Iconic Old College Building Set for Major Restoration

Iconic Old College Building Set for Major Restoration

September 23, 2017

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

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

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

February 27, 2017

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

(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

Can Jeremy Corbyn Ever Make a Comeback?

Can Jeremy Corbyn Ever Make a Comeback?

March 19, 2017

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

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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.
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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 theRead More

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Aberystwyth Stands Against President Trump’s #MuslimBan

Aberystwyth Stands Against President Trump’s #MuslimBan

Aberystwyth News, Global News, News January 31, 2017 at 2:19 pm Comments

STUDENTS and local residents of Aberystwyth joined forces today in a show of solidarity against President Donald Trump’s recent decision to introduce “extreme vetting” measures on seven Muslim-majority nations. Hundreds of men, women, children, and dogsRead More

Upcoming Productions at Arad Goch

Upcoming Productions at Arad Goch

Arts, Theatre January 27, 2017 at 9:42 pm Comments

Titus Andronicus: Feb 2nd – 4th Our story begins 70 years after a post-apocalyptic nuclear war. The late emperors sons; Saturninus, and Bassianus, are competing for the throne. Our protagonist, Titus Andronicus, is chosen by the people ofRead More

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

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

Opinion January 16, 2017 at 10:42 pm Comments

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, unlikeRead More

2016 is a Wake-Up Call for the Smarmy Student Socialist

2016 is a Wake-Up Call for the Smarmy Student Socialist

Opinion January 14, 2017 at 2:59 pm Comments

Welfare-loving, NHS-supporting, European-project-believing lefties like myself would not have been foolish to have started the previous year with a quiet optimism. Yes, we’d just been resigned to another five years of Conservative government with a referendumRead More

You Me At Six: Night People – Review

You Me At Six: Night People – Review

Arts, Music January 6, 2017 at 5:41 pm Comments

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

The Sword: Low Country – Album Review 

The Sword: Low Country – Album Review 

Arts, Music January 3, 2017 at 12:15 pm Comments

LITTLE over one year ago, I published my first article with The Courier, an album review of The Sword’s High Country. It was rather short, and not particularly effective (symbolic of certain aspects of the author,Read More

Interview with an Anti-Abortionist

Interview with an Anti-Abortionist

Opinion December 14, 2016 at 11:15 am Comments

THE ARGUMENT about abortion rights was thrust into the national spotlight last week, after students at the University of Strathclyde were banned from forming an official Pro-Life society by the university’s student association (USSA). Labelling the groupRead More

The Purge: Election Year Review

The Purge: Election Year Review

Arts, Film December 8, 2016 at 12:09 pm Comments

THE PURGE FILM series was always a curiosity to me, something that had so much potential, but seemingly squandered so fast it was dead on arrival. Based on the premise that the US government allows all crimeRead More

AberSU AGM Live Blog – 5th December

AberSU AGM Live Blog – 5th December

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 theRead More

Action Hero – ‘Wrecking Ball’ Review

Action Hero – ‘Wrecking Ball’ Review

Arts, Theatre December 5, 2016 at 10:55 am Comments

THEATRE HAS ALWAYS had the power to present pertinent issues in interesting ways. It is fitting, therefore, that Action Hero’s Wrecking Ball – a piece which explores how images can be constructed or altered from one person to anotherRead More