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Year: 2019

Maybe He’s Not The One? The Problematic Male Romantic Hero

Recently, Millie Bobby Brown posted on her Instagram story that she was watching the new Netflix show ‘You’; a show in which a book store manager named Joe, played by Penn Badgley (Dan from Gossip Girl) stalks and manipulates a…

The Causes And Effects Of Negative News

A quick glance at two of the most popular Irish news websites displays how negative news is ubiquitous in the media. The Irish Times website on the 25th of January 2019 at 18:30; ‘Brexit: soldiers may return to Border, Varadkar…

Society Spotlight: Enactus

UCD Enactus society is a bit different from the other voluntary society on campus. As opposed to a specific focus on say homelessness or human rights, Enactus is more focused on enabling students to help tackle issues of interest to…

What To Expect From The 2019 Six Nations

The ‘Six Nations Championship’ is a sporting event steeped in rich history and tradition. Moulded from the original ‘Home Nations Championship’ dating back to 1883, the ‘Six Nations’ has developed into one of the most viewed and eagerly anticipated competitions…

UCD Officially Announces Plans For UCD Moore Centre For Business

UCD has officially announced that the extension to the Quinn Business School will be called the UCD Moore Centre for Business. The new Centre, priced at €20 million, will include ‘a 320 seat lecture theatre, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Hub, Media…

Dramsoc Interviews: Radiant Vermin

The Tribune spoke to Director Meadhbh Barry and Assistant Director Lig Kennedy about their upcoming adaption of Philip Ridley’s provocative satire ‘Radiant Vermin’. The show will run from the 4th to the 8th of February. Having just come from a…

Young Green Society Returns To UCD

The Young Greens or Oige Glas have relaunched their UCD society this week having secured approval just in time for Societies week. The society which is a part of the Green Party’s youth wing was previously removed from campus due…

USI And UCD SU Come Out In Support Of Healthcare Students

The Union Students of Ireland have come out in support of Pharmacy Students and upcoming changes to their programs. These changes under the new integrated Pharmacy programme means that students will be required to pay increased fees and participated in…

Students Protest Linehan’s Appearance On PrimeTime Transgender Issues Panel

Members of UCD LGBTQ+ Society stood alongside dozens of other demonstrators last week to protest the appearance of Graham Linehan on RTE’s PrimeTime programme on Transgender Issues. Linehan, who is most known for his work on popular TV shows such…

Alumni Group Announce Campaign To Oppose Boycotts of Israel In Academic Institutions

Alumni for Campus Freedom Ireland (ACFI) is a group of Irish university alumni that have launched a campaign to oppose the support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movements in Irish third-level institutions. The BDS movement, formed in 2005,…

Science Students Express Frustration At Grading Standards In Labs

In a recent survey by The College Tribune, 68% of science students said they only ‘sometimes’ believed that their demonstrators had adequate teaching skills for the lab sessions they were leading. The survey which was completed online last week by…