Comment

It’s time for Trinity students to act on BDS

Aislinn Shanahan Daly argues in support of a vote for the SU to boycott Israel

On Tuesday November 21 2017 a motion was passed at SU council to boycott Aramark on campus. Aramark run a catering service called Westland Eats, which operate food outlets in the Hamilton. Aramark are also involved in running catering and

News

Israeli embassy sent letter pressuring TCDSU over boycott motion

The Israeli embassy in Ireland sent a letter to the current Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) President Kieran McNulty warning against passing a recent motion concerning Israel at the most recent TCDSU Council.

 

The letter, seen by Trinity News,

Features

Permission to speak freely, Sir?

When addressing the subject of freedom of speech, there are several quotes to choose from. Voltaire, Churchill and Orwell have all offered their thoughts on the matter, but this article will begin with Benjamin Franklin’s: “Without freedom of thought, there

Comment

The open university and its enemies

“no one, it seems, should be allowed to speak in any public organisation unless SJP deems them worthy. “

An open university is a university where societies and individuals are free to organise whatever events and have whatever discussions they …

Life, News

Palestine Action Week

Ahead of submitting their petition to the Provost calling on College to adopt a full academic boycott of Israel, this week shall see an array of events organised by Students for Justice in Palestine

Yesterday saw the beginning of Palestine Action Week, a campaign week hosted by Students for Justice in Palestine as they call on College to take “a full academic boycott of Israel in line with the Palestinian people’s call for a

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