Comment & Analysis

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Contribution

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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Column

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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Contribution

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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Analysis

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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Contribution

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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Column

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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Contribution

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
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Profile

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