Comment & Analysis

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Analysis

College Has Said No to No Detriment – But Obeyed the Spirit of the Policy

Trinity hasn't adopted no detriment – but it has put a lot of work into minimising detriment to students this exam period, writes Aoife Kearins.
By Aoife Kearins
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Ní Bheadh Polasaí Gan Díobháil Foirfe – Ach Is É An Moladh Is Fearr Atá Cloistithe Againn

I rith na seachtaine, d’éiligh na mílte mic léinn go gcuirfear polasaí i bhfeidhm a thabharfadh cosaint dá ghráid.
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Editorial

No Detriment Isn’t a Perfect Policy – But It’s the Best Proposal We’ve Seen

Thousands of students have this week demanded the implementation of a policy that will safeguard their grades.
By The Editorial Board
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Comhartha Iad na Líomhaintí i Leith an Hist go Bhfuil an t-Éilíteachas sa Choláiste

Tá iarsmaí conspóideacha ón seansaol fós le feiscint i gcumainn na Tríonóide – ní amháin an Hist.
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Editorial

Hist Accusations a Timely Reminder – Again – That Elitism Has Deep Roots in Trinity

Questionable relics of the past remain intact in many of Trinity’s societies – including, but not only, in the Hist.
By The Editorial Board
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Más Laochra iad Oibrithe Sláinte, Conas a Rinne an Rialtas Dearmad Orthu?

Tá liodán de cheisteanna ag mic léinn altrachta, fiú leis an rialtas ag moladh na n-oibrithe sláinte.
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Editorial

If Hospital Staff Are Heroes, Why Do Many Feel They’re a Government Afterthought?

Student nursing interns face a litany of unanswered questions, even as the government hails healthcare workers.
By The Editorial Board
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Column

In College, Diet Coke Has Been My Constant Companion. It Will be Again

We're in scary times, but they're only temporary. Take comfort: the hiss of a Diet Coke can will again soundtrack our college lives, writes Eimear Finan.
By Eimear Finan
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Column

Dear Leaving Cert Commentariat: We’re in a Pandemic. It’s Not About You

Compelled to comment on the leaving certificate, despite sitting the exams years ago? You’re betraying a lot about yourself, writes Faye Curran.
By Faye Curran
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Column

Alcohol-Free Student Accommodation May Do More Harm Than Good

Alcohol-free student accommodation, while well intentioned, creates a myriad of problems, writes Christopher Dignam.
By Christopher Dignam