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When Rethinking How We Teach Undergraduates, We Have to Think About the Big Picture

Vice-Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Chris Morash, discusses how College aims to keep the big picture in mind while looking at each course and how its assessed.
By Chris Morash
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Irish Travellers Should be Recognised as an Ethnic Minority

James Shaw makes the case for Irish Travellers to be recognised as an ethnic minority and argues that their fight for equality is an anti-racist struggle.
By James Shaw
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"Locker Room Talk" Does Not Excuse Sexual Assault

Kate Lawler argues that joking about rape and sexual assault promotes a culture that normalises these serious crimes.
By Kate Lawler
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By Selling Its Naming Rights, Trinity is Selling Itself Short

Selling naming rights to campus buildings is the sad, but not unexpected, result of a university left with nowhere else to look to for funding.
By Simon Foy
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To Protect Students and the Financially Vulnerable, we Must Review the Institutions That Harmed our Economy

Sean Barrett argues that a greater understanding of economics and a closer monitoring of the institutions that brought the IMF to us is necessary for our country.
By Sean Barrett
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TCDSU Has Every Right to Campaign on Political Issues

James Shaw argues that TCDSU's political capital should be used to advocate for change within wider Irish society.
By James Shaw
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Despite a Successful Student March, Obstacles Remain

With something tangible to fight against, this year's demonstration was notably successful, but fighting for a publicly funded system in this climate presents many obstacles.
By Simon Foy
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The Ambiguous Role of the Class Representative

Loic Delorme argues that although the role of a class representative is a multi-faceted one, representatives should take a greater interest in Council and student politics in general.
By Loic Delorme
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Trinity Will Fundamentally Change the Way it Assesses its Students

The Vice-Provost, Chris Morash, discusses how College is looking to change the way it assesses students by moving away from final summative exams towards a more formative approach.
By Chris Morash
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Exploring the Link Between Getting a Master’s Degree and Improving Your Employability

Kate Lawler argues that an increasing number of employers are placing a greater emphasis on practical experience over a postgraduate qualification.
By Kate Lawler