Editorial

Editorial

In an Underfunded Sector, We Cannot Let Financial Interests Dictate Academia

Comments made by the vice-chancellor of Queen’s deepen the concerns many have about the future of academia.
Editorial

In Difficult Job Market, a More Nuanced Scheme Than JobBridge Is Needed

In a climate where graduates find it increasingly difficult to compete with their peers, internship programs such as JobBridge can help but significant reforms are needed.
Editorial

Too Many Problems Facing Higher Education Cannot be Solved by Increasing Student Fees

As recent strikes in the UK show, simply increasing student fees is not sufficient to address many of the issues plaguing the sector.
Editorial

Academic Gender Quotas are an Extreme Solution to an Extreme Problem

Divergent promotion trends between men and women require systemic, qualitative changes.
Editorial

Amid Progress on LGBT Issues, Global Polarisation is Worrying

A year after the marriage equality referendum, much of the world remains an unfriendly place for those who fail to conform.
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The Vast Majority of Trinity’s Commercialisation Initiatives Should be Welcomed

When College’s money-spinning activities, which raise much-needed funds for Trinity’s core academic mission, do not clash with academic or student interests, we should be less cynical.
Editorial

Restrictions on New Construction Cap Dublin’s Housing Supply and Drive Up Rents

Dublin’s long-term growth depends on a solution to the city’s housing supply problem.
Editorial

The Government is Once Again Delaying Decisions on Higher Education, But There May be a Positive

A cross-party committee reviewing findings of the Cassells report is another way of delaying decisions, but it may be better than Fine Gael deciding by itself.
Editorial

Trinity Ball After Party Reflects Stereotypically Exclusive Ents Culture

The involvement of TCDSU Ents Officer, Katie Cogan, in the organisation of the party, crossed the line between the personal and the professional.
Editorial

Ruane’s Election Breaks Many Glass Ceilings, But More is Needed to Change Status Quo

Electing someone different once is just the first step to opening the gates to all those who come from the same background.