It is time to challenge fat shaming on campus

The double standard when it comes to bodies and our self control is all too evident

“My body, my choice” was one of the great rallying cries of the Repeal movement. Bodily autonomy is one of the most important battlegrounds for any kind of freedom-based ethos, and step by step we’re getting there. The “tattoos and


Should DUGES have been allowed to rebrand as FemSoc?

At a recent CSC meeting, DUGES were not allowed to change their name to FemSoc. CSC say it is against their rules, but Maia Mathieu of DUGES argues that a rebranding is necessary

If you’re one of the many people in Trinity who identifies as a feminist or the sort of hack who keeps up with interesting drama and developments, you might be aware of the current controversy surrounding the Central Societies Committee

Features, Life

My experience as… A Mature Student

Maia Mathieu is a “mature” BESS student in her Junior Freshman year, an Anglo-Irish-Canadian feminist and writer based in County Meath. She speaks about experiencing College as a mature student

First things first: I feel far more comfortable when I use ironic quotation marks around the term in question. I’m a “mature” student a non-traditional student. I didn’t get my poop in a group enough to go to university


Bus Éireann strike to impact Trinity students

The strike, which was announced Thursday, does not affect school transport services

Thousands of commuters across Ireland, including Trinity students, will be affected from today onwards by an indefinite strike by Bus Éireann staff. The strike, which was announced yesterday, will not disrupt school transport services for primary and secondary school students.

Life, News

Understanding the Hijab

Established in 2013 by Nazma Khan, World Hijab Day seeks to break down some of the ignorance and misunderstanding about the practice of wearing the hijab


World Hijab Day was founded in 2013 by an American Muslim woman, Nazma Khan, who sought to break down some of the ignorance and misunderstanding about the practice of wearing a hijab, the headscarf.  This practice is observed in more