HackSoc
the computer science society

At the University of York

Servers: runciman klaxon latona apollo diana

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  1. EGM Results  — June 14, 2019

    Before Film Night on Friday 14th June, we held an EGM to find an Ordinary Member following a resignation. We have 15 people voting, meeting our quorum of 15 votes. Voting was carried out using the Alternative Vote (AV) system. The results are:

  2. EGM for Ordinary Member  — June 07, 2019

    Following the resignation of one of our committee’s Ordinary Members, we are holding an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) to find a replacement.

  3. AGM results  — March 01, 2019

    We had another AGM!

  4. AGM 2019  — February 14, 2019

    It’s that time of the year again – AGM time!

  5. New servers: Latona, Apollo, and Diana  — January 10, 2019

    After months of work and preparation, our three new servers are ready to use - and hosted on campus!

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Boardgames and Cake

In one of the oldest and noblest traditions of HackSoc, we descend upon a room, play many boardgames, and eat much cake. Both boardgames and cake are brought along by members, so if you do enjoy the events, please consider bringing something along.

CoffeeScript

An unprecedented case of joviality and camaraderie has struck HackSoc, and we have responded with a weekly social over in the Glasshouse on Hes East. Come for lunch, a chat, and maybe a small game or two.

HackPub

Another tradition with a long and glorious history, the humble HackPub, in which we visit the Rook and Gaskill near Walmgate and converse late into the night with members past and present about high culture, politics, and how old jet engines work over a pint (of something non-alcoholic, if you so desire).

Movie Nights

We gather together to watch a film (or sometimes several). Apparently some of these might have a link to Computer Science, but we haven't spotted one yet.

Talks

In which we sit in a room en masse and listen to someone who thinks they know what they're talking about. Usually we have industrial or academic speakers, but we occasionally have student talks too.