By Rachel Garvey The recent classification of pandemic for the COVID-19 virus has spread a wave of panic over Irish citizens, and indeed individuals from all over the world. It was this panic of the unknown, uncertainty as to where the virus would pin its next target or who was to contract the virus, that caused locals to pay a visit to their supermarkets; Tesco, Dunnes … [Read more...] about The unstudied subject of panic buying!
By Martina Curran Covid-19 is everywhere: the news, social media, everywhere we turn people are talking about it… except, now, we’re all self-isolating and being made stay at home. I know before the colleges and schools closed, students everywhere were asking: Is the college closing? When is it closing? Why isn’t the college closing? Then they were closed. Some were … [Read more...] about Go easy on your lecturers… They’re people too!
By Shauna Mc Hugh NUI Galway’s Bród Soc have recently been making waves on Twitter, thanks to their strong campaign to reform the sex education system within the Republic of Ireland. It has been a busy period for the society, who also recently underwent a name change and subsequent rebranding. Formerly known as GIG Soc (short for Gay In Galway Society), the group chose the … [Read more...] about NUI Galway society fighting to diversify Ireland’s sex education
By Anastasia burton With no evidence yet that they can transmit the Coronavirus, and with many of us in need of some new company to survive quarantine, getting a new pet has never been a better idea! NUI Galway student Christopher Okeke, who studies Arts with Philosophy and Spanish, talked to SIN about some of the less conventional options. Crested Gecko The two … [Read more...] about Daddy’s reptiles!
By Jody Moylan One of the better aspects of having lots of time on our hands is being able to get a bit more reading done, and finally being able to start that book we’ve always wanted to read. So, from my own little enclave of isolation, I’ve perused my shelf to pick out a few books that might get you through the period, from dark tales of desperate times, to short stories … [Read more...] about For an Isolated Read