Suas ar Scoil: A unique and fun learning environment for DEIS school students

The birth of Suas ar Scoil   “Visiting the school twice a week and working in these intensive groups has proven to be a huge success, not only improving the capabilities of the students but also their self-confidence with Gaeilge.”     “The experiences from working in disadvantaged schools at home and abroad inspired me […]

SU Presidential Race: Interview with Kevin Keane

As Deputy Chair of the Lobby Group and president of SUAS Trinity, SS Law Student Kevin Keane puts the concept of College as a community in itself at the forefront of his campaign. “College has given me a lot and I’ve been really lucky to get a lot out of College and I think my […]

Education, Equality and Activism – A Panel Discussion

On Tuesday evening Students for Justice in Palestine and SUAS hosted a panel discussion and Q&A in order to address the importance of “Education, Equality and Activision”. The evening was chaired by Dr Gilian Wylie of the Irish School of Ecumenics and included three talks from Malaka Mohammed, Erica Fleming and Eileen Flynn. Each of […]

A Rumble in the Jungle for RAG Week

Rumble in the Jungle with SUAS, this years rumble for RAG week, provided an excitingly different type of club night to the usual Coppers Tuesdays. Taking place in District 8, the audience watched nine different boxing matches before the ring was cleared away and the dance floor opened. This proved to be a successful change […]

Sizing Up SUAS: The Guys Behind the Green

 “Their primary message is one of empowerment, with their main ethos focused on a dedication to combating social issues through volunteering and activism”   We have all seen the green t-shirts out in force around campus during Freshers’ Week. We stopped to look at the pop-up exhibitions from the 8×8 Festival in October, and our […]

Trinity’s “Worst-Kept Secret”: Charity Prohibition Ball

On Thursday night Trinity’s ‘Worst Kept Secret’ brought the Prohibition era to the 21st century students, with Prohibition – A Charity Ball. Suas, Trinity VTP, FLAC, Trinity VDP, S2S and DU Amnesty were all involved in organising the night. The music, the outfits, the questionably dark corners, a night of prohibited fun was guaranteed the […]

High Society: A night of freeflowing society synergy

High Society is an event held annually, in which the small, yet influential societies at the top of House 6 get together to host a black tie event, full of variety, society characters and of course, queer pong. Hosted this year by Trinity FM, and welcoming QSoc back into the fray, High Society facilitates interaction […]

Trinity, Ireland and Europe’s response to the greatest human rights disaster since WWII

  Europe is facing its worst humanitarian crisis since World War II; the refugee crisis is worsening, claiming more lives and ruining more families, every single day. And what have we done about it? As a society, extremely little. We have stood back and watched as one of the greatest human tragedies in history has […]

What is fourth week?

Fourth Week is a week in Michaelmas Term, running from October 17-21, that serves as Trinity’s dedicated societies week in the year. With 120 societies currently active in Trinity and at least two more proposed societies in the works, each of these societies is centred around a different issue, organisation, group or interest, catering for […]

Volunteering abroad: who benefits?

Why do so many young Irish people choose to spend weeks in discomfort and heat, thrown into challenging circumstances, working often in an area in which they may have little or no experience?   This year, Suas sent 73 people abroad to placements in India and Zambia. For every volunteer, there were approximately two applicants […]

Editors





Niamh Lynch
news@trinitynews.ie
Kelly McGlynn
features@trinitynews.ie
Michael Foley
comment@trinitynews.ie
Katarzyna Siewierska
scitech@trinitynews.ie
Clare McCarthy
sport@trinitynews.ie

Illustration

Aisling Crabbe
Natalia Duda
Sarah Morel
Mike Dolan
John Tierney
Naoise Dolan
Sarah Larragy
Mubbashir Ali Sultan
Nadia Bertaud
Daniel Tatlow

Photography

Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan