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Feeling the Fear in Final Year

As the end of College draws nearer, final-year students are hit with panic, writes Matthew Murphy.
By Matthew Murphy
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Our Generation is Being Upstaged by Children

The urgent action being taken by young climate activists is inspiring, writes Ciannait Khan, but it also shines a light on students’ lacklustre efforts.
By Ciannait Khan
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The Burkean’s Mission Has Changed. Conservatives Are Right to Worry

The Burkean's rebrand this year has been matched by an ominous shift away from conservatism and into populism, writes Matthew Murphy.
By Matthew Murphy
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A Surge in Female TCDSU Candidates is Cause for Celebration

Eliana Jordan reflects on the recent surge in women running for election in the union and what that means for Trinity's female students.
By Eliana Jordan
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Striking Nurses’ Demands Are Far From Extreme

Students should show empathy for nurses, as they fight against poor working conditions, writes Jack Synnott.
By Jack Synnott
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A Social Media Cap Shouldn’t Be Necessary

Instead of limiting our time on social media, we should use it in a healthy and positive way, writes Eliana Jordan.
By Eliana Jordan
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For Those with Mental Health Issues, Marijuana Can Offer Relief

It’s time to embrace the benefits of marijuana – and legalise it, writes Eliana Jordan.
By Eliana Jordan
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Ignoring the News is a Luxury Many Students Can’t Afford

Jack Synnott writes that choosing not to care about the news is a privileged position.
By Jack Synnott
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The Arts Might Not Teach Us How to Make a Living – But They Teach Us How to Live

In a world increasingly focused on making us employable at all costs, it's worth remembering the value of arts courses, writes Alanna MacNamee.
By Alanna MacNamee
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In Final Address, the Provost Favoured Legacy-Building over Liability

Matthew Murphy argues that Provost Patrick Prendergast's recent address, which dismissed university rankings as 'reductive', was an irresponsible move.
By Matthew Murphy