Increase in commuting costs for students

  Costs of commuting for Dublin students has increased for certain transport services from December 1. Fares on Dublin Bus are increasing from €2.05 to €2.15 using a leap card, a 4.9% rise.   Dublin Bus fares for mid-range journeys have increased by 5.6%. For cash journeys, prices increased from €2.70 to €2.85, a 5.5% increase. […]

This week in Trinity, from Christmas to culture

As winter officially sets in, with the daunting prospect of exams and essays looming overhead, it’s important to remember the fine balance between study and fun. If you’re looking to relax or maybe just procrastinate the crippling amount of work that awaits you on Blackboard, there’s always an array of activities happening around campus to […]

Trinity Hall residents vote to introduce new disciplinary procedures for JCR officers

  All seven proposed amendments of the Junior Common Room (JCR) Constitution were passed tonight at the first JCR Open Forum of the academic year. The amendments most significantly affect the suspension and impeachment of officers and JCR election campaigns.   The residents of Trinity Hall voted unanimously in favour of introducing suspensions as a […]

Christmas on campus

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, or so they say. If the glistening lights adorning the city haven’t put you in the mood,  the Christmas spirit on campus can make even the iciest of Ebenezer’s sing the Jingle Bell Rock. The Grafton Street lights have been turned on, there’s a Christmas tree […]

Vedova walks through his vindication of Amanda Knox

In 2007 Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, were arrested and convicted for the murder of Meredith Kercher, a British student studying in Italy. After spending four years in jail, in 2015 the sentence was overturned by an Italian court due to “absolute lack of biological traces”. Carlo Dalla Vedova was Knox’s lawyer and […]

New undergraduate certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Trinity students launched

  A new undergraduate certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Trinity students has been announced, and will be available to students in January.   The certificate is available to Senior Fresh students from all disciplines. The course, which is 70% online and 30% classroom-based teaching, costs €150.   The certificate is run by the Innovation Academy […]

The Phil Maidens final

The annual Eamonn O’Coinne Maidens final was held this year on Thursday November 30 at 7.30pm by the Phil. The event is named after a former Trinity student who was a talented debater, who won the Maidens debating final in 2004 but tragically passeed away in 2005. The competition encourages the finalists to emulate O’Coinne’s excellence […]

Balanced discussion at SU’s Eighth Amendment Forum

On Tuesday evening Trinity College Students’ Union (TCDSU) held an open forum on the eighth amendment, featuring four guest speakers and dialogue with the audience. The discussion was diverse throughout; it featured in-depth examinations of abortion in the contexts of the Irish law and medical systems, and also explored Trinity’s own relationship with the Repeal […]

255 bed student accommodation proposed for UCC

  A new 255 bed student accommodation complex has been proposed for University College Cork (UCC) on its Victoria Cross site. It will consist of four linked blocks, which will between eight and ten storeys high. The close-to-campus student accommodation is part of UCC’s strategic plan for 2017-2020.   The site, which was acquired by UCC from […]

A perilous proposal

This week DU Players are staging “A Modest Proposal: The tale of Trevelyan’s Corn” every night at 7pm in Players Theatre. The play follows two seemingly separate, yet intertwined tales. One, is a typical, starving Irish family during the Great Hunger, the other the Magistrate, who owned the land, and his son.   In this […]

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