Student life is over-reliant on social media

From politics to societies, every aspect of student life is inseparable from a social network

Student life has changed over the years, and so too has the world’s youth naturally adopted new technologies and norms. Social media has become an irremovable part of our social circles now, and that doesn’t look to be changing any

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Introducing Trinity’s new events website

The Trinity events website has gone live but what is it and how is it going to improve your student life at Trinity?


Yesterday evening (Sunday 29th January) saw Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) launch an official events calendar website. The site was made as a joint project between TCDSU and the Central Societies Committee (CSC) with Trinity Publications, DUCAC, and Trinity …


Literary Society’s ‘Speak Easy’: poems, prose and pints

Rory Codd discusses the delights at Wednesday night’s LitSoc Speak Easy event


“There was a large number of us crammed cosily into the intimate setting of the upstairs event room, and there were many attendants who had the courage to stand up and speak.”

This week I had the pleasure of attending


CSC grants provisional recognition to new Trinity Musical Theatre Society

One of the aims of the new society is the holding of larger scale musicals that will be worked on through out the year

The Central Societies Committee Friday granted provisional society status to Trinity Musical Theatre Society, Trinity News has learned.

DU Players and DU Music society are currently active on campus, however after reviewing the Musical Theatre Society application, the CSC executive …


Freshers’ Week Is Better the Second Time Around

Freshers, the supposed target audience, often don’t know how to “do” Freshers’ Week properly. Saoirse Ní Scanláin explains why she got more out of it this time around.


Low expectations

I have recently discovered that I am extraordinarily talented at missing trains. My new-found hobby left me sitting on the cold floor of Carlow train station on the last day of Freshers’ Week, hoping to make it back


Trinity panel calls for “raised expectations of politicians” in response to the refugee crisis

Issues discussed included an emphasis on the need for rights to be respected irrespective of legal status

NEWSYesterday at a panel organised by Trinity FLAC, in association with Trinity ELSA and DU Amnesty, speakers called for a greater appreciation of the scale of the current refugee crisis.

Ghandi Mallak, himself a refugee who lived in Ireland since …

Societies asked to remove LGBT colours from logos

newsThe Central Societies Committee (CSC) today asked student societies to remove colours associated with the movement for LGBT equality from their logos, Trinity News has learned. The ruling came after several societies changed the logos displayed on their social media accounts to incorporate the colours of …