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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…

Opting Out: The Future of Organ Donation

Organ donation has long been considered an important and cost-effective treatment for a variety of conditions which lead to organ failure. For many patients suffering from such conditions, transplantation is the only chance for survival. Since 2010, approximately a million…

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…

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…

UCD YFG Hosts Housing Talk

UCD Young Fine Gael hosted TD Maria Bailey and UCD Students Union President Barry Murphy last Thursday for a discussion on the current housing crisis and the Government response to it. Ms Bailey who is the Chairperson of the Committee…