Remembering Bethan Amy James

The Journalism class of 2020 to Bethan James and her family. This is a piece of writing that we never even thought we would have had to do. Writing this, we are all still in shock that one of our own, Bethan Amy James, passed away over the weekend. This goes out to Steve, Jane, … Continue reading Remembering Bethan Amy James

USW journalism students recognised with two wins at the BJTC Awards

Students at the University of South Wales picked up two gongs at the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC) Awards last night. © Beccy Leach The annual ceremony takes place to highlight outstanding work by journalism students across the country, and was held virtually for the first time. It was hosted by BBC Midlands’ Political Editor … Continue reading USW journalism students recognised with two wins at the BJTC Awards

Flat flood forces university students out of their accommodation during fire break lockdown

Written by Danielle Herbert. Originally published on Dragon Media University students have been forced out of their city center accommodation due to a flat flood on the 21st floor at Ty Pont Haearn student halls. Unite Students, who own the building, have assured their Cardiff residents that their 'safety and security is a top priority' … Continue reading Flat flood forces university students out of their accommodation during fire break lockdown

Black history should be ‘known and understood’ by all in Wales, says First Minister

By Dan Moffat and Morgan Morton First Minister Mark Drakeford believes it's important that black history is 'known and understood by all of us here in Wales'. Mr Drakeford was speaking at today's Welsh Government daily press briefing , and was answering a question from Atrium News' Morgan Morton, when he admitted education is important … Continue reading Black history should be ‘known and understood’ by all in Wales, says First Minister

Coronavirus: How music events are moving to online live streams

By Danielle Herbert Alongside the likes of Rex Orange County, Yungblud, and Tom Misch, many up and coming artists have also been taking part in lock down live streams. Among them is a five-piece rock band, Concord Drive. Its safe to say no matter how much biodegradable glitter you put on your face, a lockdown … Continue reading Coronavirus: How music events are moving to online live streams

How Coronavirus has torn my heart in two

By Morgan Morton As the pandemic progresses and the number of deaths and overall devastation continues to increase day by day, it feels like my anxiety is progressing along with it. The United States of America alone has over 200,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 5,113 related deaths. The global cases are just shy of … Continue reading How Coronavirus has torn my heart in two

Coronavirus: A sack of potatoes with a side of hope

by Emily Price Emily's desk with a view of the rolling hills As I sit at my desk which looks out onto rolling hills and mountains, I notice my elderly neighbours' house opposite. Two visitors have arrived. Usually they knock at the front door. Not today. I watch them cautiously enter through the side gate … Continue reading Coronavirus: A sack of potatoes with a side of hope

Coronavirus stories

As first year journalism students at the University of South Wales, we would normally be in class on a Monday, working on Radio and TV pieces. Just a week ago we were doing just that. Today is very different. This is a snapshot of the lives of USW's virtual students. ______________________________________________________________________________ Lauren Evans: Life in … Continue reading Coronavirus stories

The mental toll of the coronavirus:

(Image courtesy of Beatrice Magnusson) By Joe Strong and Noorhan Al- ani. The rise of the coronavirus has generated worldwide panic, causing anxiety among people who fear the virus because of how quickly and easily it has spread.  Since the outbreak in December, 125 countries have been affected with 4,716 deaths worldwide and 10 deaths … Continue reading The mental toll of the coronavirus:

The Corona Outbreak: We’ve been here before, where will we go?

By Morgan Morton As the Coronavirus spreads across the world the panic that accompanies it is indeed reasonable. Since the outbreak countless schools in Europe have closed, sanitary products are in high demand, and everyone is anxious about the wellbeing of themselves and others. 460 cases have been confirmed and 10 people have died in … Continue reading The Corona Outbreak: We’ve been here before, where will we go?