College Tribune

Independent UCD News

Month: October 2011

€5,000 a “hypothetical” figure says Bielenberg

The author of an Irish Independent article that the Union of Students’ in Ireland have used to bolster their “Stop Fees” campaign has said a quoted figure of €5, rx 000 for third level fees was purely “hypothetical.” Kim Bielenberg’s…

Knit Picking: Textbook Ties

Whether for an interview, night-out or formal event, hospital Cathal O’ Gara explains the importance in choosing the perfect neck-tie. The perfect men’s tie can be what makes or breaks an outfit. But with the countless amounts of fabrics, patterns,…

USI Change Focus of National Campaign

  -Thousands of students expected to march on 16th November  

Gael’s Mitchell a Fine man for the Áras?

He comes from humble beginnings, store but today, Gay Mitchell has his sights set on Áras an Uachtaráin. On a recent visit to UCD he told the College Tribune a bit about himself.   It has often been a perception…

From IRA to the ÁRAS?

Martin McGuinness is no stranger to controversy. His presidential campaign has been littered with questions regarding his involvement with the IRA and accusations regarding incidents which occurred during the Troubles. However, he feels that the people of Ireland will look…

UCD Students’ Union anger Mental Health charity

Mental Health group First Fortnight has blamed the UCD Students’ Union for badly promoting an awareness event and wasting thousands of euro in the process. Sources close to the charity have told the College Tribune that the organisation had been…

Rockin’ in the Áras?

The Labour Party’s candidate to contest the presidential election on the 27th October, Michael D. Higgins, describes his vision for the presidency as “one of inclusive citizenship, in a creative society, appropriate for a real republic that represents Ireland to…

Event Guide 25/10/11

The Abbey Theatre 30th September – 29th October Monday – Saturday: 8pm Saturday matinee: 2.30pm   Marina Carr’s latest play deals with the life and times of Chekhov. Having been told he has a mere five minutes to live, Chekov…