Drugs n’ Robots!

by Eoin Shortiss Eoin Shortiss explores the dangers of reliance on recreational drugs through the novel-turned-stage musical, ‘Be More Chill’. I know nothing about drugs. The biggest high I’ve gotten from a drug (besides alcohol) happened that one time I misread the recommended dose on a box of paracetamol. But even I can see that […]

Insane for Cocaine

  by Emily Osborn   Emily Osborn looks at the glamorization of cocaine in popular media. The idyllic “sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll” lifestyle has been romanticised in media for decades. This inadvertently has led to drug use itself being glamorised, with certain drugs adapting to this role more than others. According to a […]

Breac: Aisteoireacht sa nGaeilge

Niamh Ní Léidí : Feidireachtaí sa gColáiste Nuair a bhí mé sa chéad bhliain in UCC ní raibh sé ar eolas agam go raibh cumann ann a dhéanann drámaí as Gaeilge. D’iarr mo chara orm dul go dráma deireadh na bliana agus bhí mé an-fiosrach mar gheall ar. Chuas ann léí agus bhí mé cinnte […]

Comhrá le Bríd Browne ó Bandwagons

Le Holly Buckley   Tá sá in am léim ar bord na Bandwagons!    Is mór an onóir dom a fháil agallamh le Bríd Browne. Is podchraoltóir, léiritheoir teilifíse agus Gaeilgoir dílis as Loch Garman í. Tá aithne uirthi mar leath amháin an phodchraoladh íocónach pop cultúrtha darb ainm Bandwagons, a óstáil sí le Fionnuala Jones. Mura […]

The 2021 Golden Globe Nominations Have Me Wondering, What’s The Point of Awards Ceremonies?

I feel most people, including myself, watched the highlights of Ricky Gervais eviscerating the Hollywood elite on YouTube after the 2020 Golden Globes last year. The blunder involving Envelope-Gate at the 89th Academy Awards was more memorable than the actual ceremony itself. I have asked around and most people seem to remember more of things […]

Ag feachaint siar ar sheod cultúrtha Paisean Faisean

Le Holly Buckley    Ah, na noughties, an ré ina raibh sé faiseanta gúna a chaitheamh thar jeans agus an am a shúil tú timpeall ag éisteacht le hamhráin angsty Avril Lavinge ar do Walkman. Gan amhras, bhí tú ag rith abhaile ar luas lasrach chun féachaint ar The Den tar éis am scoile, ach an […]