By Olivia Hanna Plastic pollution is a growing epidemic and many conscious individuals are taking steps to cut down on their environmental impacts by using reusable water bottles. But when the bottle has run dry, it becomes redundant. There aren’t many, if any, places in Galway City to refill those reusable bottles, forcing a sad return to plastic. This may change in … [Read more...] about Will free public water be flowing through Galway?
By Olivia Hanna The 1940s aren’t usually the first decade that comes to mind when you think of amazing style. The classic 1940s look is a collared and belted smock dress, not a dress most women in 2018 would feel comfortable or confident in. But behind the mid – length skirts, a revolution was brewing. In the midst of World War II, women had to start doing traditional … [Read more...] about Ode to an era: the 1940s
By Olivia Hanna Residents in the Newcastle/Dangan area of Galway have been suffering because of the behavior of student residents, SIN has learned. Residents have dealt with student tenants for years, but there are still incidences of serious anti - social behavior. A representative for Fairlands Park shared with SIN; “We have had issues with students each year. This … [Read more...] about Local residents suffer because of student behavior
By Olivia Hanna Christmas Day, one of NUI Galway’s Students’ Union's main charity events, will not be happening on campus this year, SIN has learned. Students’ Union President Megan Reilly said that the traditional Christmas Day would not be continuing this year. “No, we’re not going to have a Christmas day as how it looked in previous years.” Reilly said that … [Read more...] about Not so jolly holiday: Christmas Day at college bar cancelled
By Olivia Hanna When I was five, all I ever asked for was a little brother or sister. I was an only child and sometimes it got lonely having only myself to play with. My mom was raising me by herself, so a little sibling was definitely not on the cards, yet I kept insisting. In January of 2001 my mom and grandparents decided a puppy would be the answer to my prayers; a … [Read more...] about My pet, my soul-mate: Are pets important for children growing up?