By Aine Fogarty Welcome back to my first year diary! I hope you’re all doing okay during this lockdown and aren’t too stressed out. I hope you all enjoyed your Halloween and stayed safe. I spent mine playing Among Us and eating my bodyweight in sweets. That game is really addictive and has seriously improved my poker face. I have officially completed and submitted my first … [Read more...] about First Year Diary Issue 4
By Ilka Denker The US Presidential Election has received a lot of media coverage and attention over the last couple of weeks. While it might seem like a topic that our neighbours across the Atlantic have to deal with,there are students in NUI Galway’s community who will be affected more directly by the outcome of the 2020 US presidential elections.Erin Moore and Courtney … [Read more...] about NUI Galway American Students talk US Election
By Donagh Broderick David Goggins should have been just another unfortunate statistic in our society. Abusive father, single mother, learning disabilities, apathetic teachers in poor rural schools, a pregnant girlfriend, an African American who experienced racism first-hand growing up in Brazil, Indiana. Later in life he would be diagnosed with the sickle cell … [Read more...] about Unlocking your full potential and refusing to cruise by at forty percent-Lessons can be learned from Ultra-Runner David Goggins
By Aaron Deering With the US election taking place within days on November 3rd , SIN spoke to Larry Donnelly an NUI Galway Law Lecturer, Boston Attorney and political columnist with the Journal.ie to get a proper insight into how this US election will unfold. This US election has seemed to grip the world’s attention compared to recent US elections even more than the 2016 US … [Read more...] about Trump to get trumped by Biden – US election analysis with Larry Donnelly
By Eithne Tierney While politics, media and the economy have business owners in the spotlight, one sector of society remains somewhat unseen. The students. Since I started college, I could feel how the system regarded my position as a student, that of a luxury. As with many others I lost my part-time job, my only income in April when lockdown started. On the €203 a … [Read more...] about Unpaid internship in Coronavirus times – are colleges and the government caring enough about students?