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-The new Encom server goes through about a dozen names, before finally settling on minerva.redbrick.dcu.ie, which apparently is "horribly lame".
-/webtree is moved to minerva. No one notices, or is told.

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14th - DCU RAG WEEK.Redbrick raises €283 for charity by phaxx getting hair straightened and receive getting his curled.phaxx and receive ater that afternoon headed of to the RAG week chapel to join together in holy matrimoney!! atlas pics phaxx pics if that wasn't enough heres video footage video 1 video 2 video 3

16th - A group of 12 brickies attend Skynet's Open Source Conference, Skycon, at the University of Limerick.


12th-16th - Redbricks Annual Tech Week was held. This year Redbrick joined forces with GameSoc,Debate*, FilmSoc, and AstroSoc to bring a week packed full of techie events from talks to debates to film showings!

19th - d_fens nearly took down deathray. Not that this was in any way a noteworthy event.

24th - Redbricks annual WaveHunt competition takes place. Mythe-86 comes first and tnkrbell comes third for Redbrick



Enigma eats some disks, to general cursing from the admins.

lil_cain, phaxx, and Art_wolf make known that they were behind the bed in the clubs and socs office, in campus.


1st - atlas and phaxx decide to play quite the cruel April Fools Joke on all the Brickies. MOTD was changed to say that due to someone running torrents from /var/tmp/ that Redbrick has to shut down. Some brickies are just stupid and fell for it!

Admin: In order to comply with a DMCA takedown notice served on DCU,
       Redbrick will be going offline indefinately as and from 00:00 this
       coming Monday. Thank you all for your membership throughout the
       years. We hope to return some time next year.

2nd - Rebrick Table Quiz held in the Old Bar.As usual there where winners, losers and also debates about questions!! Check out gallery for pictures, theres plenty of them anyway!

3rd - The DCUSU Genereal Elections take place Plenty of Brickies running for position on the SU exec for 2007/2008 Gizmo runs for president, but fails to be elected. 3 brickies compete for Engineering convener(landa2,Cutiepie and Mythe-86)Position eventually was won by landa2.Cutiepie comes in second The electoral committee was run by plenty of brickies namely receive,tnkrbell,johan,lil_cain,atlas.

5th - dramabob elected chair of the SPC (for another year), lil_cain elected secretary, and johan elected ordinary member

Also on the 5th the Annual Rebrick Admin, Helpdesk and Webmaster tests are held.Here's who took the tests- lil_cain, Werdz, johan, and drag0n took the admin test lil_cain, johan, castle, moju,and Revenant took the help desk test. d_fens took the webmaster test

9th - An attempt is made to rerun history when some randomer(kevd) from campus(an tarbh replacement) is invited to join RB, and write an article about it. he's generally lots less cool than cain.

10th - AGM held in QG13 at 6:30pm. All positions filled.

  Chairperson: Andrew Harford(receive)
  Secretary: Kevin Fox (undone)
  Treasurer: Ashley Dooley Martyn (mythe-86)
  Events: Kat Farrell (angelkat)
  Public Relations Officer: Damian Rhatigan (dano)
  System Administrators: Cian Brennan (lil_cain), Andrew Martin (werdz), Diarmuid Bourke (drag0n)
  Webmaster: Richard Dalton (d_fens)
  Education Officers: Matthew Barrington (MoJu), Declan Whelan (castle) & Eoghan Cotter (johan)

Lots of competition with receive, jesjes, and tnkrbell running for chair.

12th - Game Soc miss winning Best Society however they did walk away with Best Website. gizmo,yrag45 and dramabob also win awards for Best 5 Individuals!

13th - Enigma is pronounced kinda dead by svan. Upon further consideration over the next few days, status is further downgraded to 'brain damaged with no chance of resuscitation'.

18th - The Bics happen in NUIG(Galway) and dramabob wins Best Society Individual!!



7th - Access to Redbrick was cut off for two hours due to a UPS in CSD catching fire! "The roof, the roof, the roof is on fire, We don't need no water let the motherfucker burn, Burn motherfucker burn!"

From the HEAnet ticket:

20070606 23:51  DCU report that the cause of outage was a small fire on
one of their UPS devices.  They are currently waiting for the smoke to
clear, then they will bypass the device and restore power to the PoP. 
This is estimated to happen before 01:00 on Thursday 7th June.



13th - New, yet-to-be-named Encom server arrives. Contains an 'assload' of storage - 8x500GB disks. Also has 6GB RAM and 2 dual-core Xeons. For some reason came with ubuntu feisty desktop installed by default, and has lots of pretty blue lights. Will be set up any day now.


-The new Encom server goes through about a dozen names, before finally settling on minerva.redbrick.dcu.ie, which apparently is "horribly lame". -/webtree is moved to minerva. No one notices, or is told.


2nd & 3rd - DCU Clubs and Socs day happen in the HUB. Final number of members not yet known.

11th - Redbrick Fresher's Ball held in Radio City. Great night had by all

18th - EGM held to replace Treasurer and 2 positions on helpdesk. Treasurer position filled by Amy Corrigan (corriga6). Helpdesk got 2 new additions namely Padraig O’Connor (landa2)and David O Laigheanain (coconut). There was also three proposed constitutional changes. Only 2 of these however got passed these being First Year Rep and having to pass the Helpdesk test. The proposed change to reduce the number of Education Officers from one to three was defeated.

Some time in October as well lil_cain also got rid of his long flowing locks