Faced with the growing commercialisation of College, students have no choice but to support industrial action
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 …
“What we spend time on becomes a large part of who we are, and so deciding how to spend your time is also about deciding who you want to be.”
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 …
Jason McCann talks through his experience of attitudes towards religion in college.
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 …
In the wake of Dyspraxia Awareness Week, Doireann Dhufaigh writes about the challenges of living with this relatively unknown condition.
Try to imagine that a young adult in a prominent university but you struggle to carry a tray without dropping all its contents, direct someone across a building, or remember information you’ve been told five minutes before. This is a …
As the #LeadershipRace approaches, the hacks are slithering out of the CSC incubation chambers and preparing to infest the campus with shiny t-shirts, hollow promises and glossy leaflets with an average handout-to-bin lifespan of about five …
This May, the Local and European Elections will take place, the first of their kind since the ousting of Fianna Fáil from government and the election of the Fine Gael-Labour coalition in 2011. Since then, the …
The world we live in is a dirty one. We are invited and enticed to consume daily, to consume indiscriminately and to consume regardless of actual necessity. This is especially evident during Christmas, the festival of …
There are fears for the future of Arts Block departments as College plans to continue trimming staff numbers. The decision not to replace retired staff is a practice that was approved by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) in 2011. Under …
What is the role of the student? How are we perceived? What do we expect of ourselves? We’re drunk and loud on Harcourt Street at three in the morning. We’re discussing Montaigne in Walter Mitty’s over …