Comment & Analysis

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Editorial

The Parallel Issues Facing Voters in the General and TCDSU Elections

To a very large extent, national issues will be to the fore in this year's TCDSU elections.
By The Editorial Board
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Column

Is it Important to be an “International University”?

Tom Myatt argues that to continue to have relevance Trinity must be seen as attractive on a global stage.
By Tom Myatt
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Contribution

We Must Forge a Community Where Predatory Behaviour is Condemned

Kate Lawler argues that consent workshops are an integral element of a university's approach to sexual assault.
By Kate Lawler
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Contribution

Excessive Medicating is Not the Solution to Mental Illness

Using medicine to treat a physical problem, such as a broken limb or an infection, is an effective way of solving problems, but it's a different story when psychological issues come into play.
By Anna Belitskaya
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Contribution

Medicating my Depression was a Lifesaver

For Mental Health Week, Anna Moran discusses her experiences with medication and the way in which it changed her life.
By Anna Moran
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Contribution

The Fire Talk Analogy Misleads in Talks About Consent

James Behan argues that consent classes will not address the "grey areas" of sexual assault.
By James Behan
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Analysis

With Election Called, Which Coalition Offers the Best Solution for Higher Education?

Coalitions which may produce the best result for students may not be the best ones when it comes to adequate funding of third-level.
By Chris McMahon
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Analysis

Between General Elections, Promises from Parties on Higher Education Become Clearer

Comparing the manifestos of the political parties between 2011 and now reveals broken promises and clearer policies.
By Chris McMahon
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Op-Ed

Disability Must Become a Priority in General Election Promises

Tom Clonan, independent candidate for the Seanad, describes his experience with Ireland’s disability services, and advocates for more efforts from the government.
By Tom Clonan
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Editorial

With Few Females Running for Election Yet Again, the Failure of “Women in Leadership” Becomes Apparent

The “successes” of last year’s Women in Leadership campaign failed to carry over to this year, because a long-term problem can’t be solved with a short-term solution.
By The Editorial Board