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!…

UCCSU Constitution Change: What You Need To Know

Writes David Condon, Communications Officer.   UCC Students’ Union 2019/20 are thrilled to announce that the UCC Student Body will be presented with a once in a lifetime opportunity this Students’ Union election cycle to improve the quality of student representation in University College Cork as, for the first time in over a decade, students…

The Hub is officially open

by Maeve O’Sullivan There has been speculation over the last few months among students, wondering when the construction of the new student building will be open. The O’Donnell & Twomey group were assigned the developmental project of the refurbishment of the historic Windle Medical building, one that had been a part of the UCC community…