Christmas Day is Cancelled in UCC

UCC’s Christmas Day celebration next year has already been cancelled following complaints from staff and local residents to both the college and the city council. Cork City Council’s Joint Policing Committee heard of the “havoc” caused in the local UCC area on Christmas Day, which was held on November 23rd, this year. UCC Students’ Union…

House of Cards Cancelled: Should it be?

Last month Rent & Star Trek Discovery actor Anthony Rapp revealed allegations that Academy Award winning actor Kevin Spacey had sexually assaulted Rapp when the latter was 14 years old. The days following, other actors came out with stories about Spacey’s history with younger actors, including during his eleven-year stint as creative director of the Old…

Last week in history…

6th of November On this day, in 1860, Abraham Lincoln was elected as the 16th President of the United States of America. He became the first President to run as a Republican, and defeated his rival Stephen A. Douglas, John C. Breckinridge and John Bell. Lincoln winning the election widened the division between North &…

Editorial – Winter & Warm Socks

The fallen leaves and mild days of Autumn have started giving way to the colder, harsher days of Winter. For most of us, Winter also means that assignments will begin to pile, and exams are fast approaching. Winter has always been my second least favourite season, just pipping the worthless trash-heap that is Autumn (fight…