Comment & Analysis

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Analysis

Presidential Candidates Weigh the Balance Between College Issues and National Ones

In interviews with The University Times, candidates highlight issues such as fees, repeal the eighth and union engagement.
By Eleanor O'Mahony and John Conway
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Contribution

In a Digital World, Plans Don’t Mean Commitment

Elizabeth Quinn contends that technology gives us more flexibility but less responsibility.
By Elizabeth Quinn
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Column

In AARP, USI has a Roadmap for Single-issue Advocacy

Defeating fees and loan schemes means selling a compelling narrative and getting students to vote.
By Daniel O'Brien
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Column

Failing to Offer Promised Modules Jeopardises Student Degrees

James Shaw argues that failures in the provision of funding for higher education means College can’t pay for the degrees students signed up for.
By James Shaw
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Column

It May Come as a Surprise, but Trinity Needs to do More to Support Students Beyond Academics

Addressing the findings of a recent survey, in which College fares poorly at helping students with non-academic needs.
By Tom Myatt
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Analysis

USI Adds its Voice to the General Election

The USI manifesto shows that students have ideas, but their votes will make the difference.
By Daniel O'Brien
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Contribution

Students are Organised and Angry in the UK. What Can we Learn?

Denis Ryan compares student responses to fee increases and funding cuts in Ireland and the UK, and contends that Irish students can do more.
By Denis Ryan
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Contribution

Is Trinity Failing to Bridge the Gap Between the Arts and the Sciences?

As College prioritises STEM subjects, a concern for the future of other courses remains.
By John Bethell
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Column

The Transgender Community Deserves to Tell its Own Stories

Although awareness of trans rights is improving on campus and worldwide, Paige Reynolds argues that failure to feature trans actors on screen must be addressed.
By Paige Reynolds
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Contribution

For Women, Alcohol is a Poisoned Chalice

Emer Gerrard explores the complicated relationship between women, alcohol, and health.
By Emer Gerrard