Category: University

Battle of the Girlbosses? TCDSU Elections 2022

“Wokeness is God's gift to the radical right, not for Hannity-tier "they've gone too far" reasons—its runaway humanitarianism has shifted a chunk of IQ elite outside the academy by barring psychologically healthy people. Once IQ hegemony goes, the barrier to...

/ 02/03/2022

The Udoma Committee: TCD Phil’s POC Powwow

Ireland's rising tide of colour seized temporary control of Trinity's GMB debating hall for the inaugural Udoma subcommittee geared at incubating 'POC' debaters. Not knowing where else to spend a squally February evening, this at the time rather intoxicated Burkean...

/ 12/02/2022

Chu for Seanad (Again)? Will Diversity Gimmick Woo Voters?

The characters (玩世不恭) denote the word cynicism in Mandarin Chinese and it appears that the impending Seanad race will be getting that in spades with news of Hazel Chu's snap involvement. Thought to have slung her political hook by burning...

/ 05/02/2022

Stop the Seminars! Maynooth Takes on Populism

Another day, another seminar on the far right, or so the phrase goes. “StopFarRight” (kudos on the name) is a series of seminars designed to bring about “discussion and debate between academics and civil society groups on how best to...

/ 08/12/2021

Sympathy for the Neocon? Mark Humphrys vs DCU

Blood has been in the water for Ireland’s most prolific and perhaps only self-identifying neoconservative over the past fortnight, with the targeting of DCU lecturer Dr Mark Humphrys by anti-racist campaigners. Aiming to put the Computer Science lecturer and part-time...

/ 01/12/2021

Trinity Trans Referendum to Boycott Irish Times Flops

Ireland's cultural revolutionaries went just that bit further in undermining themselves yesterday with the failure of a referendum intended to boycott the Irish Times in Trinity College. Driven by the embattled paper of record's decision to platform trans critical feminists...

/ 27/11/2021

Knives Out for Irish Times with TCD Trans-Boycott Referendum

There’s nothing better than being handed an open goal by your political opponents. And yet, TCD Student Union’s upcoming referendum to boycott the Irish Times presents us all just that. The Trans Lobby Comes for Irish Times Ireland’s trans mafia...

/ 11/11/2021

TCD Academic Flogging New Antiracist Book For Over €100

Lentin Cashes In An old hand in the Irish diversity scene, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at TCD, Ronit Lentin looks set to extract blood from the stone with her new pricey book on the Irish asylum industry.  Retailing at €105...

/ 22/09/2021

Trinity News’s TERF Tantrum

The gnashing of teeth has been audible from House 6 this week with public discord emerging  between TCD’s Trinity News and the Irish Times, resulting in the former terminating their business relationship with the Tara Street hacks. Disharmony emerged with...

/ 14/08/2021

Galway People Before Profit Embroiled in Yet Another MeToo Scandal

Note: This article was amended on the 8th of April to clarify aspects of the legal disputes which have and are occurring as well as individuals involved. The world and NUIG in particular woke up to yet another MeToo scandal...

/ 07/04/2021