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Greater Rent Controls Would Prevent Spiralling Costs and Benefit Students

James Shaw argues that the government needs to introduce short-term and long-term plans to prevent spiralling rental costs.
By James Shaw
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Women’s March Sets the Tone For How the World Should React to President Trump

Marches across the globe on Saturday outlined how best to deal with a Trump presidency – by not laying down quietly.
By Simon Foy
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The Pros and Cons of Take-Home Exams

With the Trinity Education Project looking for new ways to assess students, Loic Delorme outlines the advantages and disadvantages of a form of assessment he experienced while studying abroad – take-home exams.
By Loic Delorme
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From Music to Mathematics, Linking Different Disciplines is Crucial to the Trinity Education Project

Vice-Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Chris Morash, outlines how the Trinity Education Project plans to give students greater ability to study modules outside of their chosen course.
By Chris Morash
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Minimum Alcohol Pricing is the Wrong Answer to an Over-Exaggerated Drinking Problem

Sean Barrett argues that excise duties on alcohol is a better proposal than a minimum alcohol pricing proposal that will only benefit retailers.
By Sean Barrett
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Private School Dominance in High Points Courses Needs to be Understood

Kate Lawler argues that we must question an education system in which the largest student population is the least represented in high-points courses.
By Kate Lawler
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The Problem With Having a Single, Super University

James Shaw examines the idea that for Ireland to compete with top international universities, it will have to create a single "super university".
By James Shaw
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If Students Want Christmas Exams, They Should Make it Known

Vice-Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Chris Morash, discusses how, with students in favour of the proposed Christmas exam structure, they should inform the Fellows.
By Chris Morash
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The Question of What Would Replace the Eighth Amendment

Loic Delorme explores what the legislation replacing the eighth amendment could look like, a topic that has not been explored enough in national debate.
By Loic Delorme
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The Problems With the Way We’re Approaching Sexual Consent

Sex consent is vitally important, and young people deserve to be educated in it, but our approach leaves questions unanswered.
By James Behan