Opinion

What are the Panama Papers and why do they matter?

What are the Panama Papers and why do they matter?

News, Opinion May 17, 2016 at 4:00 pm Comments

ON THE 10th May 2016, the The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (the ICIJ) released a searchable database of those individuals and companies whose details were leaked as a part of the Panama Papers. The Panama Papers have beenRead More

Absent Whittingdale provides “toothless” BBC White Paper

Absent Whittingdale provides “toothless” BBC White Paper

Arts, Let’s talk about…, Opinion, TV May 16, 2016 at 7:00 pm Comments

“The BBC is a public broadcaster independent of government, not a state broadcaster like they have in those bastions of democracy, Russia or North Korea. All of this is under threat right now, make no mistake…Read More

India are making a mess of the T20 World Cup

India are making a mess of the T20 World Cup

International Sport, Opinion, Sport March 12, 2016 at 6:00 pm Comments

IN THE WORLD of cricket T20 is either viewed as the glorious future, a hit and giggle, or an abomination to the cricketing gods that will lead to the destruction of the game as we knowRead More

In? Out? Billed as the 'choice of a generation', the debate is already overrun with scaremongering and mudslinging fro both camps.

Cameron’s ‘Project Fear’ is embarrassing to us all

Opinion March 4, 2016 at 6:00 pm Comments

AS YOU PROBABLY know, on the 23rd June 2016 the United Kingdom will have a vote on whether to leave, or remain a part of, the European Union. This referendum was promised in the Conservative 2015 manifesto,Read More

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Jobs, technology and the future

Opinion February 21, 2016 at 10:15 pm Comments

WHEN considering the future and the way that technology will develop, most of us usually think about it as if change will happen at some vague point in time which can just be ignored, but thatRead More

Why Being Single on Valentine’s Day is Underrated

Why Being Single on Valentine’s Day is Underrated

Lifestyle, Opinion, Student Living February 13, 2016 at 7:00 pm Comments

THE DAY THAT all single people dread is almost upon us.  If getting harassed for being single by your grandma at Christmas wasn’t bad enough, there is a whole day dedicated to reminding you that you areRead More

BYG Students' protest to save Pantycelyn Halls

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Good intentions can still endanger free speech

Opinion January 25, 2016 at 8:01 pm Comments

THE PUBLICATION of the Free Speech University Rankings 2016 (FSUR) will have caught many eyes in Aberystwyth due to the listing of Aber as one of the top five for censorship. Student Union politics passes many by,Read More

The Repetitiveness of the Online Aptitude Test

The Repetitiveness of the Online Aptitude Test

Opinion January 11, 2016 at 5:00 pm Comments

SATURDAY 28th May 2016 is the final day in the summer examination period for this semester, and therefore I can guarantee completion of all my degree related work by then. At the time of writing that isRead More

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When Syria comes to Britain

Editors' Pick, Opinion December 29, 2015 at 7:00 pm Comments

YOU WOULD find it hard to believe that just under five years ago, Syria was a relatively peaceful country and, historically, the cradle of civilisation as part of Mesopotamia. Now Syria is one of the mostRead More

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Conservation: Why do we care?

Opinion December 15, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments

CONTRARY to popular belief, the importance of conservation isn’t something only nature and animal-lovers can understand. Conservation isn’t simply “I like this animal and I don’t want it to disappear”, or even “we must make sureRead More