Opinion

Michaela Kyrionymou: Well done Nick, you massive chump

Opinion October 19, 2012 at 1:58 pm Comments

REACHING the dizzy heights of number 143 in the charts, our Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg this month released his debut single ‘I’m Sorry’. Starring those glazed, expressionless eyes, a lot of head shaking and theRead More

Jack Barton: What does ‘The Real Ale Society’ say about us?

Opinion October 17, 2012 at 10:52 pm Comments

THERE is a good chance that some of you are regular readers of The Courier and so might have seen my previous column regarding the oft tedious drinking culture of our fair town. I mention thisRead More

Patrick Englefield: Aber confessions are a reflection of, not an influence on, our behaviour.

Opinion October 17, 2012 at 10:46 pm Comments

THE ABERYSTWYTH Confessions page carries the warning that it contains “language, stories and sexual content that some viewers may find offensive”, and if there’s a more effective way to draw a crowd on the Internet, humanityRead More

Zoe Barnes: At best it’s misguided paternalism, and at worst it’s misogyny trying to disguise itself as misguided paternalism

Zoe Barnes: At best it’s misguided paternalism, and at worst it’s misogyny trying to disguise itself as misguided paternalism

Opinion October 9, 2012 at 10:17 am Comments

MITT Romney, the Republican Party’s nominee for this year’s upcoming US Presidential elections, appears to be under the disturbing delusion that he and his party are “extraordinarily pro-woman”. Coming from a man whose political résumé includesRead More

Andrew Tindall: Chief Executive’s resignation presents threat to our Union’s autonomy

Andrew Tindall: Chief Executive’s resignation presents threat to our Union’s autonomy

Opinion October 1, 2012 at 9:03 pm Comments

This afternoon came the shock announcement that Geraint Edwards, the Chief Executive of the recently-renamed Undeb Myfyrwyr Prifysgol Aberystwyth University Students’ Union has resigned after 14 years of dedicated and committed service. Whilst the SU PresidentRead More

Swings and roundabouts: “Banter should have no place in university culture.”

Opinion September 25, 2012 at 8:50 am Comments

FOR Grace Burton, Opinions Editor DID YOU KNOW that referring to women as “whores” makes you a lad? Did you also know that I’m not meant to be offended by the casual inferrence of prostitition ontoRead More

Michaela Kyrionymou: BREAKING NEWS: Kate Middleton has breasts!

Michaela Kyrionymou: BREAKING NEWS: Kate Middleton has breasts!

Opinion September 18, 2012 at 10:39 am Comments

IT WAS CLARIFIED a few days ago that yes, Kate Middleton, or the Duchess of Cambridge as we should now be calling her, does in fact have boobs like the rest of womankind. Topless images of Kate firstRead More

Jack Barton: Aber and the World

Jack Barton: Aber and the World

Opinion September 17, 2012 at 3:58 pm Comments

FRESHERS’ Week is upon us again, and we can approach it with all the forced excitement and poor decision making by which it is defined. The newest AU recruits will get a feel for the social life of our small townRead More

Fifty Shades of Grey? More like Fifty Shades of Abuse

Fifty Shades of Grey? More like Fifty Shades of Abuse

Opinion September 5, 2012 at 3:56 pm Comments

What scares Eleanor Carlow is not sex scenes that sound like something a rather lonely individual might construct using fridge poetry, but emotional abuse.

Huw Owen: Whilst the Olympic charade plays out, Assad continues to murder his own people

Huw Owen: Whilst the Olympic charade plays out, Assad continues to murder his own people

Opinion August 1, 2012 at 1:45 pm Comments

LAST NIGHT’s Evening Standard spent 28 pages giving us every tiny detail about the number of vacant seats in the Volleyball venue, and updating us on the specifics of the latest inane branding restrictions imposed byRead More