Men’s Hockey side defeated in historic debut

Instonians 3 UCC 0 UCC made the long trip up north on Saturday to play Instonians in the club’s first ever Irish Hockey League clash. The team went down to an experienced Instonians side that have played at this level for a longer time and this showed in the 3-0 score line. “We’d two forwards…

Night Must Become Light

Irish indie-rock quartet Delorentos are the enigma of our bijou music landscape. Having hit the big time in Spain, Russia and the United States, while simultaneously knocking on the door for outright homogenous success, guitarist, Kieran McGuinness, is confident that the success of his group’s latest single, ‘Show Me Love’, is a sign that Ireland’s…

The big interview: Laura Harmon

It is an exciting time for the USI. Pre-budget plans are well underway in anticipation of the October the 8th nationwide rally whilst eyes are already being drawn to next spring’s referendum for marriage equality; this alongside a host of  regular annual campaigns. Laura Harmon is not one to be overawed by her situation though….

“I feel like I can finally call myself a Kerry footballer”

It was an All-Ireland final which provided vindication by the bucket-load. Not only was there vindication for Kerry football as a whole, but personal vindication for many of the individual players. Paul Geaney ranked among them. Despite a promising underage career, Geaney lacked an All-Ireland underage medal in the green and gold – with the…

Egyptian mummy set to extend time on Leeside

A 2,300-year-old mummy, which is believed to have been in the possession of UCC since the 1890s, looks set to extend its stay in Cork for the foreseeable future due to ongoing political unrest in Egypt. While it is unclear how UCC came to possess the mummy, it is believed to be that of a…

The Prince of Pot

  For readers unfamiliar with your story, how would you introduce yourself? My name is Marc Emery and I am a marijuana advocate, lover of marijuana and, as a consequence of that devotion, I have been dedicating my life for the last 25 years to civil disobedience and advancement of legalisation in Canada and the…

Cancer Society introduces BLU.C.C.

The Cancer Society recently took on the task of running its first ‘Dare To Go Blue Week’ during what was only the third week of term. In an attempt to encourage men to be more diligent with getting themselves checked for cancer, the week included everything from a Big Fat Blue Quiz to a screening…