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Month: December 2013

The Year in Review – 2013

2013 has been a busy year for the students and staff of UCD.  New buildings have been added to UCD’s ever growing campus and the Students’ Union has received somewhat of an overhaul. January marked the continuation of the escalating…

UCDSU Suffers First Disaffiliation in its History

Samuel O’Connor, the student at the centre of a membership dispute with UCD Students’ Union has had his request to leave the union accepted. Following a meeting of the union’s Independent Appeals and Disciplinary Board (IADB), the board agreed to…

Spreading the Word: The Importance of Publishing

As students we gobble up primary sources, advice critical essays, viagra journals, even whole books on a daily basis. Eventually we’re bound to dream up or come across something that nobody else has discovered. Whether you are capable of producing…

A Leap of Faith

It was a typical Monday morning at work. Phones were ringing and co-workers were exchanging drunken Saturday night stories. The potent smell of instant coffee was permeating the open plan office. All was normal, cialis sale except for me. I…

My India

Conor Fox reflects on his journey through India. It’s about half two in the morning. We’re finally managing to rattle off to sleep when our sleeper train pulls into a station. A flood of men pour onto the already full…

Express Yourself Online Without the Pricetag

So getting up online without the cost? Let’s try and take a step away from the familiar that is tumblr, view Facebook and twitter. Be adventurous and explore the net. WordPress.com is one of the best sites to build a…

Social Entrepreneurship: Logon for Change.

It’s no shocker that technology is useful; from researching an essay to reconnecting with friends. There is a bigger picture that tech is a vital part of. Social entrepreneurship? (a strange new term.) It’s any activity that is focused on…

Student Technology: The Basics

 Technology makes everything easier if you just know how to utilize it. So you’ve missed lots of lectures? The internet has the help you need and you won’t even have to put on pants. Khanacademy (https://www.khanacademy.org/) is a great site…

Quitting smoking

Nicotine is what makes cigarettes addictive. This is not news, generic however, check  we have to talk about it when giving up. When you smoke you get a hit of nicotine within about ten seconds. This gives you the pleasure…

The Turbine’s top 5 UCD sculptures

If you’ve spent any time around the new lake we’re sure you’ll have noticed that our campus has been graced by the presence of another statue. The sculpture joins the various other works of art dotted around campus and we now…

SU president responds to membership conflict

The president of UCDSU, viagra Mícheál Gallagher, sales has responded to the ongoing conflict over membership of the SU caused by Samuel O’Connor’s attempt to disaffiliate from the Union. “It has been claimed that the Students’ Union Executive took a…

In full: Mícheál Gallagher’s statement

Statement by Mícheál Gallagher, doctor President of UCD Students’ Union: I wish to clarify some issues that are currently circulating in the media in regard to the issue of UCDSU membership. It has been claimed that the Students’ Union Executive…