For the first time in years Trinity faces the prospect of industrial action. The current impasse between non-academic staff and College could be ended through a negotiated settlement; however, we cannot ignore the important implications of the policies College has been pursuing. Our article reports claims of an unofficial policy of replacing permanent positions […]
Last week a friend of mine, an incoming fresher in Law and Politics, messaged me: “My timetable is awfully sparse”, he said. He was referring to the 15 contact hours a week – a good number, in my estimation. “Welcome to college”, I said. If your degree ever brings you near the Arts Block, your […]
Perhaps one of the most wonderful experiences of being liberated into the college environment is the exposure to such an eclectic mix of interesting people, whether that is in lectures, the numerous student societies, or the endless mill of invitations to get-togethers. Fraternisation happens in the no-man’s-land between the various schools and disciplines; friendships are […]
In the wake of Dyspraxia Awareness Week, Doireann Dhufaigh writes about the challenges of living with this relatively unknown condition.
Comment Editor, William Foley discusses the issues surrounding the role of the Ents Officer and why it needs to be reformerd.
Online Editor, Matthew Mulligan, assesses the Trinity graduates disillusioned with party politics who are trying to bring about change in the upcoming local elections.
John Kennedy makes the case that the organic movement is a valiant but inevitably doomed resistance to industrial agriculture, drawing on his own experience volunteering on organic farms.
Aonghus Ó Cochláin Student Affairs Editor Amnesty director criticises lack of transgender rights Speakers confident of victory in same-sex marriage referendum Ireland’s history of institutionalisation means the country should “know the consequences of pretending people don’t exist,” Colm O’Gorman, the director of Amnesty International Ireland, has said. He made the comment in relation to […]
Fears as staff in Arts & Humanities departments dwindle and importance placed on hiring through private funding.
In the wake of USI’s under-attended and under-reported October demonstration, any real change in the ways the youth organise must come directly from the students. InDepth Editor, D. Joyce-Ahearne, looks at how that can be done.