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Southern freshers given mandatory course on preventing cultural approporation of the North

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As fresh faced Southerners descend onto to Leeds filling their faces with Crispys, stare up at the Parkinson Building and soak in Northern culture, as well as the booze, they’ll have to attend a new mandatory course. For the first time since the university’s founding nearly two centuries ago undergrad … Read More

London fresher commutes from North Korea

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You might think that the half an hour walk to the lecture hall or a twenty minute bus ride in is pretty bad, but it could be worse. You could be living in North Korea. That’s exactly what  an incoming University of London student is doing this year. The fresher … Read More

Montana: America’s Hidden Gem

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Often overlooked for more cosmopolitan and well-known US destinations, the state of Montana is a hidden gem with plenty of beauty and charm for travelers to enjoy and explore. Spending the summer in southwest, Montana has been quite the adventure and has opened my eyes to all that the area … Read More

Defenders – The TV’s Avengers?

1 month ago / 0 comments

It’s not quite, but then again it doesn’t want to be. It wants to be a culmination of an arc that was built from Daredevil and Iron Fist, which it is… with fair results. Despite Grade A performances from all our established characters, the show starts off too slow. Taking … Read More

Game of Thrones: Has the ‘Hype Train’ Come to a Halt?

2 months ago / 0 comments

No. No, it hasn’t. However, that doesn’t mean that Season 7 has started off exactly as some would have hoped. Season 7 marks the show’s twilight hours; it is finally steering towards an end. The premier certainly shows this, ending with the incredibly powerful moment of Daenerys finally arriving in … Read More

Hilary Benn speaks at Leeds University to support fossil fuel divestment

5 months ago / 0 comments

Leeds University hosted the panel discussion on climate change and climate leadership, which focused on the rapidly growing Divest Parliament campaign, as well as efforts to divest in Leeds. This follows the announcement that over 50 MPs have signed a petition to remove fossil fuel investment from the parliamentary pensions fund. … Read More

McDonalds delivery is coming to the UK

5 months ago / 0 comments

Paul Pomroy, the McDonald’s UK Chief Executive, announced that the company will be trialling a delivery service for the first time in June for selected cities across the country.   Speaking to Sky News, Pomroy said that it’s obvious that customers “want McDonalds to look at delivery”. In the interview, … Read More

Students protest against TEF by Disrupting Senate

6 months ago / 0 comments

  Students battled the horrible weather and marched in protest of TEF from the Union to disrupt the Senate meeting, where the petition was delivered to the Vice Chancellor. The Teaching Excellence Framework is a controversial new government initiative most notably criticised for creating a formal link between quality of teaching … Read More

Leeds dental lecturer accused of having numerous sexual encounters in office

8 months ago / 0 comments

Dr Alec High, one of the universities dental lecturers, is said to have repeatedly engaged in sexual activity in his office overheard by colleagues. The General Dental Council (GDC) practise committee was today, Monday 23 January, told that four of High’s colleagues had reported overhearing sexual relations on numerous occasions … Read More

Thousands march on Yarl’s Wood

10 months ago / 0 comments

Campaigners from across the UK protested at the immigration removal centre in Bedfordshire on Saturday, December 4, demanding that the detention centre be shut down. The centre, which mainly holds women and children, is one of 13 such centres in the UK and is operated by Serco, a private company … Read More