Be wary of a culture where only one voice is heard

I am woman. I am feminist. I am pro-life. To many my identities are contradictory but I have come to hold my pro-life views following much careful contemplation. I have looked to both sides of the debate, and this is my view from where I stand.   I sit in the midst of black REPEAL […]

Who will be the next American president?

  “Between Trump and Clinton, Clinton has consistently held a narrow lead, although in the most recent polls it has widened to an 11 point lead on average.”   After a year of bruising primary contests and dramatic revelations about the candidates running for office, the final stage of the American presidential election is drawing […]

‘Fight Like a Girl’ Charity Boxing Fundraiser

Over the course of our interview the most striking thing about Sean and Paddy Headon is their seemingly boundless ambition. “There was another company with similar idea, and we performed at one of their nights,” Sean tells me, “I just thought, ‘we could do this more professionally’. Also, we weren’t happy with what they were […]

Brexit casts shadow over Irish progress

Until the seismic events of last June, Anglo-Irish relations were arguably better than they have ever been since independence. It is now just over 100 days since the Brexit referendum, a referendum on Ireland’s future in which Ireland did not vote. The decision of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union poses what is […]

Magnified societies: Trinity Fashion Society

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll have heard of the most stylish, sophisticated society on campus – the Trinity Fashion Society. Describing themselves as an “exciting and active society at the heart of Trinity life”, this is a society that seeks to meet the needs of even the most demanding fashion diva, with […]

Member clubs of DUCAC involved in electoral collusion at annual AGM

Multiple member clubs of the Dublin University Central Athletic Club (DUCAC) have been implicated in electoral collusion at their annual general meeting (AGM) on October 13, Trinity News has learned. Freshman club members were allegedly pressured into attending the meeting in the hopes of electing candidates favoured by DU Boat Club (DUBC), DU Ladies’ Boat […]

A lack of imagination

  “If normal is the dreaded anathema avoided by every arts student ever, then being extraordinary now requires a surgical excision of ‘cool’.”   We all have that friend who spent a summer abroad on a noble volunteer programme, where half the money raised was used to fund flights and excursions, and who came back […]

Emmet highlights JCR President has yet to appoint Environment Officer

  A Trinity News Life interview with Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Environment Officer Thomas Emmet has highlighted that the Junior Common Room (JCR) Committee is missing an elected environmental representative. JCR President Sara Loughlin has told Trinity News that other moves are being made in the meantime to support the environment but that […]

Surgical pioneer set for the first human head transplant

Three years ago, Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero announced that he could perform a human head transplant in a two-part procedure called HEAVEN (head anastomosis venture) and Gemini (the fusion of the spinal cord). Many have dismissed Canavero’s plans, with one bioethicist going so far as to label him a “Looney Tune,” but there are still […]

Former judge and current DUBC president Donagh McDonagh named DUCAC chairperson

The Dublin University Central Athletic Club (DUCAC) held its annual general meeting on Thursday October 13, in keeping with the tradition of holding the AGM on the third Thursday of Michaelmas Term. As has also been tradition over recent years, the AGM came at a time of discord within DUCAC and the Department of Sport, […]

Contact

House 6,
Trinity College,
Dublin 2,
Ireland

Phone: 01-8962335
Email: editor@trinitynews.ie




Seana Davis
news@trinitynews.ie
Sam Cox
features@trinitynews.ie
Rory O'Sullivan
comment@trinitynews.ie
Jessie Dolliver
scitech@trinitynews.ie
Joel Coussins
sport@trinitynews.ie

Illustration

Jenny Corcoran
Harriet Bruce
Isabelle Griffin
Maha Sultan
Megan Luddy
Lucie Rondeau Du Noyer
Amanda Cliffe
Constance Millar
Nicole O'Sullivan
Chloe Aitken

Photography

Joe McCallion
Tobi Irein
Niall Maher