How to survive your first term

When you’re a bright-eyed teen stifled in school, grappling with exams and being tossed round high-pressure social situations on a daily basis, college seems the place of dreams. You’re going to study a subject you love, surrounded by a bubble of like-minded people. You’ll read through texts in the library with gusto. You will live […]

Anonymous thoughts on.. TCDSU

What’s been firing up the kids lately? Climate change? Blasé. Trump? Dead horse. North Korea? God, I hope not.   No, nothing gets the ball rolling in student circles more than the friendly faces down at House Six. But since only the loudest voices get heard, which in this day and age are the people […]

Visit my city: Phoenix, Arizona

Between the months of March and November, the first thing you notice upon leaving Phoenix airport is how hot it is. Compared to the air conditioned inside, stepping out into the world feels very much like stepping face-first into an oven. Though I complain about this, it’s a feeling in which I take great comfort, […]

Players, Positivity and Pantos: An Interview with James Patrice Butler

James Patrick Butler, aka James Patrice, is a Dublin blogger, presenter, actor, stylist and fashion writer. Last week, he met with our Projects Editor, Aoifé McColgan, to discuss his time in Trinity, his success thus far and his exciting plans for the future. . Having started his blog and Snapchat after being bored due to […]

Who are they? Your Freshers’ Ents acts unravelled

Dublin city boasts one of the most diverse, creative and welcoming music scenes in Europe, and the fine people over at Trinity Ents, with some help from various societies, have made it their business to showcase a slice of the brilliant events that take place weekly through the medium of ‘F R E S H’, […]

Your top society picks for Freshers’ Week

Monday: One of the first events of Freshers’ Week kicks off at 12pm, with “Debating 101” which will take place in the Hist conversation room. Whether you’re a first year or a final year, this is your chance to know the ins and outs of debating and will give you an introduction to one of […]

The ultimate Irish road trip

It happens to the best of us: you spend those long months of exam revision thinking about how you’re going to spend your summer. You and your friends decide that you’ll visit all the places that you’ve always wanted to go. Yet when the summer does come, the days start to slip away, it’s September […]

No money, no problem

Summer can be tough on your bank account at times; whilst the majority of people who stay in Ireland for summer are working to save money, it’s general knowledge that the day after payday can be a harrowing experience. You try to justify your outrageous spending habits to yourself:  last night was your only night out […]

Alternative ways to get to Electric Picnic

With the tickets selling out in five minutes and costing a hefty €240, it’s no surprise that many have found themselves short of a pass to Ireland’s biggest music festival. But fear not, for, in the words of my guidance counsellor looking at my CAO application, there’s always another way in. Whether you’re in want […]

A letter to… My college friends

Dear Dublin City and Friends,      As I sit at home in 34° Celsius heat, with haze and humidity rolling over the mountains of Northern New Jersey, a piece of me wishes to be stuck inside on a rainy, grey, and blustery Dublin day. Mostly because a) sweating really doesn’t suit me, and b) […]

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

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Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan