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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
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Counselling is Not the Best Option for Everyone, and That’s Okay

James Behan looks at how, as people become more open in talking about their mental health, different ways of talking suit different people.
By James Behan
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Introduction of Philosophy at Second Level Should Be Seen as a Positive Step

The introduction of philosophy as part of Junior Certificate reforms gives students an opportunity to develop new skills not offered in other subjects.
By James Shaw
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Students’ Unions Must Strike the Balance Between Voicing the Political and Representing the Student Body

Ellen Orchard examines the balance in students' unions between student-related issues and wider campaigns.
By Ellen Orchard
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Those in Trinity With the Chance to Vote in the US Election Should Seize It

Simon Foy considers the vital role students will play in electing the next president and discusses the importance of overseas votes.
By Simon Foy
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Student Groups Move Towards Lobbying in an Attempt to Effect Greater Change

Simon Foy examines the shift away from protesting and towards lobbying that has taken place across the student movement in recent years.
By Simon Foy
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Míthuiscint agus Mearbhall ar an dá thaobh de Chás Uí Bhruic

Cuireann Christopher McMahon an díospóireacht chonspóideach faoi Ghaeilgeoir a chaill a phost in ord is in eagar.
By Christopher McMahon