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  • Dear Netflix, We need…

    Dear Netflix, Truth be told, you’ve done well over the years. You have given us great entertainment and of course the iconic phase ‘Netflix and Chill’. From rom-coms to documentaries – you have it all, but there are some films and TV shows that have yet to surface on the site. Listen to the people,… [Read more…]

    Dear Netflix, We need…
  • Are we feelin’ repealin’?

    2016 was the year where the impossible became possible. Beloved celebrities believed to be around for years to come passed away. Brexit was passed in a referendum. And a public misogynists became President of arguably the most powerful country in the world. These were results many did not expect. It seems that the quieter voter,… [Read more…]

    Are we feelin’ repealin’?
  • Festival 101: your fashion essentials

    Half the battle and the fun of festivals is the prep beforehand. Whether you’ve to factor in an Irish drenching or a foreign scorching there are a few festival essentials that cannot be overlooked. They are the electric to your picnic and the sea to your sessions, so may you take note and take with.… [Read more…]

    Festival 101: your fashion essentials
  • It’s Feminist, not Feminazi

    Emma Watson has been a household name since she first graced our screens as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter series. And perhaps, part of her current public work as a feminist stems from these roots. As the brightest witch of her age, Hermione held her own alongside the chosen one Harry Potter and his… [Read more…]

    It’s Feminist, not Feminazi
  • Exam Season: Tips and Tricks

      Aileen O’Leary gives her tips to acing exam season. Timetables With lectures finishing up, you now have more time than ever to get your head in the books. Make every day between now and your exams count by tackling at least two sets of lecture slides a day, or more if you’re feeling particularly… [Read more…]

    Exam Season: Tips and Tricks

News

NUI Galway President Commits to Fossil Fuel Divestment

NUI Galway further commit to divestment of fossil fuels

NUI Galway has now committed to divesting in fossil fuels following the hard work and focus of some … [Read More...]

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SU Election result: Students #CountOnLorcán as Ó Maoileannaigh wins the vote

On Friday 3 March, candidates in the annual NUI Galway Students’ Union election gathered in The … [Read More...]

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#Strike4Repeal: 8th Amendment protest held in Galway

March 8, International Women’s Day saw NUI Galway Femsoc, Pro-Choice Galway, Parents for Choice, … [Read More...]

Editor’s Recommendation

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Singing for help, millennials and the music of depression

‘It’s our party we can do what we want. It’s our party we can say what we want. It’s our party we can love who we want, we can kiss who we want, we can see who we want.’ These lyrics come from Miley Cryus’ renowned classic, We Can’t Stop. Aside from being a catchy summer anthem, this song belied a sense of consequence-less narcissism that accurately sums up the general mood … [Read More...]

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Exam Season: Tips and Tricks

  Aileen O’Leary gives her tips to acing exam season. Timetables With lectures finishing up, you now have more time than ever to get your head in the books. Make every day between now and your exams count by tackling at least two sets of lecture slides a day, or more if you’re feeling particularly […]

Fashion

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Plus Size Models: A response to Donal O’Shea’s interview with The Sunday Independent

Irish Professor Donal O’Shea (Ireland’s leading obesity expert) has spoken out recently against the ‘plus size revolution’ in modelling. Twenty-seven ‘plus size’ models were seen on the catwalks during New York fashion week this year, the most in the event’s history. O’Shea puts forward the viewpoint that ‘curvy’ models are sending out the wrong message […]

Entertainment

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Dear Netflix, We need…

Dear Netflix, Truth be told, you’ve done well over the years. You have given us great entertainment and of course the iconic phase ‘Netflix and Chill’. From rom-coms to documentaries – you have it all, but there are some films and TV shows that have yet to surface on the site. Listen to the people, […]

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Festival 101: your fashion essentials

Half the battle and the fun of festivals is the prep beforehand. Whether you’ve to factor in an Irish drenching or a foreign scorching there are a few festival essentials that cannot be overlooked. They are the electric to your picnic and the sea to your sessions, so may you take note and take with. The Bum Bag Okay, hear me out - once you go bum bag you’ll never go back. Trust me. Clip … [Read More...]

Opinion

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Are we feelin’ repealin’?

2016 was the year where the impossible became possible. Beloved celebrities believed to be around for years to come passed away. Brexit was passed in a referendum. And a public misogynists became President of arguably the most powerful country in the world. These were results many did not expect. It seems that the quieter voter, […]

Lifestyle

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Festival 101: your fashion essentials

Half the battle and the fun of festivals is the prep beforehand. Whether you’ve to factor in an Irish drenching or a foreign scorching there are a few festival essentials that cannot be overlooked. They are the electric to your picnic and the sea to your sessions, so may you take note and take with. […]

Sports

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NUI Galway Ladies crowned All-Ireland soccer champions

NUI Galway’s Ladies soccer team comprehensively overcame University of Limerick 4-1 – claiming the League Cup title off the back of an impressive final day performance, with a strong Galway WFC representation among the squad. Twelve months prior to this triumph on the same turf, the ‘Galway Girls’ overcame IT Carlow in a dramatic penalty […]