Comment

TEP must be criticised, but not discarded

Despite the obvious issues with this year’s implementation of TEP, improvements must be considered too

The Trinity Education Project (TEP) is a highly aspirational ideal of education reform for the College – possibly even more radical than the semi-semesterisation model introduced in 2010. Its aim to reduce the amount of assessments for students in order

Comment, Editorial

Students must show solidarity with Trade Unions

Faced with the growing commercialisation of College, students have no choice but to support industrial action

DONT USEE

For the first time in years Trinity faces the prospect of industrial action. The current impasse between non-academic staff and College could be ended through a negotiated settlement; however, we cannot ignore the important implications of the policies College has

Comment

College is real, gut-wrenching, terrifying freedom

“What we spend time on becomes a large part of who we are, and so deciding how to spend your time is also about deciding who you want to be.”

COMMENT

Last week a friend of mine, an incoming fresher in Law and Politics, messaged me: “My timetable is awfully sparse”, he said. He was referring to the 15 contact hours a week – a good number, in my estimation. “Welcome

Comment

On being ‘religious’ in college

Jason McCann talks through his experience of attitudes towards religion in college.

COMMENT

Perhaps one of the most wonderful experiences of being liberated into the college environment is the exposure to such an eclectic mix of interesting people, whether that is in lectures, the numerous student societies, or the endless mill of invitations

Features

Dealing with dyspraxia

In the wake of Dyspraxia Awareness Week, Doireann Dhufaigh writes about the challenges of living with this relatively unknown condition.

FEATURES

Try to imagine that a young adult in a prominent university but you struggle to carry a tray without dropping all its contents, direct someone across a building, or remember information you’ve been told five minutes before. This is a

Comment

Ents needs to change

William Foley

Comment Editor

As the #LeadershipRace approaches, the hacks are slithering out of the CSC incubation chambers and preparing to infest the campus with shiny t-shirts, hollow promises and glossy leaflets with an average handout-to-bin lifespan of about five …

Comment

Wwoofing in the wind

John Kennedy

Staff Writer

The world we live in is a dirty one. We are invited and enticed to consume daily, to consume indiscriminately and to consume regardless of actual necessity. This is especially evident during Christmas, the festival of …

News

Q Soc celebrates anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality

Aonghus Ó Cochláin

 Student Affairs Editor
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