Letter to the Editor | Gender Neutral Bathrooms in UCC

Dear Editor, Recently it came to my attention that UCC, my own university, has started introducing gender-neutral bathrooms on campus. Now I consider myself a very modern man, at one time in my life I frequented Chambers. I then discovered that it wasn’t actually an Ally McBeal themed bar and never went there again. Unisex bathrooms were the one thing which greatly upset me about … Continue reading Letter to the Editor | Gender Neutral Bathrooms in UCC

How the Grinch Stole Christmas Cups

Leah Driscoll discusses what could be the biggest first world problem of this season. Is it minimalist? Is it political correctness? Is it a war waged against Christians? No, this year’s festive Starbucks coffee cup design is none of these things. It is just lazy. Certain traditions in the run up to Christmas are treasured by anyone in possession of the faintest hint of festive … Continue reading How the Grinch Stole Christmas Cups

Food for Thought

Report: Kyle Malone As the echoes of Fresher’s Week celebrations slowly fade away for yet another year, students around UCC are now looking towards their budget and especially towards the cost of food on campus. The biggest debate revolves around the New Bar, whose dinner prices have increased this term. This reporter went down to the Amphitheatre to hear what students had to say. “How … Continue reading Food for Thought

Latest research shows George Boole was “just one of the lads”

Report: Kyle Malone   Boole 200 is upon us, and as the bicentennial celebrations of the contributions of George Boole continue, new research carried out by the University has shown that, contrary to popular belief, George Boole was in fact “just one of the lads.” The research in question, which originally started as an exercise to learn more about “that lad on the posters,” has … Continue reading Latest research shows George Boole was “just one of the lads”