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Film In Review: Black Panther

Marvel’s latest (if it is even the latest, I struggle to keep up with the sheer volume of movies they produce) has been smashing box office records since its release, and while Marvel movies are generally something I tend to…

Extinction Notice: A Mourning Cry For a Horny Guy

On the 19th of March, in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya, the last male northern white rhinoceros on the planet, Sudan, went to the great savannah in the sky. The equivalent of 90 years old in human years, Sudan…

Electric Picnic 2018: The Line Up

When the line-up for Longitude was announced last month, it was so shockingly fantastic that all hopes of the EP line-up being in the same stratosphere were abandoned. EP has struggled with their demographic over the years since the demise…

Album In Review: Roc Marciano – RR2: The Bitter Dose

This is Roc Marciano’s 2nd album in 2 years – a feverous pace by his standards. Roc is aware of the rarity of the situation because, until this weekend, RR2 was only available for download direct from his website for…

UCD ‘Pleasantly Surprised’ at Media Interest in Gender Identity and Expression Policy Launch

UCD President Andrew Deeks has revealed that UCD management were ‘pleasantly surprised by the level of media interest’ in the launch of the university’s Gender Identity and Expression Policy. Deeks told staff in his Presidential Bulletin that the University Management…

The Frustratingly Nuanced United Nations

The United Nations is notorious the world over for talking an awful lot while achieving very little. If there is one thing I can take away from my week spent in Vienna at the United Nations Conference on Narcotic Drugs…

The Dangers of Cambridge Analytica & Why Ireland Should Be Concerned

The news that broke this week about data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica and their massive acquisition of Facebook user data is concerning to say the least. Facebook and many of the other companies involved in the mass collection of personal…

UCD-Fitzcycles.ie Riders Take Podium Places in Boyne GP

The recent snow may have wreaked havoc on the start of the Irish cycling season but that didn’t stop UCD-Fitzcycles.ie riders from making their mark early in the 2018 road racing season. Due to the uncharacteristically heavy snow that brought…

2ú Áit ag Cumann Gaelach UCD ag Ócáid Bhliantúil Ghlór na nGael

Is móreagraíocht Gaeilge í Glór na nGael, a dhíríonn ar thrí réimse oibre: forbairt na Gaeilge sa teaghlach, forbairt na Gaeilge i measc an phobail, agus forbairt na Gaeilge i measc grúpaí fiontraíochta agus gnó. Ag ócáid bhliantúil Ghlór na…

Tech In Review: Huawei P Smart

I began using the Huawei P Smart phone about a month ago. I have really enjoyed using it and it has many useful and exciting features, which you get to read about! To start, the design of the P Smart…

Two Top 50 Spots for UCD in QS Subject Rankings

UCD President Andrew Deeks used the release of the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018 to praise staff and call out the lack of higher education funding provided by the government. The QS World University Rankings by Subject has…

UCD’s CAO Figures Stable Despite Arts Changes

Changes to UCD’s Arts degree has had little impact on the demand for places in the new courses, according to provisional figures released by the CAO. The traditional DN500 Arts course has been changed into six different entries. DN520, a…