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What SUP: How Can We Limit Single Use Plastics Pollution

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Single use plastics (SUPs) are plastics that are used once and then disposed of, which includes plastic bags, drinks bottles, take-out coffee cups, and plastic straws. However, rather than being recycled, a significant proportion of this plastic ends up polluting our oceans. The issue was emphasised in BBC’s Blue Planet … Read More

Old Before His Time: The Man Researching His Own Premature Ageing Condition

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English and French student Stephanie Green is currently doing an internship with the charity EURORDIS – Rare Diseases Europe in Paris. In time for Rare Disease Day 2018, she had the opportunity to speak to Sammy Basso, the world’s eldest person living with Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria. “Happiness is often a choice … Read More

InTheMiddle with Gengahr

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With their release of the album ‘Where Wildness Grows’, Gengahr have just returned from their headline European tour and are now travelling the UK. The Gryphon had the pleasure of catching up with lead singer, Felix Bushe, about all things Gengahr. So you’ve just come back from your European tour, … Read More

Jorja Smith mixes dance and commentary in ‘Blue Lights’

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Instead of stumbling through second year like myself, Jorja Smith spent her transition out of teenagehood storming through the internet music scene. Originally released in 2016 when she was only 18, Jorja uploaded the emotive and impactful song ‘Blue Lights’ onto SoundCloud and the rest is history. Smith recently released … Read More

Childish Gambino releases the revolutionary ‘This Is America’

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Childish Gambino, the musical alias of Donald Glover, released the video for his latest single ‘This is America’. In less than a week it has racked up nearly 78 million views, and justifiably so. This is America is a chaotic and incredibly poignant narrative on the current state of the … Read More

5 Unmissable Acts At Slam Dunk 2018

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There’s no denying that certain festivals cater to certain kinds of people, and there was never any question about which best represented me. Despite only lasting a day in each location, Slam Dunk is the festival I get most excited for every year, as I know it will turn out … Read More

Appeal Over Potential Gunshots Near Leodis Residences

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West Yorkshire Police are investigating a potential firearm discharge near Leodis Residences yesterday. Shortly after 5pm on Wednesday 9 May, police were called to reports of a confrontation between two groups of males around the Servia Hill area of Woodhouse. Witnesses were reported to have seen what is believed to … Read More

Armed Gang Of Three Shoot Man In Leeds City Centre

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A police cordon is in place this morning after a man was shot by an armed gang on the outskirts of Leeds City Centre, last night. The shooting took place at 6.30pm on Wednesday 9 May, when the victim was stationary at traffic lights in a BMW vehicle on Burmantofts … Read More

Arrest Made In Connection With Hyde Park Death

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West Yorkshire Police have made a second arrest in connection with the death of a man in the Hyde Park area of Leeds. Police were called to an address on Harold Grove at 3.28am on the morning of Tuesday 8 May, after a man was found seriously injured. He was … Read More