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No Campaign Releases Explanation of Decision to Remove Abortion Information

A post has appeared on the Fight4Katie/Vote No campaign Facebook page detailing the events that led to the reprinting of the fresher’s magazine ‘Wingin’ It’. In the post,  a timeline of events leading to the reprinting of the magazine is…

Pages About Safe Drug Use Removed From ‘Winging’ It’

Uncertain whose decision it was to remove the pages. More direct approach to be taken including a mandate to support Students for Sensible Drug Policy. Pages which detailed how to take drugs safely were removed from this year’s edition of…

“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…

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…

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…

The Student Housing Crisis: Are Digs the Solution?

A campaign headed up by Campaigns & Communications Officer Barry Murphy has exposed the problems that students are facing with getting acceptable accommodation around Dublin. The campaign involves UCD students going undercover to view potential places and exposing their shoddy…

Are UCDSU Campaigns and Communications Promises Being Kept?

This year’s UCD Students’ Union (UCDSU) Sabbatical Officers made campaign promises about being quick off the mark to promote UCDSU’s campaigns and services to students. The College Tribune recently caught up with Barry Murphy, UCDSU Campaigns & Communications Officer, and…