Articles by: Harley Dalton

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

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

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

The Truth about the #MuslimBan

The Truth about the #MuslimBan

Global News, News, Opinion January 31, 2017 at 5:15 pm Comments

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

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

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

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

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