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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

The Purge: Election Year Review

The Purge: Election Year Review

Arts, Film December 8, 2016 at 12:09 pm Comments

THE PURGE FILM series was always a curiosity to me, something that had so much potential, but seemingly squandered so fast it was dead on arrival. Based on the premise that the US government allows all crimeRead More

AberSU AGM Live Blog – 5th December

AberSU AGM Live Blog – 5th December

News December 5, 2016 at 5:57 pm Comments

JOIN us for our live blog of the Aberystwyth Student Union AGM. The event is starting at 6pm on Monday 5th December in the Main Room of the Union. You can find the details of theRead More

Action Hero – ‘Wrecking Ball’ Review

Action Hero – ‘Wrecking Ball’ Review

Arts, Theatre December 5, 2016 at 10:55 am Comments

THEATRE HAS ALWAYS had the power to present pertinent issues in interesting ways. It is fitting, therefore, that Action Hero’s Wrecking Ball – a piece which explores how images can be constructed or altered from one person to anotherRead More

Zac Goldsmith Defeat Must Be a Wake-Up Call on Brexit

Zac Goldsmith Defeat Must Be a Wake-Up Call on Brexit

National News, Opinion December 2, 2016 at 7:33 am Comments

ZAC GOLDSMITH has lost his seat as an MP, conceding his constituency of Richmond Park to the Liberal Democrats. Goldsmith, who sparked a by-election by resigning from the Conservative party over their decision to expand HeathrowRead More

Action Hero: Gemma Paintin Interview

Action Hero: Gemma Paintin Interview

Arts, Theatre November 27, 2016 at 10:59 am Comments

GEMMA PAINTIN IS a member of Action Hero, a theatrical collaboration between herself and James Stenhouse. I recently talked to her about her journey with Action Hero, their creative process and what audiences can expect fromRead More

80 Days: A Most Wise Purchase, Monsieur

80 Days: A Most Wise Purchase, Monsieur

Arts, Games November 21, 2016 at 3:22 pm Comments

SEVERAL hours had passed. The sunlight that once illuminated the cabin had shrunk to a mere shimmering speck above our heads, casting only the faintest of rays down through the glass canopy. The air had grownRead More

Review: ‘Two Vines’ – Empire of the Sun

Review: ‘Two Vines’ – Empire of the Sun

Arts, Music November 15, 2016 at 9:46 am Comments

AUSTRALIAN ELECTRONIC MUSIC duo Empire of the Sun (Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore) are back again with their brand new album, ‘Two Vines’. Released on the 28th October 2016, ‘Two Vines’ is their third studio album, havingRead More