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Arts

Light on Concrete: Drawsoc go from Strength to Strength

Image courtesy of UCD Drawsoc In UCD for many years, it was difficult for those interested in the arts to find something for them. Many people would walk up to the ArtsSoc stand during Freshers Week asking about the arts,…

Fashion

Party Season

Once you finish your last exam, the party season has begun. Clare Creegan plans ahead with some inspiration for the outfits to sustain you through the nights to New Years Eve. The classic option for the party season is to…

Music

Kevin O’Reilly talks to Rhos Horan of Raglans about the easy-going band’s upward trajectory and success.

Having met through a collection of different bands and through school Ste, Conn, Rhos and Dan came together to make some “good music” and that’s certainly what they did. Drawing from various influences and trying out new concepts with each…

Politics

US Race Relations Campus Protests Shows Up Lack of Irish Student Mobilisation

The United States has been witness to an outbreak of student protests across college campuses over the charged issue of race relations. Student activism is not a recent phenomenon in the US; protests, boycotts, and student movements have been part…

Features

World Vegan Month in Full Swing

The first public awareness campaign in Europe advocating a vegan lifestyle was launched in Ireland this month by Meath based Eden Farmed Animal Sanctuary (EFAS). The launch takes place in tandem with World Vegan Month, held annually each November. The…

Business

Sqaure Rebound Reaffirms Confidence in Tech

Square is a mobile payments company founded by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey six years ago. The San Francisco company is known for its recognisable small white card readers that plug into smartphones and tablets, allowing small traders to take payments…

News

Successful November for NovaUCD

November has proved to be a successful month for NovaUCD, after several events and big announcements from the hub for ventures and entrepreneurs at UCD. NovaUCD recently held its 2015 Start-Up Award ceremony, in which Phision Therapeutics was crowded as…

News

UCD Staff and Students at Centre of New Education Equality Organisation

A UCD graduate is at the core of a new organisation which is set to enter the debate on the admissions policy of the primary school system in Ireland. Education Equality has been formed to challenge religious discrimination in State-funded…

Features News

UCD Graduates Seek Assistance for Refugees

A number of UCD graduates are seeking assistance from current students in order to provide help to refugees in camps at Calais and across Europe. Speaking to the College Tribune, Sinéad Willliams a graduate of Law and Politics emphasised the…

News

Keep Calm for the Exams

As exam season approaches, there are a range of supports around campus for students who may be feeling the pressure at this time of the year. One of the first places a student may turn to is UCD Students’ Union…

News

Register of Electors to Close on Wednesday

Applications for inclusion on the main register of electors are due to close at the end of the working day on Wednesday, November 25th. Registry is required in order to be able to vote in the Republic of Ireland. Anyone…