Category: University

TCDSU Votes to Commit itself to Activism at Student Expense

Yesterday evening, Trinity College Dublin Student Union (TCDSU) decided to undertake another two campaigns against national policy. At the second council of the year, the SU voted to support the undermining of the 27th amendment, which removed birthright citizenship from...

/ 25/11/2020

Against the 27th: More Open Borders Activism on Irish Campuses

Another week and another open borders organisation has been birthed on Irish campuses seeking to crowbar open the nation's already loose migration regime.  Formulated over the previous six months, 'Against the 27th' is a new student-led campaign that has commenced...

/ 06/11/2020

TCD LawSoc’s Award to Simon Harris an Act of Obliviousness

To the audible sigh of half the country, Trinity College’s LawSoc has engendered a certain degree of online criticism for its announcement to award former Health-turned-Higher Education Minister Simon Harris the (supposedly) coveted Praeses Elit award for his work as...

/ 20/10/2020

Is Ireland’s International Student Bubble About to Burst?

Corona and Third Level’s Financial Circuit Breaker The interruption of lectures twinned with a sharp decline in international students has precipitated a cash flow problem for the majority of Irish universities, Trinity not least among them. With Queen's College Belfast...

/ 18/10/2020

A Message to 1st Year Students

It’s been a tough enough year for you, hasn’t it? Between the standard chaos caused by the Corona-virus, the absolute farce that was the Leaving Cert, and your terrible, pseudo-cyberpunk, excuse for a first week of college, it seems like...

/ 01/10/2020

Richard Dawkins Deplatforming & The Hist’s Cultural Revolution

Another year, another case of Trinity’s once proud intellectual institutions being subverted by self-serving progressives.  Yesterday, according to the University Times, the College Historical Society, or ‘The Hist’ as they like to brand themselves now, announced that they will ‘not...

/ 28/09/2020

Progressive politicking invades The Hist

Trinity College’s Historical debating Society, commonly known as The Hist, has a rather comfy position within the university resting on its laurels after centuries in operation. The quarter of a millennia old student society has acted as something of an...

/ 29/03/2020

The University Times’s Bugging Scandal and Ireland’s Emerging Media Class

“I hate journalists. There is nothing in them but tittering jeering emptiness. They have all made what Dante calls the Great Refusal. The shallowest people on the ridge of the earth.” -William Butler Yeats Remembering Buttergate For the campus reactionary,...

/ 10/11/2019

Student Charges and USI’s Student Levy

With September looming, the annual news cycle has invariably turned to the perennial problem of student accommodation, or, more correctly, the lack of it.  What is increasingly clear is that, with their eye-watering rents, the newly built purpose built student...

/ 24/08/2019

TCDSU Gears Up for Another Year of Activism

As the coming year approaches and the next set of Trinity Student Union officers dream up their big, world-changing ideas, which bare absolutely no relation to the University or its students, it seems like a good time to look back...

/ 21/08/2019