News: In Brief

Young People

Our news writers round up the best of this week’s news stories from youth deprivation to the College re-brand.

Negative online reactions to proposed new Trinity logo


Negative reaction to College rebrand and new logo.

Campus building for Catholic institute opened despite opposition

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New building for the controversial Loyola Institute opened.

Provost refused to meet student representatives over cuts


TCDSU President, Tom Lenihan, feels let down by the lack of consultation with regard the cuts to capitated committees.

Students spark controversy over publication of illegal drug recipe


Catherine Healy News Editor Study lists readily available products for use in “clandestine” manufacturing of mephedrone Scholars supervised by Trinity academic, say they take “inspiration from Breaking Bad” Editors of the Trinity Student Medical Journal (TSMJ) have been ordered to withdraw the publication after it published step-by-step instructions on making mephedrone from commercially available products. […]

“Back out of my life”: Panti is honoured by Trinity societies


Hannah Beresford Staff Writer There are very few people in this day and age who can claim to have touched millions with no more than the power of their oratory. Panti Bliss, alter ego of Rory O’Neill, is one of those few. Always an outspoken figure, she shot to international prominence in recent weeks following […]

Maynooth students protest against sexism


Close to 200 students marched on the offices of Maynooth Students’ Union (MSU) today in protest against the culture of sexism they say the union is promoting.  The protesters – who have organised this week under the banner of ‘Students Against Sexism’ – demanded to speak to Aidan McNally, MSU Vice President for Welfare and Equality […]

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Ranksing TCD

Our news reporters round up the smaller news stories happening this week from capitations cuts to university rankings.

President of the Phil recalls history of society women for International Women’s Week


Fionn McGorry  Staff Writer Rosalind Ní Shúilleabháin, President of the Phil, presented a paper to the Bram Stoker Club Paper addressed structural difficulties in college societies for women Billed as one of the headline events of International Women’s Week, Rosalind Ní Shúilleabháin, President of the Phil, presented a paper to the Bram Stoker Club last […]

Merkel to students: Europe holds promise of “freedom, peace and prosperity”


German Chancellor, Angela Merkel and Taoiseach Enda Kenny addressed the Phil at the yearly inaugural last week.

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