Editorial

Editorial

This General Election is Actually Pretty Important for Students

The outcome of this election will determine the future of abortion rights, accommodation, mental health and higher education in Ireland.
Editorial

The Parallel Issues Facing Voters in the General and TCDSU Elections

To a very large extent, national issues will be to the fore in this year's TCDSU elections.
Editorial

With Few Females Running for Election Yet Again, the Failure of “Women in Leadership” Becomes Apparent

The “successes” of last year’s Women in Leadership campaign failed to carry over to this year, because a long-term problem can’t be solved with a short-term solution.
Editorial

Halls Workshops are a Welcome First Step, But Tackling Sexual Assault Needs to Become More Fundamental

The “mandatory” Trinity Hall workshops bring us closer to a widespread understanding of consent, but we need a long-term solution to the college-wide problem.
Editorial

A Large-Scale Funding Campaign Represents a Shift in Trinity’s Approach to Funding

The campaign represents a makeshift answer to a persistent funding shortage with no clear solution in sight.
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Reassessing How We Assess is Welcome, but Christmas Exams are Not the Right Answer for All

As talks of semesterised assessment continue, assuming that Christmas exams should be brought in across the board is a mistake.
Editorial

Voter Registration Has a Purpose, and This Is It

The leak of the working group’s recommendations gives students’ unions the time and the obligation to fight for students in the general election.
Editorial

Trinity’s Nuanced Approach to 1916 Commemorations Promotes Mature Discussion

A focus on the cultural revolution will welcome a wider spectrum of students to the commemorations.
Editorial

The Fact That Free Fees Aren’t Even on the Table is Absurd

When we’re practically one of the only countries in Europe that doesn’t have free fees, those who say it’s unrealistic or absurd for Ireland are the ones who are being preposterous.
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Despite Increased Pressures, Trinity Continues to Innovate

Trinity may be restricted by an unsustainable funding shortfall, but its new courses show the College is continuing to innovate.