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Consent Column: Asking For It?

Does wearing a short skirt mean I’m asking for people to stare at my legs? Does having a few drinks mean that I’m willing to get frisky? Does dancing “provocatively” mean I want you to grab my waist and dance…

UCD SVP Raise Over €4000 During Homeless Week And ‘Generositree’ Campaign Returns

SVP UCD raised over 4000 euro from collections during Homeless Week last week, although they have not yet finished counting their donations, so they do not yet have an exact figure for the amount raised. The Tribune spoke to Vice…

Politics Society Welcomes Mexican Ambassador

UCD Politics and International Relations Society welcomed Mr. Miguel Malfavón, the Mexican Ambassador to Ireland, on Monday evening, to give a talk titled ‘Mexico 2018: A New Political Reality’. The event began with an introduction video that aimed to explain…

Societies Spotlight: Interview with Emily Ashmore of UCD Comedy Soc

As would be expected from someone who has her own stand-up comedy career, ComedySoc Auditor Emily Ashmore displays an easy-going confidence when talking about her society to the Tribune. ComedySoc which ranks amongst the smallest societies on campus with only…

Science Society’s Charity Cycle ‘Sci-Cle’ Returns To UCD

Next January, over one hundred students from across UCD will be setting off on their 200km journey to raise tens of thousands for Crumlin Children’s Hospital. The Science Society’s annual Cycle to Galway is revving again, and we can’t wait…

Societies Spotlight: Interview with Liam O’Dowd of St Vincent de Paul UCD

Liam O’Dowd is in his final year of studying Politics and Philosophy, while also taking on the role of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) UCD auditor. His journey from first year to now is a bit of a blur to…

In The Loop: On Campus

Arts & Events Editor Ailbhe Longmore looks at the best upcoming events happening on campus this week.   UCD LGBTQ+ MEDIA WEEK Queer Theatre Workshop Venue: 1.19 Ag Building Date: 17th October 5pm ‘This practical workshop was created by some…

UCD Societies: What You Need To Know

Did you know that in an average week in UCD there are approximately seven meetups with free tea, coffee and chats? That once a week you can get discounted screenings at the cinema and two thought-provoking debates with free pizza?…

Societies Spotlight: Interview With Hugh Carr of An Cumann Gaelach

Hugh Carr is a busy man. Between starting his final year of studying English and Drama, preparing for a call back and writing as Irish Editor for the University Observer, he managed to find time to talk to the Tribune…

Surviving and Thriving in College: A How to Guide

When you say the word ‘college’ what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Friends? Societies? Erasmus? Alcohol? All of these words alone can be expanded into very different albeit very fun and exciting new adventures. I’ll leave it to…

Belfield FM Plans To Reopen In The Coming Weeks

Following the closure of the Belfield FM studio on 25th February  the society is hoping to reopen soon. The newly elected Station Manager, Jonathan Byrne, admitted to the College Tribune that Belfield FM had experienced a “tough year”. “The closure…