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Student Talks Conference Comes to UCD

Student Talks, a conference designed to give students and early career professionals a chance to share their knowledge with the world is set to host its first ever national conference in UCD on Wednesday, March 9th. Maria Diaz, UCD student…

Music

Lady Leshurr

Kevin O’Reilly spoke to the up-and-coming British freestyle rap sensation to find out more about her music and her online and international stardom. From a very early age Melesha O’Garro has been immersed in a world of music, drawing influence…

UCD Main Restaurant Company Caters for Direct Provision Centres

The catering company that runs the Main Restaurant in UCD it can be revealed also provides catering services to several Direct Provision asylum centres across Ireland. Aramark Catering Ltd is a US company that has branches in 22 countries; the…

Arts

Savvy Saving; Spring Sessions

As the college year draws to a close, many of us are thinking of ways to stretch out those last few euros. This being Ireland, it can be really difficult to come up with cheap, fun ideas that don’t revolve…

Slippery Situations: Sex Siopa’s Shawna Scott talks Lube

Lube is one of those toiletries we kind of take for granted, but don’t really talk about. I worked in a chemist for several years before Sex Siopa and would often be asked about the differences and comparisons between nearly…

In, Out, In, Out – The USI Question

UCDSU’s position on membership in the Union of Students in Ireland is to go to the polls once again alongside students’ union sabbatical and executive elections on March 8th & 9th. The referendum comes just three years after the student…

Features

How To Become A Morning Person

Becoming a morning person is potentially one of the most positive things you can do for your daily routine whilst in college. Like it or not, 9am classes are very real, as is the notion of attendance being taken. There’s…

Summer of Sound: Festival Season Highlights

Ignoring the obvious juggernauts on the Irish festival calendar that are EP and Longitude, music editor Kevin O’Reilly takes a look at just some of the incredible array of music and arts events to hit the country this year. Music…

Leaked Blackboard Data Reveals Extent of Information Available to Staff

The cross-section between the expanding reach of the Internet and the erosion of personal privacy has been well documented as more and more of our lives are being lived out on the proxy of our online self. The amount of…

Music

One from the Crate: Glimmermen

If you’re looking for something to cheer you up, let this be it. Glimmermen’s sound is a punchy, bombastic mix of ska and old school rock and roll which proves to be a real treat for the ears. The trio…

Music

One from the Crate: Le Galaxie

Over the past year, there have been no less than four occasions on which I had the chance to see Le Galaxie play live. For a plethora of reasons, not one of these instances actually saw me stand in front…

Features

Taking Magic Mushrooms Safely

The College Tribune is running a series of articles giving information about drugs that students may or may not come across during their tenure at university. While we don’t promote the consumption of illegal drugs, we accept that a number…