Rainbow Week 2016 launched

Jessica McKeon: “This year we want the week to really be a celebration of being LGBTQ and all that our community has achieved”

CSC grants provisional recognition to new Trinity Musical Theatre Society

One of the aims of the new society is the holding of larger scale musicals that will be worked on through out the year

USI and SIPTU team up for workers’ rights campaign

USI are campaigning in partnership with SIPTU for a living wage of €11.45 per hour to be introduced by the next government. USI claims that raising the minimum wage accordingly will “reduce poverty, boost local economies and ensure an inclusive society for all people”. The push for a living wage comes as part of an […]

Sara Ní Lochlainn elected president of Trinity Hall JCR

The crowd of voters and candidates alike awaited the results with anticipation, while celebrations were duly held for the eleven elected officers following the results.

HEA to penalise three third-level institutions over their “poor performance” standards

Galway-Mayo IT, NCAD and Dundalk IT could face the withholding of hundreds of thousands of euro worth of their state funding due their underperformance in a new assessment initiative

Students Against Fees to be independent of, but work alongside, TCDSU

On Wednesday, an open meeting was held by the group, centred on the campaign’s structure, ways to expand it, and future action

Trinity secures largest-ever Horizon 2020 funding worth €6 million

Three Science Foundation Ireland research centres based in Trinity College Dublin, ADAPT, AMBER, and CONNECT, have been awarded €6 million in Horizon 2020 EU funding for a new postdoctoral programme, EDGE, which will employ 71 world-class ICT (information and communications technology) researchers. This is the single biggest award for Trinity under Horizon 2020, the EU’s […]

Not enough class reps attend SU Council to reach quorum

Not enough class reps have attended Council tonight, Tuesday, to reach quorum – the minimum number of reps required to hold votes. As a result the council cannot pass motions, including on mandating how delegates to USI conference must vote. Every constituent union in the USI gets one delegate per 1000 students, which gives Trinity 16 delegates. […]

Baroness Hale speaks to TCD Law Soc

The Trinity Praeses Elit Award was awarded to Baroness Brenda Hale by TCD Law Society on 11 March. Baroness Hale made history when she was appointed to the House of Lords in 2004, becoming the first female to be appointed. She is currently Deputy president of the Supreme Court in the United Kingdom. She opened with an expression […]

Neoliberalism, capitalism and modern feminism: Dr. Sinead Kennedy addresses third-wave feminism’s “unhealthy relationship with capitalism”

DU Gender Equality and Trinity Socialist Workers’ Student Society welcomed the Maynooth University lecturer as she addressed the issue of women’s liberation in the context of liberal feminism


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