College Tribune

Independent UCD News

Month: December 2015

Series

The ‘One From the Crate’ Series

With the vinyl revival on the up, ‘One from the Crate’ highlights releases from the Irish artists putting out their stuff on black and white. Many of these releases are self-published or are put out through small independent labels and…

Music

One from the Crate: Glimmermen

If you’re looking for something to cheer you up, let this be it. Glimmermen’s sound is a punchy, bombastic mix of ska and old school rock and roll which proves to be a real treat for the ears. The trio…

Music

One from the Crate: Le Galaxie

Over the past year, there have been no less than four occasions on which I had the chance to see Le Galaxie play live. For a plethora of reasons, not one of these instances actually saw me stand in front…

Music

One from the Crate: Ghost Estates

Ghost Estates, it has to be said, are owed substantial credit for turning me on to the Irish music scene. While the first vinyl album I ever bought was Daft Punk’s disco-centric ‘Random Access Memories’, the second – Ghost Estates’…

Series

The Great Scott! Series

The College Tribune is very lucky to have the wonderful Shawna Scott of Sex Siopa writing a guest column for Volume 29. Born and raised in the US, Shawna has been in Ireland for a number of years. Now, she’s…

Business

God save the…Economy?

In the EU Commission’s Winter Economic Forecast it states that Ireland’s economy will grow at the fastest rate in Europe with a predicted GDP growth of 4.5 per cent in 2016. This is a significant increase when compared to the…

Arts

Mainland European Comics: An Intro

When it comes to comic books, many of us have a specific picture in our mind; the American superhero comic. This style of comic has grown in popularity over the last couple of decades, especially with the growth of Marvel…

Features

Taking Magic Mushrooms Safely

The College Tribune is running a series of articles giving information about drugs that students may or may not come across during their tenure at university. While we don’t promote the consumption of illegal drugs, we accept that a number…

Music

One to Watch: Jack Garratt.

You might be asking; who is Jack Garratt? But I can guarantee you that come the end of 2016, his will be a household name. With a unique voice sometimes resembling a tiger growling in a tin can that often…

Film

Christmas Movies of the 1990s

90s kids assemble! This list will not only take you on a walk down memory lane (the scene when little Macaulay Culkin slaps aftershave on his face, right?), but the majority of us will also feel incredibly old when we…

Features

Student Cooking: Superfood Salad Plate

Ingredients 1 can of chickpeas, well rinsed I medium carrot, finely grated ½ medium butternut squash Cumin Coriander Coconut oil Handful of cherry tomatoes Olive oil spray Mild French mustard Good quality balsamic vinegar 250g cooked beetroot 25g goats cheese…