What I’m Really Thinking: Limited edition access to a final year student’s thought process

So what’s the plan? What are you going to do? Are you talking about this summer, or, like, life? Every final year student hates being asked what is next. It only reminds you that you don’t know, and that you’re not ready to decide.   Summer will be great, the first taste of freedom in […]

My experience as… A Mature Student

First things first: I feel far more comfortable when I use ironic quotation marks around the term in question. I’m a “mature” student – a non-traditional student. I didn’t get my poop in a group enough to go to university immediately following the traditional final year exams. In my case, high school was in the […]

Hist debate questions how far we should go in pushing for repeal

On Wednesday, the Hist hosted eight student speakers to debate the motion “This House supports all forms of civil disobedience to repeal the 8th Amendment”. The debate was the final of an internal debating competition called “Harneys” which is open exclusively to female and non-binary genders. The debate was chaired by Anne Cosgrave, founder of […]

Why I wanted to stay in Trinity Hall for a second year

The elections for the 2017/18 Junior Common Room (JCR)  committee concluded on Wednesday night in Rathmines pub Mother Reilly’s, where votes were counted following three days of intense campaigning. The JCR is the student committee responsible for looking after the 1000 residents of Trinity Halls, the vast majority of whom are first year students.   […]

TMT presents West Side Story

This Wednesday to Friday, Trinity Musical Theatre Society (TMT) will be presenting their very own adaption of the classic West Side Story. The tale of two star-crossed lovers is about to take over the O’Reilly Theatre, where the audience will be whirled back to 1950s New York City. TMT are fresh to the cobblestones at […]

Comedy gigs, student workshops and Blindboy: Mental Health Week 2017

TCDSU Mental Health Week 2017 begins today, Monday 20 March, marking the final welfare campaign week of the year. The week aims “raise awareness of the different mental health issues that affect us”, highlighting issues such as spotting the signs of mental health problems, promoting services, opening up, and stigma reduction.   Collaborating with societies, […]

Dissecting the dissertation process

With the time to choose your modules for next year fast approaching, most of those rising to their final year will have the choice to do a dissertation, and some of those  in lower years  may make choices which will determine whether they’re able to write a dissertation.  Set at 12,000 words in most subjects, […]

Choosing the traits of your children: a genetic testing panel discussion

Trinity’s Genetics Society host its final event of the year yesterday, March 15. A panel discussion entitled Ethics, Genetics & Preimplantation Genetic Testing, this event was led by speakers from four disciplines concerning the area of genetic testing and screening. These included both the ethical and legislation aspects of the issue.   The event began […]

Panel Discussion on Political Activism

On Monday evening, the College Historical Society, in association with the newly founded TCDSU Lobby Group, hosted a panel discussion on Political activism. The event was a part  The Burke Sessions a series of panel discussions run by a subcommittee of the Hist.   Annabel O’Rourke gave an intro to the event and highlighted the […]

A Student Filmmaker’s Paradise: DU Film Festival

This week saw Trinity’s inaugural student film festival, DU Film Festival (DUFF), fully embracing their slogan of ‘by students, for students’. Ran in and around Trinity campus by DU Film Society, it was the first festival of it’s kind and offered students from all around Dublin and the country a unique and rare opportunity.   […]

Editors





Niamh Lynch
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Kelly McGlynn
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Michael Foley
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Katarzyna Siewierska
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Clare McCarthy
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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