College has a duty to engage in ethical investment

Trinity’s continued investment in harmful industries is damaging its integrity as an academic institution

As government and student funded institutions, it is imperative that universities strive to uphold an ethical approach to investment, something which Trinity is crucially failing to do. Ethical investment is a strategy whereby investors, in this case College, choose to

Student Living
A laptop displaying a presentation called "Scaling human solutions to the information crisis".

Trinity students get to grips with online internships

Ella Sloane and Seán Holland talk to undergraduates about their experiences with this novel internship format


In terms of employability and skill development, internships can prove immensely valuable for undergraduates, often enhancing their future career prospects. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies have pivoted their traditional internship programmes to virtual formats in order

Arts & Culture

Sheela-na-gigs unveiled: the sculptures boldly challenging centuries-old stigma

Ella Sloane examines Project Sheela, a street art project that celebrates women’s rights, sexuality, and power

Project Sheela, an enigmatic street art project that has caused eruptions online, has been dubbed a celebration of women’s rights, female sexuality, and empowerment by its creators, two anonymous Dublin-based artists. Launched on International Women’s Day 2020, the project pays …


Sunday Longread: The Rise of Anti-Asian Racism in Ireland

In the midst of rising levels of anti-Asian racism, the Trinity community needs to do more to educate themselves and raise awareness of the issue

Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic just over a year ago, there has been a visible rise in anti-Asian racism worldwide, and Ireland is no exception. The Irish Network Against Racism (INAR) reported a significant increase in racist crimes,

Student Living

Sunday Longread: From lecture halls to Zoom calls

Similarly to students, college staff have also had to adapt to some of the difficulties associated with online teaching

As students, we can all agree that the past year has been extremely challenging. These mental and physical challenges have undoubtedly made things difficult for the student, but how have staff coped with the drastic switch to entirely online teaching?


Green movements must join the fight against environmental racism

With racial minorities disproportionately affected by the ruinous consequences of climate change, environmental justice must be linked with the fight for racial justice

Climate change and racial inequality have both garnered mass critical attention in recent decades. Following the death of George Floyd in 2020, the US saw a resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement. The impact of Covid-19 on racial minorities


Library opening hours should not be restricted this semester

The library is an essential part of student life, socially and academically. Both aspects are already constrained by the pandemic

Student morale is at an all-time low; a post-Christmas cloud of gloom has descended on the student population with the realisation that we will be entering the second semester amid the country’s third lockdown. For many the library is a

Student Living

Have yourself a merry Covid-19 Christmas

This Christmas is bound to be like no other, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing

There’s no doubt that Christmas will look very different this year, but that doesn’t mean it can’t still be a merry one. For many students, typical Christmas plans have been disrupted, while first years are trying to forge new ones