College Tribune

Independent UCD News

Month: August 2011

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Looking into the apocalypse

In case you missed it, healing the world started to end around 3.30pm yesterday. Hell opened its gates and instead of giving us the four horsemen of the apocalypse, look it released fifteen footballers from Donegal onto the hallowed turf…

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And the hippos were boiled in their tanks

(IKEA – There and Back Again) Buses can be quite intimidating places. The first real terror is paying (although people often overlook the troublesome step onto the bus, check a particularly troubling jump, pilule especially during rush hour where any…

Students Camp Out In Protest Against “Crooked Landlords”

Some seventy students camped out last Thursday night on the grounds of Dublin’s Custom House, where the offices of the Department of Environment are situated, as part of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) campaign for the introduction of…

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Away into the sky

I’m always amazed at just how comfortable those melted steel seats facing the giant windows out towards the planes on the runway of Dublin Airport become. The dissembling spine slide-back into your chair always makes the whole queuing business and…

UCD Registration Chaos

There was widespread confusion and panic this morning as UCD students attempted to register for the coming academic year. The registration process was due to open today, medical though no specific time was given by the UCD authorities. Many students…

Arts

Review: ‘Translations’ at The Abbey Theatre

“I am a barbarian in this place because I am not understood.” Review by: Ciara Murphy Title: Translations. Dates: Until August 13th Tickets: €13 – €40 Venue: The Abbey Theatre Director: Conall Morrison Writer: Brian Friel Cast: Aaron Monaghan (The…