By Molly Fitzpatrick You know when something's so wrong yet so right, like McDonalds chips dipped in ice cream, or Pierce Brosnan singing ABBA’s 'S.O.S' in Mamma Mia, or the Balenciaga and Crocs collaboration? Sometimes things that should be so wrong just work. This is how I feel about ugly fashion, it shouldn’t work, but it just does. Chunky dad trainers? Send them … [Read more...] about Ugly: the biggest fashion trend of 2018
By Julia Tereno When I was taking my undergrad course, I used to picture myself in the future as a sophisticated adult; a professional woman walking around in high heels, living in a nice apartment in the city and with a steady job. In my head, the switch to adulthood would suddenly turn itself on, and grown up life would begin, just like that. I didn’t even think what … [Read more...] about The final year career crisis is real, but you are not alone
By Ellen O'Donoghue I’m a second year arts student. I love my friends, I love my course, and I love my life in Galway. I have been trying to be seen by the counsellors in NUI Galway since the start of this year. I don’t like to miss classes because I care about my results; I am way too high of an achiever. I have been suffering with depression for a few months now, after … [Read more...] about Opinion: Give struggling college students the gift of counselling this Christmas
By Áine Kenny It is hard to believe we are already at that time. The nights are dark and cold; you’re staying in the reading room until midnight trying to fit in all the key readings, you’re waking up early to hit the books. Exam season is well and truly upon us. While this can be a horribly stressful time, fear not. Here at SIN we have your ultimate de - stress guide. … [Read more...] about How to de – stress during exams
By Olivia Hanna Plastic pollution is a growing epidemic and many conscious individuals are taking steps to cut down on their environmental impacts by using reusable water bottles. But when the bottle has run dry, it becomes redundant. There aren’t many, if any, places in Galway City to refill those reusable bottles, forcing a sad return to plastic. This may change in … [Read more...] about Will free public water be flowing through Galway?