As the posters are packed away and twibbons discarded, Caoimhe Gordon speaks to members of past campaigns teams to find out what the election experience is like for those on the inside.
For many students, the days before the Student Union (SU) Elections all merge together into a flurry of delayed starts to lectures due to cheerful speeches, invitations to like Facebook pages of people donning brightly coloured t-shirts and the casual …
Mental Health Mondays, healthy recipes and drug safety are what Welfare Candidate Meabh Cullen wishes to implement as Welfare officer
Meabh Cullen is a third year Environmental Science student who is heavily involved with the Disability Service within Trinity. She serves as both an ambassador for the Disability Service, and as a Part-Time officer for Students with Disabilities in the …
Seana Davis catches up with Emma to see why she thinks she should be Welfare Officer
Emma Purser is a Senior Sophister World Religions and Theology student from Stradbally, Co. Laois. She is an S2S peer supporter, a current member of the SU Lobby Group and Liaison Officer for QSoc. She has been an SU Class …
Grady is set to become the next Welfare Officer
A poll conducted by Trinity News has predicted that Kevin Keane will be the new Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) President, while Laura Grady looks set to win the Welfare race. The poll of 1,010 students, which was carried …
Deputy chair of the Lobby Group and SUAS president Kevin Keane wants to give as much power to students as possible by introducing an “Empowerment Week”
As Deputy Chair of the Lobby Group and president of SUAS Trinity, SS Law Student Kevin Keane puts the concept of College as a community in itself at the forefront of his campaign. “College has given me a lot and …
This years race will be shorter than previous years and will also see candidates and campaign managers afforded breaks in the middle of the day
The 2017 Leadership Campaign got underway at Students’ Union Hustings this evening. This will be the first campaign to take place since the introduction of stricter rules surrounding the race. This years race will be shorter than previous years and …
After week one of full blown campaigning, Sarah Taaffe-Maguire looks at the main issues, stories and controversies that have arisen on the trail.
Lester Bangs once said: “The only true currency in this bankrupt world is what you share with someone else when you’re uncool.” The alleged actions of Caolán Maher (running to be Ents officer) show the Trinity currency is different; it …
The last hustings in the Leadership Race of Trinity College Dublin’s Students’ Union (TCDSU) was held in halls accommodation on Mondays night. The proceedings followed the structure of a short speech by each candidate followed by questions from the audience.
The last hustings in the Leadership Race of Trinity College Dublin’s Students’ Union (TCDSU) was held in halls accommodation on Mondays night. The proceedings followed the structure of a short speech by each candidate followed by a question from the …
18 candidates were announced today on the steps of House Six
Today the candidates for the 2016 Leadership Race were announced on the steps of House Six. 18 students are running for the opportunity to be part of next year’s SU sabbatical team. Below you can find background information on all …
Our news team assesses the key issues at stake in this year’s SU elections, from the shape of campaigns and the press to social and academic concerns.
This year’s SU elections are shaping up to be some of the most contested in recent memory. Not only are there a wealth of candidates vying for most positions, particularly in the presidential and welfare race, but this year’s incoming …