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Interview with Republic of Loose

 Juggling the recording of new material, treat entering the worldwide market and playing UCD in October to raise awareness about mental health problems, Republic Of Loose’s Benjamin Loose took some time out of his busy schedule to share his thoughts…

L&H displace LawSoc as biggest UCD society

L&H have become UCD’s largest society, decease displacing LawSoc. The debating society signed up a record-breaking 5104 number of members during Freshers’ Week. A massive recruitment drive also led to UCD’s oldest student society breaking another record by accepting 2209…

News in brief

UCD students and graduates help Dublin win the Sam Maguire.   The All-Ireland senior football final-winning Dublin side that collected the Sam Maguire last Sunday contained a number of UCD students and recent graduates. Rory O’Carroll (3rd Arts) played alongside…

How to keep your money during Freshers' Week

I knew this girl once: bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, she was going to take UCD for everything it had. Things were going to be different in college: no more Grey’s Anatomy-Desperate Housewives-Marathon on a Tuesday; no more sitting in on Friday…

Your Union?

Ah University; that chance to break away from the shackles of secondary school, patient an opportunity to reinvent yourself, viagra to rediscover yourself, to break away from those who ridiculed you for being different. Or not? In the past week…

The Great Debate: Dublin .v. Kerry

With only days to go before the historic All-Ireland Senior Football Final between Dublin and Kerry, ambulance  Donie O’Sullivan and Paddy Guiney go head to head to decide which county is better. Up the Kingdom! Donie O’Sullivan Dubs – please…

Sheen fallout takes shine off UCD Law Society

UCD Law Society has been accused by Martin Sheen’s wife of breaking promises made to the Hollywood legend in order to secure his visit to UCD for the society’s 100th session. Janet Templeton, online Sheen’s spouse of 40 years, has alleged…

LawSoc face official audit

An audit is being carried out into the accounts of UCD’s Law Society. According to docu- ments seen by the College Tribune, ed the investigation is being carried out after concerns were raised by UCD Societies Officer, generic Richard Butler,…

Cheque forgery allegations cause concern

Emails sent to the College Tribune in the early hours of Sunday morning allege that former LawSoc auditor, Kieran McCarthy, forged signatures on cheques relating to the society’s activities. In an email sent from Mr McCarthy to a senior law lecturer on…

Lil Jon to headline Freshers’ Ball

International chart-topper Lil Jon is set to headline the 2011 Freshers’ Ball which will be held at The Wright Venue in Swords on Monday September 19th. The line-up, pharmacy revealed during Orientation Week, recipe will also feature homegrown acts and…

Students Camp Out in Protest at "Crooked Landlords"

Some seventy students camped out last Thursday night on the grounds of Dublin’s Custom House, malady where the offices of the Department of Environment are situated, as part of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) campaign for the introduction of a Deposit…

News in brief

Irish students travelling to the US on J1 summer work visas have been advised against attempting to circumvent local drinking laws by modifying their passports. Altering a passport is a criminal offense in Ireland and a federal offence in the…