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Food | The alternative guide to Shrove Tuesday

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Picture the scene: it’s March the fourth and you’ve invited all your mates round for an evening of stuffing your faces with underdone Yorkshire pudding mix, doused in whatever you can scavenge from the back of the communal cupboard. But wait, you remember at the last minute that one of your … Read More

Sport | BUCS Preview – Leeds face Durham for the title in Women's Lacrosse

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A packed schedule of home fixtures this week means that Uni fans will have plenty of choice over which sports to follow. In one of the earlier starts, the men’s tennis 1sts take on Sheffield at the David Lloyd in Moortown. The team will be hoping to take all the … Read More

Features | Top Five Jobs Abroad in Summer

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No one wants to spend their summer holidays at home, begging their parents each night for a tenner to go down the pub and being told to ‘go and get a job!’ It’s never too early to start thinking about your summer, whether you’re a first year undergraduate or even … Read More

Science | Why are veins blue?

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It is fact that blood is always red so why do the veins transporting it appear blue? Within the body the varying tissue layers absorb light of different wavelengths. Only blue wavelengths reach venous blood and are reflected back to the viewer’s eyes thus causing the observation of a blue … Read More

Sport | Lacrosse – Uni secure huge cup victory over Met

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Leeds Uni women’s lacrosse 1st securing a massive 19-7 win. The side was hugely excited to get back on the grass pitches of Weetwood, after bad weather had prevented them from doing so in recent weeks, whilst they were also pleased to be playing as a squad of 18 for the first time … Read More

News | Uni invests thousands in oil shares

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The University has invested a total of over £1 million into oil companies. The University’s current holdings in BP and Shell are £1.032m and £278,000 respectively. A University spokesperson said: “We have held shares in these companies since at least December 2000 and any dividends received are allocated to the … Read More

Comment | The harsh reality about anorexia

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When people hear the word ‘anorexic’, they immediately think of extreme dieting, binging and purging and unfortunately, in most cases, they often associate the disorder with teenage girls. The two words that do not come to mind however, are ‘mental health’. Over half of my school friends have suffered, or … Read More

Sport | Match of the Day – Leeds dominate in Water Polo

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After finishing 4th  in the BUCS Water Polo Premier North group, Leeds were drawn against Premier South 5th placed Imperial in what had the makings of a close-fought contest. In reality, Leeds glided through their first round tie, demonstrating a gulf in class as they cemented their place in the … Read More

News | Thugs tell student: "we will kill you" in Burley attack

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A student has been brutally attacked by a pair of “sadistic” thugs who drove a pair of scissors through his hand. The attack, which happened near Burley Park station, saw the attackers jump on the scissors, forcing them through the victim’s hand, before threatening to cut off his ear and … Read More

Debate | Is Denmark right to ban religious slaughtering?

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Last week, Denmark’s government banned the religious slaughter of animals for the production of halal and kosher meat stating that “animal welfare takes precedence over religion”. Although supported by animal welfare activists, this move has been labelled as “anti-Semitic” by Jewish leaders and “a clear interference in religious freedom” by … Read More