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Month: April 2018

A Culchie’s Review of Dublin Comic Con Anime Edition

Now in its 6th year, Dublin Comic Con has established itself as one of the most anticipated events in the Irish calendar. Last weekend saw the first ever Anime Edition of the convention, with more of a focus on all…

The Life of Virgil Abloh

The recent announcement of Virgil Abloh joining Louis Vuitton as Men’s Artistic Director broke the internet for many reasons. One of those being that Abloh is the first ever African-American to be the head of design at a house owned…

The Science of A Shorter Workday

The 8-hour work-day was bitterly won. The history of its development has been a tug of war between the anxiety of bosses eager to get the maximum profit out of their employees and the indignation of workers subjected to inhuman…

Éireannach ar Erasmus

Ag an tús de mhí Mheán Fómhair seo caite, bhí orm mo mhálaí a phácáil agus dul ar eitleán go dtí an Fhrainc do mo bhliain Erasmus. Cé nach mbím i mo chónaí le mo chlann i rith na bliana…

What We Can Learn From the Belfast Trial

I am not going to discuss the verdict of the Belfast rugby rape trial. A legal decision has been reached in favour of the four accused. However, this article will discuss what we can learn from the trial regarding issues…

The Plight of the Jockey

A recently published report by the Society for the Good Treatment of Jockeys showed that 127 Jockeys are shot on average every year. The report was conducted as 180 Jockeys were shot last year alone, so that prompted the society’s…

3 Lesser Known Parts Of The Bible

Jesus as a Teenager. This part of the Bible is rarely mentioned because it contains some controversial topics like tattoos and awkward, self-chosen nicknames. It mainly focuses on Jesus at 17 and how he starts referring to himself as ‘The…

Justice For All

Following the result of the Paddy Jackson trial, there has been scrutiny over the manner in which rape trials are conducted. In the past few days alone there have been demonstrations protesting the verdict and calls to reform rape trials…

Staff Seek Clarification Over Draft Academic Regulations

UCD staff members broadly agree with the proposed changes set out in the Draft Academic Regulations, subject to a number of key issues. The new draft regulations are designed to ‘standardise and simplify University processes and structures; and to locate…

Court of Appeal Dismisses Man Accused of Sexual Abuse

The Court of Appeal has turned down an appeal from a 2016 case involving a man accused of seventeen counts of rape and sexual assault. Justice Mahon read out the statement of the three judge court, dismissing the accused’s case…

70% Of Global Warming Due To Paul

A major breakthrough for climate change researchers occurred last week as scientists discovered that 70% of the effects of global warming are due to one man and his reckless lifestyle. The discovery came about accidentally as a group of scientists,…

Sleeping With The Fishes

Everyone does it. Everyone suffers if we don’t do it. Sleeping. We spend a whole third of our lives sleeping (or we’re supposed to) and yet… we don’t understand it. Getting a proper amount of shut-eye is essential for normal…