Arts & Culture

Deep dive with Trinity’s Cooks But We’re Chefs

Madalyn Williams sits down with Jesse Russell to talk about the band that has shaped the Trinity music scene and his college career

Cooks But We’re Chefs has been a staple of the Trinity music scene over the past few years, with the nine-piece ensemble jumping from strength to strength: they are set to play Trinity Ball for the second time later this


DCU students launch Cut the Rent campaign following 4% rent increase announcement

Trinity students launched their own Cut the Rent group earlier this academic year

Students at Dublin City University (DCU) launched a Cut the Rent campaign yesterday, following the announcement of a 4% rent increase for on-campus accommodation.

This hike in accomodation price follows similar rises in University College Dublin (UCD),  University of Limerick


SU Elections: Susie Crawford emphasises inclusion and sustainability

Crawford currently serves as Editor of Radius, the paper’s arts and culture supplement

It is clear from the beginning that Susie Crawford’s position as newcomer is central to her campaign for University Times Editor. As a participant in the first ever seriously contested election for the editorial role since it was first established


Teaching assistants debate strike at PhD townhall meeting

Tension appeared within the GSU leadership as the union faced criticisms from those in attendance

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PhD students have expressed their anger during a townhall meeting this evening at a decision approved by College’s finance committee to cut the pay of casual staff who work as lab demonstrators.

The decision to cut pay was temporarily reversed …


Higher Education interest groups present joint funding plan ahead of general election

The IUA, THEA and USI recommend an increase in spending of €300 million per year

Just two weeks before the Irish general election, higher education interest groups have put out a united call for greater funding for the sector. The Irish Universities Association (IUA), the Technological Higher Education Association (THEA), and the Union of Students


50% increase in air pollution outside Trinity during traffic-free trial on College Green

Dublin City Ccouncil have no plans for further trials of a pedestrianised College Green

The trial of a pedestrian-only area on College Green held in September saw air pollution double in parts of Dublin, according to reports shared in a Dublin City Council (DCC) debriefing. 

Cars and taxis were not permitted into the area,