Men told to shave off masculinity By Aaron Deering A recent Gillette ad has sparked controversy amongst men, and rightly so. The ad implies that most men are bad and display toxic masculinity, and that only some men know how to act in the right way. The ad basically paints all men with the same brush, that we all allow bullying and harassment to take place, when this … [Read more...] about Head to Head: Gillette’s ‘The Best Men Can Be’ promo – insulting or innovative?
By Áine Kenny The NUI Galway Cheerleading squad won big at the University World Championships this month. The joint team of NUI Galway and Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, called Tribes Ireland, went to the UCA College Cheerleading World Championships in Florida last week, and won first place in their division. Rebecca Smith, Auditor of the cheerleading society in … [Read more...] about NUIG cheerleaders win gold medals in University World Championships
By Áine Kenny The NUI Galway Student Counselling Service delivered counselling to 1,427 students in the academic year of 2017/18, according to their annual report. This was an increase of 58 students, and a four percent increase on the previous year. 62 percent of clients were female, 37 percent were male and less than one percent were transgender or gender … [Read more...] about Majority of those attending student counselling are female and in the college of Arts
By Áine Kenny Anyone else guilty of watching Riverdale, the teen drama show set in a mysterious town that seems hell-bent on self-destructing? I started watching the show in the hopes it would be a better version of Pretty Little Liars, believing that some writers and showrunners out there actually notice glaring plot holes and remember what happened in season one, gradually … [Read more...] about Riverdale: it’s so bad it’s good
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