Category : Lifestyle & Culture

The Botanist – Perfect for that post-graduation meal

6 days ago / 0 comments

If you’re searching for that perfect graduation meal, then look no further than The Botanist… Deciding where to go for your post-graduation meal is a challenging task. Even if your parents insist it’s your choice, when mum hates Thai food and Dad isn’t a big fan of Italian, finding somewhere … Read More

Meet the Author: Megan Eaves

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Megan Eaves, the North Asia Destination Editor for Lonely Planet, came along to the Business School, as part of the Business Confucius Institute’s series of ‘Meet the Author’ events, to tell us more about her role working for Lonely Planet and her recent travels in China researching the Gansu province … Read More

Review: Cantina, Leeds’ first all-vegan restaurant

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

The city’s first all-vegan cafe has just opened at The Old Red Bus Station, so we went down to give it a try… I should probably start this review with the admission that I’m not vegan in the slightest. I’m a meat-eater through and through. So this probably doesn’t make … Read More

Booking on a Budget: Summer Guide

2 months ago / 0 comments

Berlin As capital cities go, Berlin is remarkably cheap. There is something to interest everyone – the clubbing is unrivalled, the history of the city is presented in such an amazing way and the food is cheap and tasty. The shopping is also great, and every Sunday there is a … Read More

Thirteen Reasons Why: Netflix’s Most Controversial New Show

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Jay Asher’s best-selling novel Thirteen Reasons Why celebrated its tenth anniversary this year with the release of the highly-anticipated Netflix show of the same name, and is all anyone seems to be talking about. Its popularity has brought issues such as suicide and mental health to the fore. In times … Read More

Stand: poetry in plain sight

2 months ago / 0 comments

Little known to many students, Leeds University is home to Stand Magazine, a prestigious publication on the worldwide literary scene for over half a century. Every day students come and go, completely unaware that somewhere on campus there’s something very special indeed. Tucked away amidst the quiet comings and goings … Read More

The Bengal Brasserie: Tasty traditional Indian cuisine

3 months ago / 0 comments

Set not far across the road from the Wetherspoons Stick or Twist (remember this, it’ll be crucial later), The Bengal Brasserie is a swanky new Indian restaurant in Leeds City centre, serving a diverse range of Indian and Bengali cuisine. It’s the latest in a line of restaurants that have … Read More

Riverdale: Archie, why so somber?

3 months ago / 0 comments

Plunging oneself into CW’s Riverdale—streaming now on Netflix—means tolerating shades of pseudo-philosophizing by Jughead (Cole Sprouse), a vehement, fly-on-the-wall novelist setting the tone for each fifty-something minute episodes. Beyond these jerky starts, however, the show is genuinely rooted in its cognizance of paying homage to the classic Archie comics, albeit … Read More

Fantastically Fettle

3 months ago / 0 comments

This week I headed down to Fettle – a new laid-back café tucked five minutes walk away from the south side of campus. It occupies a brilliant light space (with plans to develop the large garden at the back in time for summer sunshine) at the end of Great George … Read More

Dear Simon Amstell, please forgive us for our carnivorous sins

3 months ago / 0 comments

It seems that veganism is the new black. I have considered becoming a vegan, and am making cute baby steps towards such an outcome. Enter Carnage: Simon Amstell’s new mockumentary featuring a future world where everyone is a vegan. Amstell has created pure brilliance, it is 2026 and our future … Read More