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YouTwo – A Poem

YouTwo – A Poem

Arts, ASM, Creative Writing, Editors' Pick, Poetry April 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm Comments

  Comment your thoughts And / Or a suggestion They are usually weird. But some are an exception- All of ‘em sound creepy I report them weekly. But some are fantastic! I love being sarcastic… AndRead More

Living Freedom: A Quick Event Review and A Word on Freedom

Living Freedom: A Quick Event Review and A Word on Freedom

Opinion, Politics April 11, 2018 at 4:12 pm Comments

I was fortunate enough to be selected as one of around 45 candidates for Living Freedom, a political conference organised by the Academy of Ideas, and hosted at the CIEE Global Institute in London. The eventRead More

Guest Article: Stress Awareness Month and the MyTherapy App

Guest Article: Stress Awareness Month and the MyTherapy App

Health, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Technology April 10, 2018 at 11:47 am Comments

Ruairidh Barlow works for MyTherapy, a free app that helps users to document and maintain their health, with medicine reminders, health advice, and daily goals. He writes for The Courier in Stress Awareness Month, warning ofRead More

Concerning Crumpets

Concerning Crumpets

Food and Drink, Lifestyle, Opinion April 9, 2018 at 4:37 pm Comments

Crumpets have, it seems, been the trademark of the British tea-time for the past century, making them highly regarded to many and vital to some. But there is one niggling question that lies at the heartRead More

Atom Heart Mother – Reassessment or Abandonment?

Atom Heart Mother – Reassessment or Abandonment?

Arts, Music April 7, 2018 at 1:51 pm Comments

What constitutes the boundaries of music? Bands such as Black Sabbath and Cream would probably blame the dependency on four-four timing while The Beatles would blame the limited number of notes one can reach on anRead More

The White Album – 50 Years On

The White Album – 50 Years On

Arts, Music April 4, 2018 at 1:48 pm Comments

Perhaps the most experimental and artistically intriguing of The Beatles’ albums is their 1968 offering, ‘The Beatles’, best known today as The White Album. Coming off the success of their 1967 masterpiece Sgt Pepper’s Lonely HeartsRead More

‘Backyard BBQ’ Are The Best – Here’s Why

‘Backyard BBQ’ Are The Best – Here’s Why

ASM, Editors' Pick, Food and Drink, Opinion March 24, 2018 at 1:40 am Comments

Backyard BBQ is a staple in the multitude of Aberystwyth eateries; everyone knows about it, almost everyone has eaten there, but surprisingly not many people know they do takeaway – which in my opinion is blasphemousRead More

Elections From an International Perspective

Elections From an International Perspective

ASM, Documentary, Elections 17/18, Events, News March 14, 2018 at 12:07 pm Comments

This week, the Student Union opened Voting for Aber Elections. There are various choices of candidates from different offices – the voting of which is available on Student’s Union website. However, I decided to focus onRead More

Referees: Do They Really Deserve It?

Referees: Do They Really Deserve It?

ASM, Blogs, International Sport, News, Opinion, Sport March 13, 2018 at 4:18 am Comments

As we approach the final weeks of the Six Nations, we can reflect upon the excellent games and sportsmanship demonstrated so far in the series. It is also a time to review the mistakes and exposeRead More

Black Panther – A Cinematic Marvel?

Black Panther – A Cinematic Marvel?

ASM, Editors' Pick, Film, Opinion March 7, 2018 at 9:02 pm Comments

Black Panther; a cinematic Marvel? Black Panther is the latest instalment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and has been a global success, hitting £910 million worldwide at the time of my writing this, and securing itselfRead More