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,…

Credit Where Credit’s Due

I’ve been looking forward to this issue for a long time. The reason? It’s when we finally get to publish our fantastic interview with Dublin MC Kevin Smith, better known as Kojaque. I’ve been working on getting an interview with Kojaque for nearly two years now. I’ve sent e-mails to his label, tweeted at him…

The Evidence is Stacking Up

Good morning and welcome to the fourth issues of this year’s edition of the University Express. I hope you enjoy and appreciate all the hard working and effort me and the rest of the editorial team put into bringing our newspaper to you on a fortnightly basis. Over the past number of weeks, the University…