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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

Kele Okereke @ Chapel

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The beauty of a venue like Church really lies in its acoustics. The high, vaulted walls are really designed to make even the smallest sounds fill the room, providing you know how to work the space, and no-one does this better than ex-Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke. It’s a small … Read More

Misinterpretation, or Deliberately Condescending?

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Have I ever been sexually assaulted, no. Have I - like many others - exchanged sex to get what I want? Undoubtedly. #MeToo— Katie Hopkins (@KTHopkins) October 16, 2017 Katie Hopkins has unsurprisingly used the medium of Twitter to voice her disrespectful opinions on social media’s #MeToo campaign. Hopkins demeans ... Read More

Dive into Dua Lipa’s style file

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Dua Lipa, British singer- songwriter and model, is one of the most stylish celebrity you’ll find. Mixing the most feminine items of clothing with some baggy pieces on tour, at home or on stage, everything works with her body. Dua’s style tells you very clearly that you can wear anything … Read More

100-tonne ‘Glitterberg’ blocks Leeds sewage system

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A huddled mass weighing one hundred tonnes – roughly the weight of a commercial aeroplane – is blocking part of Leeds’ underground sewage network. The Glitterberg is a congealed lump of glitter and Vaseline and is reportedly the first of its kind. The mass, roughly spanning the length of an … Read More

National Security or Secure Privacy?

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Battles between Microsoft and the U.S. department of Justice are no stranger to headlines. And the latest spat between the two over accessing customer emails is also not a new debate. On the one side, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella claims that eroding customer trust due to confusing data privacy laws … Read More

Our Halloween guide to looking stylishly spooky

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You’re more of a Christmassy person than a Halloween one as you don’t really like purposely looking dead to everyone on a night out. I understand, Halloween is, for me, every Monday morning, when I show up to lectures looking like a zombie. But don’t worry – here are some … Read More