Comment & Analysis

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Contribution

Excessive Medicating is Not the Solution to Mental Illness

Using medicine to treat a physical problem, such as a broken limb or an infection, is an effective way of solving problems, but it's a different story when psychological issues come into play.
By Anna Belitskaya
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Contribution

Medicating my Depression was a Lifesaver

For Mental Health Week, Anna Moran discusses her experiences with medication and the way in which it changed her life.
By Anna Moran
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Contribution

The Fire Talk Analogy Misleads in Talks About Consent

James Behan argues that consent classes will not address the "grey areas" of sexual assault.
By James Behan
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Analysis

With Election Called, Which Coalition Offers the Best Solution for Higher Education?

Coalitions which may produce the best result for students may not be the best ones when it comes to adequate funding of third-level.
By Chris McMahon
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Analysis

Between General Elections, Promises from Parties on Higher Education Become Clearer

Comparing the manifestos of the political parties between 2011 and now reveals broken promises and clearer policies.
By Chris McMahon
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Op-Ed

Disability Must Become a Priority in General Election Promises

Tom Clonan, independent candidate for the Seanad, describes his experience with Ireland’s disability services, and advocates for more efforts from the government.
By Tom Clonan
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Editorial

With Few Females Running for Election Yet Again, the Failure of “Women in Leadership” Becomes Apparent

The “successes” of last year’s Women in Leadership campaign failed to carry over to this year, because a long-term problem can’t be solved with a short-term solution.
By The Editorial Board
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Editorial

Halls Workshops are a Welcome First Step, But Tackling Sexual Assault Needs to Become More Fundamental

The “mandatory” Trinity Hall workshops bring us closer to a widespread understanding of consent, but we need a long-term solution to the college-wide problem.
By The Editorial Board
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Column

“Blue Monday” has Come and Gone, Yet Concerns about Mental Health Remain

Trinity's low dropout rates are emblematic of good quality mental health support services, and the rest of the country should take note.
By Aisling Curtis
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Contribution

LGBT Hustings Shouldn’t Be the Hunger Games

Sarah Scales argues that LGBT hustings has become a forum for meanness, jeopardising students’ perceptions of the LGBT community as a whole.
By Sarah Scales