Editorial: Accountability is lacking in the Capitations Committee

Students deserve transparent access to the accounts of capitated bodies

The capitated bodies’ accounts came before the Capitations Committee last Thursday, with full coverage and analysis published in the News section of this issue of Trinity News. Those bodies include Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU), the Central Societies’ Committee


Students deserve better than student newspapers profiting off the housing crisis

It is hugely hypocritical to take money from luxury student accommodation blocs, while also telling housing activists how to run their campaigns

When the University Times posted an advertisement for the private luxury student accommodation bloc #LIVStudent on its Instagram account this week, many students were shocked. Such was the strength of the criticism to this post, the University Times felt that


World Cup 2018: Semi-final previews

With the final looming large, each of the semi-finalists are likely contenders to lift the trophy on Sunday night

World Cup 2018 has entered its final week, and it has certainly saved the best for last. After a tantalising set of quarter-finals, both semi-finals look set to be enthralling contests between worthy challengers. In this tournament so far, uncertainty …


Deciphering the EU’s new copyright directive

Trinity professor Eoin O’Dell assesses the new law set to radically change the internet in Europe

Crafting good legislation is a challenge for any governmental body. Let alone almost an entire continent. This is made all the more difficult in relation to the social media, digital media platforms and the wider internet overall.  The European Commission