Quotes of the Fortnight

 
 

“Several complaints have been received in relation to snowballing at Belfield.”

A UCD SPOKESPERSON COMMENTS ON STUDENT MISADVENTURES IN THE UNIVERSITY.


“I think that today’s system, where men choose men [into positions of political power], is also kind of a quota, a secret quota.”

VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION IN CHARGE OF INSTITUTIONAL RELATIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS, MARGOT WALLSTROM DISCUSSING THE DIFFICULTIES FACING WOMEN IN POLITICS.


“I’m not going to shy away from a decision that I believe is right.”

STUDENTS’ UNION (SU) EDUCATION OFFICER, PAUL LYNAM DEFENDS HIS SUPPORT OF RAISING LIBRARY FINES.


“[Phoenix] paints us as a militant wing student movement which is an element of what we are but we do much more.”

MEMBER OF FEE (FREE EDUCATION FOR EVERYONE], PAUL MURPHY REACTS TO AN ARTICLE PUBLISHED IN PHOENIX MAGAZINE ABOUT HIS INVOLVEMENT IN THE STUDENT PROTEST AGAINST THE INTRODUCTION OF THIRD-LEVEL FEES.
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