Caoimhe Gordon investigates the rise of an eco-friendly mindset in the fashion industry
“Everybody’s buying far too many clothes.”
So announced eccentric British fashion designer, Vivienne Westwood in 2013. Urging consumers to opt for quality over quantity, Westwood was not attempting to cajole the general public to scrap together their pennies to purchase …
Caoimhe Gordon reports on the proposed governmental levy of 10 to 15 cent on each takeaway drink
During my youthful musings on the collegiate version of myself, I always pictured myself striding with purpose through the bustling city streets, clutching a takeaway cup of caffeinated fuel to get myself through the day.
Despite the fact that I …
Caoimhe Gordon speaks to two American students about gun control in their nation.
Another day, another shocking headline, another series of weeping families photographed to convey the sense of shock that has brought another town to a standstill in America. Another fiery statement from Trump, another erupting debate about the availability of guns, …
Caoimhe Gordon investigates the power of Uber in today’s society after the loss of their licence in London last month
“Patience is a virtue.” The age-old mantra loses its relevance in this era – an era christened that of the “Instant Gratification Economy”. In these modern and technological times, almost anything can be assessed, perused and ordered through a single …
Caoimhe Gordon examines the history and popularity of the humble burrito
Deciding upon a worthy spot for a lunch excursion can often take more time than actually eating lunch. Huddles of comrades congregate at the designated college location that was previously decided upon in the group chat. Everyone is challenged to …
As the posters are packed away and twibbons discarded, Caoimhe Gordon speaks to members of past campaigns teams to find out what the election experience is like for those on the inside.
For many students, the days before the Student Union (SU) Elections all merge together into a flurry of delayed starts to lectures due to cheerful speeches, invitations to like Facebook pages of people donning brightly coloured t-shirts and the casual …
Caoimhe Gordon explores the reasoning behind falling rates of vaccination and why a general distrust of vaccinations continues to be prevalent in Ireland
“The three of the most Googled searches for the vaccine in Ireland all involve phrases such as ‘controversy’, ‘side effect’ and ‘is it safe?’”
A Trinity professor has criticised the lasting impact that fearmongering online has had on the Irish …
Caoimhe Gordon speaks to four students who chose to spend a year studying in far flung locations
Every year, the opportunity presents itself for students to take a leap of faith, leave the cobbled paths of Front Square behind for a semester or two in order to fulfil their academic destiny of studying in a college far, …
This semester marks 26 years of the popular Vincent De Paul weekly activity as the club continues to go from strength to strength
Every Wednesday, just before 6pm, a gathering occurs in one of Trinity’s most famed locations, Front Arch. This becoming locale is the meeting place of the aptly named Trinity Club which holds its weekly dalliances every week of term from …
The move comes after increased efforts to raise extra revenue for College
Trinity College has appointed Jillian Wilson as the new Head of Central Events within the Commercial Revenue Unit, furthering attempts to cement the college as a city centre hub for conferences and events. Wilson, who studied Law in Trinity, has …