Turning The Page

It’s almost a year to the day, as I write this, that I was interviewed for the position of Editor-in-Chief of the Express. At the time, naturally, I was terrified. I wanted the job but at the same time, unaware of those I was competing against, I wasn’t sure I was the right candidate. As…

Editorial #10 – Thank you.

I have often found it difficult to begin an essay or an important text, or been at a loss for finding the perfect words, the right thing to say, in a given situation. Now, as I sit here faced with the task of composing my last ever editorial as Byline Editor, as any Editor, even…

The Winds are Changing

Hello everyone and welcome to the final edition of this year’s University Express. Try not to cry too much but this is my last editorial of the year, hang in there for the remainder of these 500 words if possible. When thinking of a title for this editorial, Mary Poppins immediately sprang to mind, with…

Shayan Tribute

On the morning of Saturday the 2nd of February, UCC societies were made aware via e-mail of the sudden passing of UCC student Shayan Nasser. Shayan was active in student media, and was a committee member of both the UCC Journalism Society, and the UCC Music Society. He was also a writer for the University…

Taking a stand

Welcome back to the latest issue of The University Express! The first two weeks of college have already flown by and, as I’m sure many of you are well aware, final year fear is beginning to rear its head once again. I myself this year have similar worries. As a psychology student (as I’m sure…

Editorial #6

Who is excited for Christmas? I am. I can second Joe Cunningham’s reflection, expressed in his fantastic article about all the must-re-watch Christmas movies, that as we get older Christmas becomes less about the presents and more about other inarguably better and far more important things: the quality time we spend with family and friends,…