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!
Archives for November 2018
By Rachel Garvey Anime lovers in NUI Galway are in for a treat with the Anime Society. SIN spoke with auditor Paul O’ Connor and was given an insight to what the society entails. “We watch Anime twice a week, on Mondays and Thursdays,” Paul told SIN. “We show the first six episodes of different shows, I like to give everyone introductions and then let them do their own … [Read more...] about If you like Anime, we will accept you
By Fiona Lee This may shock you, but sleep hygiene actually has little to do with how much you sweat whilst you sleep. Shocking, I know. Sleep Hygiene is in fact the practices and habits that ae necessary to have a good quality night’s sleep. Despite how much we neglect it, a good night’s sleep is of huge importance to how we perform during the day. Unstructured … [Read more...] about Taking care of ‘sleep hygiene’ in exam season
By Darren Casserly With the semester coming to an end and exams unfortunately around the corner, it seems like a great time to distract ourselves with Christmas. I like Christmas, but I’m not the kind of person who’ll put up their tree right after Halloween. Even now it feels strange writing this in early November but it’s the last issue before Christmas, and everyone loves … [Read more...] about First year diaries: Christmas cheer and exam fear
By Áine Kenny The last Students' Union Council of 2018 took place in the Kirwan Theatre on Monday 27 November. The council was well attended, boasting a three quarters full lecture hall. Sabrina Vaughan, SU Council Chairperson, chaired the event. The meeting began with a three-minute survey involving post it notes. Attendees were asked to write down one good thing … [Read more...] about Sustainability, direct provision and a new library top priorities at SU Council