If you love a good reboot or sequel to sink your teeth into, SIN’s got you covered. Logan – Out now Logan has only just hit cinemas, and if you haven’t seen it yet, make sure it’s on your to-do list. It serves as a sequel to both the main X-Men film series, and its spin-off Wolverine series. It will be the first R-rated film of the series, and Hugh Jackman’s last outing … [Read more...] about The essential sequel and reboot guide for 2017
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Saoirse Connolly is a first-year Arts and Human Rights student at NUI Galway. I first met Saoirse at a time when I had exceptionally few friends who truly understand how difficult it can be to manoeuvre campus with a disability. Upon our first cup of coffee, I realised that she was the kind of person with the ability to make people listen. On behalf of the 700 members of the … [Read more...] about Ill-Informed: An interview with a user of the Disability Support Services in NUI Galway
The gender pay gap became a worldwide talking point when then-president and media darling Barack Obama announced in January of last year that the institutional barriers which enabled evil, patriarchal companies to pay women 77 cents for every dollar shelled out to their male counter-parts would be done away with. Despite the moral dubiousness of deliberately recycling a … [Read more...] about The ‘gender pay gap’ is a myth, employed by politicians to buy votes
A recent report published in The Irish Times has stated that in 2015, men earned an average of 14.8% more than women in Ireland, indicating that the pay disparity has increased from a low of 8.3% in 2012. Some believe the pay gap to be a myth, undoubtedly a mentality that stems from a lack of communication surrounding wages in the workplace. Others see it to be discriminatory … [Read more...] about When will being a woman finally mean being an equal?
Welcome one and all to the most dissolute religious festival in Ireland. I mean, people say Christmas has been commercialised, but at least that's in the form of giving and receiving gifts – and we'll all generally pop into the church to say hi to the baby Jesus. But what exactly about aul man Padraig connects with the truly legendary drinkfest that is St Patrick's Day? How … [Read more...] about Saint Paddy? Say that to his face