Comment & Analysis

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Analysis

The State of the Middle East Gives Rise to a Demand for Islamic Studies, and in Trinity, it’s No Different

As Trinity prepares to welcome two new initiatives into a unique field of study, Paul Glynn takes a look at the international perspectives on Islamic studies.
By Paul Glynn
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Contribution

Ceachtanna le Foghlaim ag lucht Sheachtain na Gaeilge ón gComhphobal Idirnáisiúnta

Tugann Christopher McMahon aghaidh ar na féilte ilchineálacha a chuireann mionteangacha chun cinn ar fud an domhain agus na difríochtaí agus cosúlachtaí le Seachtain na Gaeilge atá le feiceáil.
By Christopher McMahon
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Op-Ed

Rankings are the Latest Assault on the University

Senator Sean Barrett argues that world rankings, which are increasingly becoming a focus in Trinity, often come at the expense of students.
By Sean Barrett
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Column

Trinity Activist Festival Provided a Valuable Framework for Starting Conversations

Daniel O'Brien discusses the value of the intentions of Trinity's recent activism festival.
By Daniel O'Brien
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Gníomhaíocht Choláiste na Tríonóide ar Uimhir Iarrthóirí as Tuaisceart Éireann ag Déanamh Torthaí Dáiríre Cheana Féin

Tá dhá chlár úrnua tar éis an méid iarrthóirí as Tuaisceart Éireann a mhéadú agus tá moladh tuillte ag Coláiste na Tríonóide de bharr an dushláin a chuir sé faoi chóras míchothrom, a scríobhann an Bord Eagarthóireachta.
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Editorial

Trinity’s Leadership on Increasing Northern Irish Applicants is Already Producing Tangible Results

Two groundbreaking programmes have increased applications from Northern Ireland, and Trinity deserves praise for challenging an unfair system, writes the Editorial Board.
By The Editorial Board
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Bhain Feachtas ó Bharr Anuas ar son Athchleamhnaithe ag UCD an Bonn ó Ghluaiseacht Dhúisiúil

Tar éis reifrinn ar athchleamhnú le USI a bhí caillte le corrlach níos mó vótálaithe ná an chéad ceann, tá feachtas cosmhuintire ag teastáil.
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Editorial

A Top-Down Campaign for Yes at UCD Undermined an Already Uphill Battle

With a referendum on USI reaffiliation lost by an even larger margin than the original one, the yes side needs a grassroots campaign.
By The Editorial Board
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Op-Ed

Conversations on Repealing the Eighth Must be Rationally Informed

Laura Harmon discusses the reasoned and contemplative debate that must emerge around the issue of repealing the eighth.
By Laura Harmon
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Column

Essays: Due in On Time, Never Due Back

James Shaw argues that the common failure to give essays back on time is a highly problematic aspect of the Trinity education.
By James Shaw