Comment & Analysis

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Analysis

Looking Abroad in Response to Our Student Loan Scheme Dilemma

In light of speculation on the possible recommendation of government-supported student loans by the Higher Education Working Group, Paul Glynn examines how student loan systems of varying successes have panned out abroad.
By Paul Glynn
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Column

Voter Registration Reform Could Enhance the Democratic Process

Laura Harmon argues that Ireland’s voting process is outdated, unwieldy, and puts people off registering to vote.
By Laura Harmon
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In Ainneoin na nDeacrachtaí ar fad, tá an Coláiste go Fóill i mBun Nuálaíochta

Tá teorainn ar an gColáiste de thoradh ar easpa maoinithe, ach taispeánann a chúrsaí nua go bhfuileadar go fóill i mbun nuálaíochta.

Íocann Mic Léinn Táillí Difriúla, Ach is Ceart Caitheamh Leo sa Slí Céanna

Ní thógann mórán daoine faoi ndeara an chúis go mothaíonn mic léinn neamh-EU ar nós “saoránaithe ar an dara grád”.
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Editorial

Despite Increased Pressures, Trinity Continues to Innovate

Trinity may be restricted by an unsustainable funding shortfall, but its new courses show the College is continuing to innovate.
By The Editorial Board
Editorial

Students Pay Different Fees, But Deserve the Same Treatment

Many fail to think about why non-EU students feel like “second-class citizens”.
By The Editorial Board
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Contribution

Should We be Afraid of Internet Dependency?

A balanced approach to the internet is not a phone in each hand.
By Elizabeth Quinn
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Column

Trinity’s Track Record of Women in Higher Academic Positions is Worryingly Poor

Aisling Curtis argues that, while gender equality in higher academic positions is poor worldwide, Trinity really needs to improve.
By Aisling Curtis
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Column

Body Image Pressures are Dangerous for Men Too

Paige Reynolds argues that the stigma attached to male vanity exacerbates other body image problems.
By Paige Reynolds
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Contribution

Why Study Irish?

Peter Weakliam examines the unique benefits afforded to the Irish speaker.
By Peter Weakliam