Op-Ed

Op-Ed

The Role Students Will Play in the Next Stage in the Abortion Rights Campaign

Annie Hoey, President of USI, writes that students must be ready to campaign following the recommendations of the Citizens’ Assembly.
By Annie Hoey
Op-Ed

Our Approach to Obesity Needs to be More Compassionate

Dr Francis Finucane, a consultant endocrinologist in Galway University Hospitals and honorary senior lecturer in NUI Galway, argues for a different treatment of obesity.
By Francis Finucane
Op-Ed

Brexit is “Game on” and Irish Higher Education Needs to Prepare for the Challenge Ahead

Former Head of the Higher Education Authority (HEA) Tom Boland argues that we need to enlist all of our talents as we prepare for Brexit.
By Tom Boland
Op-Ed

This Referendum is Chance for Students to Claim Their Own Space in Trinity

With students voting this week, TCDSU President, Kieran McNulty, outlines the case for a student centre and new student spaces in Trinity.
By Kieran McNulty
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It’s After Years of Frustration That We’ve Voted to Take Industrial Action

Jack McGinley, President of SIPTU's Education Sector, on why the union's Trinity branch has voted to take the first strike action in the College since the 1990s.
By Jack McGinley
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Far From a Nuisance, Industrial Action the Only Leverage Left for Trinity Academics

Dermot Frost, Secretary of Trinity’s branch of the Irish Federation of University Teachers, on why Trinity staff are balloting for Industrial Action.
By Dermot Frost
Op-Ed

No, College Tribune, That Wasn’t Plagiarism in Trinity News

The College Tribune yesterday reported that Trinity News apologised for plagiarising articles from UCD newspapers.
By Edmund Heaphy
Op-Ed

Higher Education Can Benefit Ireland, But to do so it Needs to be Invested In

Vincent Cunnane, President of Limerick Institute of Technology, argues that higher education needs to be invested in to ensure it remains open to all.
By Vincent Cunnane
Op-Ed

The Threat of Populism to Higher Education

Former Head of the Higher Education Authority (HEA) Tom Boland discusses how the rise of populism around the globe will affect higher education.
By Tom Boland
Op-Ed

It’s Time to Divest From Fossil Fuels

Acknowledging Fossil Free TCD's recent success, Eamon Ryan TD, outlines Ireland's next big environmental challenge.
By Eamon Ryan