Curtain Call Set to Light Up the Stage

Curtain Call Set to Light Up the Stage

February 22, 2018

Between the 23rd and 25th of February, the Curtain Call Musical Theatre Society will be performing their latest production, 9 to 5. The play, based on a 1980 hit movie of the same name, is aRead More

Curtain Call Set to Light Up the Stage

Curtain Call Set to Light Up the Stage

February 22, 2018

Between the 23rd and 25th of February, the Curtain Call Musical Theatre Society will be performing their latest production, 9 to 5. The play, based on a 1980 hit movie of the same name, is aRead More

Students to Travel to Japan as Ambassadors of Aberystwyth University

Students to Travel to Japan as Ambassadors of Aberystwyth University

January 11, 2018

In January 2018, Aberystwyth University will be sending five students to the town of Yosano, Japan to act as Ambassadors on behalf of the university. While this may seem out of the blue, the link betweenRead More

Three Political Hallucinations in Britain and the USA

Three Political Hallucinations in Britain and the USA

January 9, 2018

The Presence of Democracy It is almost indisputable that both the United Kingdom and the Unites States are commonly considered to be democracies. However, if we determine our views from fact, the merit of this theoryRead More

All representing members of Aber Poolsoc; Kobi Mates, Zenan Ibrahim, Liam Croft, Gwynfor Evans, Adam Norton, Kieran Miller, Jordan McCorkell, Liam Davies, Nick Morgan, Yao Zhu, Evan Fuller, and Niall Sloan.

Aberystwyth Pool Society Emerges Triumphant in Welsh University Pool Championship 2018

February 13, 2018

In recent weeks, our very own Pool and Snooker society has emerged victorious from their very first attempt at the Welsh University Pool Championship held in Pontyclun. Twelve members of the society were sent to representRead More

A Gibbous moon - a moon caught between Crescent and Full stages.

Gibbous Moon

January 24, 2018

O’ Gibbous moon of the winter night, A slit of white in liminal twilight, Commands the bowing winds and all Unveiling her form like a curtain-call. On this cold night of winter’s peek, She perches aboveRead More

Bay TV Interviews with the Aber IN and OUT Teams

Bay TV Interviews with the Aber IN and OUT Teams

May 2, 2016

FOLLOWING the recent student-led debate, regarding the upcoming EU Referendum, Bay TV had a quick chat with each team. First the IN campaign who organised the event and first approached ASM for us to cover theRead More

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Three Political Hallucinations in Britain and the USA

Three Political Hallucinations in Britain and the USA

ASM, Editors' Pick, Opinion, Politics January 9, 2018 at 2:20 pm Comments

The Presence of Democracy It is almost indisputable that both the United Kingdom and the Unites States are commonly considered to be democracies. However, if we determine our views from fact, the merit of this theoryRead More

A winter poem by Will Lyon

My Coat

Arts, ASM, Comedy, Creative Writing December 15, 2017 at 1:40 pm Comments

  When rain falls with thunderous slam, And wind beats hard to break any dam, The world looks like a water-colour painting, And I know there is no use in waiting   Out of my bagRead More

A Cat I Met in a Zoo Near Moliere

A Cat I Met in a Zoo Near Moliere

Arts, ASM, Creative Writing December 13, 2017 at 4:06 pm Comments

When we met clouds blanketed above Thick and maggot white, a singular sheet. The hairy baboon and bear, tortoise and dove Owl and Serval, Lion and leopard, each I’d greet With a quick wave, a “Morning”Read More

The Trials Of Siblinghood

The Trials Of Siblinghood

Arts, Comedy, Creative Writing, Editors' Pick December 12, 2017 at 3:13 pm Comments

  You would think, having raised four children–two of whom are (arguably) mature and independent adults–my parents would be able to handle a lazy seventeen year old. They cannot. I have ranted many times about myRead More

Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’ Monologue Written from a Female Perspective

Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’ Monologue Written from a Female Perspective

Arts, ASM, Books, Creative Writing, Editors' Pick, Theatre December 12, 2017 at 2:58 pm Comments

This is a response to the original monologue in Shakespeare’s “As You Like It”, from a female respective.   Original monologue:   “All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players; TheyRead More

The Open Mic Night took place on October 19th

ECWS Starts Year Well

Arts, Creative Writing, Events, Local, Societies December 12, 2017 at 2:28 pm Comments

Thursday, 19th October 2017 Bar 46   The English and Creative Writing Society have fired the starting gun for a year of fun, with an impressive first open mic held at Bar 46. The evening wasRead More

ECWS ‘Would I Lie To You?’ RAG Event a Huge Success

ECWS ‘Would I Lie To You?’ RAG Event a Huge Success

LAST week, Aberystwyth’s fabulous English and Creative Writing Society held their annual Raising-and-Giving event, a ‘Would I Lie to You’ competition in aid of the mental health charity, Mind. The event also included a hugely successfulRead More

Gross or gift? How to Live With Multiple People

Gross or gift? How to Live With Multiple People

Moving to university is a strange time for most. Whether you’re fresh from school, or had several years out, most people will have only lived with their families. So how do we adapt to living withRead More

European MP and EU Commission candidate for the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Party (ALDE), Guy Verhofstadt, delivers a speech during a centrist UDI-MODEM coalition rally ahead of the Europeans elections, on May, 2014, in La Plaine-Saint-Denis, near Paris. AFP PHOTO / THOMAS SAMSON        (Photo credit should read THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

What Does Remain Look Like?

Opinion October 26, 2017 at 4:53 pm Comments

It’s almost rhetorical now: “What does Brexit look like?”  The truth is that Brexit doesn’t really look like anything. Brexit is the belief that the freedom of a nation to act autonomously in pursuit of its own interests is paramount, regardless of outcome.Read More

What Meme is Your Accommodation?

What Meme is Your Accommodation?

ASM, Editors' Pick, Freshers, Housing October 15, 2017 at 10:01 pm Comments

By now you will have moved into your accommodation. If you’re lucky, you got your first choice, your flatmates are sound and you don’t have any major issues with the room itself. If not, bad luck.Read More