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Wenger to leave Arsenal

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Arsene Wenger has announced he is set to leave Arsenal at the end of this season, the club he has been manager of for nearly 22 years. For many university students who are Arsenal fans, they have known no other manager in their lifetime. He has won three Premier League … Read More

The Gryphon asks: Are the airstrikes in Syria the right decision?

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YES: In defence of airstrikes for human rights This weekend’s bombing of Syria undertaken in response to chemical weapons attacks in Douma has been met with raucous condemnation, as many fear that the targeted air strikes by the USA, UK and France may escalate the delicate situation that has engulfed … Read More

Agony aunt: combatting feelings of loneliness

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I’m the kind of person that thrives from being around people. Do you have any tips to combat feelings of loneliness when I’m on my own? I love being around others. Now, my housemates would probably disagree because of the amount of time I spend holed up in the library, … Read More

Endometriosis: the invisible illness

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No crutches, no cast, no physical scars; endometriosis has no visible appearance. The illness can often haunt a woman’s life without anyone being able to see the pain that she is suffering from. Glimpses of normality, such as being able to walk unassisted, leave endometriosis sufferers on the cusp of … Read More

Gay Couple Accuse Leeds Bar Of Homophobia

7 days ago / 0 comments

Jake’s Bar & Still Room on Call Lane, Leeds, has been accused of homophobic behaviour after two gay men were refused entry. Patrick Hannon, 30, and Jake Archer, 25, who are both from Newcastle, tried to visit the bar on the 24th March at about 10pm. Bouncers at the bar, … Read More

Strike Action to End as UCU Accept UUK Offer

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University and College Union (UCU) members have voted to accept a proposed deal from Universities UK (UUK), immediately drawing to a close the long period of industrial action. 53,415 UCU members were balloted, with 33,913 valid votes cast, a turnout of 63.5%. Of the votes cast, 21,683 chose to accept … Read More

Janelle Monáe celebrates intersectional feminism and femininity with stunning new track ‘Pynk’

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Janelle Monáe is renowned for being something of an LGBT icon, who unashamedly embraces sexuality and calls out BS over pop hits. Her new release ‘Pynk’—the third instalment of her upcoming album Dirty Computer— absolutely lives up to this, offering a brash feminist statement which is both empowering and ripe … Read More

Tom Misch becomes a puppeteer of emotions on new album, Geography

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Geography shimmers with a sincerity and sentimentality that is rare to find elsewhere. Opening track ‘Before Paris’ encapsulates Misch’s ability to become a puppeteer of your emotions; sensitively gliding over a spoken-word monologue, Misch diffuses any tension in your soul with delicate fretwork. Then the beat steps in, and suddenly … Read More

A Tale of Two Halves

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Since 1982, the unstoppable Manchester City have only won once at Anfield; and Tuesday night proved that stat will remain until further notice. Liverpool exhibited earlier in the season that their relentless pressing could emit chaos in a City defence which has been close to watertight this season. Liverpool managed … Read More

Chilling Silence: the British Government and the War in Yemen

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‘The Forgotten War’ has been the title given to the ongoing devastation and bloodshed underway in its third year in Yemen. The chilling silence that has consumed much of the British government regarding the conflict can be evidence in a YouGov poll in 2017 by The Independent which found that … Read More