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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

Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’ Monologue Written from a Female Perspective

Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’ Monologue Written from a Female Perspective

Arts, ASM, Books, Creative Writing, Editors' Pick, Theatre December 12, 2017 at 2:58 pm Comments

This is a response to the original monologue in Shakespeare’s “As You Like It”, from a female respective.   Original monologue:   “All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players; TheyRead More

Gross or gift? How to Live With Multiple People

Gross or gift? How to Live With Multiple People

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

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