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Boojum Distance Themselves from Fight4Katie Campaign Following “Manipulative Claim”

The burrito chain Boojum has distanced itself from the Vote No to Impeachment Campaign. The reaction comes after a post which appeared on the Fight4Katie page on Friday which appeared to be taking credit for bringing the Boojum Burrito truck…

Sport

Déja Vu as Derry Man McClean Grabs an Irish lifeline in Cardiff Win

It was a night of exhilarating joy for the Republic of Ireland in Cardiff as James McClean’s goal secured a play-off place at the expense of the hosts. Wales have yet to make it to a World Cup since 1958….

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Impeachment Referendum Roundup – October 14th

UCD students will have a chance to decide on the fate of Katie Ascough, President of UCD Students’ Union (UCDSU), in an Impeachment Referendum on the 25th and 26th of October. Here is a collection of the Tribune’s coverage in…

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Ascough’s Open Letter and Mental Health: Fact Check

Following the revelation that Mental Health Week had been postponed by UCD Students’ Union (UCDSU), the College Tribune has followed up on a point made in the Open Letter issued to students by UCDSU President Katie Ascough, in advance of…

Yes Campaign Responds to Open Letter

Finn McLysaght and Sadhbh MacLochlainn, members of the Impeach UCDSU President/ Yes Campaign have responded to the open letter that Ms Ascough wrote on Wednesday. In the letter she claimed there were “bullying tactics” were being used by “of a…

Opinion: Budget Blinded by Ideology

Budget 2018 proved to be a very underwhelming affair laced with ideology. With very limited scope for spending increases as a result of EU Fiscal rules, recent failures to hit tax revenue targets, and an ideological need in Fine Gael…

Med Soc to Host Panel Discussion on 8th Amendment

The Medical Society in UCD are to host a panel discussion on the implications for medical students if the 8th Amendment is repealed. The 8th Amendment states “The State acknowledges the right to life of the unborn and, with due…

“She Has Betrayed The Electorate” UCDSU Executive Minutes Finally Released

The minutes of the first executive meeting of the UCDSU which took place on September 21st have finally been released. The minutes released detail the aftermath of the Winging It reprint controversy. In the minutes the leadership of the UCDSU President…

Katie Ascough Writes Open Letter

Katie Ascough has addressed UCD students in an open letter. In a post written on the Fight4Katie Facebook page, Ms Ascough has defended her actions over the Winging It reprint scandal and has outlined her reasons as to why she believes…

Opinion: The Welfare of Students Cannot be Deferred

Nearly all of us have been touched by mental health problems in one way or another. Our best estimates suggest that around 1 in 4 people will suffer from mental health problems in their lifetime. It could be anything  from…

Mental Health Week Deferred

Mental Health Week has been deferred. The event was supposed to take place from September 26th-28th but nothing ever materialised. Speaking to the Tribune via email UCDSU Welfare Officer Eoghan MacDomhaill explained that the deferral “Was due to a number…

Impeachment Petition To Be Resubmitted

The petition to impeach UCDSU President Katie Ascough will be resubmitted to Returning Officer Stephen Devine on Monday morning. The petition which calls for the impeachment of Ms Ascough following her decision to remove information on how to procure an…