No Boxing Video Game Since 2011 Despite Demand From Fans

By Jamie Glover Despite critical success and furious demand from fans, EA sports are yet to release a follow up to the wildly popular Fight Night Series. Boxing games have been some of the most popular and entertaining sports games on the market. At the top of the pile has always been the EA Sports franchise – Fight Night. Their most recent instalment in the … Continue reading No Boxing Video Game Since 2011 Despite Demand From Fans

Upcycling: Christmas on a budget

By Lea Fabbrini With news shoppers will spend less on Christmas with less in their pockets, an Ayrshire Charity is trying to bring some festive cheer in an innovative way. UWS News talked to Laura Brown, the Development and Marketing Manager for Ayrshire Cancer Support, who found a good way to combine charity shopping and up cycling right in time for Christmas. In October, the … Continue reading Upcycling: Christmas on a budget

New cultural strategy on the cards for Ayr

  A new cultural strategy for south Ayrshire is set to be discussed in Ayr town centre tonight. South Ayrshire Arts Partnership and Freshayr will host a “Culture Conversation”. The gathering is going to be hosted in the Ark building in Ayr and is part of the Scottish Government’s “A Culture Strategy for Scotland”. It is described as an attempt to “position culture as having … Continue reading New cultural strategy on the cards for Ayr

Dyslexia Awareness Week

By Brodie Gettins THE University of the West of Scotland is supporting Dyslexia Awareness Week, as one in 10 of us are thought to be dyslexic in some way. Dyslexia Awareness Week in Scotland will run from Monday 6th to Friday 11th of November. Dyslexia support books have been made available in the library and posters are displayed around the university. University Disability Advisor, Kim … Continue reading Dyslexia Awareness Week

Visitors shine a light on harbourside coffers

By Corinne Hall Irvine’s harbour side has received a welcome cash boost after an illuminating weekend was dubbed a huge success. The Illumination: Harbour Festival of Light attracted thousands of visitors from near and far to the waterside part of the town over a four day event which started last Wednesday. People lined the streets for the fireworks and other colourful attractions as well as pouring into … Continue reading Visitors shine a light on harbourside coffers

Partners In Presidency: The Tim Kaine Story

By Liam Menzies How was he chosen as running mate? On July 22, 2016, Presidential candidate Hilary Clinton made known that Kaine would be her running mate in the upcoming election, beating out the likes of Elizabeth Warren and Julian Castro to the position. This wasn’t a surprise to many especially those who were keeping close attention to the primaries as Kaine not only endorsed … Continue reading Partners In Presidency: The Tim Kaine Story

The Debates – a Retrospective

By Kirsty Morrison Picture credit: Bill B TAXES, immigration and foreign policy have been three of the major talking points in the current US presidential debates. The first televised debate, held on September 26, saw Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump challenge each other in Hempstead, New York. Key moments included Clinton criticising Trump for refusing to release his tax returns and … Continue reading The Debates – a Retrospective