Hist debate questions how far we should go in pushing for repeal

On Wednesday, the Hist hosted eight student speakers to debate the motion “This House supports all forms of civil disobedience to repeal the 8th Amendment”. The debate was the final of an internal debating competition called “Harneys” which is open exclusively to female and non-binary genders. The debate was chaired by Anne Cosgrave, founder of […]

How the SU and CSC can save the debate in Trinity

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 enough, this debate was not really about abortion per se. We rarely heard pro-life students […]

The open university and its enemies

  “no one, it seems, should be allowed to speak in any public organisation unless SJP deems them worthy. “   An open university is a university where societies and individuals are free to organise whatever events and have whatever discussions they wish. The concept of the open university has many enemies.   Many writers […]

An uncivil war?

“More and more polls indicate that more and more people are saying we have to let it go”   Construction on Pearse Street recently presented a new outlet for voices to be heard. White, blank construction walls lined the busy road, serving as a canvas for any who might avail of it. Options were plenty, […]

Be wary of a culture where only one voice is heard

I am woman. I am feminist. I am pro-life. To many my identities are contradictory but I have come to hold my pro-life views following much careful contemplation. I have looked to both sides of the debate, and this is my view from where I stand.   I sit in the midst of black REPEAL […]

EU Ambassador to US addresses Hist Inaugural on the future of Europe

On Monday, the stoic splendour of Trinity’s Exam Hall paid host to the annual Hist Inaugural, the subject of which was Hist Auditor Ronan Mac Giolla Rua’s paper entitled “The Future of the European Union”. Over one hundred and fifty attendees packed out the venue to hear several esteemed guests react to Mac Giolla Rua’s remarks. […]

Review: This House Believes Beauty is a Beast

Feminists of Trinity stepped up to the podium at Phil’s and DU Gender Equality Society’s debate ‘This House Believes Beauty is A Beast’ on Thursday evening. Members of the Phil made their verdict known by almost unanimously shouting ‘yeah’ to the motion.   Novice Phil debater Coco Millar opened the discussion excellently, utilising humour to drive […]

Politicians discuss the wellbeing of young people at pre-election debate on mental health

Mental health issues will be a central part of any platform hoping to appeal to young people

HEAD TO HEAD – Tinder: Yay or Nay?

Courtney Byrne and Una Harty go Head to Head on everyone’s favourite no-strings dating app.

A response to Brendan O’Neill

It may be easy for Brendan O’Neill to dismiss political correctness as unnecessary, but it’s not the same for everyone.

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Niamh Lynch
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Kelly McGlynn
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Michael Foley
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Katarzyna Siewierska
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Clare McCarthy
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Illustration

Aisling Crabbe
Natalia Duda
Sarah Morel
Mike Dolan
John Tierney
Naoise Dolan
Sarah Larragy
Mubbashir Ali Sultan
Nadia Bertaud
Daniel Tatlow

Photography

Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan