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Month: September 2017

UCD Students Make Voices Heard At March for Choice

Approximately 320 UCD students attended the March for Choice according to UCDSU Campaigns & Communications officer Barry Murphy. Student group UCD for Choice as well as members of UCD SU joined the 40,000 strong crowd at the 6th annual March…

Class Rep Nominations Exceed Expectations

A total of 270 people have signed up to run for class rep elections this year making it the biggest class rep election to date. The elections which are due to take place next Tuesday and Wednesday (October 3rd and…

Petition Group Preparing for Impeachment Campaign

The petition to call a referendum to impeach UCD Student Union President Katie Ascough has today reached the required number of signatures to be considered by the SU Returning Officer Stephen Devine. If the petition is accepted then under article…

Impeachment Petition Reaches Enough Signatures

The petition to impeach UCDSU president Katie Ascough has reached enough signatures. In a public statement Finn McLysaght, President of Impeach UCDSU President said “The intense speed and passion with which UCD students have shown their support for a referendum…

Refugee Rights the Focus of 8×8 Festival

The 8×8 Festival is running in UCD from October 1st – 8th. It’s a student led initiative held on college campuses across Ireland funded by Irish Aid. This year it will focus on the rights of refugees. The festival will…

Concern Over Presence of Catholic Group on Campus

The College Tribune has learnt that The Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) will be on campus operating under the UCD Chaplaincy for the next two years. FOCUS who are based in the United States are a volunteer organisation whose…

UCDSU & Trinity SU to Join Forces for the March for Choice

TCDSU have extended an invitation to the UCDSU Campaigns and Communications Officer Barry Murphy and UCD for Choice to meet with them outside the Front Square of Trinity College at 12:30 pm this Saturday for the March For Choice. Speaking…

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UCD for Choice Supports Ascough Impeachment Petition

UCD for Choice has just announced it will support the petition to impeach UCD Students’ Union President Katie Ascough. Hours ago, the Tribune reported that a group of UCD students launched a petition to impeach Ascough. Now, UCD for Choice…

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TCDSU President to Meet with UCDSU C&C Officer and UCD for Choice Tomorrow

Kevin Keane, Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) President, has confirmed he will be in UCD tomorrow to meet with Barry Murphy, UCD Students’ Union (UCDSU) Campaigns & Communications Officer, and members of UCD for Choice. Keane stated that the…

Petition Lauched to Impeach UCDSU President Ascough

A petition calling for the impeachment of UCD student’s union (UCDSU) president Katie Ascough has appeared online this evening and will be distributed on campus from tomorrow. The petition which reads “We the undersigned students of UCD support the removal…

Autumn/Winter Fashion Trends

It’s that time of year again, where we desperately seek out the key trends we need to apply to our autumn wardrobe. Although it’s hard for us to accept the fact that summer is coming to a close and it’s…

What’s On In Dublin This Month? The Dublin Theatre Festival

October is certainly the month for theatre fanatics this time of year, as Dublin Theatre Festival brings some of the very best and new works to the stages of the capital from 28th September -16th October.The program this year is…