Proposed society of women in STEM

A group of Trinity students, spearheaded by Senior Fresh Maths and Theoretical Physics students are in the initial stages of establishing a “Women in STEM” society.   Speaking to Trinity News, the founders of the movement, detail their aims as “tackling the gender gap in Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) by creating a proactive community […]

What’s in a name?

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 proud feminist), many people have greeted me, since hearing the news, with condolences.   Yet […]

Students among 30,000 at March for Choice ahead of referendum

Students were among the 30,000 protesters taking part in today’s 6th annual March For Choice, calling for the repeal of the eighth amendment ahead of the abortion referendum scheduled for next May or June.   Speaking to Trinity News prior to the march, Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) President Kevin Keane reflected on the […]

Should DUGES have been allowed to rebrand as FemSoc?

  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 (CSC) and the Dublin University Gender Equality Society (DUGES).  On Monday, March 20, the […]

DUGES criticises CSC after quorum not met at AGM

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 failure to change the society’s name came as a result of a quorum of treasurers […]

Comedy gigs, student workshops and Blindboy: Mental Health Week 2017

TCDSU Mental Health Week 2017 begins today, Monday 20 March, marking the final welfare campaign week of the year. The week aims “raise awareness of the different mental health issues that affect us”, highlighting issues such as spotting the signs of mental health problems, promoting services, opening up, and stigma reduction.   Collaborating with societies, […]

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

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 has been brought to the attention of the CSC that society Twitter accounts have been […]

Body and Soul Week

Body and Soul week offers a chance to bring together societies and bodies in college, who are all working towards the aim of promoting self-confidence and boosting self-esteem.   This week the Student Union is running Body and Soul Week, a campaign dedicated to building self-confidence and self-esteem, celebrating ourselves, and defying self-doubt. The week […]

High Society: A night of freeflowing society synergy

High Society is an event held annually, in which the small, yet influential societies at the top of House 6 get together to host a black tie event, full of variety, society characters and of course, queer pong. Hosted this year by Trinity FM, and welcoming QSoc back into the fray, High Society facilitates interaction […]

What is fourth week?

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 of these societies is centred around a different issue, organisation, group or interest, catering for […]

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