Editorial

Editorial

To Support Societies, Trinity Needs To Manage its Space Better

Trinity has failed the societies it uses to promote itself through a lack of flexibility and a history of bad planning with on-campus spaces.
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Seanad University Panels are Elitist, But Reform Shouldn’t Lose What Makes them Valuable

Certain reform proposals, while tackling elitism, may mean we lose out on what makes the university panels worthwhile.
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The Success of “Feminists of Trinity” Proves the Potential Power of Student-Led Campaigns

Recent campaigns have shown the difference students can make when working on an important message.
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1916 Should be a Reminder of Young People’s Power to Effect Change

The marriage equality referendum has some corollaries with the 1916 Rising for young people. Now it’s time for us to fight.
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The Reality of LGBT Mental Health Necessitates a More Welcoming Society

Formal acceptance of the LGBT community is not sufficient to ease the anguish of young people coming to terms with their identity.
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Rankings Could be What the Provost is Remembered For

Rankings are going to become a fundamental part of how Trinity operates and there is a palpable sense that it’s what Prendergast will be remembered for.
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Revised Cassells Report Fails to Urgently Advance Higher Education Funding Discussions

An acceptance of alternate funding models benefits students, but a persistent lack of action does not.
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Trinity’s Leadership on Increasing Northern Irish Applicants is Already Producing Tangible Results

Two groundbreaking programmes have increased applications from Northern Ireland, and Trinity deserves praise for challenging an unfair system, writes the Editorial Board.
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A Top-Down Campaign for Yes at UCD Undermined an Already Uphill Battle

With a referendum on USI reaffiliation lost by an even larger margin than the original one, the yes side needs a grassroots campaign.
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DITSU Election Controversy a Reminder of Role Students’ Unions Have in Social Progress

It is important to avoid student leaders who will undo the progress made by the student movement.