Image by Paula Healy Despite the Corrib’s formidable reputation as the second fastest river in Europe, we only have four crossings. Naturally, a new one caused considerable excitement. But would it have killed them to put it in the right place? Though many people with a lot of free time consider the placement of the bridge to be a crime against pedestrians, I must … [Read more...] about Building bridges in the wrong places
Image by Lubos Houska from Pixabay With the cost of living constantly haunting us, books shouldn’t be another expense that students have to spend their money on. There is a plethora of books available on campus. The Student Union Bookshop and the library are two available places to get your resources for college. But what if the books are not there? What if … [Read more...] about Books should be supplied as part of your college fees
Image by StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay The year is 2023. The cost of living is skyrocketing, and it isn’t coming back down to Earth anytime soon. The foreseeable future is as dystopian as it sounds, and right now this is very much our present reality. We’ve seen this trend before, and we’ll surely see it again. Despite the predictably unpredictable, rise … [Read more...] about Internships, but at what cost?
Image by University of Galway PWO on Twitter As the countdown to Budget 2024 ticks closer to zero, unionised groups of students and researchers all over Ireland are taking a stand on well-known issues like affordable housing, cost of living, and the student contribution charge. For postgraduate researchers, who are paid a shocking average of €7.88 per hour, making … [Read more...] about Postgraduate researchers protest for fair pay preceding Budget 2024