Trinity turns purple in celebration of the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Niamh Herbert outlines the significance of the #PurpleLights project in Trinity and beyond

On Tuesday night, the front of Trinity turned purple in celebration of the United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPWD). This was the second year in a row in which Trinity partook in the #PurpleLights project.



Burnout affects all activists

It can be difficult to see beyond the present and envisage a future where the goals of activism are achieved

For me, Reading Week could not have come at a more perfect time. Essays and assignments were piling up, but my energy was being consumed by thoughts of other things. I’ve been feeling disheartened about trying to achieve the future


Accessibility issues are excluding students from society life

Trinity’s poor accessibility is preventing students with access requirements from being active in College society life

Trinity’s societies often face criticism for being “cliquey” or “exclusive”, and that statement is taken even further in the case of students with mobility issues and access requirements. For many, societies are a very important part of college life, often


The Phil debates the legalisation of sex work in Ireland

Last week’s controversial debate on legalising sex work was a success for the Phil as their first debate of the term

Last week, the University Philosophical Society held their first debate of the term in the GMB. The debate’s motion, “This House Would Legalise Sex Work”, was starkly different from last week’s comedy debate on “This House Believes Size Matters”. This …