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Facebook User Awarded Nobel Prize for Applying Frame to Profile Picture

UCD student Molly Casey joined an esteemed group of human rights campaigners and politicians on Thursday after being awarded the Nobel peace prize. The 22 year old received the award for the courageous way she put an ‘I stand with…

Extinction Rebellion Protest New Carbon-Emitting Trend Called “Breathing”

Inspired by a recent study which has revealed that a recent trend being called “breathing” may be leading to increased carbon emissions, a 400-strong group of students and activists marched on Leinster House demanding the government ban the popular trend….

BREAKING: College Tribune Investigated for Use of Slave Labour

News rocked UCD as An Garda Síochána announced in a recent press conference that there is an ongoing investigation into the student newspaper for allegedly using slave labour. The Turbine spoke to one of the alleged slave labourers upon their…

Dublin Seagulls Voted Europe’s Friendliest

This week, the International Board of Feathered and Winged Egg-Laying Vertebrate Mammals (widely known as FWELVM) published the results of their much anticipated study on the world’s friendliest birds. The prestigious study is conducted annually by a combination of Harvard,…

NEW RESEARCH: ASMR is totally not creepy

A recent study by Harvard Professor Dr. Matt Walker PhD, 48, into the field of neurology has found that ASMR, is “totally not creepy at all” and instead found that those who watch it are likely to be well adjusted…

MacBook Users Found to be at Greater Risk of “Smug Superiority”, a New Study Finds

A new study has rocked the world of apple users everywhere, with results finding that MacBook users are at greater risk of the often-fatal disease ‘Smug Superiority’. Also known colloquially as ‘my parents make a combined 110k a year’ and…

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Dublin Bus Drivers Declare Their Love for Servicing UCD at Night

Despite claims from the Student Union that Dublin Bus unions, SIPTU and NRBU, told their drivers not to stop in UCD past 10pm, Dublin Bus officials told the Turbine that they love UCD students in a recent interview. Speaking to…

Sports Minister Shane Ross Accidentally Pledges Increased Sports Funding to ‘Rowing Hero’ Gary Hutch

In the latest name foul-up for the Minister for Sport, Shane Ross issued a press release this morning pledging to increase the funding currently available for Irish Rowers, as well as vowing to increase individual player supports for several elite…

Duffy to Install Live Dragon at Áras an Uachtaráin if Elected President

In one of the more surprising announcements to come out of the Ploughing Championships in Offaly last week, presidential hopeful Gavin Duffy raised the bar for his fellow candidates by promising to install a live Dragon into the Áras if…

Michael D. Higgins Expenses Revealed!

The Turbine has single-handedly managed to get a hold of a leaked report on the current president’s expenses that was prepared for a private viewing of the Public Accounts Committee. The details, as I’m sure you will agree, will shock…

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New Housemate Thinks You’ll Love His Society

When Seán arrived in the Fresher’s Tent at the start of the week, he was immediately accosted by his new housemate, Barry, who seemed terribly excited about his society. ‘Hi, Seán, it’s great to see you, mad how we’d bump…

Is Your Toddler Scared of the Dark? They’re Probably Racist

Have you ever wondered why your toddler is afraid of the dark? The usual reason people think their toddler gets scared at night is because of monsters under the bed, or nightmares, or being afraid of tripping over something on…