Editorial

Editorial

The HEA’s Socioeconomic Survey is an Embarrassing Setback for Trinity

Trinity had the most students from affluent backgrounds of all Irish universities, according to a survey published by the Higher Education Authority this week.
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College Should Listen to Students – But Restrictions Must Be Based on Science

Provost Patrick Prendergast said this week that ‘it’s clear that College should respond’ to the majority of students who want more in-person activities next semester.
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What Type of Provost Should Students Hope For Next Year?

Applications for the position of Provost closed on Friday afternoon, with four candidates confirmed.
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Student Nurses and Midwives Are Working and Should be Paid – End of Story

This week the government voted against a bill that would have seen student nurses paid during the pandemic.
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Is it the Right Time to be Talking About In-person Teaching Next Semester?

An email sent to staff and students on Friday announced plans for an increase in in-person teaching next term.
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Trinity Needs Normalcy Post Pandemic – Not Black Mirror-Esque Innovations

This week, a discussion paper was leaked that showed a number of pandemic-inspired recommendations made by senior members of staff.
By The Editorial Board
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The Discord Leak Was Harrowing. It Cannot Happen Again

This week it was revealed that thousands of intimate images of women and girls were shared on online forums without consent.
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Library Booking Needed Changing – but the Changes Need Not Have Been So Disruptive

The library announced the changes to its booking system last week.
By The Editorial Board
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A Postgraduate Row that Should Have Been Avoided

The GSU has refused to release the results of a survey developed by TCD PhD Workers’ Rights Group, unless the group agrees to certain conditions.
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This Week’s Referendum Lacked Transparency – Best Not Let It Set a Precedent

TCDSU held a referendum this week to make a ream of amendments to its constitution.
By The Editorial Board