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Is Essentials Really Essential?

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As students, Essentials has come to our rescue countless times. The not-for-profit shop run by Leeds University Union claims to stock ‘all the essentials you need for Uni life’ as well as a range of Fairtrade goods and local produce. Although the convenience of Essentials is perfect, the price tag … Read More

King James

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Basketball megastar Lebron James put the jewel upon his crown this summer by opening the I Promise School in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. Despite having won three NBA championships and four MVP titles, James insists that the opening of this school is, in fact, the greatest moment of his … Read More

Should Letting Agents Be Held Accountable for Sub-Par Service?

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The struggle of looking for accommodation and sorting out housing issues with friends is a rite of passage for university students. Unfortunately, there’s a perception that letting agents treat students differently to other tenants who are working full time and are often not seen as a priority in comparison. Many … Read More

The Budget 2018 – What does it mean for us?

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On Monday 29th October, Phillip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced the final budget before Brexit. “Austerity is finally coming to an end” he proudly proclaimed, but not everyone in the house was so optimistic… Jeremy Corbyn finding the statement particularly hard to believe. What you’re probably wanting to … Read More

Students Supporting Local Leeds Vintage

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When it comes to vintage shops, everyone has an opinion. Whether you think they’re junkyards full of old rubbish or treasure troves of one-off pieces, there’s no denying that bargain hunting is back in style. Not only can you bag yourself a good deal, but vintage clothes also have a … Read More

A Royal Disaster?

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The recent announcement of Prince Harry and Megan Markle’s pregnancy would be considered by most as an event to celebrate. But is the latest addition to the royal family really a joyous occasion or is it just another cost to our country? The latest Sovereign Grant was £43 million which … Read More

Rosalía Releases New Album, El Mal Querer

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Rosalía, at the young age of 25, keeps making history and excelling in her music career; after the success of ‘Malamente’ and ‘Pienso en Tu Mirá’, the release of her second album has left nobody indifferent. El Mal Querer, produced by Rosalía herself and her collaborator Pablo ‘El Guicho’, is … Read More

It’s Okay to Stress About Stress

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International Stress Awareness Week is a welcome reminder that it’s time we start prioritising our wellbeing. For anyone who doesn’t know, this week has been dedicated to talking about stress, mental health issues and setting aside time for self-care. The International Stress Management Association (ISMA) is a UK based charity … Read More

Can A Moustache Mend Mental Health?

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The Movember Foundation is the leading charity changing the face of men’s health by addressing some of the biggest health issues faced by men: prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health. In recent years, this has grown from the opportunity to avoid shaving for 30 days, to addressing many health … Read More