Opinion

Grace Burton: Make Kony famous, just do your research first

Grace Burton: Make Kony famous, just do your research first

Opinion March 21, 2012 at 9:00 am Comments

ON MARCH 6th, I found my Facebook and Twitter feeds flooded with comments about child soldiers in Uganda, the hashtag #KONY2012 and links to the same YouTube video urging its viewers to ‘make Kony famous’. OverRead More

Fraud, corruption and apathy: why I have no confidence in this Guild

Opinion March 9, 2012 at 8:46 pm Comments

Matt Calfe shares his thoughts on a night of controversy at the Guild. WELL, that was eventful… and by eventful I of course mean soul destroying, as I have witnessed the death of a democracy asRead More

Jack Barton: Do I dare be an Atheist, out loud?

Opinion February 23, 2012 at 1:05 pm Comments

FAR away from quiet Aberystwyth in my even quieter hometown, I have a close circle of friends who are exclusively atheist. This must be borne purely of coincidence because I certainly never made a conscious decisionRead More

Guild election results upheld

Opinion February 23, 2012 at 12:12 pm Comments

MY room is always cold; as a consequence of having one of the older houses, the radiators are very inefficient and the cost of heating my house means we are unable to put the heating onRead More

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