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How the sunshine might make me fail my exams

As we’re blessed with more and more days of blazing sunshine, one student describes the lure of the Pav in good weather and the threat this poses to our grades

It’s 2pm on a Wednesday afternoon. You’re struggling through assignments, pondering the revision you ought to have started, or really any sort of work that a responsible college student would be doing at this time of year. Your phone lights

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Views from House Six: Ethnic Minorities Officer

Newly elected to the Students’ Union, Ethnic Minorities Officer Dipo Adebisi outlines the challenges those from ethnic minority groups face within Trinity and the changes he hopes to bring about


Dipo Adebisi, a Senior Freshman Engineer originally from Nigeria, proposed the creation of of Ethnic Minorities Part Time Officer (PTO) at the SU Council earlier this year. Then, after the motion was passed, Adebisi successfully ran for this position. When …

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Magnified Societies: Through the lens with DUPA

This week, Trinity Life is profiling College’s photography society, Dublin University Photography Association, otherwise known as DUPA. Speaking to Trinity Life, DUPA’s Visual Communications Officer, Lisa Murray, highlights the role the society plays in providing amateur photographers with a platform

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The Phil Debate: Trinity vs Yale

The Phil argue that globalisation is “doomed to fail” as they face up against Yale at this week’s debating event

trinity-lifeThursday evening, February 17, saw the GMB come alive with the witty discourse of a TCD vs Yale debate, jointly hosted by The Phil and the Student Economic Review. The motion put forward for the evening was, “This House Believes

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Taking the road to Tullamore for Law Ball

An attendee of this year’s Law Ball event provides a personal account into both the glitz and not-so glam of one of the most talked-about events of each year

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This year, the annual Maples Law Ball undertook a move from the big city to the rolling countryside, taking place in Tullamore, County Offaly. The “jewel” in Trinity Law Society’s social calendar, this hotly anticipated event sold out at the

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Sizing Up SUAS: The Guys Behind the Green

Trinity Life sits down with the president of SUAS to find out about the many worthwhile opportunities provided by one of Trinity’s most prominent volunteering societies

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 “Their primary message is one of empowerment, with their main ethos focused on a dedication to combating social issues through volunteering and activism”

We have all seen the green t-shirts out in force around campus during Freshers’ Week. We stopped

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SU’s pro-decriminalisation of drugs stance: Talking to Students

Laura Grant guages student opinion on the SU’s recent move to back drug decriminalisation, exploring how accessible the SU is to the student body at large

In October of this year, the TCDSU Council voted for the adoption of a pro-decriminalisation of drugs stance by the Union. This motion originated from the SU Drugs Policy lobby group, who felt that this stance would encourage a more …

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EU report finds 21% of Irish people believe sex without consent to be “ok”

The report was part of an EU study to mark International Day to End Violence Against Women

The results of a recent Eurobarometer poll have brought to light the “alarming” attitudes towards sexual consent and assault in Ireland. The report was carried out in June and published yesterday to mark International Day to End Violence Against Women.