College Tribune

Independent UCD News

Feminism

Maybe He’s Not The One? The Problematic Male Romantic Hero

Recently, Millie Bobby Brown posted on her Instagram story that she was watching the new Netflix show ‘You’; a show in which a book store manager named Joe, played by Penn Badgley (Dan from Gossip Girl) stalks and manipulates a…

Film in Review: Dude

Shortly after its release on the 20th of April this year (420, get it?), the Netflix original film Dude had accumulated numerous review headlines claiming it was the worst film on Netflix. Currently it holds a 41% audience score on…

The Importance of Feminism

The word feminist is a scary word for some. There are a lot of myths surrounding the word so I will begin by explaining what a feminist actually is. Becoming a feminist does not mean that you must burn your…

The Rising Tide and Power of the Podcast: An Interview With Alison Spittle

Features editor Rachel O’Neill sits down with stand-up comedian and podcaster Alison Spittle, to talk about the growing popularity of podcasts, and what’s it’s like to be a women in comedy.     Alison Spittle has been lighting up the…

The Princess and the Pitchforks: Emma Watson and Feminist Politics

A tale as old as time – that of an unnecessary Hollywood remake, a brigade of misinformation, and a feminist being made to prove her feminism. Emma Watson plays Belle in the live-action retelling of Beauty and the Beast, and…