By Amber Gilgan Warning: This story contains imagery that some viewers may find upsetting By now I am sure that most of us have either watched or heard of the new Netflix documentary ‘Seaspiracy’, and are deeply disturbed by what it reveals. In this documentary Ali Tabrizi highlights the issues of pollution, the act of ‘whaling’ and commercial fishing, sending viewers … [Read more...] about Marine protection legislation – Equality for all life
By Saoirse Higgins Features Editor The Nursing and Midwifery Society’s first event started off with a bang with the head of Homeless Period Ireland donating period products to NUI Galway to help combat period poverty. The Nursing and Midwifery Society (NaMSoc) held their first ever event in late March. They ventured into the topical discussion of period poverty with … [Read more...] about NaMSoc’s first ever event tackles the issue of period poverty head-on
*TRIGGER WARNING - THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES DOMESTIC ABUSE* By Ilke Denker A viral Instagram post caught my attention this week. A girl who decided to speak up against her abusive boyfriend, calling him out for who he is, even though she had received threats from him and his family. She posted picture of her wounds and talked about months of emotional abuse. “I … [Read more...] about At what stage would you speak up about abuse?
By Saoirse Higgins Features Editor With exams looming over many of us, summer can feel like a million years away. However, in a month’s time you will be free from the grip of those mind-numbing essays. So, how are you going to spend your time this summer? Covid-19 has made this question significantly more difficult for most of us. To ease your worry, SIN has the answers … [Read more...] about Safe Things to Do This Summer
By Saoirse Higgins Features Editor March 12th 2020 marked the date that in-person lectures ended for most of us. Since then, we have been subjected to Blackboard lectures, breakout rooms and trying to read the blurry words of an E-Book on laptop screens. However, the question must be asked. Did we love it or hate it? This answer seems to be mixed across the board. SIN … [Read more...] about One Year On: Lecturer and Students Share their Thoughts on Online Learning.