Editorial: The Trinity News Constitution: no elected position should be non-removable

Last week, Trinity News voted on its first constitution, passing with a 100% majority

As of last week, Trinity News has passed its first constitution, which outlines the rules and regulations for staff. Staff outlined in the constitution refers to editorial staff: our copyeditors, section staff, multimedia staff, senior staff and the editor themselves


Eleven candidates to contest TCDSU Elections

Three candidates are to contest to the presidential election, while three races remain uncontested

Eleven candidates are to contest this year’s Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) elections. Three of the six races are uncontested, with only one candidate running.

The list was announced this evening on the steps of House 6 by Chair


Editorial: The solidarity we’ve shown the Ukrainian people must be extended across the globe

Recent support has been incredible, but where has it been when so many others needed it?

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has, rightly, been met with almost universal condemnation. Countries across Europe and the world, including Ireland, welcomed Ukrainian refugees with open arms, correctly identifying it as an unassailable moral obligation. Ukrainian refugees in Ireland have …


School leavers to sit a traditional Leaving Cert this summer

Government confirms the Leaving Certificate and Junior Cycle to return to exam-based formats

Yesterday, Cabinet confirmed that sixth year secondary students will sit the traditional Leaving Certificate examinations this summer. 

Last year, Leaving Cert students were offered the choice to sit in-person exams or receive accredited grades, with the Junior Cycle cancelled altogether.


Editorial: The Department’s reporting of its survey on sexual violence was irresponsible

Declaring “most students feel safe” when nearly a third of female students experienced rape was irresponsible, and unfair to those who participated in the survey

This article contains discussion of sexual harassment, violence and rape. 

Earlier this week, the Department of Higher and Further Education published the findings of their survey on sexual violence and harassment in third level education. This report contained some highly …