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UCDSU officers denied request to campaign for Ascough’s impeachment

The officers have been forced to cease campaigning following a complaint lodged this morning

 

The three University College Dublin Students’ Union (UCDSU) sabbatical officers who announced they had taken leave to campaign against President Katie Ascough were denied their request to take annual leave this morning. The University Observer reports that the action follows

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Political culture in Trinity is suffocating

Many people use societies and the Students’ Union to advance their own political agenda

I suspect the conflict over the changing of Dublin University Gender Equality Society’s (DUGES) official name to DU Feminist Society (FemSoc) is confusing to many new Trinity students. The Central Societies Committee (CSC) holds that it does not wish to

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The bloated egos of student politics

For many, student politics is nothing more than a parade of self-centredness

There are, as ever, many confusions to be found in student politics. The emerging confusion, however, is best embodied by the self-interested individual: the person who waves the flag for political virtue, but whose every action suggests that they are

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Rents reach new all-time high while supply of accommodation continues to drop

A quarterly report published by property website Daft.ie found that rents increased by 12% in Dublin

  Rents have reached an all-time high while the supply of accommodation continues to drop, as students from across the country scramble to find accommodation for the upcoming college year.

A quarterly report published by property website Daft.ie has found that

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Katie Ascough announced UCDSU President

The pro-life candidate received 35.65% of first-count votes despite criticism over her involvement in the “Yes for Neutrality” campaign

Katie Ascough, a third year Science student specialising Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, has won the University College Dublin Students’ Union (UCDSU) presidential candidate race with a final total of 1,431 votes.

Three other candidates also ran for the position; Ronán …

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