Editorial

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On Coronavirus, Trinity Has Done Well in New Waters – But Huge Hurdles Lie Ahead

Few of the certainties associated with College hold true in the present circumstances.
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The Burkean’s Cultural Warfare is Toxic – But USI’s Deputy Fanned the Flames

It’s hard to believe USI’s second in command was so willing to give up student names to a faceless body that said it wanted to ‘slap them around’.
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College Rents Have Become Toxic – and Universities Are Risking Their Reputations

University heads have employed a startlingly unrepentant tone on controversial campus rent increases.
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The College’s Athena SWAN Mix Up Betrays a Lack of Joined-up Thinking

A disconnect emerged this week between the vice-provost for equality and the strategic plan over the Athena SWAN award.
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Union Disengagement is a Cliche – But This Year Took the Biscuit

The number of students voting in this year’s TCDSU presidential election dropped by 25 per cent.
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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.
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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.