU elections

Una Harty has been elected Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Communications Officer, while Alice MacPherson will serve as the next Education Officer.   Harty, a third year Nanoscience student, ran unopposed and received 85.3% of the vote to become the union’s next Communications and Marketing Officer. Out of 3,040 valid votes, Harty received 2,592 […]

Jonah Craig elected Ents Officer in TCDSU sabbatical officer elections

Jonah Craig and Dominic McGrath are the first elected officers in the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer elections.   Craig was elected as Entertainment Officer with 82.1% of the vote. Craig received 2,500 first preference votes, with the option to Re-Open Nominations (RON) receiving 446 votes.     Both races for Ents […]

College moves to introduce winter exams

College has taken the first steps towards introducing winter exams at the end of Michaelmas Term. The proposal to facilitate winter exams alongside existing exams has gone through the first step of approval, following a vote by university Fellows.   More than 60% of Fellows voted in favour of changing university rules to allow flexibility […]

Trinity in breach of advertising regulations

Trinity has breached advertising regulations when publicising a Masters programme on its website, according to the Irish Independent. A complaint was made with regards to the advertising of fees for a two-year Masters course in Cognitive Psychotherapy.   According to the Irish Independent, the course details outlines that “fees for the Masters course in Year […]

Heartwarming humour at VDP’s “Harry Potter and the Book of Spells”

The St Vincent De Paul (VDP) society’s annual pantomime ended its run last night in what was a terrifically enjoyable performance for both the audience and the participants. The spectacle contained 18 adults with intellectual disabilities alongside over 70 children in what was the feel-good event of the year so far.   The plot of “Harry […]

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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