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‘Anyone Can Make a Difference’ – An Interview with No Boundaries Theatre Company

‘Anyone Can Make a Difference’ – An Interview with No Boundaries Theatre Company

Arts, Theatre February 27, 2017 at 7:40 am Comments

WHEN IT COMES to high-quality theatre, Aberystwyth’s Arad Goch has already had a fantastic 2017, with all kinds of exciting productions on display. However, even amongst such an exciting line-up, Golf Course War Machine – a one-womanRead More

William Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus – A Bloody, Dystopian Thrill-Ride

William Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus – A Bloody, Dystopian Thrill-Ride

Arts, Theatre February 3, 2017 at 5:57 pm Comments

IT’S FAIR TO say that, in terms of renown, Titus Andronicus does not rate highly on the list of Shakespeare’s plays. Indeed, in contrast to the precise, air-tight later tragedies that keep him at the forefront ofRead More

The Truth about the #MuslimBan

The Truth about the #MuslimBan

Global News, News, Opinion January 31, 2017 at 5:15 pm Comments

In an article I published earlier on today, I reported that a protest was held in Aberystwyth against #MuslimBan, a trending topic regarding an executive order passed by President Donald Trump, which legislates to prevent accessRead More

Aberystwyth Stands Against President Trump’s #MuslimBan

Aberystwyth Stands Against President Trump’s #MuslimBan

Aberystwyth News, Global News, News January 31, 2017 at 2:19 pm Comments

STUDENTS and local residents of Aberystwyth joined forces today in a show of solidarity against President Donald Trump’s recent decision to introduce “extreme vetting” measures on seven Muslim-majority nations. Hundreds of men, women, children, and dogsRead More

Upcoming Productions at Arad Goch

Upcoming Productions at Arad Goch

Arts, Theatre January 27, 2017 at 9:42 pm Comments

Titus Andronicus: Feb 2nd – 4th Our story begins 70 years after a post-apocalyptic nuclear war. The late emperors sons; Saturninus, and Bassianus, are competing for the throne. Our protagonist, Titus Andronicus, is chosen by the people ofRead More

Response from the Right: Yes, Socialists Do Need to Wake Up

Response from the Right: Yes, Socialists Do Need to Wake Up

Opinion January 16, 2017 at 10:42 pm Comments

TRIGGER warning and all that. If you’re reading this article, you have probably read an opinion piece by Alex Hubbard, published a couple of days ago on this site. If not, do. Done? Good. Mr Hubbard, unlikeRead More

2016 is a Wake-Up Call for the Smarmy Student Socialist

2016 is a Wake-Up Call for the Smarmy Student Socialist

Opinion January 14, 2017 at 2:59 pm Comments

Welfare-loving, NHS-supporting, European-project-believing lefties like myself would not have been foolish to have started the previous year with a quiet optimism. Yes, we’d just been resigned to another five years of Conservative government with a referendumRead More

You Me At Six: Night People – Review

You Me At Six: Night People – Review

Arts, Music January 6, 2017 at 5:41 pm Comments

YOU ME AT Six’s fifth studio album comes almost ten years since their debut, Take off your Colours. While they have never been trail-blazers (The Guardian’s four-line review of said debut described them as ‘the UK’s answerRead More

The Sword: Low Country – Album Review 

The Sword: Low Country – Album Review 

Arts, Music January 3, 2017 at 12:15 pm Comments

LITTLE over one year ago, I published my first article with The Courier, an album review of The Sword’s High Country. It was rather short, and not particularly effective (symbolic of certain aspects of the author,Read More

Interview with an Anti-Abortionist

Interview with an Anti-Abortionist

Opinion December 14, 2016 at 11:15 am Comments

THE ARGUMENT about abortion rights was thrust into the national spotlight last week, after students at the University of Strathclyde were banned from forming an official Pro-Life society by the university’s student association (USSA). Labelling the groupRead More