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Month: November 2013

UCD AFC lose captain Leahy to Limerick

Defender Mick Leahy has left UCD AFC in a move across the country to Limerick FC. The first official departure of the window for the Students, ambulance the centre-back has been with UCD for 5 seasons after a youth career…

Milk Retrospective

Films about famous figures can be difficult to pull off. Too syrupy and they risk being considered lightweight. Too critical and people might think the director has a grudge against their subject. Thankfully, clinic Gus Van Sant nails the genre…

The Final Countdown To A New Generation

The battle for the living room is a cold war no more. Sony’s PlayStation 4 is ready to go thermonuclear, ask hitting UK shelves on November 29th, nurse while the official Xbox One release date is November 22nd 2013. So,…

I’m Just a Girl, Standing in Front of a Boy….

Joanna Kelly ensures that the Tribune Art Section’s brave pro-Richard Curtis stance is maintained. Four Weddings to About Time, illness Richard Curtis has captured the hearts of rom-com lovers for almost 20 years, viagra sale and with the announcement of…

$3n – $4bn price tag on Snapchat – Obscene or Justified?

Snapchat is not even 3 years old. It’s run by a couple of twentysomethings with no prior business experience. And it has never made a cent. Yet the instant photographic communication app has attracted a $3bn all-cash offer from Facebook…

The Japanese Economy – “Abenomics” & The 2020 Olympics

Abenomics ‘Abenomics’ refers to the economic policies advocated by Shinz? Abe, ampoule the current Prime Minister of Japan, cialis who assumed office on the 26th December 2012. The “three arrows” of Abenomics, are symbolic of the three major components of…

“Table for One, Please.”

  Fiachra Ó Coileáin explores the importance of doing things alone…. Something I’ve never truly understood is the stigma placed on people who are comfortable doing “social” activities alone. For whatever reason, purchase it is assumed that they’re to be…

Questions with Quinn

  The rising student contribution charge, illness third level institutions dwindling position in the QS world rankings and proposed higher education merges are developments which mark a change in the face of the higher education system in Ireland. Ronan Coveney…

Is RTÉ Worth the Licence Fee?

As more students fail to own a television, find Ciara Roche looks at what RTÉ needs to do to capture the next generation of licence fee payers… Regarded by the Irish Times as “RTE’s best ever drama,” Love/Hate has returned…

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

As more and more employers chastise our generations obsession with social media, buy viagra Ciara Roche look at the global revolutions that could not have occurred without the help of these apparently time-wasting websites. Social media has come under fire…

Fear and Loathing in Guantánamo Bay

As the world questions why Guantanamo Bay still fails to be shut down, Liam Forbes discusses the recent hunger strikers attempt to reignite the injustice in the lawless U.S naval base.   On the 11th of October, a short animation…

Bus Bankers

As Dublin Bus fares increase for the third time in four years, mind Kerry Sheridan offers advice on how UCD students can prepare their already tight budgets. The announcement made by the National Transport Authority (NTA) on the 23rd of…