Articles by: William Lyon

Elections From an International Perspective

Elections From an International Perspective

ASM, Documentary, Elections 17/18, Events, News March 14, 2018 at 12:07 pm Comments

This week, the Student Union opened Voting for Aber Elections. There are various choices of candidates from different offices – the voting of which is available on Student’s Union website. However, I decided to focus onRead More

Referees: Do They Really Deserve It?

Referees: Do They Really Deserve It?

ASM, Blogs, International Sport, News, Opinion, Sport March 13, 2018 at 4:18 am Comments

As we approach the final weeks of the Six Nations, we can reflect upon the excellent games and sportsmanship demonstrated so far in the series. It is also a time to review the mistakes and exposeRead More

Black Panther – A Cinematic Marvel?

Black Panther – A Cinematic Marvel?

ASM, Editors' Pick, Film, Opinion March 7, 2018 at 9:02 pm Comments

Black Panther; a cinematic Marvel? Black Panther is the latest instalment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and has been a global success, hitting £910 million worldwide at the time of my writing this, and securing itselfRead More

The original poster for the production

Such Combinations Love Sustains – A Triumphant Performance

Arts, News, Societies, Theatre February 13, 2018 at 5:38 pm Comments

Forever intrigued by the work of the rising stars of this generation, I decided to accept my invitation to see The Broad-ways Theatre and Film Society’s production entitled, Such Combinations Love Sustains. This was a playRead More

All representing members of Aber Poolsoc; Kobi Mates, Zenan Ibrahim, Liam Croft, Gwynfor Evans, Adam Norton, Kieran Miller, Jordan McCorkell, Liam Davies, Nick Morgan, Yao Zhu, Evan Fuller, and Niall Sloan.

Aberystwyth Pool Society Emerges Triumphant in Welsh University Pool Championship 2018

In recent weeks, our very own Pool and Snooker society has emerged victorious from their very first attempt at the Welsh University Pool Championship held in Pontyclun. Twelve members of the society were sent to representRead More

A Gibbous moon - a moon caught between Crescent and Full stages.

Gibbous Moon

Arts, ASM, Creative Writing, Features, Poetry January 24, 2018 at 8:04 pm Comments

O’ Gibbous moon of the winter night, A slit of white in liminal twilight, Commands the bowing winds and all Unveiling her form like a curtain-call. On this cold night of winter’s peek, She perches aboveRead More

Students to Travel to Japan as Ambassadors of Aberystwyth University

Students to Travel to Japan as Ambassadors of Aberystwyth University

ASM, Blogs, News, Travel January 11, 2018 at 10:30 am Comments

In January 2018, Aberystwyth University will be sending five students to the town of Yosano, Japan to act as Ambassadors on behalf of the university. While this may seem out of the blue, the link betweenRead More

Three Political Hallucinations in Britain and the USA

Three Political Hallucinations in Britain and the USA

ASM, Editors' Pick, Opinion, Politics January 9, 2018 at 2:20 pm Comments

The Presence of Democracy It is almost indisputable that both the United Kingdom and the Unites States are commonly considered to be democracies. However, if we determine our views from fact, the merit of this theoryRead More

A winter poem by Will Lyon

My Coat

Arts, ASM, Comedy, Creative Writing December 15, 2017 at 1:40 pm Comments

  When rain falls with thunderous slam, And wind beats hard to break any dam, The world looks like a water-colour painting, And I know there is no use in waiting   Out of my bagRead More

A Cat I Met in a Zoo Near Moliere

A Cat I Met in a Zoo Near Moliere

Arts, ASM, Creative Writing December 13, 2017 at 4:06 pm Comments

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