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Panel Discusses Vision For Future Development of UCD Campus

UCD Students’ Strategic Vision, a student-led initiative that is preparing a vision for the future development of the UCD campus from a students perspective held a wide-ranging panel talk last week to discuss the ongoing development on and around campus….

UCD SVP Raise Over €4000 During Homeless Week And ‘Generositree’ Campaign Returns

SVP UCD raised over 4000 euro from collections during Homeless Week last week, although they have not yet finished counting their donations, so they do not yet have an exact figure for the amount raised. The Tribune spoke to Vice…

Centurion Kirk Shimmins set to shine at Hockey World Cup

It would be difficult to argue with the supposition that hockey in Ireland has never had it so good. After the ladies’ phenomenal achievement in reaching the World Cup final during the summer, the men’s Hockey World Cup tips off…

UCD Students Union In Breach Of Own Mandates

This article is an updated version of the article under the same headline that appeared in the print edition of The College Tribune on the 20th of November 2018. This update was made to accommodate the comments received from the…

Societies Spotlight: Interview With Nell Hensey of UCDTV

Nell Hensey is in her final year of studying English and Film, she has represented the country at international film festivals and this year she has graduated from the head of Arts and Culture in UCDTV to take the reins…

Gaeilge

M’iarracht chun mo vóta  a chaitheamh as Gaeilge

Sa toghchán Uachtaránachta is déanaí agus sa toghchán ag vótáil ar leasú don bhunreacht maidir le diamhaslú, rinne mé iarracht mo vóta a chaitheamh as Gaeilge. Bhí a fhios agam go mbeadh an páipéar féin dátheangach agus bhí mé fiosrach…

UCDSU Press Office Fails To Respond To Campus Press Queries

UCD Students Union for the first time hired a Press Officer this year, to manage press relations and advise the SU political affairs. Of the 13 requests that the Tribune made for comments from the SU this semester, only two…

UCD’s Own Loners Releases Debut Album ‘Be Happy!!!’

Newman stalwart Cian O’Farrell has released his highly-anticipated debut album under the name of Loners. His first full-length is an ambitious collection of soundscapes, ambient grooves and brave samples. Fans of everyone from the Horrors, to Arthur Russell, to Burial…

Criticising Keepin’ It Country

Imagine listening to the radio and hearing the host tell you that a fellow student had “fired the full CC of spunk into [named girl] from Kilkenny, inter-anally.” It’s a sentence that it simultaneously hilarious and horrifying, but language like…

Politics Society Welcomes Mexican Ambassador

UCD Politics and International Relations Society welcomed Mr. Miguel Malfavón, the Mexican Ambassador to Ireland, on Monday evening, to give a talk titled ‘Mexico 2018: A New Political Reality’. The event began with an introduction video that aimed to explain…

The Failing System of Sexual Education in Ireland

The Irish Sex Education system is failing its students. Its shortcomings are vast and the government’s lack of intervention in this programme means that students are leaving schools with a woeful knowledge about sex and sexuality. It is shocking that…

The Groupchat: Emo Music

Niall O’S: I’ve summoned you all here to discuss what you will soon discover is a very sensitive topic for me, emo music; more specifically ‘does emo have serious artistic merit?’. Sometimes I think it’s my life’s mission to bring…