The University Observer View: Incoming Union team must make funding a priority

What is the value of education and knowledge? This is a perennial question, often put to students of arts and humanities. What...

The University Observer View: Platforms and influence are a privilege that should not be misused or abused

On his annual visit to the US for St. Patrick’s Day, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, along with his partner, Dr Matthew Barrett, visited...

The University Observer View: Addiction as a cause is at the forefront of students’ minds

The conversation around drugs in Ireland needs to change. When drugs are mentioned as news pieces on RTÉ, the focus is always...

The University Observer View: Irish students must reject xenophobia and welcome asylum seekers

Our front page lays bare the intransigence of the State in relation to the welfare of those in direct provision. The story...

The University Observer View: Clothing is never a character witness.

From The New York Times and CNN, to the BBC, The Guardian and the South China Morning Post, the Cork rape trial has gained...