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It’s Time for Trinity to Re-Evaluate How It Shares Out Its Accommodation

A system that places weight on students’ ‘contribution to college life’, more than students’ need, is one that merits interrogation, writes Ella Connolly.
By Ella Connolly
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For Many Students, Summer Jobs Pay for College. Now That’s Gone

It behoves the government to support students for whom vital summer work has gone out the window, writes Ella Connolly.
By Ella Connolly
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Normal People Shatters the Illusion of the College Dream. Thank God for It

Normal People's TV adaptation did an excellent job of gently telling us that in fact, not living the dream is fairly normal after all, writes Emer Moreau.
By Emer Moreau
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Praying Helped Me – Slowly but Surely – Improve My Relationship With Myself

Everyone’s different, but praying for someone’s well-being, or upon the loss of a loved one, surely helps the mind to cope, writes Robert Quinn.
By Robert Quinn
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There’s No Shame in Getting an STI Check – Why Do We Act Like There Is?

If you think you have an STI, get it checked – it's a no-brainer, and nothing to be ashamed of, writes Ella Connolly.
By Ella Connolly
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It’s Time to Re-Evaluate Ireland’s Role in the Colonial World Order

Outside of academia, the role of Irish people in the colonial world isn't as widely discussed as it should be, writes Aoibh Ní Chroimín.
By Aoibh Ní Chroimín
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As a Perfectionist, Trinity Can Be a Nightmare

The mindset of 'everything I do has to be done perfectly' is harmful, writes Emer Moreau – beating yourself up won't help you achieve your goals.
By Emer Moreau
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We Need to Talk About Suicide

Suicide is a crisis that is robbing people of their futures, and we need to start acting accordingly, writes Alex Connolly.
By Alex Connolly
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I Was in an Emotionally Abusive Relationship – I’m Still Standing

In relationships, emotional abuse can take many forms. It's important to know the signs.
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Bullying Leaves Scars – But it’s Possible to Move On

Bullying should not be inevitable, and experiencing it is not a box to be ticked in the checklist of becoming a well-rounded person, writes Eimear Finan.
By Eimear Finan