Editorial

Editorial

Higher Education Funding Pleas are Falling on Deaf Ears. The 2020 Budget is Proof

The 2020 budget shows that the government doesn’t care about the higher education funding crisis.
Editorial

Colleges Can’t Rely on Students to Uphold the University of Sanctuary Scheme

Last week, DCUSU launched a petition to stop the deportation of Mehwish Saqib.
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Pre-Budget, a Starving Sector Makes Political Moves. The Government is Unlikely to Care

It’s unlikely that higher education’s political manoeuvring will sway the government’s thinking ahead of Tuesday’s budget.
Editorial

For Rent Strikes to Work, Activists and TCDSU Must be on the Same Page

It was puzzling to see so little discussion of rent strikes at last Tuesday’s TCDSU council.
Editorial

After AGM Success, DUCAC’s New Regime Must Keep its Promises

The wheels of change are turning in DUCAC. Its new leadership must make tangible changes.
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Trinity’s Administration Isn’t Perfect, But the Alternative Could be Far Worse

Proposed changes to higher education’s governance could radically overhaul Trinity’s governance structures.
Editorial

The Price of Trinity’s Flights is No Big Deal – But College’s Environmental Impact Is

Trinity spent over €259,084 on flights in the last year.
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Schoolchildren Are Ahead On Climate. Third-Level Students Need To Catch Up

At Friday’s climate strike, schoolchildren outshone third-level students.
Editorial

TCDSU’s Class Rep Record is Impressive – But Council Will Tell if Engagement Issue Improves

Class representatives are vital in creating an effective union.
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After Rankings Slump, Third-Level Has to Be an Election Issue – Now, Not in May 2020

Rankings are a bigger issue than the legacy of one provost, or the reputation of one university.