Articles by: Alys Hurn

Make-up bag classics for a night on the town

Make-up bag classics for a night on the town

Fashion & Beauty October 15, 2013 at 10:00 am Comments

IF YOU NEED some snazzy new make-up for your nights out in Aberystwyth but your bank balance is looking a bit miserable, never fear! You can spice up your make-up bag ready for a night onRead More

Access Aberystwyth: The difficulties facing disabled students around campus

Access Aberystwyth: The difficulties facing disabled students around campus

Health & Fitness February 27, 2013 at 1:00 pm Comments

WALKING up Penglais Hill and around the campus itself can be challenge for anyone, especially on Monday mornings heading to a 9am lecture or after a night out in the town! However, for those suffering fromRead More

Coping with exams

Coping with exams

Lifestyle, Student Living January 21, 2013 at 5:00 pm Comments

AFTER the excitement and relaxation of the Christmas holidays comes the stress of the January exams. It’s the time that many students dread with revision weighing heavy on people’s minds.  However, it doesn’t have to be so taxing,Read More

Students and the sex industry

Features December 5, 2012 at 5:00 pm Comments

OVER the past few years, the number of students who find themselves working in the sex industry during their years at university has grown significantly. This is, in part, due to the pressures of higher tuitionRead More

Stoptober: stub out your worst habit

Health & Fitness, Lifestyle December 5, 2012 at 1:00 pm Comments

YOU HAVE probably seen or heard about Stoptober, the latest campaign launched by the NHS to encourage the nation to give up smoking. Beth has been smoking for …. Years and has finally decided that StoptoberRead More

What to wear over the Christmas break

What to wear over the Christmas break

Fashion & Beauty December 3, 2012 at 8:40 pm Comments

Staying in OVERSIZED jumpers have become the big accessory for this winter. They can be found virtually everywhere, from high street shops to charity shops, in all colours, patterns and textures. Try buying the next sizeRead More

Come Dine With The Courier: Independent vs superstores – how to get the best value out of your weekly shop

Come Dine With The Courier: Independent vs superstores – how to get the best value out of your weekly shop

Food and Drink December 3, 2012 at 8:28 pm Comments

ABERYSTWYTH is fairly limited in its choice of large supermarkets. You would think that the common consumer is stuck for choice when it comes to buying their groceries, but this is not the case. There areRead More

Ecuador: A little bit of everything South America has to offer

Ecuador: A little bit of everything South America has to offer

Travel December 3, 2012 at 5:00 pm Comments

IN 2011 I SPENT six months living and working in what I believe to be one of South America’s most beautiful, exciting and diverse countries. It has often been said that Ecuador reflects all of SouthRead More

Come Dine with The Courier: Risotto

Come Dine with The Courier: Risotto

Food and Drink, Lifestyle October 19, 2012 at 5:00 pm Comments

WHEN I say to someone “I’m cooking risotto tonight” I generally get a strange look, as if I’ve just told them I cook lobster every night on a student budget. A lot of people deem risotto aRead More

6 Minute Make-up: Faking that 9am glow

Fashion & Beauty, Lifestyle October 19, 2012 at 12:31 pm Comments

So you’ve overslept after going out the night before and now you have to try and make a 9am lecture. Here’s how to get a lecture-ready face in five minutes: Swap your foundation for a BB cream or tinted moisturiser Read More