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UCDSU Still Yet To Donate Money Raised For The Together For Yes Campaign

The College Tribune has learned that money raised by the UCD Students Union for the campaign to that was due to be donated to the Together for Yes campaign to repeal the 8th has not yet been sent onto the…

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…

Impeachment Petition Handed In

UCD Students  Amy Crean, Sadhbh MacLochlainn and Finn McLysaght (pictured above) have handed in their impeachment petition to the Returning Officer Stephen Devine. The petition obtained a total of 1,620 signatures, nearly double what was required for an impeachment referendum…

Yes4Neutral side lodged Complaints over SU “Inaccurate Information” during Abortion referendum

The Yes 4 Neutral side in the recent campus referendum on abortion submitted several complaints over “inaccurate” information put out by the UCD Students’ Union during the campaign. The Yes 4 Neutral side, who advocated for the Students’ Union to…

Pro-Choice ‘No’ Side Win Abortion Referendum by 64%

UCD Students voted decisively to retain the pro-choice stance of the Students’ Union today, following one of the highest recorded voting turnouts in recent years. The pro-choice No side won 64% of the vote, with those advocating for the SU…

“Voting No means You are Being Pro-Choice”: Referendum Special

In a campus referendum special Politics editor Oisín MacCanna and Editor Jack Power sat down with both sides of the campaign to get their views, motivations and arguments. Hazel Nolan is leading the Vote side, to keep the Students’ Union…

“Everyone in UCD Deserves to Be Fairly Represented”: Referendum Special

In a campus referendum special Politics editor Oisín MacCanna and Editor Jack Power sat down with both sides of the campaign to get their views, motivations and arguments. Representing the Yes side, to change the UCD Students’ Union position on…

‘UCD Students for Fair Representation’ Gain Enough Signatures to call Campus Referendum on Abortion Issue

A group ‘UCD Students for Fair Representation’ is believed to have now gained enough signatures to call a referendum on campus on the Students’ Union stance on abortion. The group needed 927 UCD students to sign a petition, and speaking…

NEWS: Marriage Equality and Constitutional Reform Passed

It has been tonight confirmed that both the marriage equality policy referendum and the constitutional reform referendum held by UCDSU have been passed. Both reached quorum, pills with the marriage equality policy referendum passed with 97% of the vote, and…

Referendum to take place on UCDSU constitution

Among the votes taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday is a vote to rewrite the current UCDSU constitution. Arts convenor Conor Rock, healing who is leading the campaign for a yes vote, try sat down with the College Tribune to…

UCDSU gears up for Marriage Equality Referendum

While the UCD Students’ Union is nominally in favour of supporting marriage equality, prostate the organisation currently holds no mandate to actively campaign on the issue. For this reason UCDSU LGBT Officer Sam Blackensee and UCDSU Gender Equality Officer Grace…

Marriage Equality Referendum Not Won Yet

Later this year, the Irish people will go to the polls to decide whether or not to include the following piece of text to their constitution: “Marriage may be contracted in accordance with law by two persons without distinction as…