What or who is or is not a hack? Has it been reclaimed or is it pejorative? If so, who can use it? Are some hacks more equal than others? What does Jack Leahy have to do with it?
Students’ Union elections. When a handful of brazen colour-coded pretenders, wearing the same clothes for the bones of a fortnight, shamelessly sell highly branded versions of themselves to us in exchange for our EC-approved approval.
For these two weeks, after …
I’ve a bone to pick. I feel used. At the time of writing, 9.30pm Friday 30th January, I’ve spent most of my day in the Publications Office. I got here at 9.30am. We’re shooting videos of the interviews with …
On Tuesday morning, The University Times (UT) ran a front page story outlining the growing difficulties that student societies are facing in operating within Trinity. Citing several documents of correspondence between societies and College offices (specifically the Enquiries and Examinations …
This year, Trinity College revealed its Gender Identity and Expression Policy, the first of its kind in Ireland. The policy recognises College’s “commitment to recognise and support an individual’s gender identity and gender expression so that all members of the …
A discussion item due to be raised at this evening’s SU Council has been criticised for potentially leading to the criteria for the union’s LGBT rights officer being widened. Ian Mooney, SU welfare officer, and Domhnall McGlacken-Byrne, SU president, had …
“Well it’s not about water, is it?” was Enda Kenny’s response to a question about the Irish Water protest in which Joan Burton’s car was blocked and she was struck by something that was fired at her by an angry …
“Almost with the amorality of a journalist I suppose. That sounds terrible, ‘the amorality of a journalist’. Objective, that’s what I meant. Jesus, that’s an awful thing to say to someone. You know what I’m trying to say.” No offence …
Intersexuality is often left out of the queer discourse. Intersex activist Gavan Coleman talks to D. Joyce-Ahearne about the spectrum of sex.
A key tool in any power dynamic is the authority to name. To define is to create an image, to identify its place in relation to everything else. Regardless of how we choose to identify, how we are defined by …
“A lot of what you’ll do in the art world is all on your own back. If you want to be in exhibitions you have to keep trying. How far you go is all up to yourself. It’s what you …
Disregard all advice that is directed to you as a “student”. It’s a trap. Being a “student” does not make you someone different from who you were in sixth year or who you’ll be after you’ve gotten a degree.