Opinion

Christmas Markets: Festive and affordable!

Opinion December 5, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

Do you enjoy sipping mulled wine outside on a cold Christmas night? Or do you prefer a crepe and a pretzel to warm you up? Fancy a shifty look around a traditional craft fair stall? OrRead More

Has the 5p bag plan been successful so far?

Opinion December 5, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

As we come to the end of the three-month “bedding in” for the carrier bag charge across Wales, it seems like a good time to review. This 5 pence charge to all single use plastic bagsRead More

Espressos, student media and change at the Guild :Ben Meakin, Guild President

Opinion December 5, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

Hi all,   SOMEHOW it’s December already. The past few months have flown by and pretty much the only thing keeping me going right now are copious espressos and Berocca and I’ve not even started myRead More

In depth

In depth

Opinion December 5, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

UNDER the Freedom of Information Act, The Courier has obtained a series of confidential emails and other documents written by University staff that relate to the process by which the bus services were procured by theRead More

Starbucks debate at the GM

Opinion December 5, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

At the Guild General Meeting on 8th November, one of the most hotly contested motions was put forward to prevent the Guild from looking into or agreeing to open a Starbucks in the Guild Building. Here,Read More

Protest against plans to demolish old people’s day centre

Protest against plans to demolish old people’s day centre

Opinion December 5, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

FOR the second week in a row, protesters have been holding a silent protest outside the Park Avenue Day Centre, in an attempt to convince Ceredigion Council to reverse their decision to close it. There isRead More

What the puck?

Opinion December 5, 2011 at 8:00 am Comments

Octopush? It’s like hockey, but underwater!   I know what you’re thinking, questions like ‘how’ and ‘why’ need to be answered. Well, this article hopes to enlighten you. Octopush started back in 1954 in South Sea, inventedRead More

Involuntary Democracy: Is it a truly democratic system that coerces people to participate?

Opinion November 21, 2011 at 8:06 pm Comments

I am going to lay my cards on the table right off the mark. Everyone who saw me shouting at the chair at the end of the General Meeting or was following the Courier Live BlogRead More

An open letter to the Guild from Huw Diprose

Opinion November 12, 2011 at 11:37 am Comments

Hey all, For those who haven’t heard the election was declared null and void! Which is is a win for me; Thursday night before the result, I sent an open letter to the guild sabbs aboutRead More

Dale farm: Writing on the Shield Wall?

Opinion October 24, 2011 at 6:56 pm Comments

Watching with interest the evictions at Dale farm this week as illegally settled travellers were asked politely and then more forcefully to move along, I found myself asking myself two questions I’m sure many of youRead More