Comment & Analysis

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It May Come as a Surprise, but Trinity Needs to do More to Support Students Beyond Academics

Addressing the findings of a recent survey, in which College fares poorly at helping students with non-academic needs.
By Tom Myatt
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USI Adds its Voice to the General Election

The USI manifesto shows that students have ideas, but their votes will make the difference.
By Daniel O'Brien
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Students are Organised and Angry in the UK. What Can we Learn?

Denis Ryan compares student responses to fee increases and funding cuts in Ireland and the UK, and contends that Irish students can do more.
By Denis Ryan
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Is Trinity Failing to Bridge the Gap Between the Arts and the Sciences?

As College prioritises STEM subjects, a concern for the future of other courses remains.
By John Bethell
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The Transgender Community Deserves to Tell its Own Stories

Although awareness of trans rights is improving on campus and worldwide, Paige Reynolds argues that failure to feature trans actors on screen must be addressed.
By Paige Reynolds
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For Women, Alcohol is a Poisoned Chalice

Emer Gerrard explores the complicated relationship between women, alcohol, and health.
By Emer Gerrard
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How Trinity Can Save its Green Flag

With the renewal of Trinity’s Green Flag in doubt, Paul Glynn examines what College is doing to safeguard it.
By Paul Glynn
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The “Help! I’m not involved enough!” Guilt

Ellen Orchard argues that second year can become a time for CV-building and one-upmanship for who is the most involved in College life.
By Ellen Orchard
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The Case for Staying in This New Year’s Eve

Why one writer wants to avoid the clubs, the weather, and the forced merriment.
By Paige Reynolds
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Until the Revolution Comes, Working Group Loan Recommendations Aren’t So Bad

Cathal Kavanagh argues that an income-contigent loan scheme, in addition to increased maintenance payments, isn't the neoliberal plot it's made out to be.
By Cathal Kavanagh