Comment & Analysis

blank
Editorial

Colleges – Not Victims – Have to Tackle Anti-Asian Racism on Campuses

The University Times this week published an op-ed detailing the increased harassment of and bigotry against the Asian community in Irish universities.
By The Editorial Board
blank
Column

Exiting my Last Zoom Class, I Wonder: ‘What Now?’

It’s been a few weeks of reminiscing the hours spent brunching in the legendary café Lemon, the soothing sound of pages being turned in the Berkeley, and the faintest memories of things we’d really rather forget we did while a bit tipsy, writes Orla Murnaghan.
By Orla Murnaghan
blank
Op-Ed

We Must Take Action Against Anti-Asian Racism in Ireland

The Asian community in Ireland has been suffering increased levels of racist harassment and violence in the past year. Ireland must stand up to it, writes Xi-Ning Wang and Aaron Koay.
By Xi-Ning Wang and Aaron Koay
blank
Editorial

Skilful Backroom Negotiations Are Required to Protect Trinity’s Autonomy

In the heads of a bill to reform university governance structures, Trinity was the only university mentioned as being potentially excluded from some of the reforms.
By The Editorial Board
blank
Editorial

The Singling Out of Students on PUP May be a Sign of Cuts on the Horizon

Comments from an anonymous government minister were condemned by both Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris and USI President Lorna Fitzpatrick this week.
By The Editorial Board
blank
Op-Ed

An Ghaeilge sa Chóras Oideachais

Seachas iarracht a dhéanamh na fadhbanna a réiteach diaidh ar ndiaidh is gá athchóiriú iomlán a dhéanamh ar an nGaeilge sa chóras oideachais, dar le Clíodhna Ní Dhufaigh.
By Clíodhna Ní Dhufaigh
blank

Is Éagóir Stairúil é Neamhrochtain Teach a Sé ar Mhic Léinn. Ní Mór é a Athrú

Déanfaidh TCDSU stocaireacht ar an gColáiste chun a fhiosrú an féidir Teach a Sé a dhéanamh níos inrochtana, tar éis a ghlacadh le rún ag ag an gComhairle an tseachtain seo caite.
blank

Leis an mBille Tithíochta USI, Ní Mór do Harris Cuimhniú go Bhfuil sé i gCeannas

Agus díospóireacht maidir le bille a thabharfadh cosaint sa bhreis do mhic léinn atá ina gcíosaithe dúirt an t-Aire Ardoideachais Simon Harris go bhfuil ‘comhrá práinneach’ de dhíth ar an gceist.
blank
Column

The Anonymous Minister’s PUP Comment is Little More Than Pandemic Finger-Pointing

Passive-aggressive judgement and tut-tutting have been rife throughout the pandemic, but it’s particularly disappointing to see it coming from a government minister, writes Faye Curran.
By Faye Curran
blank
Op-Ed

I’m Thankful for the College Experience, but Fed Up With its Inaccessibility

Until every single aspect of Trinity and the education the college provides becomes totally accessible, the label of inaccessibility will cover the whole college, writes Niamh Ní Hoireabhaird.
By Niamh Ní Hoireabhaird