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Online Classes Have Created a Plethora of New and Neverending Discomforts

Zoom classes have proven exceedingly awkward thus far. More needs to be done to make online learning work, writes Faye Curran.
By Faye Curran
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Budget 2021 Was a Small Step In The Right Direction

Budget 2021 was a small step toward the monumental change needed in higher education funding, writes Faye Curran.
By Faye Curran
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Is a Virtual Hub the Future of Freshers’ Fair?

The pandemic has forced societies to rethink freshers' week – in many ways for the better, writes Mairead Maguire.
By Mairead Maguire
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Tuxedos, Wine Cellars and the Arts-Block Runway: Dissecting the ‘Trinity Tradition’

College has a number of long-time practices which, when you take a step back, are rather bizarre, writes Ella Connolly.
By Ella Connolly
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The Pandemic Has Brought the Beauty of Swimming in the Irish Sea to Life

Sea swimming is a marriage of life’s two greatest feelings – being completely freezing and semi-nude, writes Faye Curran.
By Faye Curran
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The Leaving Cert Crisis Has Laid Bare A Wrecked Third-Level System

The leaving certificate crisis hurts everyone – but above all it sheds lights on what is a profoundly damaged third-level sector, writes Orla Murnaghan.
By Orla Murnaghan
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Are Irish Colleges Truly Places of Equality?

Once students are inside the college grounds, often following lengthy procedures, there are plenty of hurdles, writes Niamh Elliott-Sheridan.
By Niamh Elliott-Sheridan
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Weekly Coronavirus Testing May Not Be an Attractive Prospect – But It Is Worthwhile

Coronavirus tests could help Trinity avoid on-campus clusters. Students have a responsibility to avail of the scheme, writes Eimear Finan
By Eimear Finan
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The CSC is Undermining Its Own Advice By Not Practising What it Preaches

The CSC has created a discrepancy between ‘do as I say’ and ‘do as I do’, writes Emer Moreau.
By Emer Moreau
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Taking Money from a Qatari Politician Goes Against Trinity’s Spirit of Inclusivity

Societies are strapped for cash, but sponsorship from a former Qatari defence minister is a step too far, writes Faye Curran.
By Faye Curran