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Smirnoff and Spotify team up to launch Equaliser

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Who would have thought that your favourite vodka brand would be getting involved in an initiative to promote women’s equality in the music industry?  In the spirit of International Women’s day, Smirnoff have teamed up with Spotify to create an extension that allows you to see the ratio of male … Read More

Student who never turns up anyway is suing university over strike hours

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Final year business student Katie Hopkins wants to sue the University of Leeds over the contact hours affected by the on-going strike. Katie, who’s average attendance over her three-year course is roughly 18%, is appalled that the strikes mean several of her classes over a four-week period will be cancelled. … Read More

Voices of the Silenced banned by Vue for claiming to “cure” homosexuality

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A cinema in London’s West End faced an outcry of angry protestors after it cancelled a film that claimed to “cure” homosexuality. When Christian group, Core Issues Trust, hired a screen at Vue Piccadilly to showcase their film: The Voices of the Silenced, they were unaware that they would soon … Read More

TREND ALERT: The rise of the red boot

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Red boots are set to be one of the biggest trends of 2018, featuring in collections from Fendi, Victoria Beckham and Valentino in their A/W17 collections. As red fought its way into being winter 2017’s most popular colour, bringing an edge and sense of daringness into any old outfit, the … Read More

This week’s Style File goes to Leandra Medine Cohen

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A renowned fashion and lifestyle blogger, author, fashion collaborator and fashion model; it would be wrong not to dedicate a style file to Leandra Medine Cohen. The 29 year-old New Yorker’s career in fashion kicked off after the creation of her blog, Man Repeller, in 2010. The content of the … Read More

Rejjie Snow Finally Wows Us with Debut ‘Dear Annie’

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Rejjie Snow is not your quintessential rapper. Hailing from Dublin, an area hardly synonymous with hip-hop, and already one of Ireland’s most successful exports, Snow is an anomaly who is both refreshing and intriguing. Dear Annie has finally been released into a world that has been craving more from the … Read More

Re living LRFS’ TIME.LESS performance

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This year’s much anticipated 10th anniversary Leeds RAG Fashion Show took the captivating title of ‘TIME•LESS’, a show incorporating the moments in life experienced by all, ones to remember, ones we would rather avoid and ones we would like to revive. These key events in life are ones that fashion … Read More

In the Middle with Superorganism

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Superorganism are a band that overwhelm your senses and make you question everything you thought you knew to be true. Songwriter and producer, Harry, spoke to In the Middle to let us know what we can expect from their self-titled debut album and beyond. “We’re kind of like a DIY … Read More

LRFS 2017 – A Retrospective

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Fashion Editor, Ellie Tattam, reflects on last year’s ‘Samsara’ themed fashion show in all it’s glory. As we near the latest instalment of the Leeds Rag Fashion Show, it only makes sense to take a look back on the success of the previous year’s show, Samsara, to get us all … Read More

Society Spotlight: Muay Thai

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As well as editing the Society section of The Gryphon, Mary Lumley acts the President of the Leeds University Union Muay Thai Society. Here she discusses exactly what makes the society and the sport “better than boxing”, and what can it do.  For those less well-versed in the martial arts … Read More