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Voter Registration Reform Could Enhance the Democratic Process

Laura Harmon argues that Ireland’s voting process is outdated, unwieldy, and puts people off registering to vote.
By Laura Harmon
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Trinity’s Track Record of Women in Higher Academic Positions is Worryingly Poor

Aisling Curtis argues that, while gender equality in higher academic positions is poor worldwide, Trinity really needs to improve.
By Aisling Curtis
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Body Image Pressures are Dangerous for Men Too

Paige Reynolds argues that the stigma attached to male vanity exacerbates other body image problems.
By Paige Reynolds
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The Likelihood of a Loan Scheme Does Not Require Silent Acceptance From Students

There is no logical reason for TCDSU to vote against a mandate.
By Daniel O'Brien
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At Missouri, Students are Mad as Hell. What Can We Learn from Them?

Colm O’Donnell looks at student protests in Missouri University – which have resulted in the resignation of its president.
By Colm O'Donnell
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Old, Lonely People are Not Just for Christmas

Paige Reynolds argues that the John Lewis ad glamorises loneliness, while offering no real solutions.
By Paige Reynolds
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What Drives Trinity’s Success With Entrepreneurs?

By coincidence or by design, Trinity produces more entrepreneurs than any university in Europe.
By Daniel O'Brien
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Will the Trinity Education Project be the Solution to Trinity’s Woes?

While the TEP has a lot of potential, it’s important that a variety of student voices are taken into account.
By Aisling Curtis
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Healthy Eating Can Be Unhealthy Too

Paige Reynolds argues that there's a fine line between "clean eating" and disordered fixation on healthy foods.
By Paige Reynolds
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Trinity Must Rethink its Approach to Erasmus

The programme is failing its core mission for students.
By Daniel O'Brien