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Editorial: Signing off on another Volume of the Tribune

In the tenth and final issue of this year’s College Tribune we lead with another investigative piece, looking into UCD’s forgotten plans for a five storey car park by the Clonskeagh entrance. The abandoned plans make interesting reading on UCD’s…

Editorial: Threats to the Tribune Independence Should Concern All in UCD

Over the last semester the current college administration has been attempting to bring the College Tribune under the governance structures of the university. The university management would like to see the Tribune answerable to a college committee that governs student…

Editorial: Asking the Awkward Questions, Thirty Volumes Later

  Well, we’re back. The eager first years are all trying to find their way around campus, everyone is confused about their module registration, and half of UCD got trashed in town on Black Monday. And the Tribune has against…

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New ‘College X’ Initiative for Campus Residents

The UCD Students’ Union in association with the Student Residents association have launched a campaign to promote the wellbeing of students living on campus. The ‘College X’ initiative is organising a series of weekly events over the first semester of…

SU condemnation of UCD student

The Turbine can now confirm that UCD SU have issued a posthumous condemnation of a former Medicine student, Kevin Barry, for what has been deemed violent protest. On the morning of September 20th 1920, Barry was involved in an ambush…

Ginger separatists organise in UCD

It has recently come to the attention of the Turbine that a small group of revolutionaries have taken up residence in the bowels of UCD. The group, pharmacy who title themselves as the “Ginger Separatist Movement” or GSM, have been…

The Siren’s definitive guide to…ERASMUS!

You may be one of those second years who have handed in the last of the Erasmus applications, or merely an elder statesperson of UCD, longing for the heady days of yesteryear (possibly just the one year of yester). The…

Review: Foals

Foals like to keep it old school.  They haven’t released an album since 2010, drugstore so their third album  has been greatly anticipated to say the least.  If you’re feeling slightly neglected, cialis fear not – Holy Fire will ease…

Heslin confident of causing Sigerson shock against DCU

UCD Senior Footballers vice captain John Heslin believes the College go into Thursday’s Sigerson Cup quarter final away to DCU in a great position to upset the odds. The 21 year old Westmeath midfielder, in his first year back playing…

Retrogaming

Darragh O’Connor provides a blast from the past in his selection of bygone games There are literally hundreds of “retro” video games that are worth playing. People are most familiar with names like Sonic, cialis Zelda and Mario on the…

Leahy looks back at UCD AFC’s mixed season

Jonny Baxter speaks to the Students’ captain Mick Leahy at the end of a long year As UCD students approach the half way point of the semester, their representatives on the football pitch have come to the end of their…