Editorial

Editorial

TCDSU is Inherently Political – This Election Period Has Proved It

The national versus local divide has dominated this year’s presidential election campaign, and the idea of a political union has clearly won out.
By The Editorial Board
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A Proactive Protest Shows How Students Can Ward Off Rent Hikes

Protesters were right to pre-emptively warn College that students are prepared to fight against on-campus rent hikes.
By The Editorial Board
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Students Just Helped Jolt Irish Politics. Third-Level May Not Benefit

Young people played a major role in an election of change, but there’s no guarantee of positive developments for higher education.
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DUCAC’s Hidden Minutes Show a Body Failing to Reckon With its Recent Past

For one reason or another, DUCAC isn't willing to release minutes of meetings from the tenure of former Chair Donagh McDonagh.
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Facing a Complacent College, Students Must Fight Rent Hikes Tooth and Nail

Proposed increases to the price of Trinity’s accommodation will contribute to the unaffordability of higher education.
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When the GSU Most Needed Unity, its Leadership Cracked. It’s Hard to See a Way Back

It’s hard to imagine Trinity’s decision-makers taking seriously the demands of a GSU administration that can’t keep its divisions out of the newspaper.
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In College’s Strategic Plan, an Unspoken Priority: Rankings

Many of the policies College intends to pursue in the next five years appear specifically designed to arrest a series of rankings slumps.
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At Funding-Heavy Third-Level Debate, More Squabbles than Solutions

Issues like autonomy and student accommodation didn’t get an airing at a fractious higher education debate this week.
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For Third-Level, a Sliver of Election Air-Time But Big Questions Unanswered

This week’s manifesto launches have noticeably sidestepped any decision on the Cassells report.
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Aramark’s Exit is a Win, But College Has Form With Dubious Partnerships

Getting Aramark off Trinity's campus is a victory for student activism that should inspire further action.