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Guild election results: Buchanan and Diprose as first trustees

University News December 5, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

RESULTS of the elections for Student Trustees, as well as the NUS Wales Council Delegates, were announced on November 16th after a shambolic first round of voting the week before. The first round saw RON (Re-OpenRead More

Aber Town: The season so far!

Sport December 5, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

After a pretty impressive 5th placed finish last season, it would be fair to say that Aberystwyth Town Football club haven’t exactly set the league alight with their performances so far this season, as at 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

Rugby, Netball and Hockey shine as the rest of Aberystwyth averages out

Sport December 5, 2011 at 8:00 am Comments

Despite the blustery conditions, Aber ran in nine unanswered tries to ensure Swansea’s trip home was not a pleasant one. Aber scored their first with only two minutes on the clock, Atkin making a good breakRead More

What the puck?

Opinion December 5, 2011 at 8:00 am Comments

Octopush? It’s like hockey, but underwater!   I know what you’re thinking, questions like ‘how’ and ‘why’ need to be answered. Well, this article hopes to enlighten you. Octopush started back in 1954 in South Sea, inventedRead More

Team GB or no Team GB; What is the Question?

Sport December 5, 2011 at 8:00 am Comments

Upon our esteemed Great British shores, one of the major passions as an island, not a country, but as an island, is football. The game was invented within this very island; we gave birth to aRead More

Involuntary Democracy: Is it a truly democratic system that coerces people to participate?

Opinion November 21, 2011 at 8:06 pm Comments

I am going to lay my cards on the table right off the mark. Everyone who saw me shouting at the chair at the end of the General Meeting or was following the Courier Live BlogRead More

Student Trustee and NUS Wales Council Delegates results

University News November 18, 2011 at 11:38 pm Comments

The results of the elections for Student Trustees, as well as the NUS Wales Council Delegates were announced this Wednesday after a shambolic first round of voting the week before. The Undergraduate trustee is to beRead More

All change in town: station facelift, a new Spar, the parking wardens back and a new Sainsbury’s?

Aberystwyth News November 18, 2011 at 9:35 pm Comments

Station re-development £2.3 million is to be spent improving the area around the bus and rail stations in Aberystwyth starting Monday next week (21st November). The money comes from the Welsh Assembly Government, and an extraRead More