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Joe McHugh is Inheriting a Higher Education Sector Riddled With Problems

The new Minister for Education, Joe McHugh, must breathe fresh life into a department that has suffered from inertia, writes Matthew Murphy.
By Matthew Murphy
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The Case for Speaking Up in Tutorials

Tutorials are for your own benefit. Share your ideas to avoid the awkward silences, writes Eliana Jordan.
By Eliana Jordan
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Thanksgiving Offers a Reminder of All That’s Left Behind

Thanksgiving brings home to international students the sacrifices involved in choosing to study away from home, writes Eliana Jordan.
By Eliana Jordan
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When the Novelty of First Year Wears Off

Coming into second year can be disappointing after the whirlwind of excitement in first year , writes Eliana Jordan.
By Eliana Jordan
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A Tobacco-Free Campus Would Stigmatise Smokers

It's smokers' right to choose what they want to do with their bodies and a smoke-free campus would achieve very little, writes Alanna MacNamee.
By Alanna MacNamee
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Today’s Housing Revolution Means a Very Different Future

The housing crisis is undoubtedly a severe problem. But young people on the frontlines can cultivate a better approach, writes Ciannait Khan.
By Ciannait Khan
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The Eighth is at an End, but Battles Still Remain

Yesterday's events are cause for celebration but the fight for abortion rights is far from over, writes Kathleen McNamee.
By Kathleen McNamee
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A Tobacco-Free Campus is Inevitable

A ban on smoking on campus could be an inconvenience for many but it's hard to argue that the pros outweigh the cons, writes Ciannait Khan.
By Ciannait Khan
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How TCDSU’s Israel Stance Alienates Jewish Students

The union's stance on Israel demonises people who have no representation in Trinity, writes Eliana Jordan.
By Eliana Jordan
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Gardaí’s Heavy-Handed Eviction has Swung Public Opinion

Last night's tactics at North Frederick St by balaclava-wearing Gardaí will ultimately have won support for housing activists, writes Matthew Murphy.
By Matthew Murphy