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Trinity students to launch boycott campaign against Westland Eats caterer

The boycott of Aramark relates to the company’s relationship with three direct provision centres.

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A group of Trinity students are starting a campaign to boycott the Aramark company,which is the College-appointed food caterer for Westland Eats in the Hamilton building, due to its connection to direct provision centres.

The campaign is using

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Trinity to reopen tomorrow

The Department of Education and Skills left the decision for third-level institutions to open tomorrow at the discretion of each college

  Trinity is to reopen on Tuesday, October 17, after College was closed today due to Hurricane Ophelia. The Department of Education and Skills left the decision to open tomorrow at the discretion of each institution. Trinity tweeted that normal college …

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A crash course to studying General Science in Trinity

Last year’s junior freshmen give their advice on navigating one of the biggest courses in our university


Last September, the Junior Freshman students of 2016/17 waited in anticipation for their first experience of third level education to begin. General Science differs from many college courses, in that a single time-table is not administered during orientation week.

Instead, …

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Galway Students’ Unions reject opposition to development of student accommodation

NUI Galway Students Union and GMIT Students’ Union released a joint press statement expressing their displeasure at the opposition

NUI Galway Students’ Union and Galway-Mayo IT Students’ Union have rejected councillors and local residents’ opposition to the development of high end student accommodation in Galway city.

The local four-star Westwood Hotel was to be demolished and replaced by 400

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USI expresses concern over spending in higher education institutions

There are numerous examples of questionable financial practices within Irish universities

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has expressed concern over the spending of students and taxpayer’s money in higher education institutions, following revelations about the use of finances in colleges across the country, which were outlined in an RTE

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Trinity PhD student designs website for families of transgender young people

The website, GenderEd.ie, aims to provide families with reliable and accessible information that will help them support their transgender family member(s)

A new website, which aims to help the families of gender diverse children and transgender young people, has been designed as part of a PhD study by a Trinity College PhD student and will be launched in Trinity today.

The

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Schols, the Hist, and sixty letters: Ed Burke at Trinity

Now one of Trinity’s most renowned alumni, who was Ed Burke as just another student walking these very cobblestones?

As you walk through Front Gate, you may notice the bronze statue of Edmund Burke standing tall, erected in 1868 by the sculptor John H Foley. From John Joly to Mary Robinson, many have attended Trinity and gone on to

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Why do you care that I don’t want to have sex?

“[I want] be in social circles where that doesn’t matter; where we can share stories of doing it or not doing it and not worry about how we’ll look as a result”

On Valentine’s Day, I visited the doctor. He examined me to find that clamminess, tiredness, irregular discharge and glandular swelling could all point towards an STD. The following conversation occurred:

Him: “Is their any chance you have an STD?”

Me:

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Trinity SIPTU members to ballot for industrial action, as Unite makes similar decision

Union members remain unhappy with College proposals on promotion and hiring policy

 NEWS

The prospect of an industrial dispute taking place between College and the non-academic trade unions in Trinity has increased, with decisions taken by the two major unions to ballot members for industrial action, in the case of SIPTU, or to

Comment, Editorial

Students must show solidarity with Trade Unions

Faced with the growing commercialisation of College, students have no choice but to support industrial action

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For the first time in years Trinity faces the prospect of industrial action. The current impasse between non-academic staff and College could be ended through a negotiated settlement; however, we cannot ignore the important implications of the policies College has

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