Comment & Analysis

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Editorial

Given Lack of Funding Support, Proposed Government Control of Universities is an Affront

A proposed extension to the powers the government holds over universities poses a real threat to the troubled sector.
By The Editorial Board
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Is Féidir Brústocaireacht Níos Láidre a Dhéanamh de bharr Comhghuaillíochta Nua idir Aontais

Is mór an cumas atá ag comhghuaillíocht idir na cúig cheardchumainn is mó san ardoideachas, ach caithfimid níos mó a lorg ná a dhearna siad le chéile roimhe sin.
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Editorial

With a New Alliance Between Unions, Potential For Greater Impact on Funding

A coalition between the four largest unions in higher education has huge potential, but will need to aim higher than their previous collaborations.
By The Editorial Board
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Column

Delay in Accommodation Offers Exacerbates Difficulty in Finding Somewhere to Live

Trinity's accommodation process is an impenetrable game of justification and waiting that hasn't been improved by this year's delays.
By Aisling Curtis
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Column

A Newly Minted Alumnus at the New York Trinity Ball

Trying out adulthood among my fellow Trinity alumni at New York's most prestigious yacht club.
By Daniel O'Brien
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Contribution

Those Outraged by Stanford Assault Must Accept That Action Needs to be Taken

Simon Foy argues that while recent work to challenge our attitude to sexual assault has been controversial, it is necessary to effect change.
By Simon Foy
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Editorial

The New Smoking-Free Zones Are Not About Restricting Your Freedom

Rather than using smokers as targets, the new policy is a practical solution to a persistent problem.
By The Editorial Board
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Níl na Criosanna gan Caitheamh Tobac chun bhur Saoirse a Shrianadh

In áit caitheamh le ceansaitheoirí mar íobartaigh, is réiteach phraiticiúil le fadhb leanúnach atá sa pholasaí nua.
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Editorial

In an Underfunded Sector, We Cannot Let Financial Interests Dictate Academia

Comments made by the vice-chancellor of Queen’s deepen the concerns many have about the future of academia.
By The Editorial Board
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In Earnáil Tearcmhaoinithe, is Gá nach ligimid do Leas Airgeadais An Saol Acadúil a Smachtú

Doimhníonn tráchtaí a rinne leas-seansailéir Ollscoil na Banríona an imní atá ar mhórán daoine maidir le todhchaí an ardoideachais