College Tribune

Independent UCD News

Month: February 2014

Music Biopics: Compulsory Watching

Have you walked the line? Do you know what love’s got to do with it? More to the point, are you a twenty-four hour party person? If you’re confused, read on as Caitríona O’Malley delves into the heady world of…

Out Of Here

Daniel Nolan on the Jameson Dublin Film Festival feature Out of Here is the debut feature-length from promising young Irish director Donal Foreman. It follows its protagonist, Ciarán (played by What Richard Did’s Fionn Walton), as he attempts to settle…

In Conversation: Ricky Jay

Daniel Nolan speaks to the subject of the documentary Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay Ricky Jay has been one of the most successful performers in the magic industry in the modern era. He has also played…

Slanes Former Glory

Last week it was announced that Slane Castle won’t be going ahead this year, troche the second time in four years that this has occurred. While there’s nothing uncommon about this, for sale with there sometimes being two or three…

Gaeilge

Nuacht an Chumainn Ghaelaigh

Bhí na mílte daoine amuigh ar shráideanna Bhaile Átha Claith ar an 15ú lá de Fheabhra ag ceiliúradh Lá Mór na Gaeilge. Bhailigh slua  ollmhór de bhaill an Chumainn le chéile ar son na teanga. Ní fhéadfá an cineál bróid…

Students Release UCD Navigator App

A group of UCD students have produced a new app aimed at helping both students and visitors to UCD make their way around campus. The UCD Navigator App allows any Android phone with GPS capabilities to navigate easily around the…

Features

Fur Fashionable?

Kerry Sheridan asks whether mink farming in Ireland is ethical… Whilst campaigns against the cruelties of the fur trade have always found a place in the headlines, the last few months have seen the anti-fur campaign grow in Ireland. With…

News

Widening Participation Expo Launch

The Widening Participation Expo will be held on campus next Thursday, the 6th of March. The aim of the event is to raise awareness and increase engagement with access, transfer and progression of underrepresented groups and to encourage better involvement…

Rio from a Different View.

Thérèse Walsh recounts her non – traditional adventure in Rio…. I sit at the top of a favela buried in the heart of the mountains of Rio de Janeiro. At twenty years old I have managed to land myself with…

Check out our UCD Fashion Show snaps

The UCD Fashion Show took place on the 19th & 20th of February in the Astra Hall with around 1, capsule 000 people in attendance over the 2 nights. All profits and donations taken during the event will go towards…

Jameson Dublin International Film Festival Preview

It’s cinema season here in Dublin! For eleven days of February the city will play host to the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, ampoule a celebration of film in all its forms. This is the 11th year that Dublin has…

EDITORIAL: Freedom of Information

How important is access to information? When access is delayed or denied without legitimate reason it has to be known why. In 2012 there were 18,797 Freedom of Information requests made in Ireland to public bodies across the state. Of…