Opinion

Personal Response to Open Letter on Brexit

Personal Response to Open Letter on Brexit

Aberystwyth News, Opinion, Politics May 13, 2018 at 5:33 pm Comments

On May 12th, Medium published an open letter to parliament, penned by the aptly-named FFS group, signed by a delegation of Students’ Union representatives, including our own second-term President, Bruce Wight. In it, they, the undersigned,Read More

Lorde’s ‘Melodrama’ Under Review

Lorde’s ‘Melodrama’ Under Review

Arts, Features, Music, Opinion April 18, 2018 at 1:53 pm Comments

In 2013, Ella Yelich O’ Connor burst onto a bustling music scene with her debut single ‘Royals’, an electropop melody about the calamities and modernity of teen life. What started as the lead single of aRead More

Living Freedom: A Quick Event Review and A Word on Freedom

Living Freedom: A Quick Event Review and A Word on Freedom

Opinion, Politics April 11, 2018 at 4:12 pm Comments

I was fortunate enough to be selected as one of around 45 candidates for Living Freedom, a political conference organised by the Academy of Ideas, and hosted at the CIEE Global Institute in London. The eventRead More

Concerning Crumpets

Concerning Crumpets

Food and Drink, Lifestyle, Opinion April 9, 2018 at 4:37 pm Comments

Crumpets have, it seems, been the trademark of the British tea-time for the past century, making them highly regarded to many and vital to some. But there is one niggling question that lies at the heartRead More

‘Backyard BBQ’ Are The Best – Here’s Why

‘Backyard BBQ’ Are The Best – Here’s Why

ASM, Editors' Pick, Food and Drink, Opinion March 24, 2018 at 1:40 am Comments

Backyard BBQ is a staple in the multitude of Aberystwyth eateries; everyone knows about it, almost everyone has eaten there, but surprisingly not many people know they do takeaway – which in my opinion is blasphemousRead 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

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Is Healthcare a Human Right?

Health, Opinion, Politics, Societies March 6, 2018 at 7:49 pm Comments

“Healthcare is a human right.” The chances are, if you’re left-leaning, you probably agree with that statement. If you work for the World Health Organization, or helped draft the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, you probablyRead 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

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