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The Writers War

The Writers War

Arts, Creative Writing, Editors' Pick, Poetry August 15, 2018 at 6:03 pm Comments

It is with the beginning of a sentence that a writer is born. The complex mind providing the simplistic escape from reality A world of wonder and dreams forged like castle walls Each stone a wordRead More

Project For All Ages Leaves Aberystwyth Rocked!

Project For All Ages Leaves Aberystwyth Rocked!

Aberystwyth News, Arts, Local, Music, News July 23, 2018 at 4:00 pm Comments

Music students of all ages from Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire descended upon Aberystwyth’s Morlan Centre last Saturday for The Rock Project 2018. Groups of children aged between 7-18 performanced for the majority of the shows, with theRead More

Personal Response to Open Letter on Brexit

Personal Response to Open Letter on Brexit

Aberystwyth News, Opinion, Politics May 13, 2018 at 5:33 pm Comments

On May 12th, Medium published an open letter to parliament, penned by the aptly-named FFS group, signed by a delegation of Students’ Union representatives, including our own second-term President, Bruce Wight. In it, they, the undersigned,Read More

Lorde’s ‘Melodrama’ Under Review

Lorde’s ‘Melodrama’ Under Review

Arts, Features, Music, Opinion April 18, 2018 at 1:53 pm Comments

In 2013, Ella Yelich O’ Connor burst onto a bustling music scene with her debut single ‘Royals’, an electropop melody about the calamities and modernity of teen life. What started as the lead single of aRead More

Goodnight, Sweet Prince, I Sing Thee to Thy Well-Deserved Rest!

Goodnight, Sweet Prince, I Sing Thee to Thy Well-Deserved Rest!

Aberystwyth News, Arts, Events, Theatre April 18, 2018 at 11:01 am Comments

A tragic story of loss, family and madness that has stunned and captured audiences since its conception, Hamlet is a difficult play for an actor or director to contend with. The complexities of each character andRead More

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