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Riots – Is our Justice system really serving the greater good?

Riots – Is our Justice system really serving the greater good?

Opinion September 23, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

With the dust settling from the widespread violence which swept the UK after the death of Mark Duggan on the 4th of August 2011, many questions surrounding the riots still remain. The government has promised hardRead More

New York City Review

New York City Review

Travel September 23, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

Think of all the typical tourists’ traps in New York and you’ve got a perfect list of where to visit on a short trip. This may sound obvious, but on a short trip, you really needRead More

Protests & The Future of Higher Education

Opinion September 23, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

Its nearly a year since the student protests in London, where Aberystwyth students along with many other university students and student organisations across the United Kingdom marched in protest of the governments proposed tuition fees ofRead More

Top 5 Laptops for Students

Top 5 Laptops for Students

Technology September 23, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

You’ve just arrived at university and you’re looking to invest in a bit of technology to help to get you through the course. Maybe your primary computer has always been a desktop, so you’re looking forRead More

Aberystwyth club review

Aberystwyth club review

Food and Drink September 23, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

With 30 pubs and 3 nightclubs, in Aberystwyth you’re never more than five minutes away from a drink! The large variety of pubs and clubs offer different atmospheres and you will soon decide your personal favoriteRead More

To go or not to go? The dilemma of whether to travel with your parents

To go or not to go? The dilemma of whether to travel with your parents

Travel September 23, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

I love my parents. They give me respect, advice and support, but most fun of all, free holidays. What’s the catch? I have to go with them. Being 20 and holidaying with your parents is notRead More

How to visit your mates in…  London, Liverpool, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff

How to visit your mates in… London, Liverpool, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff

Travel September 23, 2011 at 8:45 am Comments

So its fresher’s week and you’ve just arrived in Aberystwyth for the first time. It’s lovely, it’s by the sea and you are finally independent and at University. But perhaps your best mate is studying inRead More

Comparing festivals

Music September 23, 2011 at 8:45 am Comments

Hannah Clarke had a great time at this year’s Glastonbury, where Beth Garden tells us that you don’t necessarily need to have heard a lot about a festival before heading out and having just as goodRead More

University to 2011 freshers: please don’t come to Aberystwyth

University News September 23, 2011 at 8:45 am Comments

Aberystwyth University has made an effort to highlight the availability of an increased bursary next year for non-UK students, in order to encourage them to defer entry until 2012, as it faces a substantial increase in demand forRead More

Picture The Scene: The Uncertain Future of the Welsh Music Scene

Picture The Scene: The Uncertain Future of the Welsh Music Scene

Arts, Music September 23, 2011 at 8:15 am Comments

Those of you familiar with Welsh culture, you will already be aware that the yearly National Eisteddfod was held over the summer, this year situated on the outskirts of Wrexham.  For those of you who haveRead More