Comment & Analysis

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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
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Tá Sé Áiféiseach Nach Bhfuil Táillí Saor in Aisce á bPlé in aon chor

Toisc gur ceann den uimhir bheag de thíortha aonaracha san Eoraip muid nach bhfuil táillí saor in aisce i bhfeidhm, is iad na daoine a deir gur córas míréalaíoch nó áiféasach é atá cuma sheafóideach orthu.
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Editorial

The Fact That Free Fees Aren’t Even on the Table is Absurd

When we’re practically one of the only countries in Europe that doesn’t have free fees, those who say it’s unrealistic or absurd for Ireland are the ones who are being preposterous.
By The Editorial Board
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Contribution

On Being a Student Parent in College

Carly Bailey describes her experience and the experience of other student parents in accessing education, and the structures that hinder and improve the experience.
By Carly Bailey
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Contribution

Even with 100 from Trinity at Climate March, the Issues Feel Too Remote and Too Abstract

Emer Gerrard argues that the climate-action movement requires a more tangible goal to inspire support.
By Emer Gerrard
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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