College Tribune

Independent UCD News

Month: February 2013

EDITORIAL

Editorial comment: If the student movement is ever to be saved from itself then UCD must vote to disaffiliate from USI in the upcoming referendum. The Union of Students in Ireland is far from a Union, thumb rather it is…

Gafa le Gunnai – SAM ar strae

Nuair a cuireadh peann ar phár ar an 15 Nollaig 1791, pharmacy bhí i gceist ag reachtóirí Mheiriceá cearta bunúsacha na saoránach a leagan amach agus a chosaint sa Bhunreacht. Rinneadh an chéad deich leasú riamh ar Bhunreacht Mheiriceá sa…

Mallacht na dToitini

Tá grúpa cairde agam sa saol seo, 10 mbliana ó shin bheadh an grúpa cairde sin i bhfad níos mó ach anois, tá muid ar imeall an phobail. Níl fíor-aithne agam ar fhormhór na ndaoine seo agus seans maith nach…

Frontier Markets – Building on the BRICs

While much public discussion on emerging markets focuses on “mainstream” economies in Latin America and the Asia-Pacific regions, site investors are increasingly turning their attention to frontier economies. With a backdrop of historically low fixed income yields and considerable uncertainties…

Water Charges Make Sense

Like it or not, you will be paying for your water shortly. By the start of 2014 water charges are planned to be introduced in accordance with the terms of the EU/IMF bailout. However, with a local election scheduled for…

Snarling from the soil

Christopher Aherne gets to the origins of the seemingly unending GM food debate The Genetically Modified Food debate has been a hotly divisive issue for a long time and while the days of it being labelled “Frankenfood” are finally gone…

On the road with Zizek

That's right – 'On the Road' with Slovenian philosopher, medicine cultural critic, online and all-out political maniac, Slavoj Zizek – and it's the only way to travel, and the only point of departure that might get you to where you…

Happy My Bloody Valentines Day

Ciaran Breslin and Peter Sweeney celebrate the end of a twenty year wait for My Bloody Valentine’s new album Music, discount as we know it now, here is a uniquely young art form. In contrast to painting or prose or…

THE BOOK NOOK

Pull up  a chair and grab one of Aoife Byrne’s top picks for year ahead” Z – Therese Anne Fowler Fowler’s biographical novel centres on southern aristocrat Zelda Fitzgerald, viagra best known as the wife of prolific author F. Scott Fitzgerald…

BREATHING CORPSES

Cathal O’ Gara catches up with Lisa Carroll as she prepares for the opening night of Laura Wade’s ‘Breathing Corpses.’ “Amy’s found another body in a hotel bedroom There’s a funny smell coming from one of Jim’s storage units. And…

SU condemnation of UCD student

The Turbine can now confirm that UCD SU have issued a posthumous condemnation of a former Medicine student, Kevin Barry, for what has been deemed violent protest. On the morning of September 20th 1920, Barry was involved in an ambush…

Ginger separatists organise in UCD

It has recently come to the attention of the Turbine that a small group of revolutionaries have taken up residence in the bowels of UCD. The group, pharmacy who title themselves as the “Ginger Separatist Movement” or GSM, have been…