College Tribune

Independent UCD News

Month: February 2012

The city of golden spires

  Conor McKenna discovers the delights of Prague, a city famous for the best beer and noted for its examples of Gothic art and architecture. The capital of the Czech Republic has been a popular destination for Western Europeans since…

Giants triumph over Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI

The New York Giants have defeated the New England Patriots in a Super Bowl that many will want to forget. The 21-17 scoreline is perhaps more indicative of poor defensive efforts from both teams than any real initiative on the…

Sport

Clubhouse 8/2/12

Padraig Harrington Receives James Joyce Award Theatre M in the Newman Building has seen plenty of psychology lectures over the years, ambulance but none of those have been given by somebody who has won three majors. Indeed, Padraig Harrington, who…

Sport

UCD book Sigerson quarter final date with Maynooth after comprehensive first round Sigerson victory

UCD 0-13 Athlone IT 0-4   UCD’s Sigerson Cup campaign began with a routine nine point victory over a tenacious but limited Athlone IT side on a typically frosty and blustery night in Belfield. It was a game which the…

Uncategorized

Whose Union?

During the last few weeks, order welcomed reform within the Students’ Union has come in the form of a new UCDSU constitution. These changes were to increase transparency finance wise and to become more open and inclusive union for students….

News

Why to Vote in Favour of the Proposed Constitution

UCDSU President Pat de Brún explains the proposed constitution and tells Donie O’Sullivan why people should vote in favour of it.  -How many hours did the group meet to put together the proposed text?   I would estimate that the…

News

Why to Vote against the Proposed Constitution

Students Mark Stokes and Jamie Rath tell Donie O’Sullivan why they are opposed to the implementation of the proposed SU Constitution.  -What was your first reaction when you read through the proposed constitution? When we first saw the story in…

Just who is Rick Santorum?

Robert Nielsen looks at American Presidential candidate Rick Santorum.   Do you think homosexuals are destroying America? Do you think the government should stop giving money to black people? Do you think universities are brain washing students? Do you think…

Disorganised Organisers

For a Saturday that had sports fans salivating at the prospect of starting their day watching one of the greatest rivalries in sport, there then followed by an Irish expedition in Paris in the evening, diagnosis it really could not…

Meteor Choice Music Prize announces New Award

takes a look at the new award set to honour the public’s wishes   A few weeks ago, the prestigious Meteor Choice Music Prize added an extra award to the prize, the inaugural Irish Song of the Year, which sees…