Comment & Analysis

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Analysis

In Presidential Race, a Familiar Choice: Micro or Macro

The three candidates running for TCDSU president offer differing takes on the extent to which the union should involve itself in national issues.
By Emer Moreau
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Few Revelatory Moments in Tetchy Higher Education Debate

Today's higher education debate in Trinity saw more arguments about statistics than ideas or a vision for the future.
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Editorial

For Third-Level, a Sliver of Election Air-Time But Big Questions Unanswered

This week’s manifesto launches have noticeably sidestepped any decision on the Cassells report.
By The Editorial Board
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Aramark’s Exit is a Win, But College Has Form With Dubious Partnerships

Getting Aramark off Trinity's campus is a victory for student activism that should inspire further action.
By The Editorial Board
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Another Week, Another Deportation Case at Third-Level. When Will the State Learn?

This week, the government backtracked on another deportation order issued to a student after outrage from UCC staff and students.
By The Editorial Board
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How Cassells Might Actually be Keeping Third-Level Away From Election Spotlight

Higher education has hardly featured in the general election campaign so far.
By The Editorial Board
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Analysis

An Election Timed to Puncture the Youth Vote? It Suits Fine Gael Just Fine

If Fine Gael really wanted students to vote, it wouldn't hold an election the week before a new register of electors kicks in, writes Cormac Watson.
By Cormac Watson
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The Big Two Parties on Higher Education – In Their Own Words

Ahead of the election, Faye Curran looks back at the words and deeds of Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael when it comes to third-level education in Ireland.
By Faye Curran
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The Taoiseach Says a Saturday Vote Helps Students. How About Some Policies Instead?

Students deserve policies worth voting for in the upcoming general election. So far, we've not seen much, writes Aoife Kearins.
By Aoife Kearins
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Do Ollscoileanna, Tá Níos Mó ná Baoill i gCeist Leis an mBreatimeacht

An tseachtain seo d'fhógair an rialtas go gcoimeádfar socrú táillí idir Éire, an RA agus Tuaisceart Éireann le haghaidh bliain eile.