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UCD LawSoc and UCD Islamic Society Host Panel Talk On Palestine

The UCD Law Society in association with the UCD Islamic Society held a panel discussion on the topic of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The event which ran as a part of a wide Palestine week run across the campus discussed the…

Free Speech Still A Matter For Debate In The L&H

The L&H held one of the most timeless debates last week; the free speech debate. The debate, which was formally titled ‘This House Regrets politically correct culture’ discussed the perceived excesses of politically correct culture and the danger of letting…

Third-Sector May Be Insulated From Worst Of Brexit

The Department of Education and Skills (DES) are collaborating with the Higher Education Authority (HEA), to prepare for consequences of both a ‘negotiated exit’ and ‘no deal’ Brexit on their institutions. The EU has stated as past of the Withdrawal…

Survey: Students Uncertain About Tutorial Quality

Over the past number of weeks, the Tribune has conducted an investigation into Tutorial practices within the Arts & Humanities and Social Sciences in UCD. The aim of this investigation has been to gain testimony from tutors regarding the tutorial…

UCD Students Express Anger At Nighttime Construction In Residences

UCD Students Union today hosted a Town Hall event to discuss the ongoing issues in student residences as a result of the ongoing construction of phase one of the residences master plan. Students in Merville, Roebuck and Glenomena accommodation had all…

LawSoc Question Relevance of the Presidency

UCD Law Society questioned the relevance and importance of the presidency in last weeks house debate. The House considered whether or not the Presidency was needed in the modern age, especially considering the calibre of candidates that had presented themselves…

UCD Students Launch Campaign To Repeal “Racist” 27th Amendment

A group of UCD students led by Cian O’Farrell have launched a campaign to Repeal the 27th Amendment to the Constitution. The 27th amendment abolished the right to Irish citizenship by birth and was introduced following a referendum in 2004….

L&H Engages In Classic Clash Of Capitalist Vs Communists

The L&H saw a classic cash of ideologies last week with the annual Capitalist vs Communist debate. The debate as a whole resulted in both sides trying to discredit the other by finding out which ideology had committed the worst…

Presidential Candidate Sean Gallagher Speaks At Enterprise Week

Presidential candidate Sean Gallagher visited UCD this Monday, to open UCD Investors & Entrepreneurs Society’s Enterprise Week and promote his new book ‘Secrets to Success’. As an entrepreneur, Sunday Independent business columnist and former Dragon, he comes from a place…

Limited Progress On Gender Neutral Bathrooms

There has been little progress made in the plan to establish gender-neutral bathrooms in UCD. Last February, UCD announced plans to re-designate 170 toilets as gender-neutral bathrooms. In the seven months since then, only one toilet has been re-designated. This…

Universities and USI Criticise Budget

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has expressed its disappointment with the Government’s budget last week for failing to address the number issues facing the third-level education sector. In statements made to the press in the aftermath of the…

SSDP and LGBTQ+ Host Discussion On Chemsex

UCD’s branch of the Students For Sensible Drugs Policy hosted an open discussion on Chemsex on Wednesday evening as a part of the Students Union SHAG day and UCD LGBTQ+s Media Week. Chemsex, which is classified as the sexualized use…