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  1. [Category: Redbrick History](/Category:_Redbrick_History "wikilink")
  2. ## January
  3. * 1st - Cynic is re-installed with debian so that it can temporarily
  4. host mysql (disk issues on deathray had caused it to be temporarily
  5. moved to severus, which hadn\'t been much better.)
  6. <!-- -->
  7. * 3nd - Murphy is re-installed with Solaris. Tests with OpenBSD had
  8. mainly proven that it was good at crashing a lot
  9. ## February
  10. * 4th - Finland has a redbrick? 21 of redbricks member go to Finland
  11. to visit some random Museum. (very very very cold!)
  12. * 19th - Webmaster makes a test edit to the wiki.
  13. * 24th - Bake Sale for Rag week! Carri , emma, kat & lotta baked
  14. enough cakes to feed redbrick. €110 euro was earned.
  15. * 24th - [Dare Day](/Dare_Day "wikilink"). Redbrick members took part
  16. in many weird and wonderful dares in the name of charity.
  17. ## March
  18. * 3rd - Trainee Admins first workshop. Topic Shell Scripting. Location
  19. Meeting room 1, Attendance 12.
  20. * 9th - Redbrick\'s annual tech week begins! First event was Filmsoc
  21. presents hackers.
  22. * 10th
  23. `1pm - Forensic Security talk presented by Charlie Daily - note Charlie Daily was a no show.`\
  24. `2pm - Microsoft XNA Talk. Present by Martha Rotter - free pens for all! Also Windows 7 for some.`\
  25. `5pm - Git VCS: How to not lose your final year project. Present by Redbricks Lorcan McDonald`\
  26. `6pm - Build Your Own PC Tutorial. Present by Sean Hand (Revenant)`\
  27. `8pm - Strange Things Table Quiz.`
  28. * 11th
  29. `4pm - Demonware Talk, presented by Eoghan Gaffney (atlas).http://wiki.redbrick.dcu.ie/mw/Talk:Quiz#Round_7_Picture_round`\
  30. `5pm - Linux install fest.`
  31. * 12th - Redbrick goes to Q-Zar! Blues (oldies) win Oranges (newbs +
  32. bambi).
  33. * 12th - The new Sun x4140s, Morpheus and Daniel Arrive, Morpheus goes
  34. into production within 6 hours of it being racked.
  35. * 13th - Wavehunt runs again this year. Phaxx wins and donates his
  36. prize money to redbrick.
  37. * 13th - Intersocs night in the longstone. Rediculously tiny platter
  38. was had, some loved it, two (Angelkat & carri) hated it. Werdz was
  39. indifferent to the taste of it, but he couldn\'t believe how small
  40. it was for the amount of money that was paid.
  41. ## April
  42. * 5th - [RedBrick Twitter](http://twitter.com/RedbrickDCU) is launched
  43. to tell people about stuff.
  44. <!-- -->
  45. * 9th - SU Election results in after many recounts. Alan Keegan
  46. (barium) is elected president, and John Murphy (bobo) is elected
  47. Deputy President, beating Mark Egan by just 6 votes. Andrew Harford
  48. (receive) loses Vice President to Melanie Farrell by 76 votes. In
  49. the battle of former RedBrick PROs John Needham (colossus) beats
  50. Padraig O\'Connor (landa2) in the race for Computing & Engineering
  51. Convenor.
  52. <!-- -->
  53. * 10th - Good Friday. RedBrick is offline for several hours as all
  54. power to the campus is cut for maintenance on some transformer.
  55. Murphy takes over as webserver when we eventually get in to turn it
  56. back on.
  57. <!-- -->
  58. * 14th - AGM is planned for today, but is postponed for a week when it
  59. turns enough notice hadn\'t been given.
  60. <!-- -->
  61. * 16th - Redbrick Annual Table Quiz! Skyhawk wins raffle of an acer
  62. netbook. Randomers win first place, Bincheol, team limsups come 2nd
  63. (kat can\'t remember who they are ) moju, tiny and feanor come
  64. third.
  65. [Quiz](http://wiki.redbrick.dcu.ie/mw/Talk:Quiz#Round_7_Picture_round)
  66. <!-- -->
  67. * 21st - AGM is held.
