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It’s all relative

Conor Manning explains the significance of recent results at CERN   “This theory means that the Universe effectively has a speed limit. Nothing can travel faster than the speed of light.”   “What this all means is that it seems…

Talking Heads: Should abortion be legalised in Ireland?

Yes – Sinéad Ahern, Choice Ireland I first became involved in campaigning for women living in Ireland to have access to abortion services in 2007. My involvement was spurred by hearing the stories of Irish women who had secretly crossed the Irish Sea to…

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Deposit protection scheme- good or bad news for students?

Hayley Maher investigates the new scheme proposed by the USI. Finding accommodation has for many years been one of the most stressful aspects of starting or returning to college in UCD. However, this year seems to have been a particularly…

College Tribune QS Rankings

Shane Scott This year UCD has continued to fall in the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings. UCD is ranked as 134 in the league tables; a fall from last year’s ranking of 114. In 2009 UCD was rated 89. The…

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Collecting concessions: what your cards do for you

Collecting concessions: what your cards do for you Conor Fox One of the main benefits of being a student is attempting to use your student card to get discounts at any available opportunity. Along with your official University College Dublin…

How to keep your money during Freshers' Week

I knew this girl once: bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, she was going to take UCD for everything it had. Things were going to be different in college: no more Grey’s Anatomy-Desperate Housewives-Marathon on a Tuesday; no more sitting in on Friday…

How to keep your money during Freshers’ Week

I knew this girl once: bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, she was going to take UCD for everything it had. Things were going to be different in college: no more Grey’s Anatomy-Desperate Housewives-Marathon on a Tuesday; no more sitting in on Friday…

The Great Debate: Dublin .v. Kerry

With only days to go before the historic All-Ireland Senior Football Final between Dublin and Kerry, ambulance  Donie O’Sullivan and Paddy Guiney go head to head to decide which county is better. Up the Kingdom! Donie O’Sullivan Dubs – please…