Comment & Analysis

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Editorial

Skilful Backroom Negotiations Are Required to Protect Trinity’s Autonomy

In the heads of a bill to reform university governance structures, Trinity was the only university mentioned as being potentially excluded from some of the reforms.
By The Editorial Board
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Editorial

The Singling Out of Students on PUP May be a Sign of Cuts on the Horizon

Comments from an anonymous government minister were condemned by both Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris and USI President Lorna Fitzpatrick this week.
By The Editorial Board
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Op-Ed

An Ghaeilge sa Chóras Oideachais

Seachas iarracht a dhéanamh na fadhbanna a réiteach diaidh ar ndiaidh is gá athchóiriú iomlán a dhéanamh ar an nGaeilge sa chóras oideachais, dar le Clíodhna Ní Dhufaigh.
By Clíodhna Ní Dhufaigh
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Is Éagóir Stairúil é Neamhrochtain Teach a Sé ar Mhic Léinn. Ní Mór é a Athrú

Déanfaidh TCDSU stocaireacht ar an gColáiste chun a fhiosrú an féidir Teach a Sé a dhéanamh níos inrochtana, tar éis a ghlacadh le rún ag ag an gComhairle an tseachtain seo caite.
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Leis an mBille Tithíochta USI, Ní Mór do Harris Cuimhniú go Bhfuil sé i gCeannas

Agus díospóireacht maidir le bille a thabharfadh cosaint sa bhreis do mhic léinn atá ina gcíosaithe dúirt an t-Aire Ardoideachais Simon Harris go bhfuil ‘comhrá práinneach’ de dhíth ar an gceist.
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Column

The Anonymous Minister’s PUP Comment is Little More Than Pandemic Finger-Pointing

Passive-aggressive judgement and tut-tutting have been rife throughout the pandemic, but it’s particularly disappointing to see it coming from a government minister, writes Faye Curran.
By Faye Curran
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Op-Ed

I’m Thankful for the College Experience, but Fed Up With its Inaccessibility

Until every single aspect of Trinity and the education the college provides becomes totally accessible, the label of inaccessibility will cover the whole college, writes Niamh Ní Hoireabhaird.
By Niamh Ní Hoireabhaird
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Editorial

House Six’s Inaccessibility is a Historical Wrong. College Must Listen to Students

TCDSU will lobby College to look into making House Six more accessible, following a motion passed at Council this week.
By The Editorial Board
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Editorial

On the USI Housing Bill, Harris Seems to Forget That He Is In Charge

Debating a bill which would give greater protection to student renters, Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris said that an ‘urgent conversation’ is needed on the issue.
By The Editorial Board
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Editorial

COVID’s Damage to Student Sport Has Not Gotten the Attention It Deserves

Student Sport Ireland this week called for third-level sports to be included in current reopening plans.
By The Editorial Board