Comment

Predators like Weinstein operate because we permit them to

Heralding men like Weinstein, Hefner and Allen as artists gives them a power status that allows them to abuse

The slew of actresses who have come forward with stories of sexual harassment and assault from a single perpetrator, Harvey Weinstein, have brought to light the seedy world of Hollywood we all suspected to exist.

Hollywood turns against him only

Comment

We should become the nation of a hundred thousand welcomes

Neasa Candon reflects on how our Irish identity of welcoming others and overcoming suffering are at odds with the truth, and how we can reconcile them in the future

The eve of St. Patrick’s Day saw Social Democrats Counsellor Gary Gannon launch the second issue of the international magazine, Trinity Frontier. In opening his address, Gannon joked about the great task ahead of him: a local politician, whose daily

Comment

The uneasy relationship between Trump’s Muslim Ban and his business empire

Seven countries – Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen – were singled out by Donald Trump’s Executive Order 1379. The order forbids entry into the United States by residents of those countries, with the exception of Green Card

Comment

Head2Head: Should Enda Kenny visit Donald Trump?

Shauna Dillane and Rory O’Sullivan go head-to-head on the topic of the Taoiseach’s annual St.Patrick’s Day visit to the White House; should the visit be cancelled as a mark of protest against Trump or used to Ireland’s political advantage?

As of February the 9th, over 38,000 people had signed a petition entitled “Shamrock for Trump: Not in my name”, calling for Taoiseach Enda Kenny to boycott his meeting with Donald Trump in the White House during the annual St

Features

Numbers of Irish students opting for the HPV Vaccine drops considerably

Caoimhe Gordon explores the reasoning behind falling rates of vaccination and why a general distrust of vaccinations continues to be prevalent in Ireland

FEATURES

“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 …

Life, News

Political Satire in the Trump Era

Political humour, provocative comedy and freedom of expression came into play at an engaging event held on Monday by the Hist and Pol Soc

trinity-lifeOn Monday, the Hist and Pol Soc came together to host a panel of both student and guest speakers for an insightful discussion on political satire in the Trump Era. The panel was notable not only for an analysis on

News

European universities fear US executive order may have damaging impact on international flow of knowledge

Travel ban may disrupt universities’ ability to send staff and students abroad

NEWS

The European University Association (EUA) has expressed concern at US President Donald Trump’s executive order passed last Friday. The order, entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States” has barred citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries – …

Features

The Rise of le Front National

Mia Colleran explores the popularity of the right-wing party le Front National in the upcoming French presidential elections

The Candidates

‘..one can only imagine the upheaval that would be caused if France left the European Union, which Le Pen has compared to a “system of the oppression of peoples”’

In light of Brexit and the recent election of

Comment

We need a class narrative to defeat the alt-right

The key to a strong, coherent movement against the alt-right is mobilising those who were disillusioned with the choice on offer in last November’s election

COMMENT

“Any hopes for reversing the advance of the alt-right lie to the left”

It is, at the time of writing, the eve of Donald Trump’s inauguration as 45th President of the United States. Hundreds of protests have been planned in

Life

“If aggressor states see that we do not fight for our values, they will fill the vacuum”

On Monday, Mr. Žygimantas Pavilionis, the former Lithuanian Ambassador to the US and a present member of the Lithuanian Parliament, spoke to SOFIA

trinity-life

On Monday, Sofia began their term with a visit from Mr. Žygimantas Pavilionis, the former Lithuanian Ambassador to the US and a present member of the Lithuanian Parliament. Mr. Pavilionis gave an engaging talk on “Europe Ahead: NATO, the EU

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