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Why Students’ Unions and Universities are on the Same Page Over Autonomy

Colleges are calling for autonomy from the government, while restricting the freedoms of their students' unions.
By Dominic McGrath
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“Know Your Neighbour”: Encouraging a Greater Sense of Community in Trinity

James Shaw highlights the need to foster a greater sense of community in Trinity and examines how it can be achieved.
By James Shaw
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The Race to be Ireland’s Top Business School

Kate Lawler assesses the challenges that Trinity faces if it's to become home to Ireland's best business school.
By Kate Lawler
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Colleges Fighting a Sexual Assault Epidemic

Ellen Orchard explores where strategies to prevent sexual harassment in college currently stand, examining the effectiveness of both preventative and post-assault strategies.
By Ellen Orchard
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Our Attitudes Towards Gender Inequality in Education are Excluding the Issues of Men and Boys

The under-representation of men in certain fields at third-level, and the gender imbalance in education as a whole, is a cause for concern.
By James Behan
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There’s Only One Course of Action for Students as Staff Strike

Kevin Donoghue argues that the cause of Trinity's staff should always receive the support of students.
By Kevin Donoghue
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When Voting, Students Should Focus on College Unity Rather than Irish Unity

With students getting ready to vote, Simon Foy argues that the decision is not about Irish unity but whether or not we want an inclusive campus that allows for a diversity of views.
By Simon Foy
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The Merits of Doing a Dissertation

James Shaw discusses Trinity’s unique position of offering undergraduates the chance to do a dissertation and outlines what students can expect from the experience.
By James Shaw
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Young Men Need to be More Open About their Mental Health

The leading cause of death for young men in Ireland aged between 15 to 34 is suicide. We need a more open culture to address this.
By Simon Foy
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Trading on “Niceness” Should Not Be the Way You Run a Welfare Campaign

Working to form an overarching network of external welfare supports would surely dramatically transform the experiences of hundreds, or even thousands, of Trinity students.
By Aisling Curtis