This is an open letter to incoming and returning students, 2015.

Anonymous Having spent most of the summer in (a very quiet) UCC, it is great to see the campus coming back to life with students beginning and continuing their studies. As an outgoing student, I feel as though I have a responsibility to help ensure your time here will be as positive as possible. I will share my own experience in the hope that it … Continue reading This is an open letter to incoming and returning students, 2015.

Not Asking For It

Author Louise O’Neill speaks with Emily Horgan about her second book, Asking For It, which has the likes of Marian Keyes gushing praise and has sparked a national discussion on rape culture and consent.   Our culture often couples ‘rape’ with the idea of ‘blurred lines.’ Questions about alcohol intake, clothing, and past promiscuity pad out these perceived ‘grey areas,’ focusing more responsibility on the victim to … Continue reading Not Asking For It