Editorial

Editorial

With Mental Health Cuts, More Proof That the Government Lags Behind the People

As students unite to protest cuts to the mental health budget, the government’s ineffectiveness is highlighted.
Editorial

How Far Ahead the Trinity Access Programme Is, and How Far We Need to Go

News that Oxford is to replicate the Trinity Access Programme is a reminder of how far ahead it is – but there’s still so much to be done.
Editorial

Provost Offering His House for Negotiations is Farcical in Light of Third-Level Crisis

With government formation discussions taking place in Trinity this week and a long-standing funding crisis in higher education, are the politicians laughing?
Editorial

The Headwinds Facing Irish Higher Education Risk Long-term Damage

A new report reminds us that higher education funding reform is the only solution to very real and very urgent problems.
Editorial

Student Partnership and Sustainable Funding are Equally Important for Higher Education Reform

A partnership model for higher education needs to start with a sustainable system of public funding.
Editorial

Call for a Third Graduate Students’ Union Sabbat Raises Questions About Representation

With the GSU’s council voting to seek funding for a third full-time officer, it must be asked if more representation equals better representation.
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.