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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…

LawSoc Debate On Euthanasia Hears Emotional Speeches

LawSoc’s fifth weekly debate considered one of the most serious motions to date, whether or not this house would legalise Euthanasia. The serious nature of the debate left presented a difficult task for Correspondence Secretary Tommy McDarby whose task it…

Dublin Games Festival Announces Line Up

Aeon Spark Events will be launching the first ever Dublin Games Festival this November. The Festival comes of the foot of the Dublin Games Submit held back in July. The event which will be Dublin’s largest gaming event to date…

LawSoc Considers Would They Rather Be Witty Or Pretty?

This weeks LawSoc debate returned to the more comedic side of things, with the house considering the motions ‘This house would rather be witty than pretty’. The speakers truly embraced the laughable nature of the motion, taking regular pot shots…

UCDSU Joins Thousands At Raise The Roof Protest

UCD Students Union joined thousands of others at a major housing protest outside Dáil Eireann today, to coincide with a private members motion calling on the Government to declare a ‘housing emergency’ across Ireland. Trade Unions, The Union of Students…

President Higgins Visits UCD To Open Douglas Hyde Lecture Series

President Michael D. Higgins visited UCD to give a lecture on the legacy of President Douglas Hyde and open the inaugural Hyde lecture series. Douglas Hyde was the first president of Ireland and served between the years 1938 and 1945,…

UCD To Introduce Online Mental Program SilverCloud On Campus

UCD has purchased Silver Cloud, an online mental health platform, and is planning to launch the programme during Mental Health Week. SilverCloud is a cloud-based service that provides ‘therapeutic and psycho-education programmes’. The programme was developed over ten years by…