Op-Ed

Op-Ed

How UCC’s Bystander Intervention Training Empowers Students

What is needed for a safe third-level experience is a shared culture and a shared expectation of respect, writes Louise Crowley.
By Louise Crowley
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Higher Education is Headed for a Quality Cliff Edge. It Must Help Itself

Tom Boland writes that universities are facing imminent threats to maintaining the quality of their education.
By Tom Boland
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Hard Brexit ‘Vandalism’ Cannot Endanger University Links

Universities will be among the hardest hit from the effects of Brexit, writes Anton Muscatelli.
By Anton Muscatelli
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Revelation of the Knights Hazing Was Clearly in the Public Interest

The Trinity News legal analysis of our Knights' hazing story is incomplete, writes Prof Eoin O’Dell.
By Eoin O'Dell
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Universities Should Take Nothing for Granted, as Populism Struts on a World Stage

Higher education institutions are not immune to the influence of populism, writes Tom Boland.
By Tom Boland
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The Government Must Stand Strongly Against Israel’s Sustained Breaches of International Law

Niall Collins argues in favour of the Control of Economic Activity (Occupied Territories) Bill.
By Niall Collins
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The Burkean Has Diverged from its Original Purpose and Crossed a Line

The publication has increasingly focused on radical right-wing-thought and alienated many of its original readers, writes Louis Hoffman.
By Louis Hoffman
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Freedom and Flexibility are the Hallmarks of the Most Successful Universities

Universities are ready to tackle the challenges that face them but they must be given autonomy to do so, writes Patrick G O’Shea.
By Patrick G O’Shea
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Everyone Deserves to Have a Roof Over Their Heads

Budget 2019 fell short of what is needed to alleviate the housing crisis, writes Darragh O'Brien.
By Darragh O'Brien
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Forget Empty Promises. We Must Act on Climate Change Now

Nothing short of immediate and radical action can prevent environmental catastrophe, writes Bríd Smith.
By Bríd Smith