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UCD Students’ Union anger Mental Health charity

Mental Health group First Fortnight has blamed the UCD Students’ Union for badly promoting an awareness event and wasting thousands of euro in the process. Sources close to the charity have told the College Tribune that the organisation had been…

The Race in Summary

On the 27th October, medicine Irish citizens will vote on who they want to be their next President for the coming seven years. Most candidates have been involved with some sort controversy at some time in the campaign. Norris has…

Degrees of Unemployment

-Conference concerned over high rates of youth unemployment  -University access seems to be ineffective employment measure Pull Quotes- “Fás ill-equipped to deal with this crisis” “Is it the case that so many of us have degrees that they are simply…

Cheesefest causes student nightmare

UCD Ents have come under fire for their handling of the cancellation of two major headline acts. The recent ‘Cheesefest’, set to feature three 90s pop bands, was thrown into turmoil with only the Vengaboys playing as advertised. S Club…

Lou Reed & Metallica – Lulu

Back in June, the news that Lou Reed was collaborating with Metallica on a studio album of pre-war German show tunes garnered a reaction about which nothing original can now be said. The metal world shrugged, while more conventional musical…

News in Brief

BNP leader Nick Griffin has invitation withdrawn by The Phil   Trinity College’s Philosophical Society, purchase a public speaking and debating society, cheap withdrew their invitation to British National Party leader Nick Griffin to speak at an immigration debate on…

Exclusive: Students will march for Freeze in Fees

  A mass demonstration organized by the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is set to take place in Dublin next month, the College Tribune has learned. The organization is launching a national “Freeze the Fees, Save the Grant” campaign…

Higgins tops national student poll

-1, diagnosis 962 students surveyed across Ireland -Higgins, cialis Norris, Gallagher make top three -Norris loses out to Higgins in Trinity -603 students surveyed in UCD, only two say they will vote Dana. Michael D. Higgins is the most popular…

UCD academics condemn human rights abuses

Six doctors from Dublin have been sentenced to prison in Bahrain for treating protestors involved in the pro-democracy unrest earlier this year. The RCSI trained doctors, who are among a group of 20 others, have been given sentences of between…

Curse of hubris

Lord Owen delivered a fascinating lecture on Tuesday night with the air of a grand British statesman, ask which he is. Opening with a long and rambling discussion of James Joyce that led him through Greek mythology and the psychoanalysis…