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  • The Galway Giving Tree: For those in need this Christmas

        The Galway Giving Tree is an all-volunteer organisation, which has been helping local families in Galway since 2010.

    The Galway Giving Tree: For those in need this Christmas
  • 161 Days of Rain – Episode 5: “Iconoclasm”

    161 Days of Rain is a serialised novella by Dean Buckley. New episodes will be published every two weeks here in Sin’s Creative Corner. Tune in on 25 Novembner for Episode 6: “Nest”.

    161 Days of Rain – Episode 5: “Iconoclasm”
  • Student Experience: My Harassment Story

    I’ve decided to share this story. It is an apology. I want the world to know that I am sorry, but I can’t reveal my identity for fear that it would compromise him or anyone he is associated with.

    Student Experience: My Harassment Story
  • Celebrity activism and Islamaphobia

      Celebrity activism is one of the worst phenomena particular to the modern age by just about any reasonable measure.

    Celebrity activism and Islamaphobia
  • Caffeine Dependency

    I don’t know if you read the novel Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. It’s a dull enough book in my opinion, but it does provide interesting concepts of what the future may be like.

    Caffeine Dependency

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There is an air of change in the breezes that ruffle the Hong Kong hills and skyline

For the last few weeks there has been a sense of uncertainty in Hong Kong.

News

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Ivan Fahy: The boy who graduated in high heels

From Sin to the Sun to Midday on TV3, Ivan Fahy is becoming a more and more prominent figure for the LGBT community. The androgynous model recently graduated from NUI Galway wearing heels. Ivan later appeared in Sin Newspaper with a self-written account of why he did it. You can find his article here: Breaking Tradition. His story […]

Features

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Catalonia says yes

9 November, marked an important/disappointing day for the independentistas in Catalonia, Spain. An unofficial poll regarding the sovereignty of Catalonia was carried out with almost two million Catalans taking part.

Entertainment

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We Are Never Ever Ever Getting Back Together: Taylor Swift Pulls Albums From Spotify in New Promotional Bid.

Whether you’re a fan of her music or not the chances that you haven’t heard of Taylor Swift’s new album are next to none.

Today’s Highlight

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Career Advice: Targeting Employers and Companies for Jobs

Sometimes when looking through the job pages and websites, there is nothing that appeals to your career ambitions. You know your dream job is out there, but it’s not showing up in the listings. So what do you do?

Campus

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Careers in Neuroscience Symposium 2014

On 26th November 2014, several high-calibre and distinguished researchers will discuss their careers, share their experience and present their latest research findings as part of the inaugural Careers in Neuroscience Symposium (CNS 2014) in NUI Galway.

Lifestyle

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Ivan Fahy: The boy who graduated in high heels

From Sin to the Sun to Midday on TV3, Ivan Fahy is becoming a more and more prominent figure for the LGBT community. The androgynous model recently graduated from NUI Galway wearing heels. Ivan later appeared in Sin Newspaper with a self-written account of why he did it. You can find his article here: Breaking Tradition. His story […]

Sports

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Derby day delight for NUIG-Corinthians

  NUIG-Corinthians 46 Galwegians 3 On a bitterly cold day, NUIG-Corinthians turned up the heat on their local rivals, Galwegians, with a thumping eight try victory at Cloonacauneen Road.

Recent Posts

2013-05-16 at 12-35-50

Ivan Fahy: The boy who graduated in high heels

From Sin to the Sun to Midday on TV3, Ivan Fahy is becoming a more and more prominent figure for the LGBT community. The androgynous model recently graduated from NUI Galway wearing heels. Ivan later appeared in Sin Newspaper with a self-written account of why he did it. You can find his article here: Breaking … [Read More...]

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Derby day delight for NUIG-Corinthians

  NUIG-Corinthians 46 Galwegians 3 On a bitterly cold day, NUIG-Corinthians turned up the heat on their local rivals, Galwegians, with a thumping eight try victory at Cloonacauneen Road. … [Read More...]

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The Islamic Cultural Festival at NUI Galway

ISOC, the Islamic Society at NUI Galway, organised an Islamic Cultural Festival on Tuesday 18 November. Located on the Main Foyer in the Aras Na Mac Leinn building on campus, it aimed to celebrate, and raise awareness of, the rich diversity of culture within the Islamic World. The Auditor of the Islamic Society, Muhammad Atif … [Read More...]

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F.A.O John Brennan (AKA The Beard Man) – “To Beard or not To Beard?”

Most Almighty Beard Man, We would like to commend you on your efforts at making NUIG a better, beardier place to be. Although unable to grow beards ourselves, due to our dysfunctional facial follicles and lack of testosterone, we are avid beard activists who wish to encourage the male species to be more comfortable and warm … [Read More...]

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We Are Never Ever Ever Getting Back Together: Taylor Swift Pulls Albums From Spotify in New Promotional Bid.

Whether you’re a fan of her music or not the chances that you haven’t heard of Taylor Swift’s new album are next to none. … [Read More...]

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The Galway Giving Tree: For those in need this Christmas

    The Galway Giving Tree is an all-volunteer organisation, which has been helping local families in Galway since 2010. … [Read More...]

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Secondary Teachers to Strike in December

Secondary school teachers are to strike early December, as a row over proposed reforms escalates. A spokesperson for the TUI confirmed its members, along with those of the ASTI, intend to hold a strike on Tuesday 2 December. Another potential strike in January is being discussed. Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan commented … [Read More...]