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US Presidential Election

Bickering, seek competition and flames of controversy are engulfing the Republican presidency nomination process at the moment. Members of the same party are fighting hard to race against Barack Obama for the presidency of the United States, viagra in the…

SOPA, PIPA and ACTA

The Stop Online Piracy Act, which many websites protested against on Wednesday the 18th of January, will – apart from attacking freedom of speech – fail to stop online piracy and will have serious economic consequences not just for the…

Having a sweet time in Sweden

“Stockholm has a vibrant nightlife which is a highlight of any visit” “Eating out in Sweden can be expensive, but if you shop around, you will be heavily rewarded.” The Scandinavian nations are characterised by breathtaking landscape, diverse population and…

Radical transformation

Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn speaks to Conor McKenna regarding his plans for reform, generic university rankings and the student contribution Labour stepped into government with a number of promises to students, medicine perhaps the most important being a vow to not…

Seanad Referendum

“Other complaints focus on the fact that most senators are defeated candidates in the general election” “Proponents of abolition argue that even if the Seanad was reformed there would still be major difficulties” Robert Nielson examines arguments for and against…

Sugar Daddies: grab one today!

Niamh Emmett investigates he surprising new trend in online dating. “Your sugar daddy…will pamper you…cover your college fees, and might even whisk you off to Cannes for the weekend. All you have to do is date him.” “Is it any…

Have you heard of Sweetest Day

 “Legend has it that Sweetest Day was established around 1922, so it has actually been around for eighty nine years, believe it or not.” “Arthur’s Day began in 2009 as a 250th-anniversary commemoration of the signing of the lease for…

Recipe : Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup

3 red pepper 4 plum tomatoes 1 large onion 5 cloves of garlic 350ml vegetable or chicken stock 1 tablespoon tomato purée Salt and black pepper 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 1) Preheat the oven to 200°C. Cut peppers and onion…

Gael’s Mitchell a Fine man for the Áras?

He comes from humble beginnings, store but today, Gay Mitchell has his sights set on Áras an Uachtaráin. On a recent visit to UCD he told the College Tribune a bit about himself.   It has often been a perception…

From IRA to the ÁRAS?

Martin McGuinness is no stranger to controversy. His presidential campaign has been littered with questions regarding his involvement with the IRA and accusations regarding incidents which occurred during the Troubles. However, he feels that the people of Ireland will look…