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A terrible state o’ chassis

An investigation into the rise of substandard student accommodation.

With Dublin’s traditional commuter towns of Ashbourne and Greystones recently being declared “pressure zones” due to an increase in rents across the board, student accommodation is increasingly difficult to find for students on a tight budget. The most affected are

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Conflicting interests on the road to sanctuary

When will Trinity College become a University of Sanctuary, improving the accessibility of third-level education for refugees?

The state exams have come to an end. Teenagers wander as they await results day, the day that will decide how they spend the next three or four years. Regardless of the outcome, for most of them it is one

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What I’m really thinking: A working class student from the country

Stacey Wrenn writes about her experience dealing with privilege on Campus

When I was in Montessori school, my teacher sold me the “Disney” line that I could be whatever I wanted to be and I believed her. I went home and did some digging in the back garden with my dad

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Women in the workplace

Una Power, Nadia Reeves Long and Vickey Curtis discuss gender quotas, female participation and gender bias in the workplace at an event co-hosted by two Trinity students

International Women’s Week continued with its slogan #BeBoldForChange with an event co-hosted by two individual students, Aislinn Brennan and Estelle Reeves Long, breaking the trend of a society-dominated week. More of an informal panel discussion in comparison to other events,

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Education as a form of resistance: Interview with Malaka Mohammed

Activist and postgrad Malaka Mohammed discusses leaving Gaza, politicising student unions, and the growing relevance of BDS

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Stable electricity, clean water, reliable wifi connection, a roof over your head. These are things that are taken for granted in the West, but that shocked Malaka Mohammed as she settled in England after leaving her home of Shijaia, Eastern

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National Union of Students’ executive committee to vote on censuring Vice President Richard Brooks

The motion is one of two relating to Brooks to be debated at the next NUS National Executive Council

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Richard Brooks, current Vice President Union Development of the National Union of Students (NUS), the British equivalent of USI, is the topic of two motions at the next NUS National Executive Council (NEC) meeting on 28 February. He came to …

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TCDSU continues to push for greater availability of gender neutral bathrooms

SU President Kieran McNulty launches petition to extend access to gender neutral bathrooms to TBSI

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Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) President Kieran McNulty has launched a petition for the College Board to create gender-neutral bathrooms in the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute (TBSI) on Pearse Street following the implementation of three gender neutral bathrooms in …

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The commercialisation of art

Stacey Wrenn argues that increased privatisation of art allows ultra-wealthy individuals and corporations to dictate the art world, reaping great financial rewards in the process

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“A businessperson very rarely invests in something that will not benefit them directly”

Art has been of consistent importance to all civilisations since man first picked up one object and rubbed it against the surface of another. It helps people …

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Former student activists look back on Garda brutality and USI neglect in wake of 2010 march

Stacey Wrenn interviews two students about the student march in November 2010 in Dublin against the proposed increase in fees and cuts in state expenditure on third level education

FEATURESOn the 3rd November 2010, up to 40,000 students marched in Dublin against the proposed increase in fees and cuts in state expenditure on third level education. By the 9th November, the Garda Síochána Ombudsman had received 28 complaints of

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Review: TAF’s ‘What Lies in the Woods’

Students were treated to a night of fantasy and intrigue at the culminating event of Fourth Week

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Societies Fourth Week culminated in a spectacle of fire and fairytales last night with Trinity Arts Festival’s (TAF) much anticipated ‘What Lies in the Woods’. Tickets sold out in five minutes on Thursday, making it the most popular event of …

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