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Unprecedented “Pushback” from UCD School’s Admin Staff over University Curriculum Review

It is believed that widespread discontent and “forceful” opposition is growing among administrators in UCD schools to a new review of the entire curriculum across every course being pushed by the UCD administration. Speaking to the College Tribune a source…

More than a Phone: How Innovation has Redefined Communication

The word ‘innovation’ can be defined as the process or action of creating new things or coming up with new ways to improve the usual method of doing something. The recent wave of innovation in communications have seen our mobile…

FILM REVIEW: HELL OR HIGH WATER

Hell or High Water, at its core is a revitalised take on the Western genre set against the backdrop of a dusty, seemingly empty Texas. The latest in a group of thrillers inspired by the financial destitute suffered within the…

Album in Review: ‘Skeleton Tree’, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Profound emotions often inspire beauty in music. In July of last year, Nick Cave’s 15-year-old son, Arthur, died after falling from a cliff near the family home. Although Cave was already underway in recording Skeleton Tree at this point, tragedy…

Political Will Forming for a Sugar Tax to Tackle Irish Obesity Projections

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan is expected to announce in the coming budget, the introduction of a levy on soft drinks containing added sugar. The method of calculation of such a tax is currently unknown, although it is estimated the…

Four Students Share Their Experience with Sexting

Four students sat down with the College Tribune to talk about their experience with sexting,nudes, and revenge porn. Humans have always found ways to communicate. Be it through saucy letters or lewd paintings, we have always had a way to…

Fresher’s Week Brings Campus to Life

Last week saw the return of Freshers week on UCD campus, one of the most atmospheric and exciting weeks in UCD, as all the college societies once again set up their stands to establish themselves for the year. With so…

Cobh Ramblers Put Chase to UCD in Tense Promotion Playoff Race

Cobh Ramblers took a huge step towards catching UCD in the League of Ireland First Division with a win in the Student’s’ backyard. Both Cobh and UCD are battling it out to finish third in the League and go into…

Dramatic Cutbacks for UCD Library Service See Staff Numbers Drop by 36%

The UCD Library has witnessed dramatic cutbacks in resources in recent years, with both staff numbers and the amount spent on books and journals being sharply cut by the university. The Tribune can reveal the amount of staff in the…

UCD Start-up Smartvote.ie Nominated for Dot.ie Award for Best Use of Tech for Good

Smartvote.ie an app that started in UCD, developed to help young people engage with politics, has been nominated for a Dot.ie Net Visionary award. The founders of the app Keith Moore and Gordon Rose developed it in UCD’s Innovation Academy,…

Summer Breakout Artist: CHRISTINE AND THE QUEENS

It is impossible to have lived through the summer of 2016 and not to have heard Christine and the Queens at least once a day. The track ‘Tilted’ was unquestionably the song of the summer and the hype surrounding Christine…

Mayo Hold sub-par Dublin Side to a Draw in All-Ireland Final

Dublin……….. 2-09 Mayo………… 0-15 On a day that mirrored the wet conditions in which Dublin beat Kerry in the 2015, Mayo adapted well to the rain to secure an All-Ireland football replay final for the first time in sixteen years….