At the top of the “extracurricular” section of my CV, it says that I reached the semi-finals of the European Debating Championships (Euros). It was in August 2017 at the Tallinn Euros, my first major university competition with my long-term …
A time for change?
The Hist discuss the pros and cons of the ‘two-state solution’ between Israel and Palestine
Last night’s Hist debate on whether or not the two state solution between Israel and Palestine should be abandoned promised to be an intense one, and it certainly did not disappoint. After going through the usual society business, everyone settled …
EU Ambassador to US addresses Hist Inaugural on the future of Europe
Hist welcome David O’Sullivan, current ambassador of the European Union to the United States, to speak at their Inaugural
On Monday, the stoic splendour of Trinity’s Exam Hall paid host to the annual Hist Inaugural, the subject of which was Hist Auditor Ronan Mac Giolla Rua’s paper entitled “The Future of the European Union”. Over one hundred and fifty …
Societies announce guest speakers for upcoming year
Patti Smith, Glen Hansard, and Jeremy Paxman among confirmed guests
Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin and singer-songwriter Kesha are among the guests due to visit some of Trinity’s biggest societies this year.
Dates have been confirmed for some of the guests, with others still to be confirmed.
Among Trinity College Law …
Hist panel on future of LGBTQ movement says Republic must help Northern Ireland achieve marriage equality
Una Mullaly claims that it is “a fallacy” to believe that the Republic has done all that it can now that the marriage equality referendum has been passed
Hist bare all with opening debate of the year
Hist welcome popular Irish comedian Katherine Lynch for ‘Free the Nipple’ debate
The Hist’s first debate of the year took place on Wednesday the 23rd of September on the motion “This House Would Free the Nipple”. The debate featured an all-female speaker line up of students and guests, including the comedian Katherine …
Hist committee divided amid allegations of bullying
A public spat between prominent members of the College Historical Society (Hist) escalated yesterday when its auditor was accused of “throwing committee members under a bus” after distancing himself from the deletion of comments on its public Facebook group.
Tom Curran calls for legalisation of assisted suicide at Hist debate
A large crowd turned out to hear last night’s College Historical Society (Hist) debate on the right to die, at which Tom Curran, the partner of campaigner Marie Fleming, spoke in support of the legalisation of assisted suicide.
Ms. Fleming …
Hist debate sparks lively discussion on role of Gardaí
The College Historical Society (Hist) last night held a lively debate on the effectiveness and fairness of the Gardaí. The fast-paced debate, which took place in the Graduates Memorial Building (GMB), drew a considerable audience.
Presiding over the event was …
Trans* inclusion policy adopted for Trinity debating competition
Efforts underway to better include trans* debaters
Deputy News Editor
A summer debating competition in Trinity will feature efforts to better include trans* debaters. The gender introductions policy introduced this week by Trinity Open organisers will involve all speakers affirming their preferred pronoun at the …