CYCLING SUCCESS – Swansea’s first point towards the Varsity shield

by Meryl Hanmer Wednesday 18th April saw Swansea’s cycling team secure our first point towards the overall Varsity shield. Lead by men’s captain Kacper Gorski...

Getting involved at Festivals – an interview with Tom Parkinson

By: Emily Maybanks Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work at some of the biggest music festivals in the UK? Ahead of BBC’s...

TRACK OF THE WEEK: Bicycling by Ananas

by Jordi Juan Iveson Here at Xtreme radio we pride ourselves in providing a platform to showcase both student and local talent. Ananas are a...

REVIEW: Cosmosus EP by Ananas

by Jordi Juan Iveson Ananas are an experimental Lo-fi Neo Soul trio from Swansea. I am featuring their EP as they’re a testament to student...

The Little Prince – a book to return to

By: Emily Maybanks The Little Prince – originally Le Petit Prince – was penned by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and was first published in 1943. Now,...

Creative Writing – a series of interviews

By: Emily Maybanks Have you ever wondered how your favourite authors can make characters come to life in your mind? Or, maybe you've always felt...

REVIEW: Man in an Orange Shirt

By: Emily Maybanks Man in an Orange Shirt was first shown on BBC Two last summer. A two part series, it was at the heart...

Varsity breakdown

The Cup Historically, Swansea have come out on top when it comes to the Welsh Varsity Cup match. Winning 13, losing 7 and drawing once....

Are we ready for Varsity? – Find out what the captains...

by Meryl Hanmer RIFLE: Glen Dighton How have you been preparing for Varsity? Trials for the Varsity team are usually straightforward and now have a good idea...

How to wear your Varsity shirt

by Gwen Miles It's an iconic element of the Welsh Varsity, it’s included in the £28.50 package, it's a symbol of solidarity and support, and...

The battle of two brothers – Swansea vs Cardiff sibling rivalry

by Meryl Hanmer Varsity is the most eagerly anticipated event of the year for our university sports players, all of whom are training hard to...

On track for Varsity: Women’s cycling team make their debut

by Meryl Hanmer Since coming to Swansea University in the 2016/17 academic year to study sport science, Izzy Whiteley has made it her mission to...

Understanding: Boxing

by Meryl Hanmer With the recent boom in popularity for boxing, not only as a sport to take part in but as a spectator sport,...

Understanding: The Swansea Titans

by Meryl Hanmer The Swansea University American football team, ‘The Titans’ are a force to be reckoned with on the field, year after year out...

Interview: Women’s Rugby

by Emily Maybanks In 2017 they beat Cardiff at the famous Millennium Stadium, for the first time ever. This year, they are hoping to do...

Moonstruck

by Carlos Tseng It’s hard to believe that Norman Jewison’s Moonstruck is now 30 years old. In 2018, the film is still a delight to...

Netflix Binge: Black Mirror

by Alex Udraufski-Osborne The Students' Union elections signal the end of the academic year. That means deadlines, exams, and, ultimately, stress—which all sounds daunting and,...

Perception

By Natasha Mawera We all see our own stories. We hear the words we know our souls long for us to accept. This is what...

LANGUAGE STUDENTS Making the most of your year abroad

by Meryl Hanmer Embarking on your year abroad is both daunting and exhilarating in equal measures. It is without doubt the most exhilarating fifteen months...