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Exploring the Link Between Getting a Master’s Degree and Improving Your Employability

Kate Lawler argues that an increasing number of employers are placing a greater emphasis on practical experience over a postgraduate qualification.
By Kate Lawler
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Editorial

150% Increase in Emergency Counselling Appointments Contrasts with Successive Cuts to Services

Rise in demand for emergency appointments should be met by College with increased funding and support for students in need.
By The Editorial Board
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Tá Méadú de réir 150 faoin gcéad i gCoinní Práinne Comhairleoireachta as Comhréir le Ciorruithe do Sheirbhísí

Ba cheart go gtabharfadh an Coláiste níos mó maoinithe agus tacaíochta do mhic léinn de bharr an mhéadaithe éilimh do choinní práinne.
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Is Gá do Mhic Léinn Glacadh le Sampla Chlú na bPinsinéirí i leith Píonós Toghchánach

In áit bheith doicheallach faoi shochar an rialtais a thuill siad, ba cheart go ndéanfadh mic léinn aithris ar nósanna vótála leanúnacha agus chomhthachtaitheach glúine a sean-thuismitheoirí chun a n-eisiamh a sheachaint.
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Editorial

Students Should Aspire to Pensioners’ Reputation for Electoral Punishment

Rather than begrudging their favour by the government, students should emulate the consistent and cohesive voting habits of their grandparents’ generation to avoid being overlooked.
By The Editorial Board
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Counselling is Not the Best Option for Everyone, and That’s Okay

James Behan looks at how, as people become more open in talking about their mental health, different ways of talking suit different people.
By James Behan
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Analysis

“John Lennon must be turning in his urn”: Trinity English lecturers on Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize for Literature

Bard or barroom troubadour? Some of Trinity's top literature researchers wade into the debate surrounding Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize.
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Contribution

Is a University Qualification Necessary For a Prosperous Career?

Molly Flynn questions whether university is just a “rite of passage” for young people rather than an experience that greatly benefits them.
By Molly Flynn
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Introduction of Philosophy at Second Level Should Be Seen as a Positive Step

The introduction of philosophy as part of Junior Certificate reforms gives students an opportunity to develop new skills not offered in other subjects.
By James Shaw
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Contribution

How My Crisis Pregnancy Changed My View on Abortion

Anna Murray discusses her experience with crisis pregnancy and argues that the eighth amendment negatively affects women in such a situation.
By Anna Murray