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Council mandates union to support end to image-based sexual abuse

TCDSU must now support a campaign seeking to end image-based sexual abuse following a major incident last week

Trinity College Dublin’s Students’ (TCDSU) Council has passed a mandate to support the ‘End Image-Based Sexual Abuse Ireland’ group.

The group, which was set up last week in response to a significant leak of private images from a Discord group,

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Further case of Covid-19 detected in TBSI

An email seen by Trinity News confirmed a sixth case of Covid-19 has been detected in TBSI, this time on the sixth floor of the building

Another case of Covid-19 has been detected on campus, despite many students having most or all of their tuition online. 

In an email from the Professor of Experimental Immunology Kingston Mills,  researchers in the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute (TBSI) were

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GSU reports surplus for fourth consecutive year

The GSU has reported a surplus for the academic year 2019/20, despite TCDSU reporting a deficit of nearly €50,000 for the same academic year

Trinity College Dublin’s Graduates Students’ Union (GSU) has reported a surplus for the academic year 2019/20, despite the financial implications caused by Covid-19.

The GSU has maintained a surplus of €2,861 this year, compared to a €1,545 the year before. 

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TCDSU and USI condemn Discord leak

“This isn’t a once-off incident, it will remain a systemic problem until we see legal protections for those affected.”

This evening, both the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and Trinity College Dublin’s Students’ Union (TCDSU) have condemned the Discord leak which has occurred over the last few days. 

The leak, which has occurred over the last several days,

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Printing House Square expected to be completed by spring 2021

While Professor O’Kelly stated that construction on the accommodation complex is expected to finish in spring 2021, delays may occur due to decreased capacity with social distancing requirements

The construction of Printing House Square is expected to be completed for spring 2021, after facing several delays over the last few years.

The accommodation complex was expected to be completed this summer; however, construction on the site had to

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TCDSU funding to fall by nearly €50,000

In proposed allocations of funding for capitated bodies seen by Trinity News, funding is expected to decrease by approximately 14.6%

Trinity College Dublin’s Students’ Union (TCDSU) is expected to be dealt with a cut of €49,861, approximately 14% of its former budget.

This follows the union’s budget last year increasing by approximately €15,000.

A document seen by Trinity News shows

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CSC reports surplus for first time in years

The committee had a surplus of €8,312 this year, compared to a €25,090 deficit last year

The Central Societies’ Committee (CSC) has returned an overall surplus last year, compared to a €25,000 deficit in last year’s expenditure report.

The committee, which governs College’s societies, had a surplus of €8,312 for the year ended August 31st 2020, …

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TBSI lab closed due to Covid-19 outbreak

After an outbreak of Covid-19 linked to two floors of the TBSI, practical classes inn one of its labs have been cancelled for the next week

Practical classes in one of the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute (TBSI) have been suspended for the next week after a Covid-19 outbreak associated with the building.

The Head of the School of Biochemistry and Immunology has confirmed in an email

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TCDSU referendum on amendments to the constitution to be held tomorrow

The proposal is designed to “clean up” the document as well as introduce a number of procedural reforms

Trinity College Dublin’s Students’ Union (TCDSU) is to hold a referendum tomorrow on “cleaning up” its constitution.

The motion to make adjustments to the TCDSU constitution was proposed last April, and students are set to vote on accepting or rejecting

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Trinity offers congratulations to Joe Biden on election win

Following the Democratic win this afternoon, several students have spoke to Trinity News to express their overall joy at the result

Trinity has offered congratulations to Joe Biden on being elected to be the 46th president of the United States. 

Joe Biden is set to be the next president of the United States, after he won enough states to secure more