  68. Chairperson:
  69. `Andrew Martin (werdz) and Lotta Mikkonen (attol) ran. attol was elected.`
  70. Secretary:
  71. `Emma Gallagher (emma) was the only candidate and was elected by a majority show of hands.`
  72. Treasurer:
  73. `Sean Hand (revenant) was the only candidate and was elected by a majority show of hands.`
  74. Events Officer:
  75. `Carri Fuery (carri) was the only candidate and was elected by a majority show of hands.`
  76. Public Relations Officer:
  77. `Daniel Fox (maiden) was the only candidate and was elected by a majority show of hands.`
  78. Helpdesk:
  79. `Diarmaid McManus (elephant), Gautam Wadhwa (gw), Daniel Fox (maiden), Austin Halpin (haus) and`\
  80. `Gavin Tubritt (gmblitis) all ran. elephant, gw and haus were elected.`
  81. System Administrators:
  82. `Eoghan Cotter (johan), Seamus Ronan (train), Alan Breathnach (sonic), David Ó Laigheanáin (coconut) and`\
  83. `Diarmaid McManus (elephant) ran. johan, sonic and coconut were elected.`
  84. Webmaster:
  85. `Kat Farrell (Angelkat) was the only candidate and was elected by a majority show of hands.`
  86. ## September
  87. It becomes known that several incoming first years have attempted to
  88. join the society - despite their student IDs not being valid yet! Bravo,
  89. brave knights!
  90. * 23rd - [coconut](/User:coconut "wikilink") begins the tedious task
  91. of re-uploading every image on this wiki. He feels sad.
  92. [gw](/User:gw "wikilink") is conscripted to assist,
  93. [angelkat](/User:angelkat "wikilink") gives a hand.
  94. ## October
  95. * 6th/7th - Clubs and Socs days are held. The 15th generation of
  96. Brickies register. Kubuntu discs, badges, magnets, freshers\' ball
  97. tickets, goodie bags and freshers\' leaflets are handed out. After
  98. the committee\'s fruitless searching for the missing RedBrick
  99. banner, SU president Alan Keegan comes to the rescue on the morning
  100. of the 6th. Apparently the banner had been hiding in meeting room 3
  101. since Tech Week 09. Ceiling Cat\'s screen, keyboard and mouse are
  102. brought down and attached to Coconut\'s laptop so that people can
  103. play with RedBrick\'s services at the desk. An animated ascii train
  104. is the highlight. Attol and Coconut crash a CA1 lecture. Attol gets
  105. stagefright and says about 5 words, so Carri and Coconut handle the
  106. rest of the crashed lectures.
  107. [200px\|thumb\|left\|RedBrick Stand 09](/Image:Cands091.jpg "wikilink")
  108. [200px\|thumb\|centre\|RedBrick Stand
  109. 09](/Image:Cands092.jpg "wikilink") [200px\|thumb\|left\|bunbun the
  110. brick 09](/Image:Cands094.jpg "wikilink")
  111. * 8th - Generation 15 arrive. RedBrick celebrates by holding the
  112. Fresher\'s Ball in the Slipper. It is very well attended. The theme
  113. of the night was red. The first years wore the brick costume and
  114. Jiggy somehow ended up posing as a table for part of the night.
  115. Helpdesk and Coconut DJ. There was an eclectic mix of music. A
  116. member feedback survey had been created a few months prior. There
  117. was a raffle between all respondents. Redgiant won the wonderful
  118. prize of \"Granny Racing\". He has yet to collect his prize.
  119. <!-- -->
  120. * 13th - Coconut resigns as admin. Attol is sad :(
  121. <!-- -->
  122. * 14th - Azrael becomes first year rep. Bunbun also ran. Pizza was had
  123. by all.
  124. ## November
  125. * 4th - EGM held to replace Coconut. Werdz is elected by a majority
  126. show of hands. Platters are had in the Nubar.
  127. ## December
  128. * DCUfm forget to renew their license. RedBrick pull the stream for
  129. legal reasons, and DCUfm cry. or: \"DCUFM decide to act like a bunch
  130. of 2 year olds. Redbrick gives them strange looks.\"
  131. [200px\|thumb\|center\|A good summary](/Image:robbyspic.jpg "wikilink")
  132. * Craig Gavagan Mac Entee (credak) is voted in as Helpdesk after
  133. Austin Halpin (haus) steps down.
  134. * Direct attached storage array is ordered.