Comment & Analysis

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Contribution

It’s Time to Re-Evaluate Ireland’s Role in the Colonial World Order

Outside of academia, the role of Irish people in the colonial world isn't as widely discussed as it should be, writes Aoibh Ní Chroimín.
By Aoibh Ní Chroimín
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Contribution

As a Perfectionist, Trinity Can Be a Nightmare

The mindset of 'everything I do has to be done perfectly' is harmful, writes Emer Moreau – beating yourself up won't help you achieve your goals.
By Emer Moreau
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Editorial

Student Rent Strikers Have Put a Pin in Momentum They Worked Hard to Create

Cut the Rent activists this week postponed a rent strike they planned to launch on campus in January.
By The Editorial Board
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Editorial

For a ‘Global University’, Trinity Flounders on Erasmus

Last week, many students spoke out about the enormous difficulties they faced applying for Erasmus and Study Abroad programmes.
By The Editorial Board
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Editorial

On Staffing, Trinity Has Become a Master at Normalising the Outrageous

Negotiations on professional staff progressions have left many dealing with a feeling of having promises broken.
By The Editorial Board
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Column

This Exam Season, Scrap the Textbooks – Legally Blonde is All You Need

Elle Woods is the heroine that I need and deserve, and that is why no exam season is complete without her words of wisdom, writes Aoife Kearins.
By Aoife Kearins
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Column

This Week, Cut the Rent Blinked Under Pressure. Its Movement Could be Over

In kicking rent strikes down the road, Cut the Rent forgot that a small group striking is far better than no striking at all, writes Aoife Kearins.
By Aoife Kearins
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Op-Ed

Trinity Needs a Drug Policy – And Badly

Students need – and deserve – to know that support services exist if they have issues relating to their drug use, writes Eolann Davis.
By Eolann Davis
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Column

Mary McAleese’s Criticisms of the Church Are Really Just Apologism

Trinity students deserve a chancellor out for their own interests – not the Catholic Church's, writes Christopher Dignam.
By Christopher Dignam
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Column

As November Closes, A Timely Re-Evaluation of Remembrance Day

It is understandable that the poppy has never caught on in Ireland – but wearing it should be viewed as a personal decision, writes Julie Leenane.
By Julie Leenane