Career Advice: Networking for Students

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For many, networking can sound intimidating. Students especially, can often see it as something reserved for the older generation of business people, who attend conferences and other professional events. However the sooner you start your networking, the better, as it is an integral part to building a successful career. In business, it is all about [...]

The Unsocial Social Networking

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The winner of this year’s Academic Writing Competition is Niamh Clarke. Her winning piece was published in issue 12 of Sin, but it only seemed fitting that it was published online too.

Should RAG Week become official again?

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Last month saw the return of the nationally renowned ‘Galway RAG Week’, a RAG week with a difference. There are few other places that can announce with glee that ‘our RAG week is so amazing, it has been banned’, a privilege bestowed on Galway some time ago. The first dramatic headlines of the week didn’t [...]

Giving up on Giving

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Well, Unofficial RAG Week (Raising And Giving Week) has come and gone, but one question still remains; is NUI Galway’s ban on the widely observed party-week a case of cutting off one’s nose to spite its face? Since NUIG’s ban on the eventful charity-fundraising week back in 2011, many believe that the only changes to [...]

Academic Writing Centre Competition

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The deadline for the Academic Writing Centre’s competition for academic writing is fast approaching. The prize is an Apple iPad2. So, it’s time to get writing. The AWC aims to facilitate students in writing better essays. Their core service is one-on-one help with academic writing which is staffed by tutors who are currently pursuing postgraduate [...]

Bright Eyes Frontman Accused of Rape

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In a recent post in the comment section of feminist website xojane.com Bright Eyes front man, Conor Oberst, has been accused of raping a 16 year old fan ten years ago when Oberst was 23. The accusation was made by an anonymous poster who later deleted her comment which claimed that her English teacher at [...]

How to survive this Christmas

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Nippy weather and Rudolph jumpers. Crisp dark evenings spent in front of a blazing open fire cradling a mug of hot chocolate, frosted window panes, patterned mittens, Christmas dinner and furry collars. Wearing new fluffy PJs. Drinking spiced mulled wine laced with brandy while dining on mince pies with a generous dollop of cream. Board [...]

What We Love About Christmas: Shopping

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Chelsea Tabert tells us about the dreaded Christmas shopping, and why she loves it…

What We Love About Christmas: Decorations

Christmas decorating can be a very magical part of the holiday season

There are many things we all love, and hate about the Christmas season. Chelsea Tabert tells us about the magic of Christmas decorating…

Yellow Brick Road: Procrastination Station

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It’s procrastination time again, as Hazel Doyle discusses in her latest ‘Yellow Brick Road’ column…