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…

Editorial: Byline

How are we half-way through first semester already? I hear us all asking ourselves; starting to worry about up-coming in-class tests, assignment deadlines and the threatening reality of Christmas Exams getting closer and closer. “We have loads of time!” is no longer a comforting assertion because it is no longer true. We don’t have loads…

Time for some Proper 12?

The weeks are already flying by, well they are for me anyway. There has been plenty of drama in UCC over the last couple of weeks and it’s been stressful to say the least. I also realised while writing this editorial that I have three assignments and one in-class test coming up soon within the…

Editorial: News

It’s been a difficult week to come to terms with in Cork City, as within the space of three days we have seen both the highest of highs and the murkiest of lows that this poor city has to offer. I’m quite a big reader and I’ve read my fair share of footballers biographies, and…