INTERVIEW WITH NUI 2020 SEANAD CANDITATE MICHELLE HEALY

Writes Maeve O’Sullivan, Deputy News Editor   Deputy News Editor Maeve O’Sullivan recently spoke to Michelle Healy, an independent candidate in the upcoming NUI 2020 Seanad elections. Ms Healy comes from Bishopstown, Cork and is a graduate of UCC. Firstly, why is it you are running for this position? I am a humanitarian, through and…

The Covid-19 Update

by Luke Watson   Worry has been setting in across the globe as the coronavirus Covid-19 spreads, with emerging outbreaks in Italy making a pan-European outbreak increasingly likely. With the number of cases in the UK coming in at least 20, and with one confirmed case in Northern Ireland, fear of an Irish outbreak is…

Raise The Roof, Not The Rents

Writes Chloe Jesse   On the afternoon of February 25th, about sixty students convened on UCC’s quadrangle to protest increasing rent prices for campus accommodation. Amidst the on and off snow and rain rose chants of “What do we want?” “Rent freeze!” “When do we want it?” “Now!” And “1,2,3,4: We won’t take this anymore!…