Project For All Ages Leaves Aberystwyth Rocked!

Project For All Ages Leaves Aberystwyth Rocked!

July 23, 2018

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

The Field

The Field

August 15, 2018

Eyes rush and the skin buzzes And the ears are pricked To the acoustic accusations That are the city’s language.   You’ve got a promising grin— You’re taking me to the field You mentioned on theRead More

Guest Article: Stress Awareness Month and the MyTherapy App

Guest Article: Stress Awareness Month and the MyTherapy App

April 10, 2018

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

Personal Response to Open Letter on Brexit

Personal Response to Open Letter on Brexit

May 13, 2018

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

Referees: Do They Really Deserve It?

Referees: Do They Really Deserve It?

March 13, 2018

As we approach the final weeks of the Six Nations, we can reflect upon the excellent games and sportsmanship demonstrated so far in the series. It is also a time to review the mistakes and exposeRead More

Lorde’s ‘Melodrama’ Under Review

Lorde’s ‘Melodrama’ Under Review

April 18, 2018

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

Elections From an International Perspective

Elections From an International Perspective

March 14, 2018

This week, the Student Union opened Voting for Aber Elections. There are various choices of candidates from different offices – the voting of which is available on Student’s Union website. However, I decided to focus onRead More

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The Field

The Field

Arts, Creative Writing, Editors' Pick, Poetry August 15, 2018 at 6:14 pm Comments

Eyes rush and the skin buzzes And the ears are pricked To the acoustic accusations That are the city’s language.   You’ve got a promising grin— You’re taking me to the field You mentioned on theRead More

Moon Cast

Moon Cast

Arts, Creative Writing, Editors' Pick, Poetry August 15, 2018 at 6:11 pm Comments

Moon Cast I sat alone in the cold. The moon as my only friend? I heard an unfamiliar sound. The mountain side cast me as a silhouette against the moon. I sat alone perched on theRead More

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

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

The White Album – 50 Years On

The White Album – 50 Years On

Arts, Music April 4, 2018 at 1:48 pm Comments

Perhaps the most experimental and artistically intriguing of The Beatles’ albums is their 1968 offering, ‘The Beatles’, best known today as The White Album. Coming off the success of their 1967 masterpiece Sgt Pepper’s Lonely HeartsRead More

‘Backyard BBQ’ Are The Best – Here’s Why

‘Backyard BBQ’ Are The Best – Here’s Why

ASM, Editors' Pick, Food and Drink, Opinion March 24, 2018 at 1:40 am Comments

Backyard BBQ is a staple in the multitude of Aberystwyth eateries; everyone knows about it, almost everyone has eaten there, but surprisingly not many people know they do takeaway – which in my opinion is blasphemousRead More

Elections From an International Perspective

Elections From an International Perspective

ASM, Documentary, Elections 17/18, Events, News March 14, 2018 at 12:07 pm Comments

This week, the Student Union opened Voting for Aber Elections. There are various choices of candidates from different offices – the voting of which is available on Student’s Union website. However, I decided to focus onRead More