AberSU AGM Live Blog – 5th December

AberSU AGM Live Blog – 5th December

December 5, 2016

JOIN us for our live blog of the Aberystwyth Student Union AGM.
The event is starting at 6pm on Monday 5th December in the Main Room of the Union.
You can find the details of the meeting includingRead More

You Me At Six: Night People – Review

You Me At Six: Night People – Review

January 6, 2017

YOU ME AT Six’s fifth studio album comes almost ten years since their debut, Take off your Colours. While they have never been trail-blazers (The Guardian’s four-line review of said debut described them as ‘the UK’s answerRead More

(Heart)Breaking News: Wiff Waff to Close

(Heart)Breaking News: Wiff Waff to Close

May 22, 2016

IN NEWS THAT will bring great sadness to fans of fine food, drink and the scintillating sport of ping pong, it was announced today that Wiff Waff, Aberystwyth’s ping pong bar and restaurant, will close itsRead More

Response from the Right: Yes, Socialists Do Need to Wake Up

Response from the Right: Yes, Socialists Do Need to Wake Up

January 16, 2017

TRIGGER warning and all that.
If you’re reading this article, you have probably read an opinion piece by Alex Hubbard, published a couple of days ago on this site. If not, do. Done? Good.
Mr Hubbard, unlike many ofRead More

Muhammad Ali
1942 - 2016

Ali

June 13, 2016

IN AN INTERVIEW with Parkinson in 1971, about six months after his first professional loss by the gloves of Joe Fraizer, Ali admitted he didn’t box because he enjoyed it; he merely used it as aRead More

Dennis you rabble-rouser you. May you heckle for may years to come.
Credit: Duncan Harris

In the wake of ‘Dodgy Dave’, Nick give his top 10 Dennis Skinner commotions

April 19, 2016

DENNIS Skinner, Member of Parliament for Bolsover, was suspended from parliament for a day’s sitting after referring to Prime Minister David Cameron as “Dodgy Dave”. After being demanded by speaker of the commons to withdraw the wordRead 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 the event.

NextRead More

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AberSU AGM Live Blog – 5th December

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News December 5, 2016 at 5:57 pm Comments

JOIN us for our live blog of the Aberystwyth Student Union AGM.
The event is starting at 6pm on Monday 5th December in the Main Room of the Union.
You can find the details of the meeting includingRead More

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