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Education Officer Backs Impeachment

Education Officer Rob Sweeney has tonight publicly backed the impeachment of UCDSU President Katie Ascough. It was announced last night during Union Council that he along with Barry Murphy and Niall Torris would be taking annual leave in order to…

Ascough Claims Bias – Impeachment Hustings Report

“Our papers are not good enough.” This sentence was one among the closing statement by Katie Ascough at today’s Impeachment Hustings. These are common words to hear in this new political world of ‘fake news’. Ascough claims that The University…

Sabbatical Officers to Campaign for Impeachment

In yet another twist in the impeachment referendum saga, three of UCDSU sabbatical officers are taking annual leave in order to campaign in favour of Katie Ascough’s impeachment. Sabbatical officers must remain neutral during referendums unless they’re outside officer hours….

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…

Yes Campaign Dispute Ascough’s Comments

Amy Crean (pictured above, middle), a member of the Impeach UCDSU President/Yes Campaign has responded to comments made by Katie Ascough in an article from the University Observer. In the email exchange with the University Observer, Ms Ascough stated “Several…

Why You Should Vote Yes to Impeachment

Since launching our campaign, large numbers of our fellow students have engaged with us and expressed support for impeachment of the UCDSU President. The fact that more students signed our petition than voted for Ascough in the election confirms that…

Na Ceisteanna Nach Bhfuil Daoine ag Cur Faoi Tháinseamh Katie Ascough.

Le cúpla seachtain anuas, is é an rud is mó atá daoine ag labhairt faoi ná an éagóir a bhí déanta ar mhic léinn UCD nuair a bhaineadh eolas faoi ghinmhilleadh ó “Winging It”, leabhrán a bhí tugtha amach le…

Opinion: This Referendum Should Be About Leadership

Regardless of what the students of UCD will vote for on the 25th and 26th of October, there is no good outcome of this referendum for our Union. Right now, our Union is making headlines for all the wrong reasons….

Editorial: If Breitbart Are Involved, It’s a Bad Sign

I am nearly sick to death of talking about the impeachment referendum but there a few things that need to be said. First of all, I cannot and am not taking a side in this but I do want to…

Opinion: There Is a Difference Between Bias and Relevance.

On Monday afternoon we received an email from the Vote No/Fight4Katie campaign. It was from Katie Ascough and in the email she detailed why she felt The College Tribune had been biased in their coverage of the impeachment campaign so…

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…

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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…