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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

How the mighty have fallen – the tragic decline of Netflix’s film selection

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The competition between streaming services for film quality is becoming a battle of the titans and Netflix is being punched repeatedly in the stomach. This year’s big Christmas addition on Netflix was Love Actually. On Amazon Prime it was It’s a Wonderful Life. It’s hard to find a better way … Read More

Phil Neville: Insult to Women’s Football?

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After Mark Sampson’s reign as manager of the England women’s team came to an abrupt and controversial end, the Football Association was handed the task of finding a new manager, preferably one that could refrain from alienating their dressing room by making offensive and inappropriate jokes. They decided to award … Read More

From 70’s rock to 80’s disco: what’s coming up in the new year

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Isabella Minns talks us through why she’s swapping new year’s resolutions for fashion reflections and a chance to embrace new trends. I am not usually one to make New Year’s resolutions. Most of them have failed miserably within weeks, leading to the familiar deflated feeling as you sit surrounded by … Read More

Society Spotlight: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

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Quickly gaining traction as one of the most effective styles of fighting, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu stands apart from its counterparts due to its emphasis on technique that allows participants of all shapes and sizes to compete as equals. Society editor Mary Lumley sat down with Sean Maguinness, president of the … Read More

Need some tunes to help you focus? Our Editor-in-Chief has got you sorted

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The month of January means two things to students. Intense study, and its closely related counterpart, extreme procrastination. This playlist will aim to stop you trawling the web for music to listen to, and consists of tracks specifically picked to stimulate concentration. Eevee- Unexpected This lo-fi beattape is so calming … Read More

Toby Young Resigns from Office for Students

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Toby Young has resigned from his position at the Office for Students, following intense criticism over controversial comments. Mr Young’s was appointed on the 1st January, with the last 8 days seeing a media storm regarding his position, which culminated in a petition calling for his dismissal gathering over 200,000 … Read More

Why do university papers continue to print?

11 months ago / 0 comments

Reports have been coming in from across university towns in the UK of a bizarre phenomenon. The Pigeon can exclusively report that student run newspapers are earnestly continuing to print editions, despite empirical evidence that nobody has picked up a copy out of genuine interest since at least the early … Read More