Opinion

Alex Tanton

The Implications of Fferm Penglais on Student Life

Aberystwyth News, Opinion December 8, 2015 at 3:00 pm Comments

FOR THOSE of you not familiar with the Aberystwyth University’s new £45m hall of residence, Fferm Penglais/Penglais Farm, you’re probably not familiar with the friction it’s causing with Aberystwyth’s local businesses. Fferm Penglais was opened in JanuaryRead More

Submarines breaking the surface of the water are a common site at the Firth of Clyde.

Why Britain should keep its nuclear deterrent

Opinion November 16, 2015 at 4:00 pm Comments

AT SOME point in the next year or so, the government of the United Kingdom will have to make a final decision on whether or not to construct a new class of submarines with which toRead More

Priv – the final ingredient in this BlackBerry crumble

Priv – the final ingredient in this BlackBerry crumble

Lifestyle, Opinion, Technology November 11, 2015 at 9:00 pm Comments

Everyone knows the big four operating systems when it comes to smartphones: Android, Apple, BlackBerry and Windows. Recently, one of the fruits had decided to make an Android phone – and it wasn’t the one which couldRead More

Rugby Union is institutionally corrupt

Rugby Union is institutionally corrupt

Editors' Pick, International Sport, Opinion October 31, 2015 at 2:00 pm Comments

RUGBY Union is an institutionally corrupt sport with no moral compass. The sport at the highest level is too often left in the hands of referees rather than the hands of hard-working players the public payRead More

Devolution in the UK is not fit for purpose

Devolution in the UK is not fit for purpose

Opinion October 26, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments

IN SEPTEMBER 2014 the future of the Union was apparently settled. Scotland had voted no to independence by 55% to 45%, there was cross-party support at Westminster for further devolution to all regions and Alex Salmond hadRead More

Writing this article about anxiety is giving me anxiety

Writing this article about anxiety is giving me anxiety

Health, Lifestyle, Opinion October 20, 2015 at 5:00 pm Comments

WHY IS ANXIETY such a taboo subject when it’s something that every single human being experiences at one point or another in their lives? For something so common there’s still lots of misconceptions surrounding it. Firstly, it’sRead More

Hardy has answered questions regarding sexuality before but had no patience for it this time around.
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Should sexuality be a private matter?

Opinion October 17, 2015 at 1:00 pm Comments

IN A RECENT interview, actor Tom Hardy was asked about his sexuality. In his new film Legend he plays the Kray twins, one of whom was bisexual. The actor responded by quickly shutting down the journalistRead More

The 5 best places to go for feminist news

The 5 best places to go for feminist news

Opinion October 6, 2015 at 3:00 pm Comments

I’M NEW TO writing, but not to reading, so I thought I’d start off by writing about what I read. I’ve realised that the websites I visit most are pretty outwardly feminist, which is a greatRead More

Devolution in the United Kingdom is not fit for purpose

Devolution in the United Kingdom is not fit for purpose

Opinion October 4, 2015 at 2:00 pm Comments

IN SEPTEMBER 2014, the future of the Union was apparently settled. Scotland had voted no to independence by 55% to 45%, there was cross-party support at Westminster for further devolution to all regions and Alex SalmondRead More

Can Jeremy Corbyn bring victory for Labour?

Can Jeremy Corbyn bring victory for Labour?

Opinion September 30, 2015 at 4:00 pm Comments

THIS month, Jeremy Corbyn won the Labour Leadership with an impressive mandate of 59.5% of the vote. Originally seen as a rank outsider, Corbyn quickly gained media attention and popular support through his idealised left wingRead More