Suffragette City | Audrey Ellard Walsh

It is a week for activism it seems with a national campaign of protests and demonstrations kicking off in Cork. The USI “Fed Up? Stand Up!” Campaign is covered in part, by Stephen Barry in this issue and yesterday’s protest is reviewed online at www.uccexpress.net. It seems that these are times for action on a…

The cost of “sexy” | Annie Hoey

Well well, here we are again. Another week, another paper. And what has happened since the last time we spoke? Well there was Halloween of course. All them tiny tiny outfits with those tiny tiny women squished into them. Those sexy sexy cats/mice/bunnies/pirates/wenches/witches/ladybugs/bumble bees. So much flesh. When I expressed my disquiet at all this…

Today is where your book begins | Úna Farrell

“Pay attention to where you are going because without meaning you might get nowhere.” A.A. Milne      It’s that time of year again where gowns are donned and degrees presented. Amongst the gowns and hats, the proud parents with flashing cameras and the inspirational speeches and applause, there assemble the graduates. The apprehensive, optimistic and…

Advertise Yourself | Úna Farrell

     First impressions are difficult. First impressions are also important, or so they say. We suit up for interviews, we doll up for first dates, we swot up on interesting conversation. We do all this to make a good first impression. We want to be liked by others. We want to be more than liked,…