Tag : Avigail Kohn

In The Spotlight: LUU Women’s Hockey

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This week, The Gryphon talked to Kitty Pandya, a second year PPE student and social secretary for the Women’s Hockey Club. LUU’s Women’s Hockey Club is the largest university hockey club in the country, with eight teams playing in both the BUCS and Yorkshire Leagues. As well as possessing sporting … Read More

Galentines Day? It’s Only The Best Day Of The Year

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Forget Valentines Day, 2016 at LUU is all about Galentines Day. Taking inspiration from Parks and Recreation’s Leslie Knope, LUU’s Women’s Liberation Coordinators have organised an empowering weekend alternative to the standard saccharine holiday. Running on Saturday the 13th from 11am-5pm, Galentines Day promises to be an event to remember. The … Read More

Swing Society GIAG: Get yourself into the swing of things!

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Ever dreamed of partying it up, Great Gatsby style? Swing Society has it sorted! Say the word ‘swing’ and most people will think of the music genre. Swing music has been around since the late 1920s, and is known for its strong, syncopated rhythm and jazzy feel. Beginning on the dance … Read More

Society Spotlight: Rifle Club

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  Leeds is full of weird and wonderful societies, and this week’s spotlight shines on the Rifle Society, the Union’s very own shooting club. The Gryphon spoke to Daniel Anderson, Captain of Rifle Club, to find out more. How did you get involved in the society in the first place? … Read More

Dance Exposé: Exposed

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What happens when you put contemporary, commercial, ballet and break-dancers together in one society? Although the initial response might be “chaos”, Dance Exposé, an eclectic dance society that combines all forms of dance, has changed my verdict to “awesome”. I was given the chance to see the society’s ‘Exposed’ showcase, … Read More

Put on your dancing shoes and come join Salsa Society!

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Put on your dancing shoes and come join Salsa Society, a place for anyone who loves Latin music, dancing and meeting new people. Casual and fun, the society is £10 for the whole year, with classes costing members £2 a time. After going to one of these wildly popular classes, … Read More

What’s on in Society this weekend?

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Society: What’s on this weekend? October 2nd This Girl Can – Women in Sport: A fun interactive sports session that will look at how the ‘This Girl Can’ campaign is impacting the student lifestyle. Participants will reflect on their personal motivation to get involved with sport, while also considering barriers … Read More

LSA Presents Fusion: A Bollywood Show Review

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Glamourous, cultural and hilarious, the Leeds South Asian society’s ‘Fusion’ The Bollywood Show really delivered on its promise of being one of the biggest and most entertaining productions of the year. The society aims to celebrate all things South Asian, and their show did exactly that. I was initially a … Read More

Escape ‘Into the Woods’ with Music Theatre Society

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Remember the first time you heard a fairy tale, and how it transported you to a land of once-upon-a-times and happy endings? Remember how it made you believe, if only for a short while, that magic was real? In their latest musical, ‘Into the Woods,’ the Music Theatre Society manage to … Read More

Come hear the music play…Come to the Cabaret. A Preview

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In the wise words of Liza Minelli, put down your knitting, your book and your broom and join the Stage Musical Society in their one time only Cabaret Show that’s sure to get your toes tapping! Featuring songs from hit musicals such as Chicago, West Side Story, Les Mis, the Cabaret … Read More