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Event Guide: In the Loop

A guide to the most interesting events and festivals coming up around Dublin, and on campus.   Dublin Gay Theatre Festival: From the 1st to the 14th of May, Dublin will host its hugely successful International Gay Theatre Festival. Now…

In Review: Dublin Caravaggio Exhibition

After weeks of hearing my cultured friends talk about it and having seen it advertised on Dublin bus (a quirky departure from the usual blockbusters), I decided to bite the bullet and go to see the Caravaggio art exhibition in…

Getting Ripped in Time for the Exams

As May draws closer, many students across the college have been looking for quick ways to get shredded in time for the exams. ‘The RDS is unforgiving,’ said one student. ‘You can hide all you want during the semester, but…

Macabre SU Petting Zoo Fails to Reduce Anxiety

With the exams fast approaching, the UCD Students’ Union has organised a petting zoo on campus with the aim of reducing nerves across the student body. ‘The petting zoos of previous years always had great turnouts,’ said one organiser. ‘But…

Google and Uber Dispute Driverless Cars Secrets in Heated Legal Case

Two weeks ago it seemed as if Uber had hit rock bottom regarding public image and credibility, this week Uber are once again in the news but this time it doesn’t have anything to do with morals and ethics, and…

Confessions of a First Time Filmmaker

Richard Wagner, renowned German composer and theatre director, once wrote that ‘the ancient splendour and beauty of Prague, a city beyond compare, left an impression in my imagination that will never fade’. Admittedly I first stumbled upon that quote in…

Watching the Detectives: True Crime Streaming On the Rise

Car crash TV – a show so bad that you wish you hadn’t looked. But now you can’t look away away. The second-hand embarrassment of the Eurovision or First Dates fits the bill. True crime shows do not, but the…

Recipe of the Week: Potato Rosti Pizza

We scour the internet for good food so you don’t have to. Each week we feature recipes from a variety of up-and-coming food and lifestyle bloggers around the world. Spotlight: ‘Naturally Nina’ is a lifestyle blogger and dietetics student hailing…

Faoistín Andúiligh Teicneolaíochta

Tuairimíocht ar Uile-Láithreacht na Teicneolaíochta i láthair na huaire agus a Drochthionchar do Chumarsáid Dhaonna Ní féidir maireachtáil gan an teicneolaíocht sa lá atá inniu ann. Is beag duine nach bhfuil fón póca acu agus méid mór astu siúd is…

An Interview with ‘The Academic’

Music editor Aoileann Kennedy chats with lead singer of ‘The Academic’ Craig, about touring, recording and the band’s plans for 2017. After two years of non-stop gigging, The Academic are finally looking forward to some time off. In fact it’s…

Albums in Review

  Aimee Mann – ‘Mental Illness’ CT Rating: 7/10 Aimee Mann has been a standard dish in American singer-songwriter circles for over 25 years. This bluntly-titled latest effort demands attention. Mental Illness contains a synthesis of emotions described in a…

Short Story: The Adventures of the Environment Girl and Solar Sally

  Helen stood on the edge of the roof. Her cape billowed out behind her. She heard a harsh voice on the wind. ‘Get the fuck off my roof!’ it seemed to say. Helen shook her head. This was her…