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

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

November 18, 2017

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

A Cat I Met in a Zoo Near Moliere

A Cat I Met in a Zoo Near Moliere

December 13, 2017

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

Gross or gift? How to Live With Multiple People

Gross or gift? How to Live With Multiple People

November 2, 2017

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

Gross or gift? How to Live With Multiple People

Gross or gift? How to Live With Multiple People

November 2, 2017

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

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

Gross or gift? How to Live With Multiple People

Gross or gift? How to Live With Multiple People

November 2, 2017

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

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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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

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

Dear Freshers

Dear Freshers

Aberystwyth News, ASM, Editors' Pick, Features, News October 7, 2017 at 10:39 pm Comments

Hey there, Freshers. First of all, I’d like to say congratulations on getting into university and welcome to Aberystwyth. I know you’re going to love it here. To help you settle in, I’d like to give youRead More

***** – The Killers’ Hot Fuss is Still the Pinnacle of Panache

***** – The Killers’ Hot Fuss is Still the Pinnacle of Panache

ASM, Editors' Pick, Music October 1, 2017 at 1:06 pm Comments

Released in the early days of Summer 2004, Hot Fuss became an instant heavy-weight of the alternative rock genre. It gave the world something new to look at, and ensured that the Vegas foursome (singer andRead More

This is A Public Service Announcement on Behalf of the Aberystwyth Student Media Society

This is A Public Service Announcement on Behalf of the Aberystwyth Student Media Society

Aberystwyth News, ASM, Editors' Pick September 27, 2017 at 1:56 am Comments

Welcome one and all to academic year 2017/2018. We made it! Firstly, congratulations to all of this year’s incoming Freshers! You’ve spent the last seven or eight months pouring over application forms, prospectuses, brochures, and allRead More

Iconic Old College Building Set for Major Restoration

Iconic Old College Building Set for Major Restoration

News, University News September 23, 2017 at 1:08 pm Comments

Aberystwyth University’s iconic Old College is set for a major restoration after it was earmarked for over £10M in contributions from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The Old College originally opened its doors in October of 1872Read More

Can Jeremy Corbyn Ever Make a Comeback?

Can Jeremy Corbyn Ever Make a Comeback?

Opinion March 19, 2017 at 10:53 pm Comments

THE UNITED Kingdom is effectively a single-party state, with little meaningful opposition. Theresa May’s Conservative Party dominate the opinion polls by huge margins. Meanwhile, since the result of the EU referendum, Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party have been lockedRead More

‘Anyone Can Make a Difference’ – An Interview with No Boundaries Theatre Company

‘Anyone Can Make a Difference’ – An Interview with No Boundaries Theatre Company

Arts, Theatre February 27, 2017 at 7:40 am Comments

WHEN IT COMES to high-quality theatre, Aberystwyth’s Arad Goch has already had a fantastic 2017, with all kinds of exciting productions on display. However, even amongst such an exciting line-up, Golf Course War Machine – a one-womanRead More

William Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus – A Bloody, Dystopian Thrill-Ride

William Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus – A Bloody, Dystopian Thrill-Ride

Arts, Theatre February 3, 2017 at 5:57 pm Comments

IT’S FAIR TO say that, in terms of renown, Titus Andronicus does not rate highly on the list of Shakespeare’s plays. Indeed, in contrast to the precise, air-tight later tragedies that keep him at the forefront ofRead More