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Analysis

For Unions and Groups Across the Country, a Multitude of Reasons to March for Education

Leaders from unions and interest groups from all over Ireland explain why they are marching in against the introduction of student loans.
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Column

Trinity Will Fundamentally Change the Way it Assesses its Students

The Vice-Provost, Chris Morash, discusses how College is looking to change the way it assesses students by moving away from final summative exams towards a more formative approach.
By Chris Morash
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Profile

For the Head of Trinity’s Nursing, an Unconventional Route Through a Look at Addiction

For the Head of Trinity's School of Nursing and Midwifery, Prof Catherine Comiskey, it was the study of addition that brought her to lead one of the world's top departments.
By Kathleen McNamee
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Column

Exploring the Link Between Getting a Master’s Degree and Improving Your Employability

Kate Lawler argues that an increasing number of employers are placing a greater emphasis on practical experience over a postgraduate qualification.
By Kate Lawler
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Editorial

150% Increase in Emergency Counselling Appointments Contrasts with Successive Cuts to Services

Rise in demand for emergency appointments should be met by College with increased funding and support for students in need.
By The Editorial Board
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Tá Méadú de réir 150 faoin gcéad i gCoinní Práinne Comhairleoireachta as Comhréir le Ciorruithe do Sheirbhísí

Ba cheart go gtabharfadh an Coláiste níos mó maoinithe agus tacaíochta do mhic léinn de bharr an mhéadaithe éilimh do choinní práinne.
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Is Gá do Mhic Léinn Glacadh le Sampla Chlú na bPinsinéirí i leith Píonós Toghchánach

In áit bheith doicheallach faoi shochar an rialtais a thuill siad, ba cheart go ndéanfadh mic léinn aithris ar nósanna vótála leanúnacha agus chomhthachtaitheach glúine a sean-thuismitheoirí chun a n-eisiamh a sheachaint.
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Editorial

Students Should Aspire to Pensioners’ Reputation for Electoral Punishment

Rather than begrudging their favour by the government, students should emulate the consistent and cohesive voting habits of their grandparents’ generation to avoid being overlooked.
By The Editorial Board
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Column

Counselling is Not the Best Option for Everyone, and That’s Okay

James Behan looks at how, as people become more open in talking about their mental health, different ways of talking suit different people.
By James Behan
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Analysis

“John Lennon must be turning in his urn”: Trinity English lecturers on Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize for Literature

Bard or barroom troubadour? Some of Trinity's top literature researchers wade into the debate surrounding Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize.