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Independent UCD News

Month: March 2016

Business

Thaw in relations between USA and Cuba continue

It has been reported that since Barack Obama arrived in Cuba in a move to continue rebuilding ties between the USA and Cuba that Priceline Group has agreed to make Cuban hotel rooms available on Booking.com, thereby becoming the first…

King of West Kerry

Early in February, music editor Kevin O’Reilly bagged a rare interview with a living legend. Read on to find out more about his chat with radio broadcaster and distinguished music and film producer Philip King on music, big ideas and…

Three Options of Cassells Report on Higher Education Revealed

The College Tribune can reveal that the Cassells Report on Higher Education will publish a list of three options for the future funding of Ireland’s higher education system. The Report was constituted to examine and outline the best viable options…

UCD Students Elect to Remain Out of USI

UCD students have voted against re-joining the USI today with an overwhelming majority opting to remain independent of the umbrella students’ union. The campaign and referendum comes three years after UCDSU’s split from the national body in 2013. In the…

EU in my country

Huddled in a doorway, a family are told to leave their emergency accommodation. Nearby, another young person is shooting-up by the Quayside. Hidden away, others are killing themselves in droves. Yet there are more people, desperate and hungry, desperate and…

Campus Campaigns Continue as Polling Opens Up

Voting in the elections for sabbatical officers, college officers and the USI re-affiliation referendum continues today with polling stations open in the Agriculture and Engineering Buildings from 10am-5pm, Newman Building from 9.15am-5.15pm, Quinn Building from 10am-5.15pm, Health Sciences Building from…

News

Student Talks Conference Comes to UCD

Student Talks, a conference designed to give students and early career professionals a chance to share their knowledge with the world is set to host its first ever national conference in UCD on Wednesday, March 9th. Maria Diaz, UCD student…

Music

Lady Leshurr

Kevin O’Reilly spoke to the up-and-coming British freestyle rap sensation to find out more about her music and her online and international stardom. From a very early age Melesha O’Garro has been immersed in a world of music, drawing influence…

News

Election 2016 kicks off

The first votes have been cast in the elections for sabbatical officers, college officers and the USI re-affiliation referendum. Voting takes place today in the Veterinary building from 10am to 4.15pm, Richview and Newstead buildings from 10am – 4pm, and…

Series

C&C Race 2016

Campaigns & Communications is thee only contested position in this year’s sabbatical election race and sees Sam Blanckensee, Ryan Oakes and Luke Fitzpatrick go head to head in the race for the recently re-established role. Each of the candidates offers…

The Loneliest Race: C&C 2016 – Luke Fitzpatrick

With only one position contested in this year’s race for sabbatical success, The College Tribune sits down with the candidates for Campaigns and Communications. Last, but not least is Arts student Luke Fitzpatrick Fitzpatrick’s experience with UCDSU stems primarily from…

The Loneliest Race: C&C 2016 – Ryan Oakes

With only one position contested in this year’s race for sabbatical success, The College Tribune sits down with the candidates for Campaigns and Communications. second up, Law & Social Justice Student Ryan Oakes. Ryan Oakes, a second year Law with…