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Bierkeller: A review

Bierkeller: A review

Features February 19, 2015 at 4:25 pm Comments

BIERKELLER, like the May Ball; attempting the Hulk burger; and walking up Constitution Hill, has become a supposed bucket-list item for all Aberystwyth students – an event not to be missed before your three years areRead More

The Green Bay: Blackout – A review

The Green Bay: Blackout – A review

Features January 28, 2015 at 3:00 pm Comments

BLACKOUT, an event where staff and student volunteers went around the participating academic buildings turning off lights and appliances before the weekend, occurred in November last year. Participating buildings included Penbryn P5, Cledwyn, Parry Williams andRead More

Society Spotlight: Chess Club

Society Spotlight: Chess Club

Features, Societies December 21, 2014 at 12:00 pm Comments

ONE OF THE newest societies at Aberystwyth is the Chess Club – welcoming everyone from the most advanced players, to someone who doesn’t know their Rook from their Bishop. We spoke to president James Corrigan to findRead More

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Five signs you’re an Aberystwyth student

Features December 14, 2014 at 1:00 pm Comments

WE’RE from Aber and we couldn’t be prouder, but let’s face it – as universities go, Aberystwyth is a bit different. It’s in a small town, up a huge hill, and there are far more coffee shopsRead More

Essay Mills: a student-friendly service or plagiarising scams?

Essay Mills: a student-friendly service or plagiarising scams?

Features December 9, 2014 at 3:30 pm Comments

WHEN deadlines collide and work piles up, it’s easy to wish there was some fairy godmother to wave a wand and write that essay for you. Well, as with many things, the internet is ready andRead More

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Interview with Kirsty Williams: Welsh Liberal Democrat leader

Features December 6, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments

SATURDAY the 15th of November saw the Welsh Liberal Democrat autumn conference set up shop at our very own Medrus conference facility in the Penbryn building on campus. The event, boasting the ‘highest attendance since records began’Read More

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The Green Bay: Your guide to sustainability (Week 1)

Features December 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm Comments

SUSTAINABILITY and becoming environmentally friendly have become well known phrases for everyone these days and we hope to develop on this with this new column. We will be providing you with the latest sustainability news and providing aRead More

Interview with Leighton Andrews: Public Services Minister and ex-Education Minister

Interview with Leighton Andrews: Public Services Minister and ex-Education Minister

Features November 25, 2014 at 1:00 pm Comments

LEIGHTON Andrews, the current Minister for Public Services for Wales and ex-Education Minister for Wales, took part in a public discussion with Vice-Chancellor April McMahon, offering the ‘inside story’ on key decisions and reforms made duringRead More

Society Spotlight: English and Creative Writing

Society Spotlight: English and Creative Writing

Features, Interviews, Societies November 15, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments

BE YOU AN English student or a day-by-day book lover, the English and Creative Writing Society here in Aberystwyth has a lot to offer. Poets and writers might try their hand at a poetry slam or workshop,Read More

The Royal International Air Tattoo 2014 – A volunteer’s perspective

The Royal International Air Tattoo 2014 – A volunteer’s perspective

Features October 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm Comments

THE RAF Fairford base, Gloucestershire, was founded in WW2 as an airbase for British and US forces to transport troops into occupied Normandy for D-Day. The US then continued to use Fairford throughout The Cold War, extendingRead More