Why are computer science drop-out rates so high?

A lack of understanding from prospective applicants, pushy parents and attractive job offers all contribute to computer science having the highest drop-out rates in College.

Deconstructing Disneyland

Meet the students from Notre Dame who balance their studies with placements in Dublin’s marginalised communities

Florence and the Book Club

Leah Moloney is a 19 year-old Psychology student in Trinity, and founder of one of the most popular book clubs in the world, Between Two Books with Florence Welch.

The language of recovery

Eóin Ó Murchú examines the problems with framing the national economy in the medical terminology of recovery.

Internet connection

Can we find intimacy in an online world of unparalleled exposure?

How to rig the students’ union election

Trinity News senior reporters Conall Monaghan and Jessie Dolliver look at the paper ballot versus online voting debate

The mood in Germany before Cologne became an international news story

Caoimhe Gordon considers her experiences in Germany during the aftermath of the alleged liberal cover-up

The best Christmas adverts

As dreary November reaches its bitter end, the Christmas advertisement juggernaut strikes the general populace without warning. Can one really consider the festive season to be in full swing without spotting that plucky child run out onto the road after the red Coca-Cola truck as the manic chorus of “Holidays Are Coming” crescendos? For one […]

History is harsh: Japan, the Second World War and east Asian politics

Aaron Matheson Reen explores the contentious legacy of the Second World War in Japan and its visible impact on East Asian politics.

Peter McVerry: To be homeless today is to face into a nightmare

After recently receiving an honorary degree from Trinity, Peter McVerry reflects on his experiences fighting homelessness and calls for greater student engagement.

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