By Stevie Buckley Remember the all-encompassing Pokémon Go hype about two years ago? Well, the hype is back with a similar game, but this time you’re catching saints instead of mythical (and at this stage legendary) creatures. ‘Follow JC Go!’ is a game where you catch saints, collect appearances of the Virgin Mary and collect spirituality (health), food (well, just bread) … [Read more...] about Opinion: They missed out an opportunity by not calling it Popemon Go!
By Gary Elbert I stood outside GMIT umbrella in one hand phone in the other. It was a wet miserable autumn Galway afternoon, the rain attacking from all sides, flanked and buttressed by a cutting Atlantic wind. Suddenly a verbal altercation took place, through the passenger windows of passing cars. One car ‘parked’ in the bus lane metres away from the … [Read more...] about Opinion: City Brawl
By Patrick Henry November has come around and Poppy season is in full flow in British football which can only mean one thing. The vilification of Irish Catholics, in the stands, in the dugouts and on the pitch. Jerseys become emblazoned with a red poppy to commemorate British military personnel who lost their lives in conflicts since World War One, raising money for the … [Read more...] about Opinion: Anti – Irish sentiment, the last acceptable form of racism in British sport
By Anonymous In my four years at college I’ve been in a few relationships. I was single for a majority of my first year and used apps like Tinder to find ‘Mr Right’. I quickly learned that not everyone in college is looking for the same thing. I’ve had my fair share of hits and misses with Tinder, I only ever dated two guys that I met on that app. I was sceptical of … [Read more...] about Is dating a thing of the past?
By Rachel Garvey If the question of ‘should school uniforms be introduced into universities’ was put to you, what would be your answer? Say no, please say no. We are students who spend enough money on our accommodation, food and college text books, imagine having to spend another lump of money on a college uniform. If anyone remembers primary school through secondary … [Read more...] about Opinion: This is college, not secondary school!