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Change Behind: Change Ahead

Darragh Moriarty looks for answers to the past and the future of Ireland’s wellbeing Now that the Christmas break has ended and semester two has commenced, generic it’s time to start learning, studying and worrying about your future, once more….

Know Your Enemy

If you were to look around UCD, you would probably quickly notice the couples holding hands, the quick and the long kisses, the aggregations of girls gossiping about last night’s scandal at Coppers, and the absence of that friend who…

Behind the Golden Dawn

The emergence of the extreme-right wing Golden Dawn political organisation in Greece is receiving continuing media coverage in Europe, store often set against the background of the ongoing economic crisis that has set Greece up as the most likely candidate…

Will Someone Please Think of the Children

On the tenth of November, we will be asked to vote on the Children’s rights referendum. All of the major political parties are in support of the referendum; on one hand it is great to see how the issue of…

Vis-à-vis: Rachel Breslin

James Grannell gets to know UCDSU President Rachel Breslin, prostate discussing everything from reports to rugby, viagra as he shadows her during a typical day’s work The side door of the SU corridor opens. It’s 10am on the dot and…

You Got a Friend in Me

Most of us consider ourselves in favour of increased rights and decreased discrimination towards the LGBT community. It is one of the few issues that does not just seem to be separated by an ideological dimension but also by a…

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The Journey To The Great Beyond

As Felix Baumgartner receives applause for breaking the sound barrier without the assistance of an aircraft, Christopher Ahearne examines the wider implications of the feat. When Felix Baumgartner was five years old he drew a picture for his mother at…

Pessoa’s Lisbon

Michael Phoenix explores the City of Seven Hills through the words of the Lisbon’s laureate Fernando Pessoa “All beginnings are involuntary.” We took a bus south through the night and the deadlock Spanish heat. A whole days traveling behind us…