The Truth about the #MuslimBan

The Truth about the #MuslimBan

January 31, 2017

In an article I published earlier on today, I reported that a protest was held in Aberystwyth against #MuslimBan, a trending topic regarding an executive order passed by President Donald Trump, which legislates to prevent accessRead 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

The Truth about the #MuslimBan

The Truth about the #MuslimBan

January 31, 2017

In an article I published earlier on today, I reported that a protest was held in Aberystwyth against #MuslimBan, a trending topic regarding an executive order passed by President Donald Trump, which legislates to prevent accessRead 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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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, unlike many ofRead 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 group –Read 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 the meeting includingRead 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

Zac Goldsmith Defeat Must Be a Wake-Up Call on Brexit

Zac Goldsmith Defeat Must Be a Wake-Up Call on Brexit

National News, Opinion December 2, 2016 at 7:33 am Comments

ZAC GOLDSMITH has lost his seat as an MP, conceding his constituency of Richmond Park to the Liberal Democrats. Goldsmith, who sparked a by-election by resigning from the Conservative party over their decision to expand HeathrowRead More

Action Hero: Gemma Paintin Interview

Action Hero: Gemma Paintin Interview

Arts, Theatre November 27, 2016 at 10:59 am Comments

GEMMA PAINTIN IS a member of Action Hero, a theatrical collaboration between herself and James Stenhouse. I recently talked to her about her journey with Action Hero, their creative process and what audiences can expect fromRead More