Category: "Express Editorial"

Rock music is dead y’know?

Or at least that’s what everyone from Lester Bangs in Cameron Crowe’s Almost Famous to recent blogs on the NME website would have you believe.

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The Express is hiring!

The Express is hiring for all positions! Applications for Editor-in-Chief must be received by 9pm on the 18th of March, other positions have until April 1st. Attach CV with relevant work experience. Email Editor@uccexpress.ie and deputy@uccsu.ie

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On hands and knees

John Barker – Now that title grabbed your attention. I’m sorry to disappoint but I won’t be talking about what it is you might expect. I refer rather to a time, many moons ago, when entertainment did not mean watching 105 minutes of Justin Bieber in 3D, rather it meant productively watching plastic stars and clouds rotate on a mobile: pure quality.

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Of higher standards

John Anthony Barker and six other friends like a link dude, she just said you were from UCC! Oh gosh, hold my cigar and Chardonnay! Criticism doesn’t really stop at movies, books, plays and the likes; rather it reaches every corner of every aspect of life.

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Editorial of a sportsman

Mike McCarthy As everyone interested in sport realises the media has been full of the Andy Gray debacle and I thought the best way of freeing my mind from all of this unexciting sports news was to go for a hike in Killarney. Luckily enough I had been invited by four American students who are […]

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Time flies when you’re having fun

‘Time is flying, never to return’. So said Virgil back in the day (an awful long time ago) but chances are, if he was still around today, he’d have the exact same sentiment. After a mere few weeks, or so it seems, of settling back into college life, we’re suddenly being bombarded with Christmas advertising, Christmas songs and Christmas lights

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Then they invented their ruses and potions of blood

As you may have guessed from the above Nietzsche quote, I’m not speaking about economics this week. No, you see I am a terrible offender when it comes to putting things on the long finger, and a fully fledged subscriber to that old idiom “Hard work pays off in the future, but procrastination pays off now”.

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Look Mum, no hands!

Quite recently, I actually used that ‘I only have two hands’ excuse at home. It was not a proud moment of mine as I immediately joined the ranks of all irate mothers/housewives who become quite flustered around dinner time.

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Dream on

Reality. Something which so many of us have become so far detached from. Then again, this then begs the question of what reality really is. Perhaps it is something which no-one can define to the specificity which we may be looking fo

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Turning back the clocks

When the clocks go back, you know it’s winter. The benefits of that single extra hour in bed soon fade as it gets dark at 4.30pm and you wish you were tucked up on the couch instead of dashing around madly as college life starts to pick up the pace.

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