Sharp increase in student demand for financial assistance

Up to €20,000 expected to be raised for the Student Hardship Fund during RAG Week.

SU set to “radicalise”: Lenihan refuses to rule out sit-in

SU set to radicalise over cuts to Capitations funding.

Paul Krugman at Trinity: “My side has been proven right”

Credit: Aifric Ni Chriodain

Visiting the University Philosophical Society, Professor Krugman was met with a standing ovation and heavy applause.

Q Soc celebrates anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality

Aonghus Ó Cochláin  Student Affairs Editor Amnesty director criticises lack of transgender rights  Speakers confident of victory in same-sex marriage referendum   Ireland’s history of institutionalisation means the country should “know the consequences of pretending people don’t exist,” Colm O’Gorman, the director of Amnesty International Ireland, has said. He made the comment in relation to […]

Students call for stronger Irish language rights

James Wilson Staff Writer Members of Trinity’s Cumann Gaelach society joined Irish speakers from across Dublin today at a protest outside Leinster House over the issue of Irish language rights. The demonstration, which was jointly organised by the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and the  Irish language pressure group, Conradh na Gaeilge, took place in the […]

Unprecedented Cuts to Student Services

Deputy Editor Tommy Gavin details the actions of the secretive College Planning Group, which has no student representation and kept mentions of cuts off the minutes off their meetings.

Occupy Coleraine protest enters its second week

Occupy Coleraine protest over Senior Common Room closure enters second week.

Departments facing crisis over staff shortages

Fears as staff in Arts & Humanities departments dwindle and importance placed on hiring through private funding.

News: In Brief

Our news writers round up all the brief news stories in the student world this week.

Student ejected from YFG husting session

Deputy News Editor, Conor Kenny reports on the Young Fine Gael Hustings.

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