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Analysis

Trinity’s Erasmus Decision Spawns as Many Questions as it Answers

Students want to be able to go on Erasmus next year – but today, mid-pandemic, what they really wanted was certainty, writes Faye Curran.
By Faye Curran
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Column

Normal People Helped Me Come To Terms With The Loss Of My Sligo Accent

Aoife Kearins, a Sligo native, on losing your accent when you come to Dublin – and how Normal People inspired her to get back to her roots.
By Aoife Kearins
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Battling the Odds, Can Gisèle Scanlon’s ‘Caring’ GSU Protect Fretful Postgrads?

After a turbulent year for the GSU, incumbent vice-president Gisèle Scanlon is bidding to lead postgraduates through an uncertain future.
By Sárán Fogarty
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Sna Toghcháin Iarchéime, Reitric nár Tháinig le Fírinne Ghéar na n-Iarchéime

Ní raibh na triúr iarrthóirí inchreidteach ag an gcéad toghchánaíocht d’Aontas na Mac Léinn iarchéime an tseachtain seo.
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I’m Due for Erasmus Next Year – I Need Trinity to Tell Me if It’s Happening

It might cause mass disappointment, but students need a decision from Trinity on its Erasmus and Study Abroad programmes, writes Faye Curran.
By Faye Curran
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Editorial

In GSU Elections, Rhetoric That Doesn’t Match Harsh Postgraduate Realities

The three candidates in this year’s elections didn’t convince at the first GSU hustings this week.
By The Editorial Board
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Analysis

On National Issues, Students Should Take Lessons From Marriage Equality

On repeal and marriage equality, students were right at the heart of Ireland's political discourse – a hard spot to reach, writes Faye Curran.
By Faye Curran
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Column

I Made a Spotify Playlist of Every Song I Heard Sung Outside Botany Bay

A brief list of the sounds of Pearse St at night.
By Jessie Foley
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Tabhair Aire, A Choláistí: Rinne Saineolaí Beag is Fiú den Teagasc ar Líne

An tseachtain seo, bhagair Peter Clinch go mbeidh ollscoileanna na hÉireann ‘ag streachailt’ agus iad ag dul san iomaíocht in oideachas ardchaighdeáin ar líne.
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Editorial

Three Colleges Have Made Decisions on Erasmus. Why is Trinity so Quiet?

Students need information on whether they need to start planning for Erasmus – or for a year in Dublin.
By The Editorial Board