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Green Week Climate Panel Hears Of Need For ‘Deep Change’ In Approach To Climate Change

UCD Students Union and the L&H’s panel talk on climate change last week as a part of UCDSU’s first ever Green Week. The panel which considered on academics and politicians attempted to present and debate practical solutions to the climate…

Free Speech Still A Matter For Debate In The L&H

The L&H held one of the most timeless debates last week; the free speech debate. The debate, which was formally titled ‘This House Regrets politically correct culture’ discussed the perceived excesses of politically correct culture and the danger of letting…

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…

Patrick Adams Reveals Fascinating Life Story During L&H Award Ceremony

The Newman Building’s infamous Theatre L was the centrepiece for an award ceremony in honour of actor Patrick J Adams. The Canadian, best known for his star studded performance on ‘Suits’, was in Dublin to accept the James Joyce Award…

Mary Robinson Claims We Are Heading for “Catastrophe” During James Joyce Acceptance Speech

There was a huge crowd in the Fitzgerald Chamber on Thursday to attend a talk and award presentation with Ireland’s seventh President – Mary Robinson. Originally from Ballina in County Mayo, Mrs Robinson was an academic in Trinity College before…

The Return of Society-Related Violence to UCD?

With the college term starting back, there are fresh fears among the student body of UCD that society affiliated violence will break out again this semester, just like it did at the end of last year. The inter-society violence began…

Editorial

A Wild Few Weeks Rachel O’Neill – Editor The last two weeks have been a bit crazy in UCD and I’m still trying to wrap my head around the whole thing. The pictures that emerged of our SU President at…

Fresh Fest 2017: A Handy Guide to the Best Societies

Freshers’ Week is one of the most exciting opening weeks of the UCD calendar. It not only creates a great buzz around campus, but is the true beginning of college integration and can really help freshers find their feet when…

Women Elected to Top Spots in L&H, Law Soc, and the Students’ Union

  For the first time in the history of UCD women have been elected to the top three roles in the Students’ Union, L&H, and Law Soc at the same time. With Katie Ascough voted in as President of UCDSU…

Fresher’s Week Brings Campus to Life

Last week saw the return of Freshers week on UCD campus, one of the most atmospheric and exciting weeks in UCD, as all the college societies once again set up their stands to establish themselves for the year. With so…

Former Poet Laureate receives James Joyce Award

Last week saw the Literary and Historical society bestow the prestigious James Joyce Award on the former Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom, cialis Sir Andrew Motion. Motion served as Poet Laureate between 1999 and 2009, cure during which time…