The Best Places for Modern Love On Campus

A contributing writer explains how UCC can facilitate your love life, in more ways than one.   For the vast majority of us, UCC is the place we have to call home for several years. While that is something to be sad about, it is not without merit as a stage for finding someone to […]

Blind Date

Recently Deputy Features Editor Sarah O’Mahony sent two UCC students on a blind date to Alchemy Coffee Shop, Barracks Street. 21 students applied and Ciara and Matthew were chosen and sent off to face the snow and to identify each other when things were kept a little too blind. Ciara is a 22 year old […]

Yes, Valentine’s Day is my Favourite Holiday

Deputy features and opinion editor Sarah O’Mahony explains how Valentine’s day is not just for the hitched.   Upon deciding that I was going to write this article I googled the title as I often do. Let me surprise you, it is a very popular hot take. There appears to be a large number of […]

A Giant Leap Towards Conspiracy

Contributing writer Julie Cukier explores the small step for man that led to one of the biggest conspiracy theories of mankind.   On the 16th of July 1969, Neil Armstrong said “that’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”, and set what is considered one of the most believed conspiracy theories in […]

Poetry: 3:01 am, Monday 24 Oct

if tonight be our last and the skies fall and the universe splits in two I would like to go with the imprint of your head leaning on my shoulder the sound of your laugh filling my eardrums and blocking the impact the shatter of everything falling off the shelves as you sigh and make […]

Celestial Fairy Tales

Contributing writer Emily O’Sullivan explores the value of looking up in wonder.    Some things, like stars, you hear about first in fairy tales. They grant wishes or fall from the sky. Nothing science can do will rip away the magical veneer, try as it might to show the gas balls behind the curtain.    […]