College Tribune

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Month: November 2018

House Debates: A Vital Part of An Increasingly Diverse Campus

The love of a good argument is as much a part of human nature as the desire to eat, sleep, and be happy. Words are powerful things, when delivered effectively they have the potential to shape our laws, societies, and…

Third-Sector May Be Insulated From Worst Of Brexit

The Department of Education and Skills (DES) are collaborating with the Higher Education Authority (HEA), to prepare for consequences of both a ‘negotiated exit’ and ‘no deal’ Brexit on their institutions. The EU has stated as past of the Withdrawal…

Survey: Students Uncertain About Tutorial Quality

Over the past number of weeks, the Tribune has conducted an investigation into Tutorial practices within the Arts & Humanities and Social Sciences in UCD. The aim of this investigation has been to gain testimony from tutors regarding the tutorial…

Will We See A Purple Texas In The American Midterm Elections?

On Tuesday the 6th of November US citizens will head to the polls to elect candidates to the Upper Chamber of Congress. Currently, there are 51 Republicans, 47 Democrats and 2 independent senators; giving the Republicans a majority vote. However,…

UCD Students Express Anger At Nighttime Construction In Residences

UCD Students Union today hosted a Town Hall event to discuss the ongoing issues in student residences as a result of the ongoing construction of phase one of the residences master plan. Students in Merville, Roebuck and Glenomena accommodation had all…