College Tribune

Independent UCD News

Month: April 2015

Interview: The Riptide Movement

Sitting relaxing in the room is a strange mix of four Dublin lads as an American rock band, complete with Cowboy boots and Lucan accents. The further contrast between their down to earth nature and humour and their rock n’…

Analyzing Record Store Day

Celebrating its eighth year, Record Store Day looks to continue to latch onto the recent revival in vinyl sales with releases penned in from the likes of this year’s ambassador, Dave Grohl and his Foo Fighters, abrasive rap duo, Run…

UCD Subjects Ranked In Top 50 Worldwide

Two courses offered in UCD have been ranked in the top 50 in the QS World University Rankings by subject 2015, naming the top global universities in 36 different disciplines. The veterinary science course in UCD was ranked 40th on…

Dublin Bus To Strike During UCD Exams

It was announced today that Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann drivers are to hold two 48 hour strikes during the month of May. These strikes will take place on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd May, with the second 48 hour…

Late UCD Comeback Retains Rugby Colours to Trinity Despair

UCD triumphed over their bitter rivals Trinity again this year in the annual colours contest. The match was the concluding game of each teams season, which saw UCD finish 6th in Division 1A, and Trinity claiming 3rd in Division 1B…

The Race for 2016

Former First Lady Hillary Clinton last night confirmed her entrance into the presidential race in what will be her second bid for the presidency. Clinton formally kicked off her campaign through a newly launched website topped with the slogan “This…

Review: Hannibal

Whilst it’s odd sometimes to comprehend, people have always been incredibly interested in the strange and unusual in the world. It’s our natural human curiosity at play. We follow the stories of mass murderers and cult leaders like they’re the…

Jameson Film Festival: Review and Special Picks

The Jameson Film Festival finished on the 29th of March with a spectacular final day full of impressive films, enchanting guests, and tired but satisfied volunteers and staff. The festival which is Ireland’s premier film festival has had a massively…

Literature since the Time of Cholera: Celebrating Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The 17th of April marks the first anniversary of the death of Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez. The journalist turned novelist received the Nobel prize for literature in 1982 for his novels and literary works. Throughout his career in journalism,…

Self Publishing: Another Way

Last time I spoke of Agents, Publishers, and Editors. I neglected to talk about self-publishing for a number of reasons. It takes some explaining to properly explore all the intricate facets of self-publishing. It has both positives and negatives in…

Dublins Healthiest Eats

College can be a difficult place to maintain a healthy diet and exercise routine, and eating out with friends can often prove to be tricky when you’re trying to eat clean. Burger joints and pub food can be tempting; luckily,…

Revamping Tired Hair

Fact: Hair gets fed up, just like the rest of us. In the winter months, it can become dry and brittle far too easily. It can lack bounce and take us into Spring with no volume or life. As we…