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Winter coats: fur vs parka

Winter coats: fur vs parka

Fashion & Beauty, Lifestyle October 19, 2012 at 12:14 pm Comments

What’s keeping you warm this winter? FUR came back on the catwalk in early 2011. It might have been fashions’ way of rejecting our economic collapse with its luxurious look, but it seeped into our highRead More

Long distance relationships: Can they work?

Lifestyle, Student Living October 17, 2012 at 3:53 pm Comments

MANY people take the view that long distance relationships don’t work, especially when you’re young and at university. But is this really the case? A lot of people come to university already in relationships, either withRead More

Aberystwyth students climb Kilimanjaro for charity

Aberystwyth students climb Kilimanjaro for charity

Lifestyle, Travel October 17, 2012 at 3:48 pm Comments

THIS summer, a group of fifteen students from Aberystwyth participated in a challenge event for a charity called Childreach International. This challenge required each student to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro in an attempt to raise £2,450. By the end of theRead More

Software advice for students

Software advice for students

Lifestyle, Technology October 12, 2012 at 3:57 pm Comments

It can be hard to juggle being a student with little money and wanting to have some great technology. With it constantly changing these days, getting left behind can seem quite daunting. That’s why I haveRead More

Fashion Vs Winter Weather

Fashion Vs Winter Weather

Fashion & Beauty, Lifestyle October 12, 2012 at 3:36 pm Comments

THIS topic has been playing on my mind for quite some time; actually scratch that, I have been thinking about this since I became a teenager and discovered what a miniskirt was (pretty much when myRead More

The Hipster Guide to European Travel

The Hipster Guide to European Travel

Travel September 18, 2012 at 1:00 pm Comments

SUMMER 2013 might not be at the forefront of your mind during Fresher’s week, but for those who take originality seriously, it should be. If you’re fresh off the ferry from your first Inter-Rail trip toRead More

The Fresher Feeling

The Fresher Feeling

Freshers, Health & Fitness, Student Living September 17, 2012 at 3:34 pm Comments

IT’S THE start of a new year and for those returning to Aberystwyth, it’s a big readjustment. For those starting afresh, it can be an overwhelming experience. Detached from the comforts of home in search ofRead More

Top five Autumn/Winter trends this season

Top five Autumn/Winter trends this season

Fashion & Beauty September 17, 2012 at 11:30 am Comments

FOR WOMEN, this season is all about embellishment, prints, leather and generally making each outfit you wear stand out. It’s all about the maximalist. Gone are the demure pastel shades of summer, instead you’ll be seeingRead More

If you need a getaway this summer, try Mallaig. Where? Exactly.

If you need a getaway this summer, try Mallaig. Where? Exactly.

Travel September 4, 2012 at 8:15 pm Comments

If you ever find yourself with a few days to spare and without the money to jet off to exotic climes, give Mallaig a try. Where, you say? Exactly. The Highlands of Scotland might sound likeRead More

Empowering not patronising

Travel December 12, 2011 at 11:56 am Comments

In true ‘gap yar’ fashion I spent my summer in Mombasa, Kenya working with a not for profit organisation called the Joy Rescue Project. The project aims to protect and rehabilitate children living on the streetsRead More