Students march through Cork to protest cutbacks | Emmet Curtin

Today, UCC students held one of the three regional protests against an increase in fees as part of the USI National Day of Action. The Cork University played host to students from colleges across Munster including IT Tralee, WIT, LIT and CIT. Annie Hoey, Deputy President and Campaigns Officer of UCC spoke about the eagerness…

UCCSU Protest Ruairi Quinn’s Campus Visit | Audrey Ellard Walsh

A small group of UCC students protested on the Quad yesterday in response to Ruairi Quinn’s visit to campus. Students’ Union Deputy President Annie Hoey spoke to the media about the realities facing third level students. “For some students, it is now a choice between paying the rent or being able to eat.” The Education…

Princeton University evacuated due to bomb threat | Audrey Ellard Walsh

An unspecified bomb threat has been issued to Princeton University. The official Twitter account for the New Jersey University posted at 10.26 local time “This is NOT a test. There has been a bomb threat to multiple unspecified campus buildings.” The University Office of Communications is instructing students and staff to “evacuate the campus and…

The Stars Are Out Tonight | Emmet Curtin

  The annual UCC Society STARS Awards took place last Thursday evening in the Vertigo venue located in the County Hall. The STARS Awards recognize the best in UCC Societies through a number of categories for both individuals and Societies themselves. Over 270 people attended this year’s awards to see who would be awarded for…

UCC International Relations Society Dominates at Model United Nations | Tracy Nyhan

The beginning of March saw UCC’s International Relations Society obtain unprecedented success across the waters at the Model United Nations event in Scotland. The society was represented by eight committees, for which they returned with a record nine awards. These awards were presented to society members Barry O’Gorman, Gary Moloney, Jack Corbett and Joe Kennedy…

Chief Justice Denham Launches Cork Online Law Review | John Casey

The Hon. Mrs. Justice Susan Denham, Chief Justice of Ireland travelled to Cork last Thursday to launch the 12th Edition of the Cork Online Law Review (more fondly known as COLR) at University College Cork. Her address was hugely well attended, with those in attendance including the Deputy Lord Mayor, Cllr. Emmet O’ Halloran, the…