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What’s in a name?

Aine Palmer, former Chair of DUGES, reflects on the the society’s struggle to change their name to DU Feminist Society

This week, at the Central Societies Committee (CSC) Term General Meeting (TGM), some closure was reached when Dublin University Gender Equality Society (DUGES) were unable to change the society name to FemSoc. As previous chairperson of the society (and a

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Should DUGES have been allowed to rebrand as FemSoc?

At a recent CSC meeting, DUGES were not allowed to change their name to FemSoc. CSC say it is against their rules, but Maia Mathieu of DUGES argues that a rebranding is necessary

If you’re one of the many people in Trinity who identifies as a feminist or the sort of hack who keeps up with interesting drama and developments, you might be aware of the current controversy surrounding the Central Societies Committee

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DUGES criticises CSC after quorum not met at AGM

The required number of society treasurers were not present for the vote to pass

Dublin University Gender Equality Society (DUGES) have voiced their frustration with the Central Societies Committee (CSC) after they were unable to change their name to the Feminist Society at the CSC Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on March 21. The

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How the SU and CSC can save the debate in Trinity

Guillermo Dillon argues that the days of a vibrant debating atmosphere in Trinity are fading away. Though part of the blame could rest with the debating societies, the SU and the CSC can help in solving the problem

If you care just a bit about what’s going on around campus and you normally read College’s newspapers, you would easily have noticed that one of the most discussed topics throughout the previous semester was the abortion debate. But interestingly

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CSC issues warning about use of societies’ Twitter accounts in SU elections

The email warning comes after the Equality and Diversity hustings last night

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The Central Societies Committee (CSC) has issued an email warning to societies about using social media relating to the societies to engage in the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical elections.

The email, seen by Trinity News, read: “It …

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Introducing Trinity’s new events website

The Trinity events website has gone live but what is it and how is it going to improve your student life at Trinity?

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Yesterday evening (Sunday 29th January) saw Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) launch an official events calendar website. The site was made as a joint project between TCDSU and the Central Societies Committee (CSC) with Trinity Publications, DUCAC, and Trinity …

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Painting by a different kind of digit

Aoife Donnellan heads along to a finger painting workshop; a collaboration between Trinity Arts Workshop and Sign Soc

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“The simple pleasure found in the majestic art of finger painting was obvious from the jovial atmosphere. The intention of the evening was to explore visual connections and mediums through which we transmit emotions.”

This Monday, House 6 hosted a …

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What is fourth week?

Deirbhile Brennan gives an insight into Fourth Week and recommends events to check out over the course of the next few days

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Fourth Week is a week in Michaelmas Term, running from October 17-21, that serves as Trinity’s dedicated societies week in the year. With 120 societies currently active in Trinity and at least two more proposed societies in the works, each

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FRESH to the Cobblestones: DU General Science Society

Deputy Trinity Life editor Megan Thompson speaks to Conor Rossi, PRO of the newest society on campus, SciSoc

This year has seen the introduction of many new societies with one of those being the DU General Science Society.

Speaking about their formation, Public Relations Officer Conor Rossi explained that “most courses have their own society, English has the

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Election for Chairperson of CSC declared null and void after review on eligibility rules

The election on March 23 was declared “null and void” after the committee learned Rebet was ineligible to run for the executive.

NEWSThe result of the election for Chairperson of the Central Societies Committee (CSC), which was won by Ludivine Rebet, has been declared null and void. As president of the Phil for the 2015/16 year, Rebet took a sabbatical year to …

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