College Tribune

Independent UCD News

Month: April 2018

Scarlets fire Warning to Leinster Ahead of European Semi Final

Finn Russell and Leigh Halfpenny missed two kicks apiece in the first half before Rhys Patchell shrugged off some weak tackling to open the scoring. Halfpenny was back on target in the second half, with Gareth Davies’ interception try stretching…

City’s Performance in Derby Suggests Fragility

Forget the league title for a moment. This was an object lesson in why Manchester City are going to struggle to keep Liverpool’s players off the scoresheet when the Champions League quarter‑final resumes on Tuesday. At the moment City require…

9 Designers Contesting UCD Fashion Show

Ireland’s largest student-run fashion show is set to return to Astra Hall in UCD on Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th of April. Put together by over 150 staff and students, the 31st UCD Fashion Show is set to feature student…

Editorial: UCD’s Lack of Student Projects Must Continue to Be Reported On

This issue marks the end of Volume 31 of the College Tribune. As the only self-funded student newspaper in Ireland, making it to the end of another year is always a success. By picking up a copy or reading online,…

Editorial: Time to Say Goodbye

So we’ve come to the end of another academic year here in UCD and what a year it has been. Who would have guessed we’d have impeached Katie Ascough before America impeached Donald Trump? More importantly who would have guessed…

Film In Review: Isle of Dogs

Wes Anderson’s latest stop-motion is an absolute overflow of his extremely unique filmmaking style and creative eye. In fact, it so carefully toes the line between effective and overdone, but it manages to work wonderfully. Isle of Dogs is a…

Online Advertising & The 8th Amendment Referendum

Now that the Referendum on the 8th Amendment has formally been called and a polling date set for May 25th we can all expect to see a serous uptick in the number of posters, leaflets and canvassers for both sides….

Mental Health Awareness Week Comes to Campus

Mental Health Awareness Week is taking place from Monday 9th of April to Thursday 12th of April. The designation of a week to the promotion of mental health awareness is done with the aims of educating students and staff about…

The Advent of Virtual Reality Psychological Assessment

Virtual Reality (VR) is something everyone has at least heard about, if not actually used. It’s an advanced form of human-computer interaction in which 3D computer-generated images are presented to each eye, via a Head Mounted Display (HMD). This creates…

In The Loop

De-Extinction Revival : Extinction, the termination of a particular species, something we expect cannot be reversed. However it seems scientists are already on their way to resurrecting the species we thought we would never see again. Science Gallery Dublin are…

Where Have All The Activists Gone?

The students, united, will never be defeated. The rallying cry of the Take Back Trinity campaign protesters bellows around the hallowed front square of Trinity College Dublin. The ever-present groups of tourists are, for once, not the first thing you…

Is Ireland Actually Neutral?

Ireland is apparently a neutral country. That is what we have always been always been told, and this is best expressed via the triple lock mechanism employed in the rule surrounding the deployment of military troops. This coupled with Ireland’s…