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Month: September 2011

Sinn Féin exclusion causes troubles

Members of Ógra Sinn Féin staged a protest at the main gates of the university this week against their lack of representation in this year’s Freshers’ Tent. The party, thumb which won 14 seats in February’s general election, has no…

USI “fires warning shot” at government

The Union of Students in Ireland are set to launch a “seven step” campaign in the run up to December’s budget that could see another mass student protest similar to last November’s “Education not Emigration” march. Gary Redmond, sick President…

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De Brún considers implementing new staff structures in the SU

Pat de Brún, capsule President of UCD Students’ Union, nurse is considering implementing new staff structures in the SU as part of a reform package that hopes the make the Union, no rx and particularly its finances, more transparent. Last…

Tribune receives impostor calls

The College Tribune has received several phone calls from a private number as part of an apparent attempt to reveal the paper’s sources for the recent leak of Law Society emails. The anonymous caller, for sale who identified himself as…

Class Rep video causes controversy

Brendan Lacey, stuff Campaigns and Communications Officer for the UCD Students’ Union has come under fire for his ‘Run for Class Rep in UCD’ promotional video. The video, treat posted on the September 15th, has reached nearly 3,000 views. The…

100 Facts About David O’Doherty

The one joke David has written in the past few years: “Why don’t Vodafone phones get married in my house? Cause the reception would be shit” “World, you can mess with me once and you would probably get away with…

Jacks Rule the Kingdom

The Sunday before last saw two of the country’s top football teams contest the Senior All-Ireland Football Final in what was one of the most eagerly-anticipated matches the championship has seen in years. Both teams went into the match feeling…

For a better Ireland

Senator David Norris is edging closer to the Áras, sovaldi sale despite fears that his bid to get on the ballot paper would be defenestrated. While former IRA member Martin McGuiness faces down criticism from Justice Minister Alan Shatter who…

DJ Shadow – The Less You Know the Better

5 out of 10 Following up 2006’s The Outsider, cialis revered beatsmith DJ Shadow’s latest offering The Less You Know the Better comprises of exactly what fans expect; heavily sampled material paired with distinct genre variation. Shadows’ sampling style is…

Next big thing? Robert Sheehan

Misfit Robert Sheehan talks to Conor McKenna about Killing Bono, view Irish life and hopes for the future. BAFTA award nominee Robert Sheehan has had a busy year: finishing with Misfits, starring in Killing Bono and Season of the Witch…

Absurd or Aesthetic: Fashion & Everything In-between

Fashion Editor Cathal O’ Gara discusses the purpose of fashion and the place it holds in modern times. Often, when discussing the next fashion issue’s objectives with fellow CT journalists, I am put forward the questions: ‘what is fashion?’ and…

For a better Ireland

Senator David Norris is edging closer to the Áras, despite fears that his bid to get on the ballot paper would be defenestrated. While former IRA member Martin McGuiness faces down criticism from Justice Minister Alan Shatter who believes it…