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UCD Students Launch Campaign To Repeal “Racist” 27th Amendment

A group of UCD students led by Cian O’Farrell have launched a campaign to Repeal the 27th Amendment to the Constitution. The 27th amendment abolished the right to Irish citizenship by birth and was introduced following a referendum in 2004….

L&H Engages In Classic Clash Of Capitalist Vs Communists

The L&H saw a classic cash of ideologies last week with the annual Capitalist vs Communist debate. The debate as a whole resulted in both sides trying to discredit the other by finding out which ideology had committed the worst…

Presidential Candidate Sean Gallagher Speaks At Enterprise Week

Presidential candidate Sean Gallagher visited UCD this Monday, to open UCD Investors & Entrepreneurs Society’s Enterprise Week and promote his new book ‘Secrets to Success’. As an entrepreneur, Sunday Independent business columnist and former Dragon, he comes from a place…

Limited Progress On Gender Neutral Bathrooms

There has been little progress made in the plan to establish gender-neutral bathrooms in UCD. Last February, UCD announced plans to re-designate 170 toilets as gender-neutral bathrooms. In the seven months since then, only one toilet has been re-designated. This…

Universities and USI Criticise Budget

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has expressed its disappointment with the Government’s budget last week for failing to address the number issues facing the third-level education sector. In statements made to the press in the aftermath of the…

SSDP and LGBTQ+ Host Discussion On Chemsex

UCD’s branch of the Students For Sensible Drugs Policy hosted an open discussion on Chemsex on Wednesday evening as a part of the Students Union SHAG day and UCD LGBTQ+s Media Week. Chemsex, which is classified as the sexualized use…

LawSoc and LGBTQ+ Soc Debate Representation In Media

UCD LawSoc ran it’s second collaborative debate with the LGBTQ+ Soc this week on the motion that this House regrets the portrayal of LGBT people in media. The debate saw a range of arguments put forward, from how media perception…

RA’s Did Not Receive Consent Training Due To Time Constraints

Residential Assistants in UCD residences did not received consent training this year despite time being put aside in their training schedule for it. According to RA’s who were due to receive the training the reason that it did not go…

Science Society’s Charity Cycle ‘Sci-Cle’ Returns To UCD

Next January, over one hundred students from across UCD will be setting off on their 200km journey to raise tens of thousands for Crumlin Children’s Hospital. The Science Society’s annual Cycle to Galway is revving again, and we can’t wait…

Sutherland To Recieve Recycling Bins As Part Of Green Campus Pilot Scheme

Sutherland is due to receive new recycling bins this week under the Green Campus initiative. A small group of committed students have been liaising with Estate Services since the last academic year to arrange for the installation of 8 new…

President Deeks Responds To Common Room Complaints

UCD President Andrew Deeks has responded to the complaints raised by the Common Room Club in comments to the Tribune. President Deeks said that while he understood the complaints of the Common Room members, he has received a measure of…

LawSoc Grants Honorary Life Membership to Attorney General Wolfe

LawSoc welcomed the Irish Attorney General Seamus Woulfe to UCD last Thursday to speak to the society. Mr Woulfe who has been Attorney General since June 2017 was being awarded an honorary life membership of the society, joining others such…