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Welfare Interviews – Kylie Roche

Kylie Roche is a social science student running for the role of Welfare Officer. She has been unwillingly branded as the outsider in this election race. Her campaign has been fueled by idealism and a personal dissatisfaction with the current…

Hustings Report Part One: College Officers

The first part of the Tribune’s report on UCDSU Hustings covers the elections for the College Officer positions. Each College has one position available, except for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, which has two. College of Arts, Humanities and Social…

Presidential Profiles: Rosie Aljohmani ‘The Ideas Woman’

Current Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences College Officer Rosie Aljohmani wants students in UCD to be more informed about campus services, to improve the services available in the library, the food variety on campus and increasing internships for student if…

The Beginners Guide to East Coast Hip Hop

Now that hip hop is experiencing soaring popularity in the mainstream, it is interesting to explore how the genre evolved overtime. After gangsta rap with its provocative lyrics, emerged on the West Coast, rappers from the boroughs of New York…

Wes Anderson: Hollywood’s Favourite Hipster

Wes Anderson is Hollywood’s favourite hipster. He is, perhaps, the only unconventionally stylistic director of this century to be accepted into the mainstream and not yet be corrupted by it. From his humble beginnings with Owen Wilson on Bottle Rocket,…

Driving Change: The Future of Autonomous Vehicles

Clayton Christensen in his seminal book The Innovator’s Dilemma reflected how every business leader must one day face a challenge to its business model, regardless of its industry or tenure as top dog. Approximately a century ago, the carmaker industry…

Exclusive Jurisdiction

The exclusionary rule is an established legal principle that forbids illegally obtained evidence to be used against any accused person. This legal notion first circulated in the English courts in the late 18th century but received its fullest expression in…

Fashion Trends for Autumn/Winter 2018

As we’re all anxiously awaiting the approach of the summer months, planning holidays and festival outfits, the fashion industry, however, is all set for next autumn and winter. The thought of another winter at this moment in time is, quite…

When Legal Artifice Meet Legal Artificiality

When the printing press first appeared, scribes who had previously made a living out of copying out manuscripts revolted en masse. They railed against this new technology, decrying it as a threat to their livelihood and to the care and…

US Politician Insists Gay Marriage ‘Hurts the Sanctity of Affairs’

This week, an American politician has made headlines for his spirited defence of the sanctity of affairs, following the landmark Supreme Court decision that legalised gay marriage across the country. Mark Byrne, who represents Alabama in the US Senate and…

Study finds Socialism Can Only Benefit The 99%

Checkmate Liberals! A new study conducted by Fox News and Margaret Thatcher’s ghost has found that when a socialist economic system is established in any country in the world, the only ones who benefit are the bottom 99%. This ground-breaking…

Pope to Canonise Every Dog

Speaking in St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City last week, Pope Francis announced that he intends to canonise every dog on earth as a way of thanking them for existing and for ‘…being such good boys and girls’. His Holiness…