Editorial

Editorial

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.
Editorial

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.
Editorial

Student Charges Decision Raises Trinity’s Governance Issues Once Again

Trinity is the only Irish university without a chairperson independent of its president, something responsible for the sense of division in the university.
Editorial

UCD Must Seize its Chance to Rejoin National Student Politics

Local students' unions lack the time, expertise and mandate to make a difference on national issues.
Editorial

In a Fine Gael–Fianna Fáil Coalition, Student Issues Hang in the Balance

Repeal the eighth and the higher education funding question won't be addressed optimally if both parties go into government.
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.