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To Be Or Not To Be? That Is The Mystery

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Arts writer, Eleanor Smith, discusses the Shakespeare Authorial conspiracy theory and the playwright’s significance in today’s society. William Shakespeare is often regarded as Britain’s greatest playwright. Four centuries after the composition of his works, he is still celebrated on school curriculums, in television, film and theatre, and in everyday life. … Read More

Newton Faulkner at LBU in Photos

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On a rainy Friday night, Newton Faulkner brought his laid-back ‘acoustic pop’ to Leeds Beckett Union. Our photographer Sílvia Blanco was there to capture the evening. All images by Sílvia Blanco (@silviablanco_)

Louis Theroux: Talking to Annorexia

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Did we actually just see the deadpan documentarian, Louis Theroux with a tear in his eye? Delving into two of London’s biggest eating disorder treatment facilities, Theroux takes a sensitive approach in providing us with a saddening insight into the insidious and destructive illness that is anorexia. He describes the … Read More

Junior Doctors: Blood, Sweat and Tears

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BBC Three’s new documentary series, Junior Doctors: Blood, Sweat and Tears, was first broadcast on 25th October 2017. The series is set in New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, and follows the hospital’s newest recruits: the fresh-faced, newly qualified junior doctors who are just beginning their work placements. On top of being … Read More

Celeb Style File: Cressida Bonas

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Leeds alumna Cressida Bonas may be best known for being an ex of Prince Harry’s, but she’s also an actress, dancer, and model in her own right. Moreover – she’s also got one of the most eclectic yet classy styles I’ve come across. Quintessentially British with a unique blend of … Read More

#MeToo: Sexual Harassment and the Music Industry

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Sexual harassment of any sort is condemned by society, however the topic is also widely stigmatised and often kept quiet. Following the overwhelming response on social media to the ‘Me Too’ campaign, it’s important to consider the extent to which sexual harassment has plagued our society. This in particular is … Read More

Weezer @ 02 Academy 23/10/2017

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Goodbye, Weezer. On Monday night, against the backdrop of a 7ft illuminated ‘W’, a cape, sceptre and crown clad River Cuomo approached the mic to perform ‘King of the World’. All I could think was “Jesus, these guys are lame.” It has been, and evidently still is, this all-embracing nerdiness … Read More

Dream Wife @ The Wardrobe 18/10/2017

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I can easily say that Dream Wife on 18th October at The Wardrobe was the most fun I have ever had at a gig. Dream Wife were supported by The Boxing and Dead Naked Hippies who both did a good job of getting the audience warmed up, ready for the … Read More

A Gin-Credible Experience

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Lifestyle and Culture Editor, Jade Verbick, recounts her classy night at a cafe-turned-gin bar hosted by Sipsmith ambassadors.   It’s not every day that one gets invited to a gin tasting and masterclass with all the 20-something social media influencers of Leeds, but that’s how I found myself on the first floor … Read More

Vogue in politics: creating an impact through fashion

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We often associate the fashion industry with superficiality, a world where everything is based on appearance and following what we are told is ‘trendy’. Indya Harvey looks at a few of the most political moments in Vogue, proving that fashion can be both profound and impactful. The Women’s March One … Read More