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#WOW 2016 Review

Way out West look back at some of the best moments, and our favourite blogs, from 2016. As 2016 comes to a close, most people will be happy to wave it good-bye. But turning away from some of the bigger and more negative stories, there's still plenty...

Black Friday

This Friday is ‘Black Friday’, which is quickly becoming a Christmas tradition for many people. In reality, it is an American custom, which through television, media and eagerness of people here to do all things USA, has seeped into our own culture, much in the...

#WOW SPORTS NEWS, WITH DOCSPORT 

With the GAA Club championships completed in Tyrone for the 2016 season, I would like to offer my congratulations to the following winners: Rock St Patricks (Junior winners) Pomeroy Plunketts (Intermediate Winners) and Killyclogher St Marys (Senior winners). I wish all teams the very best...

Sleep Cycle

Our Body Clocks are not something we often think about. When we do, it is often a complaint that after a week of getting up for class, we can’t enjoy a lie in on Saturday morning because our body clock wakes us up like it’s...

Dyslexia awareness week

What do actors Jennifer Aniston and Tom Cruise, musician Noel Gallagher, entrepreneurs Richard Branson and Steve Jobs, and artistic geniuses Leonardo Da Vinci and Pablo Picasso all have in common? As well as being both talented and immensely successful in their own right, they are...

European Heritage Open Days

The European Heritage Open Days takes place this weekend, with over 340 free openers and events to choose from on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September across Northern Ireland. Organised by the Historic Environment Division of the Department for Communities, under the banner of ‘Love...

Tips for September

With September upon us again and lots of students facing a return to their studies or a new chapter in their lives, Way out West look at a few ways to make the transition from summer as easy and successful as possible. Embrace your fresh start After...

Internships at SWC

South West College offers a broad range of student internships and work placements, all of which provide a link between academic learning and professional employment, allowing students to experience work first hand and evaluate the types of jobs that match their interests and personality. Internships...

Anxiety

Millennials are considered an anxious generation, and people are generally all too ready to give reasons why. Simple explanations include a lack of sleep, often blamed on watching one too many episodes of the latest binge worthy Netflix series; or an obsession with social media,...