College Tribune

Independent UCD News

Month: February 2012

Campaigns and Communications Race : Aisling Sheerin

Campaigns and Communications Vice-President candidate Aisling Sheerin chats to Conor Fox Current Arts and Human Sciences PRO, capsule Aisling Sheerin, cheap believes that she is the best person for the position of Campaigns and Communications Vice-President, prescription telling the College…

Welfare Race : Enda Conway

Sinéad Williams examines Enda Conway’s plans for the Welfare Office. Twenty year old Geography, Planning and Environment Policy student Enda Conway is running for the position of Welfare Officer. Though Conway has never been involved with the Welfare Crew, he…

Welfare Race : Mícheál Gallagher

Mícheál Gallagher’s ideas and manifesto are laid out by Sinéad Williams Experience is the reason that Micheál Gallagher feels he is the right person for the position of Welfare officer. The Social Science student has been involved in the Welfare…

Features

All power to the president

 Pierce Farrell explains why students should vote no in the upcoming constitutional referendum A close examination of the proposed SU Constitution reveals that a great deal of power will be transferred from the Union membership to the Union President, store who…

Why You Should Vote Yes on the new UCDSU constitution

Who are these Sabbat lads? What does the Student Union do? Is that the thing your man, prostate the class rep from a completely different class, is on about? Oh wait, aren’t they the boys who are a million in…

One night in Paris

What about the fans? Patrick Fleming muses on where our priorities should lie on the Stade de France fiasco Saturday evening at a packed Stade de France and there are only moments to go until kick off. The crowd waits in anticipation…

Zambia restore faith in the beautiful game

For all of football’s glaringly obvious faults, every now and then the moments of controversy are counterbalanced by moments of beauty; moments which remind us why we bother with the whole rigmarole at all, and moments that make us remember…

Dublin Bay oil sparks debate

The possibility that Providence Resources will be granted a Foreshore Licence to undertake an exploratory well drill in Dublin Bay has been met with an outcry from local residents, cialis sale politicians and environmental activist groups. Conrad Richardson, Environmental Officer…

Arab Spring

Robert Nielsen reflects on months of turmoil in the Middle East Chaos theory states that something as small as a butterfly flapping its wings could start a chain of reactions that could cause a hurricane. This could be applied to…

Positive steps for LGBT

On Valentine’s Day, treatment UCD’s LGBT society took part in a protest outside government buildings on Kildare Street. Around thirty UCD LGBT members, shop and one member of Trinity LGBT, sickness protested on the issue of civil partnership for same-sex…

Over-eager campaign teams

Timothy Potenz examines the effect those-campaigners-that-follow-you-around-on-election-day have on the legitimacy of the Student Union elections. In the run up to this Student Union election we can expect the typical plethora of election campaign strategies. As usual, sale meetings, check lecture announcements,…