Life on the Campaign Team

  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 avoidance of those brandishing leaflets in various college buildings.   However, for a select […]

Putting a focus back on Mental Health: Meabh Cullen, Welfare Candidate

  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 Students’ Union. As well as finding the work hugely rewarding, Cullen mentions “Active Listening”, […]

“Being stressed with college and assignments are struggles everyone goes through in college”: Emma Purser Welfare Candidate

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 Rep since 2014 and has previously been public relations officer (PRO) of the SU Welfare […]

Polls show Keane predicted to win SU President race

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 out from Wednesday, February 17, to Friday, February 19, also shows that all uncontested candidates […]

SU Presidential Race: Interview with Kevin Keane

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 I’ve been really lucky to get a lot out of College and I think my […]

SU Leadership campaign begins with first hustings

  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 will also see candidates and campaign managers afforded breaks in the middle of the […]

Weekly Round Up/Lads, Cans, Mots

After week one of full blown campaigning, Sarah Taaffe-Maguire looks at the main issues, stories and controversies that have arisen on the trail.

Final hustings proves to be passionate spectacle

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

Leadership Race 2016: All candidate profiles

18 candidates were announced today on the steps of House Six

SU elections: what’s at stake?

Our news team assesses the key issues at stake in the upcoming students’ union elections, from the shape of campaigns and the press to social and academic concerns.

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