Trinity’s colonial ties in focus

As the Trinity Colonial Legacies project gets underway, Trinity News examines the College’s many links to empire

At the beginning of September, work began on the Trinity Colonial Legacies project, first announced in February of this year, when Dr Mobeen Hussain was appointed postdoctoral research fellow to the project. Led by Dr Ciaran O’Neill and Dr Patrick

Stories that matter: Student media in Trinity

Whether you have a pen or a camera in your hands, there is something for all artists in student journalism.

“Because your stories matter” was the tagline of last year’s National Student Media Awards, affectionately known as “the Oscars” of student journalism. Every year, the best and brightest writers and editors are recognised for their talent, passion and dedication and

Returning to campus across Ireland

A look at the different approaches to returning students to campuses

As Ireland has begun to open up again, with restrictions being cautiously lowered, universities have begun to solidify their approach to the semester, heading into a new academic year with an overall trend of much more in-person learning and on-campus

The stage is set for the return of gigs

Trinity News explores the journey from the lockdown of live performances to the reopening of gigs

As Ireland seems to almost fully emerge from yet another lockdown, and the level system of easing restrictions is left in summer’s dust, many industries have been able to return as close to normal as possible. However, other industries have

“Language in its classic form”: emojis in 2021

Trinity News speaks to Keith Broni, “emoji translator”, about demographics, cultural divides and the laughing-crying face emoji

It is a popular belief that young people today will be employed in jobs that do not even exist yet. Technological advancements are making many jobs obsolete, while also creating entirely new ones. In 2017, Keith Broni experienced this phenomenon

Reopening the Pav

From the staff behind the counter to the students on the floor, everyone has something to say on the iconic student bar’s reopening

The Pavillion Bar, known affectionately as the Pav, finally reopened its doors this semester for the first time since they were forced closed by the COVID-19 pandemic. With the new addition of the temporary Pav marquee, the campus bar may

A lifeline at NiteLine

NiteLine’s Lara Summers tells Trinity News about the service that helps students, no matter the problem

Prolonged bathroom breaks hiding from essays and revision notes are familiar to any student who has spent an exam season in Trinity. Whether they entail crying, exasperated sighing or dissociating with your head against the stall door, we’ve all been

Is TikTok fashion costing the environment?

Fast fashion trends on social media have led to a rise in overconsumption from retailers such as SHEIN

TikTok has caused fast fashion retailers to increase their profits by as much as 44% following the viral videos of clothing hauls. These trends, which are encouraged by the popular styles and garments on social media apps, lead to a