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The Former NASA Expert Pioneering Acclaimed Mars Research From Trinity

Dr Mary Bourke of Trinity's Department of Geography, and formerly of NASA, made headlines recently for her work in understanding winds on Mars.
By Eleanor O'Mahony
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Op-Ed

Trinity’s Admissions Study is Still Fundamentally Flawed

Despite recent changes to Trinity’s admissions feasibility study, it still fails to improve on the “rational, transparent process” of the Leaving Cert, writes the former General Manager of the CAO.
By John McAvoy
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Op-Ed

20 Questions for the Higher Education Working Group

The leak of the Cassells report leaves many questions unanswered.
By Brian Lucey
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Editorial

Reassessing How We Assess is Welcome, but Christmas Exams are Not the Right Answer for All

As talks of semesterised assessment continue, assuming that Christmas exams should be brought in across the board is a mistake.
By The Editorial Board
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Editorial

Voter Registration Has a Purpose, and This Is It

The leak of the working group’s recommendations gives students’ unions the time and the obligation to fight for students in the general election.
By The Editorial Board
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Op-Ed

Students Are the Ones Who Suffer with a “Funding” Loan System

Students should not be the ones bearing the brunt of the need for greater institutional funding, writes USI President Kevin Donoghue.
By Kevin Donoghue
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Contribution

Cothrom na Féinne i leith na Gaeilge ag Teastáil agus Muid ag Déileáil leis na hEalaíona

Tar éis na gluaiseachta #WakingTheFeminists, is gá aitheantas a thabhairt don neamhaird náisiúnta a thugtar do mháistrí litríochta na Gaeilge sa tír seo.
By Colm Ó Néill
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Contribution

Being Paid Less than Minimum Wage Defeats the Purpose of a Minimum Wage

Laura McPhillips argues that students between 18-20 years old should not be paid less for doing the same work.
By Laura McPhillips
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Éascaíonn Dearcadh Aibí na Tríonóide i leith an Chomóraidh 1916 le Plé Aibí a Chur Chun Cinn

Trí dhíriú ar an réabhlóid cultúrtha, fáilteofar roimh réimse níos leithne de mhic léinn chun an chomóraidh.
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Editorial

Trinity’s Nuanced Approach to 1916 Commemorations Promotes Mature Discussion

A focus on the cultural revolution will welcome a wider spectrum of students to the commemorations.
By The Editorial Board