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The Casual Herbivore: What a plant-based diet does to your body

With students skipping schools to organise climate strikes and millions of people pulling their weight towards saving the environment, there has never been a better time to bring plant-based diets in the limelight.  Back in the day, we staunch vegetarians…

Society Spotlight: UCD Volunteers Overseas Society (UCDVO)

This is a sponsored article The UCD Volunteers Overseas (‘’UCDVO’’) society encourages UCD students, staff and alumni to raise awareness and fundraise for a multitude of causes. UCDVO is not similar to any of the other societies you will find…

Society Spotlight: UCD SciSoc

This is a sponsored article The UCD Science Society is one of UCD’s largest and more interesting societies, offering science aficionados the opportunity to mingle with like-minded students in the various events they organise. The most impressive one is their…

Society Spotlight: The Investors and Entrepreneurs Society (I&E)

This is a sponsored article The Investors and Entrepreneurs Society (I&E) is one of the most renowned on the UCD campus and is a career-oriented and business-related society. What is it exactly that has attracted some 15,000 students to join? Well,…

Change & The Now: The Philosophy of Change

Oh September! A month full of hopeful aspirations for the future, budding plans and exciting opportunities, a new college term, fresh faces, a renewed energy and bustle of sorts, a new lick of paint as we mentally prepare ourselves for…

Getting Through Your Mid-College Crisis

Ah the Mid-College Crisis! That abominable feeling that sweeps you off your feet at the halfway point of college, with the realisation that you’re almost out in the real world, fending for yourself. It’s the sudden and rapid understanding that…

The Groupchat: The Grammys

Niall O’S: As is tradition with the Tribune, we are tackling hot topics two weeks after everyone else has forgotten about them. Nevertheless, we are here to discuss the Grammys and answer questions like do we care? Should we care?…

Society Spotlight: UCD Formula Student

The UCD Formula Student (UCDFS) is one of the most interesting societies within our university. This week I interviewed one of the business leaders within the society to get an insider look into the operations of this ambitious group of…

Climate Change: What Can You Really Do To Help?

From childhood, small environmentally friendly actions that each person can implement in the home have been ingrained into us by parents, teachers and media. We are asked, ‘What can YOU do to save the environment?’. We are led to believe…

The 101 Guide To Being A Vegetarian In Dublin

From adopting 100% organic diets to drinking smoothies out of jars, food trends have come and gone. But in recent years, a new fad has hit the streets of almost every city worldwide and doesn’t show any signs of stopping….

The Pressure Is Not Worth It: Exam Stress And The Effects On The Body

This article was originally written in Irish, but an English translation has been printed too, in the hopes that this excellent piece can reach a wider audience.    It is fashionable to be under pressure and to be working late…

Young Green Society Returns To UCD

The Young Greens or Oige Glas have relaunched their UCD society this week having secured approval just in time for Societies week. The society which is a part of the Green Party’s youth wing was previously removed from campus due…