University Express Racism in UCC Survey: Upon Closer Inspection.

On October 3rd, The University Express compiled a survey entitled “Racism in UCC”, designed with the intent of highlighting instances of on-campus racism which would otherwise go unseen. The survey was sent out via e-mail to every student currently attending UCC. The survey was short and simple, consisting of eight questions, including the option for…

The 6 types of people you meet on Twitter

Twitter is often spoken of as being somewhat of a scary place. If you’ve ever, even passively, partaken in the consumption of mainstream media, you’ve probably heard ominous warnings of the dreaded social media platform. “It’s the end of human civilisation as we know it” they say. Over 250 million registered users, all screeching into…

“Just Say No” just doesn’t work. An interview with Tony Duffin, CEO of the Ana Liffey Drug Project.

Tony Duffin is the CEO of the Ana Liffey Drug Project, a Dublin-based non-profit organisation which advocates for a health-based, harm-reductive approach to the issues of drug-use and drug policy in Ireland. First established in 1982, the Ana Liffey Drug Project offers services to people who use drugs in the Dublin, Mid-West and North-East regions…

The Scarlet ‘L’: How To Survive And Thrive As A Learner Driver

Imagine, if you will, the following scenario: It’s 8:38 on a Monday morning, and having completed your final driving lesson on the previous Friday morning, you’re embarking (despite your mother’s best wishes) on your very first independently driven journey to college. With your driving test only a matter of weeks away, the days of extortionately…