Student life has changed over the years, and so too has the world’s youth naturally adopted new technologies and norms. Social media has become an irremovable part of our social circles now, and that doesn’t look to be changing any …
The other side of Freshers’ Week
Freshers’ Week is billed as being the best week of a new student’s life; a time to reinvent yourself, buy a crumpled denim jacket and pretend you enjoy cans of Prazsky at the Pav – but what happens when the …
Introducing Trinity’s new events website
The Trinity events website has gone live but what is it and how is it going to improve your student life at Trinity?
Yesterday evening (Sunday 29th January) saw Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) launch an official events calendar website. The site was made as a joint project between TCDSU and the Central Societies Committee (CSC) with Trinity Publications, DUCAC, and Trinity …
Literary Society’s ‘Speak Easy’: poems, prose and pints
Rory Codd discusses the delights at Wednesday night’s LitSoc Speak Easy event
“There was a large number of us crammed cosily into the intimate setting of the upstairs event room, and there were many attendants who had the courage to stand up and speak.”
This week I had the pleasure of attending …
CSC grants provisional recognition to new Trinity Musical Theatre Society
One of the aims of the new society is the holding of larger scale musicals that will be worked on through out the year
The Central Societies Committee Friday granted provisional society status to Trinity Musical Theatre Society, Trinity News has learned.
DU Players and DU Music society are currently active on campus, however after reviewing the Musical Theatre Society application, the CSC executive …
Freshers’ Week Is Better the Second Time Around
Freshers, the supposed target audience, often don’t know how to “do” Freshers’ Week properly. Saoirse Ní Scanláin explains why she got more out of it this time around.
Trinity panel calls for “raised expectations of politicians” in response to the refugee crisis
Issues discussed included an emphasis on the need for rights to be respected irrespective of legal status
Societies asked to remove LGBT colours from logos
The Central Societies Committee (CSC) today asked student societies to remove colours associated with the movement for LGBT equality from their logos, Trinity News has learned. The ruling came after several societies changed the logos displayed on their social media accounts to incorporate the colours of …
Big guests due to visit Trinity societies
Egyptian-American journalist Mona Eltahawy, Nobel prize-winning economist Robert Engle and cyborg artist Neil Harbisson are but some of the guests that the Philosophical Society will be hosting this year, while gender theorist Judith Butler and Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams …
Are Trinity’s clubs and societies watching the technological revolution pass by?
With the advent of new technology, many parts of college life are becoming easier. Access through Blackboard to lectures notes, file sharing through Dropbox, and entry into college grounds through the use of Near Field Communication …