Tag : Big Brother

Uni of Leeds is Watching You

2 years ago / 0 comments

A new academic year equals changes around university. With our beloved Eddie B being renovated and the Hidden Café mysteriously having disappeared to a very hidden place, this year is no exception. But it is not just campus that is changing: technology is adapting, with the new Bluetooth attendance system, … Read More

Britain’s Surveillance Society: Is Big Brother watching you?

3 years ago / 0 comments

Having watched Channel 4’s Hunted I suddenly find myself wondering how often I’m being watched going about my everyday life. For those of you who didn’t see Hunted (why not?!) it was a reality show where 14 members of the public turned fugitive and went on the run for 28 … Read More

Theatre | 1984 – Great production, but only for book readers

5 years ago / 0 comments

photo: West Yorkshire Playhouse Big Brother. Room 101. The images and concepts established by George Orwell in his dystopian novel, 1984, have entered popular culture and become so incorporated into our everyday lives that it’s easy to forget their origins. No wonder, considering that 1984 is supposedly the book that … Read More

Big Brother Uni tracks your tweets

6 years ago / 0 comments

The University has admitted to keeping a record of “all internet traffic at the University”. Three students had their access to the Portal blocked last term after posting negative tweets about the University, despite deleting them soon afterwards. One of the students told Leeds Student how they were made to … Read More