The regression to infantilism

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The phrase ‘regression to infantilism’ was first coined by renowned intellectual-cum­-iconoclast Christopher Hitchens on an episode of topical debate show Charlie Rose in 1994. The YouTube upload of this show is doubly important. Upon first viewing, it functions as a how-to on civil discourse that we could all benefit from watching in today’s climate of […]

#RocktheRegister: NUI Galway Students’ Union register nearly 400 students in voter drive

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With the election of Trump and the matter of Brexit earlier on in 2016, it was good incentive for the NUI Galway Students’ Union (SU) to push for students to register to vote before the next general election. From 14 – 18 November alone, nearly 400 students had been registered by the SU. This push […]

NUI Galway Students’ Union to host General Election hustings for Galway West – South Mayo

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  NUI Galway Students’ Union will be hosting a hustings for all Galway West – South Mayo candidates for the upcoming General Elections.

Blocking Sinn Féin’s referendum at QUB would be a defeat for democracy

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Queen’s University Belfast’s branch of Sinn Féin recently petitioned for a referendum on a United Ireland at the educational institute.

Students Urged to be Careful when Renting

Bck L-R : Richard Brown, Patrick O’Flaherty, Ryan McCarthy, Declan Higgins, Cian Shevlin
Centre L-R , Lily McGarry, Sean Kearns, Catherine Breslin, Julie Breen, Claragh Beaghan
Front L-R Kevin Donoghue, Feidhlim Seoighe

Students preparing for college for the first time should be wary of various issues. PRTB and NUI Galway SU have released a Guide to Student Life and given advice on renting for the first time. Jessica Thompson reports…

Taking the plunge for charity

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An NUI Galway student took a plunge for charity last month, raising over a thousand euro for Pieta House and Age Action. David Maher reports…

UCD egging students avoid expulsion

A few students got a little over-eggcited when Enda Kenny visited UCD to open the new Student Centre. They narrowly avoided eggspulsion.

Three students were lucky they weren’t expelled after throwing eggs at Enda Kenny. Orla Ryan has more…