The College Experience – Sarah O Mahony 

The anonymous submissions about UCC on Instagram are always entertaining night time reading. Recently I’ve been enjoying the lost and found posts, hoping the random earbud found in the library gets reunited with its owner. I have also recently come across a submission speaking about the college experience that I thought was incredibly well worded….

2022 Formula 1 Season Preview

By Atakan Uzun    We are coming close to the start of the 2022 Formula 1 season. It begins, this weekend, at the Sakhir circuit in Bahrain on Friday, with Practice 1 and 2 taking place. It is the start of a new era of F1 cars, with new regulations, this season, designed to increase…

In Conversation with Neurodiversity Society

By Sarah O’Mahony I came across the Neurodiversity society’s Instagram page at the end of semester one and was immediately curious. The neurodivergent community includes autistic, dyslexic, dyspraxic people and people with ADHD, dyscalculia, dysgraphia and more. Their infographics set out a brief explanation of the ideas of the committee ‘to give neurodivergent people a…

A Love Letter to UCC Societies

By Aoife Osborne   Cast your mind back, if you can, to September 2018. It’s Trump’s second year in office, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been married since May and the term ‘coronavirus’ is reserved exclusively for epidemiologists and zoologists. It’s also the year that a bright-eyed and bushy-tailed Aoife Osborne starts in UCC….

UCC Green Week 2022

By Orla Leahy – News Editor UCC Green Week 2022 ran last week, from March 7th to 11th inclusive. Maeve Richardson, Community & Engagement Officer of the Students’ Union (SU), has described Green Week as a “week of activism, initiatives, and campaigning by UCC students and staff to create a better world.”  The week kicked off…

UCC STARS Awards 2022 Wrapped

Orla Leahy – News Editor The UCC Societies’ Executive hosts the STARS Awards Ceremony on an annual basis to acknowledge the outstanding drive, commitment and work ethic of UCC students from all disciplines within UCC Societies. UCC is home to over 100 societies, from charitable societies, to linguistic societies, to everything imaginable between. There is something…

My Journey with my Vagina

By Rachel Deasy  Hi. Having a vagina can be hard. I have spent the last ten or so years of my life trying to understand my relationship with my vagina and my sexual health. It has not been an easy road, and unfortunately, I am far from finished my journey, but I have become a…

RAG Week 2022: What’s in store? 

By Orla Leahy, News Editor Raise and Give (RAG) Week 2022, organised and facilitated by the UCC Students’ Union and UCC Ents, began yesterday, and remains in full swing until Friday. This year’s charity partners include the Sexual Violence Centre Cork, Cork City Missing Persons Search and Recovery, and Age Action South. UCC societies and clubs…