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An Daonlathas agus Uganda – tír fé smacht na míleata

Le Jane Holland.   Is deacair an rud é smaoineamh faoi na deacrachtaí a bhíonn le sárú ag na daoine a chónaíonn in Uganda fé láthair. Ní féidir íomhá de Uganda a chruthú gan teannas foréigneach de shaghas éigint a bheith intuigthe, toisc nár bhlais an tír seo daonlathas liobrálach ó bunaíodh an stát tar […]

An Éifeacht atá ag an Víreas ar Scoláirí sa Chéad Bhlian

Tagann an Luain agus tagann na ranganna. Dúisím, táim sa choláiste anois, ba chóir go mbeadh féidearachtaí an lae gan teoireann. Tuigim faoi deara an réaltacht… nílim i gCorcaigh.. táim sáinnithe istigh i mo sheomra , mo bhréagáin líonta timpeall thart orm ag stanadh ar an scáiléan ar mo ríomhaire. Mo ríomhaire nach mothaigh an […]

An Saol mar Mhac Léinn Céad Bhliana 2020-2021

Nach maith an chuimhne atá agam ar an 12 Márta 2020 – an lá inar athraigh na haon rud beo. Shiúlamar amach doras na scoile agus sinn go léir chomh sásta le ríthe. Dhá seachtaine saor ón scoil – aoibhneas na bhflaitheas! Ach cé a cheapfadh go mbeimist fós i lár na paindéime seo bliain […]

3 Cúis Chun Gléasadh Suas Gach Maidin le Lucy Ní Shíocháin

Pléann Lucy Ní Shíocháin an cheist seo; an bhfuil tionchar ag ár gcleachtaí faisin ar ár bhmeabhairsláinte agus muid sáite sa bhaile? Is beag ábhar céiliúrtha a thug 2020 dúinn, cuireadh lánstad ar cuid mhór don ghnáthshaol mar thoradh. Anuas ar sin cuireadh stop le gnáth nósanna faiseanta. Tá sé éasca dúinn sleamhnú isteach sna […]

UCC Spotlight: Welfare Officer Candidate, Alannah O’Connor

By Stephen Moynihan. Alannah O’Connor is the sole candidate for the position of Welfare Officer in the 2022 Students’ Union Elections. Alannah is currently the Gender Equality Representative on the SU’s Equality Working Group.   Alannah’s top aim for the year, should she be elected, is to set up a web resource to help people […]

UCCSU Spotlight: Student Union Presidential Candidate: Asha Woodhouse

By Stephen Moynihan. The sole President candidate in this year’s SU elections is Asha Woodhouse, who is seeking re-election for the position. Born and bred in Cork and with an extensive history of activism, key focuses of Asha’s campaign are cost of living, accommodation, and access to education. “To me all these issues are interlinked […]

UCCSU Spotlight: Entertainment Officer Candidate, Mary O’Connell

By Conor Daly. Final year English and History student Mary O’Connell from Tralee, County Kerry describes herself as a fun person who has always been involved in student life. While you can make what you want of her Leo star sign, Mary is running for Entertainment Officer for the 2022/23 Academic year and looks forward […]

UCCSU Spotlight: Communications and Engagement Officer Candidate, Sinéad Roche

By Orla Leahy Sinéad currently sits on UCC Students’ Union (UCCSU) as Education Officer and is running for the position of Communications & Engagement Officer for the 22/23 academic year. Sinéad’s other experience includes UCCSU Deputy President (21/22), UCCSU College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences (CACSSS) Rep (20/21), Gender Equality Rep on UCCSU, […]

UCCSU Spotlight: Education Officer Candidate, Imasha Costa

By Emer Walsh Currently in her final year of a BA in English and French, Editor-In-Chief of the UCC Express and Consent Officer for the UCC Feminist Society, Imasha Costa is running to be your Education Officer for the 2022/23 Academic year, the only full-time role being contested in this election. This is your chance […]