Comment & Analysis

Editorial

For a Budget Built to Win Votes, the Government Didn’t Even Count Students

If we have increased “political capital”, why was the only thing benefitting students a vague commitment to increase money to the student assistance fund?
By The Editorial Board
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I mBuiséad a Bhí Bunaithe ar Vótaí a Bhuachaint, Níor Thóg an Rialtas na Mic Léinn San Áireamh

Más fíor go bhfuil "caipiteal polaitíochta" méadaithe againn, cén fáth gurb é an t-aon ní sa bhuiséad a chabhróidh le mic léinn ná geall doiléir le airgead a chaitheamh ar Chiste Cúnaimh na Mac Léinn?
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Contribution

Repealing the Eighth Amendment is Both a Student and a Social Issue

The current situation for those seeking abortions is not just a social issue, but explicitly affects and discriminates against the student population.
By Kalianne Farren and Paige Reynolds
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Contribution

Cá bhfuil na Gaeilgeoirí?

Le níos mó scoláirí ná riamh le hard-chaighdeán Ghaeilge ag freastail ar Choláiste na Tríonóide, is gá dúinn an cumas teanga seo, faoi cheilt ag na mic léinn inár measc, a nochtú agus a fhorbairt.
By Colm Ó Néill
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Contribution

For A Non-EU Student With Mental Health Issues, Trinity’s Administration Remains Inflexible

Legacy problems with Erasmus and an inflexible administration leave some students trapped.
By Sean Owens
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Profile

The Woman Leading the Library Into the Future

Hugh Mitchell profiles Head Librarian, Helen Shenton, and discusses how her influence will revamp the College’s library system.
By Hugh Mitchell
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Column

For Trinity Library, a Digital Strategy is Ahead of its Time

Aisling Curtis says that the library's new five-year strategic plan is a step in the right direction but cautions against complacency.
By Aisling Curtis
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Op-Ed

It’s Not Clear that Tenure Track will Help Women

Prof Pat O'Connor, a member of the HEA Gender Equality panel, argues that the new tenure track system could hinder career progression for women.
By Pat O'Connor
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Column

Sensationalisation by the Media is Deeply Irresponsible

Far too often, the media gives murderers a platform that they shouldn't have.
By Paige Reynolds
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Editorial

Little is to be Gained from Leaving a Students’ Union

The Editorial Board considers the right to leave a students’ union, and whether this is an important right to uphold.
By The Editorial Board