Alana Daly Mulligan looks at the use of Artificial Intelligence by police and asks the question, is our privacy worth our protection, and how protected are we? Content Warning: This article contains a discussion of image-based sexual abuse, sexual violence & paedophilia which some readers may find upsetting. Whether or not you agree with police, […]
You Can Only See The Trees, but Not the Forest: Is the International Response to North Korea Sufficient?
Luke O’Connell looks at the Western response to North Korea and how the superpowers use laughter and mockery to cover-up a Western intervention gone horribly wrong. You can only see the trees, but not the forest. A Korean proverb that applies to the situation there since 1950 and even before that. We often see the […]
by Conor Daly Capitalism, commercialism, and consumerism have combined to make more products available at lower prices than ever before, but what is the opportunity cost? Current Affairs Staff Writer Conor Daly writes. Despite what the above introduction may lead you to believe, this will not be a socialist manifesto, far from it. Capitalism itself […]
As many students get ready to face life beyond the gates of UCC, the Bystander Intervention Programme & the Graduate Attributes Programme show students how to take on the role of global citizens as they embark on their futures. Written by Clíonadh O’Keefe of the UCC Bystander Intervention Programme with additional writing support by Caroline […]
by Célio Fioretti Célio Fioretti talks with Because You Cann founder Serena Donovan about how she went from growing canola to cannabis as a result of Canada’s legalisation of marijuana. Serena Donovan is a farmer, and on the property she runs with her husband Ian near Vulcan in rural Alberta, a new greenhouse has been […]
by Conor Daly Performance-enhancing drugs and anabolic steroids are the long-standing euphemisms used to describe cheating in elite sport. This phenomenon used to be exclusive to elite athletes, but is now filtering through every social strata, and most worryingly, to teenagers. Current Affairs Staff Writer Conor Daly reports. Sports science and nutrition have […]