Comment & Analysis

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Editorial

Student Rent Strikers Have Put a Pin in Momentum They Worked Hard to Create

Cut the Rent activists this week postponed a rent strike they planned to launch on campus in January.
By The Editorial Board
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Editorial

For a ‘Global University’, Trinity Flounders on Erasmus

Last week, many students spoke out about the enormous difficulties they faced applying for Erasmus and Study Abroad programmes.
By The Editorial Board
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Editorial

On Staffing, Trinity Has Become a Master at Normalising the Outrageous

Negotiations on professional staff progressions have left many dealing with a feeling of having promises broken.
By The Editorial Board
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Column

This Exam Season, Scrap the Textbooks – Legally Blonde is All You Need

Elle Woods is the heroine that I need and deserve, and that is why no exam season is complete without her words of wisdom, writes Aoife Kearins.
By Aoife Kearins
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Column

This Week, Cut the Rent Blinked Under Pressure. Its Movement Could be Over

In kicking rent strikes down the road, Cut the Rent forgot that a small group striking is far better than no striking at all, writes Aoife Kearins.
By Aoife Kearins
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Op-Ed

Trinity Needs a Drug Policy – And Badly

Students need – and deserve – to know that support services exist if they have issues relating to their drug use, writes Eolann Davis.
By Eolann Davis
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Column

Mary McAleese’s Criticisms of the Church Are Really Just Apologism

Trinity students deserve a chancellor out for their own interests – not the Catholic Church's, writes Christopher Dignam.
By Christopher Dignam
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Column

As November Closes, A Timely Re-Evaluation of Remembrance Day

It is understandable that the poppy has never caught on in Ireland – but wearing it should be viewed as a personal decision, writes Julie Leenane.
By Julie Leenane
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Editorial

On Capitation, UCCSU Has Set a New Precedent – We Must Treat it With Caution

Last week UCCSU announced the reversal of a €200 capitation fee increase after months of discussions with the college.
By The Editorial Board
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Editorial

A Welcome Return to a TCDSU Surplus, But Fiscal Prudence Can Have Costs

TCDSU this week announced that the union had accrued a surplus for the first time in four years.
By The Editorial Board