Opinion Contribution


Being Paid Less than Minimum Wage Defeats the Purpose of a Minimum Wage

Laura McPhillips argues that students between 18-20 years old should not be paid less for doing the same work.
By Laura McPhillips

On Being a Student Parent in College

Carly Bailey describes her experience and the experience of other student parents in accessing education, and the structures that hinder and improve the experience.
By Carly Bailey

Even with 100 from Trinity at Climate March, the Issues Feel Too Remote and Too Abstract

Emer Gerrard argues that the climate-action movement requires a more tangible goal to inspire support.
By Emer Gerrard

Should We be Afraid of Internet Dependency?

A balanced approach to the internet is not a phone in each hand.
By Elizabeth Quinn

Why Study Irish?

Peter Weakliam examines the unique benefits afforded to the Irish speaker.
By Peter Weakliam

Feeling The Final-Year Fear

Charlie Collins examines the existential panic of trying to figure out what you’re going to do when you graduate.
By Charlie Collins

Changes in the J1 VISA Programme Will Ruin a Tradition for Irish Students

John Conway argues that the new requirement tarnishes the programme and will result in less students visiting America every summer.
By John Conway

An Irish Sugar Tax Could Tackle Health Concerns

The Irish government needs to listen to public calls for restrictive measures on sugared drinks.
By James Larkin

Trinity as a Saving Grace for Dublin’s Aesthetic

In a city in aesthetic decline, the historic beauty of historic sites like Trinity provide a model for the rest of the capital.
By Ciaran Sunderland

Discussing Consent in University Shouldn’t be an Opt-out Matter

Paul Glynn argues that in order for all students to be able to live in a safe and enjoyable environment, we cannot make exceptions in who should be educated about sexual consent and harassment.
By Paul Glynn