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The activists uniting across party lines to see conversion therapy banned in Ireland

Grace Butler of the ACTC explains that the practice doesn’t always take the forms we expect

This article contains discussion of homophobia, transphobia and other forms of discrimination.

Like many countries across the globe, Ireland prides itself on being a bastion of freedom, a liberal democracy where it does not matter if you are a gay …

GSU President Election: John Tighe believes “we should be working together not apart”

Tighe hopes to “rebuild” the GSU’s relationships with other College bodies

John Tighe is running against incumbent Gisèle Scanlon for the presidency of the Graduate Students’ Union (GSU). Like Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU), the GSU is a one of College’s student-led capitated bodies, which represents, supports, and provides services …

GSU VP Election: Abhisweta Bhattacharjee says “next year is going to be a good year”

Bhattacharjee envisions a year “full of wins”, promising in-person events and supports for international students

Abhisweta Bhattacharjee is an MSc student in Applied Psychology at Trinity, hailing from West Bengal in eastern India. She completed her BSc in Psychology at the Victoria Institution (College) in Kolkata in 2018. Bhattacharjee is the incumbent Vice President (VP) …

Is Trinity better when it’s tobacco-free?

The Tobacco Free Trinity Campaign has found some success, but still has a long way to go

Less than one in five Irish adults now identify as smokers. Will the sight of a lit cigarette be alien to our grandchildren’s generation? Speaking to Trinity News, Health Promotion officer Martina Mullen says that: “smoking is the really big

To unmute or not to unmute

Zara-Grace Hussey looks at how online teaching has affected class participation

Learning has looked entirely different for all of us this year. The switch from lecture theatres to recordings and tutorials to breakout rooms has significantly shifted the ways that we can interact with our lecturers, teaching assistants, and fellow students.

Religious diversity in Trinity

Rev Steven Brunn speaks to Trinity News about the introduction of new ‘faith representatives’

Tuesday lunches in the college Chaplaincy have been a staple of student life in Trinity for years; up until the Covid-19 pandemic led to the closing of Trinity and the postponement of in-person services. The effects of this have not

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,