Editorial

Editorial

In Divesting from Fossil Fuels, Trinity was Unexpectedly Receptive to Pressure

Other universities have thrown up near-insurmountable barriers to students seeking divestment, but Trinity accepted the efforts of Fossil Free TCD with surprising ease.
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Fees for Universities and not ITs Would Test Commitment to Free Education

USI needs to consider how they might respond to an offer of free education for institutes of technology students.
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In Response to Trump, Students Must Move from Social Media to Activism

Young people are often disparaged for using social media to advocate or complain, but in the immediate aftermath of momentous decisions they have little other option.
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The Idea of a Neutral Union Raises Important Questions, but the UCD Campaign Left Too Many Unanswered

For unions that see themselves as more than the providers of puppy rooms and condoms, the consequences of an apolitical union were unclear.
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College Will do More than the Bare Minimum in Addressing Gender Equality Shortcomings

Faced with persistent gender inequality in Irish academia, College plans to go above and beyond in addressing inadequacies in current structures.
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Trinity Aims to Redefine its Education, but Has to Build on Broken Systems to Do So

From online systems to the way it supports societies, in being ambitious with the Trinity Education Project, College must realise it is building on shaky foundations.
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Governmental Support for Irish-language Schools must Extend Beyond the Gaeltacht

While increases in funding for Gaeltacht schools go some way to reverse previous cutbacks, the large Irish speaking population outside the Gaeltacht are yet to benefit.
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A Tangible Indication That We’re in a Watershed Moment for Higher Education Funding

This week’s demonstration displayed a commitment to fighting for education from students and staff not seen in years.
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Faced with a Bitterly Competitive Jobs’ Market, Trinity is Under Pressure to Provide Broadly Skilled Graduates

The skills demanded by employers is growing every year. Trinity is working hard to keep up but government schemes for graduates lag behind.
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150% Increase in Emergency Counselling Appointments Contrasts with Successive Cuts to Services

Rise in demand for emergency appointments should be met by College with increased funding and support for students in need.