Ice Cube and Kevin Hart speak to The Phil

“When you do a film like Straight Outta Compton, the awards come way before the award shows. The awards come from the people, the studio and everyone involved in making the film”

NEWSIce Cube, rapper, record producer, actor and filmmaker, and Kevin Hart, comedian and actor, were welcomed to the Graduates Memorial Building (GMB) by a cheering audience Friday. They were here at the invitation of the Phil, where they were awarded …


Trinity graduate Lenny Abrahamson gets Best Director nomination at this years Academy Awards

Following acclaim for What Richard Did and Frank, the Dublin born director is one of the many Irish people up for awards

NEWSThis morning the Oscar nominations were unveiled and it was a great year for the Irish. Saoirse Ronan was nominated for Best Actress in Brooklyn, and Brooklyn is also nominated for best picture and adapted screenplay as it is based


USI stands in solidarity with campaign to free Ibrahim Halawa

The Union ran two days of campaigning last week to coincide with International Human Rights Day and Halawa’s 20th birthday.


The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) last week joined with Amnesty International Ireland in the campaign to free Ibrahim Halawa, the Irish man who has been detained in an Egyptian prison for more than two years without trial.



Trinity VDP launches biggest Christmas appeal yet

This year the society is reaching out to clubs, societies and class representatives for help

NEWSTrinity’s St Vincent de Paul society has launched its largest annual Christmas Appeal to date.

This year they are expanding the annual Christmas collection drive by seeking club and society involvement and calling on Trinity College Dublin’s Students’ Union (TCDSU) …


TCDSU to participate in Dublin climate march

The march is part of a wider day of campaigning taking place across the world.


Trinity College Dublin’s Students’ Union (TCDSU) is due to take part in the Dublin climate march on November 29.

The march is part of a Global Climate March taking place that day ahead of the United Nations’ Paris Climate Conference


Students in Myanmar continue hunger strike for release of political prisoners

Aung San Suu Kyi, chairperson of the National League for Democracy in Myanmar, has urged students to stop.


Students in Myanmar are persisting in their hunger strike, which was taken up as a means of peaceful protest calling for the release of political prisoners.

Aung Hmaing San, leader of the protest and member of the All Burma Federation


Trinity alumnus wins Nobel Prize

Professor Campbell and Professor Omura were awarded the prize for their work in the creation of Avermectin, a drug that combats infections caused by roundworm parasites

NEWSProfessor William C. Campbell, a former Trinity student from Co. Donegal, has been jointly awarded half the 2015 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, along with his colleague, Professor Satoshi Omura.

The announcement came this morning from the Nobel Assembly …