Tag: TCDSU

Icarus: Woke TCD Poetry Journal Publishes Fake Poems Written by The Burkean

Icarus magazine currently holds the reputation of being Trinity College’s — if not Ireland’s — premier poetry journal. In yesteryear, it has been edited by such litterateurs as David Norris, Derek Mahon and Brendan Kennelly, and with contributions from Seamus...

/ 23/03/2022

UT in the Firing Line: What has Trinity College Journalism in Turmoil?

Move over Mariupol, the latest journalistic affray in Trinity College Dublin looks set to outmatch the carnage coming out of the Donbass this month. News of a campaign to strip Trinity College’s premier student newspaper the University Times (UT) of...

/ 16/03/2022

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

‘Trusted Flagger’ Kinzen No Longer Working With Dept. of Health After HSE Exposé

It has been confirmed that Kinzen, a company specialising in monitoring ‘disinformation campaigns’ and ‘dangerous content’, is no longer working with the Department of Health, after an exposé into the HSE’s flagging of covid-related content was published by Gript. The...

/ 16/10/2021

TCD Student Union To Give Money to ‘Trans’ Students for Jewelry, Makeup

TCDSU has begun taking applications which would reimburse a variety of ‘Trans’ identifying students in the college for the purchase of a variety of items, including makeup, clothing, and jewelry.  The so-called ‘T-Fund’, which will reimburse individuals to the tune...

/ 28/09/2021

Burkean Candidate Pledges Flat to Asylum Seekers —Asks Other TCDSU Candidates to Do Likewise

Earlier this week The Burkean reported on the launch of our former Culture Editor Peter Caddle’s candidacy for the editorship of TCD’s University Times in this year's TCDSU student elections. As the masthead publication for the student body, the editorial...

/ 06/03/2021

Caddle For Editor? —Challenging the UT Clique

For what regards itself to be a journalistic bastion, Trinity College’s University Times (UT) has accrued a rather blemished reputation over the years. From budgetary overspends, to the infamous botched bugging of student accommodation, the paper has shuffled by in...

/ 01/03/2021

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

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