Business before editorial?

It is easy to forget that a newspaper is at heart a business – particularly from the perspective of its journalists and readers.

It is they who are the one per cent

First they came to Wall Street in their masses to express their outrage at corporate greed and social inequality. Then they filtered from the US to reach the North West corner of Europe. They are the self-styled 99 per cent.

Austerity education will not sustain our College

THE HALCYON days of Hibernian education are well and truly over.

Searching for statehood

As the presidential election approaches, it is not just the Irish premiership that deserves our attention. It is the Middle East, which remains in the midst of a milestone in statehood.

Challenges call for unity between college unions

Comments by a university employee regarding the “underhanded” tactics of the Students’ Union is just one example of the mutual mistrust that exists between students’ and workers’ organisations in Trinity.

A political class is dictating Áras future

As a sanguine seven line up for the President’s job, the process of electing Ireland’s next head of state will at last enter the realm of democratic choice.

Another one bites the dust

Last week, RTé News played Brian Cowen off with a blast of Razorlight’s Before I Fall to Pieces. What then should the resignation of former USI deputy president Conán Ó Broin been met with? Moving on Up by the M People perhaps?

Demand excellence from the administration

What’s the difference between the annual summer exam timetables and the daily timetable of lectures? One very rarely has any errors, and the other often does.

Time to roll over, or time to roll up our sleeves?

We are the most privileged generation Ireland has ever produced. And as Trinity has the highest proportion of top Leaving Certificate students, we are also among the brightest of this generation.

Sensationalism allows USI to be ignored

The slogan the USI has chosen for tomorrow’s march – “Education not Emigration” – is just the latest instance of poor communication from this organisation.


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