Gianna Care: Misinformation on a bathroom door

How one anti-abortion agency is using stickers, a staple of campus, to market itself as a women’s health organisation

There are so many stickers and posters dotted around campus that they become easy to ignore. The battle for our attention never seems to stop and the backs of bathroom doors are a consistently popular target for advertising new societies,

Communications & Marketing race: Beth Strahan wants to put the spotlight on engagement

Final year Drama and Theatre Studies student Beth Strahan wants to “make an impression on an audience, but this time the audience is the SU.”

Beth Strahan is a senior sophister student from Belfast running for TCDSU Communications & Marketing Officer. She is running in one of the most contested elections of recent years against current TCDSU Engagement Officer Connor Dempsey and final year student …

Communications & Marketing race: Sarah Murnane wants to “Make the SU Craic Again.”

The fourth-year History and Politics student envisions a more “relevant”, community-centric, and transparent Union

Sarah Murnane is a Senior Sophister History and Politics student making a bid for this year’s Comms & Marketing race. In an unprecedented election year, Murnane is one of three candidates vying to become the Comms & Marketing Sabbat Officer,

Communications & Marketing race: Connor Dempsey wants to “burst the bubble” of inaccessibility surrounding the Students’ Union

The fourth-year politics and sociology student is focused on improving procedure for class rep elections, making SU communications more accessible and visible, and increasing student engagement with SU-led activism

Fourth year politics and sociology student Connor Dempsey has spent his four years of university being, as he put it, “fairly too involved in campus.” He has served as Classes officer of DU modern languages since his second year and

Oifigeach na Gaeilge: Tá taithí agus údarás ag Pádraig Mac Brádaigh – an éireoidh a phleananna?

Mac Brádaigh: “Ta gach taobh de shaol na Gaeilge i gcoláiste feicthe agam”

Ní stráinséar é Pádraig Mac Brádaigh do chúrsaí Gaeilge sa choláiste nó cúrsaí Aontas na Mac Léinn. Mar Oifigeach na Gaeilge reatha an aontais agus cinnire an fheachtas YesGaeilgeTCD, tá sé ag tarraingt ón a thaithí leis an nGaeilge agus …

Ents Race: Peadar Walsh promises accessibility and support for societies as the “life-blood” of college

JCR Ents officer hopes to organise a intervarsity boycott on inaccessible venues within Dublin in an effort to improve accessibility and accountability

Peadar Walsh, a senior freshman in computer science, linguistics and French, is the sole candidate for this year’s Ents race. Walsh, who hails from Mayo, serves as the current JCR Ents officer and is an active participant in the DUDJ

Welfare & equality race: Hannah McAuley intends to “lean more towards people than policy”, focusing on how to make the college experience “easier” for all

McAuley views connecting students to the services they need as underpinning the role

If there is one word to describe Hannah McAuley’s time at Trinity, it is varied. The final year radiation therapy student began her time on campus in 2019 before College was forced online in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. …

Welfare & equality race: Nathan Harrington has passion, but lacks plans

The junior sophister geography and sociology student says that his experience in Scouts Ireland has led him to become a “welfare advocate”

Having spent last semester on exchange in California, Nathan Harrington is campaigning to become the next Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) welfare and equality officer, in order to “get back into” the union. “There’s no way to be more …

Welfare & equality race: Hamza Bana feels his lived experience sets him up for SU success

The current ethnic minorities officer wants to cultivate a more inclusive space on campus by improving staff training and diversifying health supports

Third year computer science and business student Hamza Bana is well-established within the realm of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU). As the union’s current ethnic minorities officer, Bana has established the Ethnic Minorities Support Group in partnership with the

Education Race: Sé Ó hEidhin on removing barriers to education and making the union “touch grass”

The deputy STEM convenor hopes to “take a sledgehammer” to the insular institution of TCDSU

Like many sabbat hopefuls before them, Senior Sophister Chemical and Molecular Modelling student Sé Ó hEidhin is no stranger to student politics. However, not all those hopefuls have been in and out of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) for …