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Proposed society of women in STEM

A Facebook group “TCDSU Women in STEM”, only a few weeks old, has more than 280 members

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

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

Students gathered at 12:30pm in Front Square ahead of today’s 6th Annual March for Choice

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 …

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

From mindfulness meditation to comedy gigs, this year’s Mental Health Week promises society collaboration events, educational sub-campaigns, and a workshop by the Rubberbandits’ Blindboy

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

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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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Body and Soul Week

With Body and Soul week approaching, Laura Grady gives the highlights of the week ahead

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

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High Society: A night of freeflowing society synergy

Louis Roberts attends the highly anticipated event, that allows societies based in House 6 to open their doors to collaborate with one another and welcome College at large to participate

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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 …

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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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