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Lauren Tracey

The Race for 2016

Former First Lady Hillary Clinton last night confirmed her entrance into the presidential race in what will be her second bid for the presidency. Clinton formally kicked off her campaign through a newly launched website topped with the slogan “This…

Escape to the city this summer with these top 3 mini breaks

Thinking about heading abroad this summer, but want to do something different? Just because you fancy an escape doesn’t mean that you have to spend it up to your eyes in sand and sun cream. Pack your bags, grab your mates and fly…

Cancelled UCD Ball Leaves Students Disappointed Once Again

UCD Students Union confirmed last week that the UCD Ball will not go ahead at the end of this month. The statement released by UCDSU cites that safety concerns raised by the Gardai, coupled with the University being unable to…

Shock as €1500 Vanishes From UCD Student’s Account

English and History graduate Meg McMenamin (22), from Knocklyon, Dublin was left in shock last Thursday morning as €1500 was stolen from her account within a matter of hours and spent on shopping sprees and various flights. Speaking to the Herald,…

UCD School of Veterinary Medicine Flashmob Goes Viral

A video constructed by 5th year UCD Veterinary students has gone viral over the past few days. The video, uploaded to You Tube by student Joseph O’Sullivan, features the final year students in a lipdub performance with choreographed dance moves…

UCD To Hold Major Easter Rising Conference in 2016

UCD is expected to play host to a major Easter Rising conference in 2016. The conference is to play a part in giving a global context to the Easter Rising and the events of 1916. It is just one of…

What You Missed: The Top Five Stories This Week

Did you miss our top stories this week? Catch up on a week of news here: Sexual Assault and Consent Survey: The College Tribune conducted a thorough survey of the student populace to understand how they had been affected by…

Standing Up To Sexual Assault

A recent survey carried out by the College Tribune newspaper has revealed that one in four female students at UCD has had a non-consensual sexual experience. The College Tribune can also reveal, that a worrying 10% of UCD students that…

Trend Focus: Charcoal Juice

Last year the juicing trend took the world by storm, and it’s not over yet folks. With juice shops popping up around every corner, the detox-savvy gurus love this latest trend in healthy living: drinking charcoal. Yep, you heard us….

Sparkle Inside and Out: 6 Tips for A Spring Detox

Let’s face it; most of us overdid it last Christmas. Dry January wasn’t as successful as we thought it would be, and February? Let’s not talk about it. As we near the end of March many of us need a little…

Survey Finds One In Four Female UCD Students Have Been Subjected To Unwanted Sexual Contact

One in four female UCD students that responded to a recent survey conducted by The College Tribune have been subject to unwanted sexual contact while studying at UCD, or within a social setting at the college. A further 90% of…

Aldi launches free shuttle bus service from UCD and other Irish universities

German super-chain Aldi have promised a free shuttle bus running to and from its stores to every Irish university campus, to entice students to shop there. The retail giant hopes to roll out the scheme, which was first piloted with…