Tag : campaign

News | In Pictures – Leadership Race candidates face Question Time

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This year’s Leadership Race candidates faced the annual Question Time last Wednesday, where they were grilled about their policies and manifestos. LS was there to bring a break down of each candidate section. Tyron Louw LS Editor: Editor candidates Jasmine Andersson and Max Bruges want to introduce a weekly social … Read More

News | Student loans campaign gains momentum

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A group of students is set to tackle the government’s controversial plans to privatise student loans. Students from a range of backgrounds met this week to plan Leeds’ role in the nationwide week of action that begins on February 3. Action considered includes a march and the occupation of university … Read More

News | Express Yourself campaign still short of target

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The Union’s Express Yourself campaign has so far reached just under 10 per cent of students. The campaign, which encourages students to voice their opinion on issues important to them, was launched on November 1 with the stated intention of getting “over 4,000″ students involved. At the time of going … Read More

Features | Sturge urges students to take back Wednesday afternoons

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LS talks to Greg Sturge about why he feels Leeds students are being denied the chance to outshine other graduates in the jobs market and why we need Wednesdays free.   It is a long-upheld tradition that Wednesday afternoons at university are free from teaching so that students can participate … Read More

News | Student takes on Government

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A Leeds student is putting pressure on the government to provide clean drinking water for 60 million people. The campaign called ‘Put Thirst First’ (PTF) was launched by Bethany Milburn, who went to Parliament on Thursday, October 31 to present the petition to Lynne Featherstone, the Under Secretary for International … Read More

News | Breast cancer charity tells girls to cop a feel

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The Uni Boob Team were on campus this week sending texts to students reminding them to have a feel of their breasts. Recruitment stations were outside the Union on Wednesday October 9 where members of the Boob Team were giving out information about what to look out for when checking … Read More

Debate: Should there be limitations on LUU campaigns?

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  Unless you have been bunking for the last fortnight, you will have seen posters displaying puns, slogans and plenty of flesh around campus. This week Big Debate asks, should there be regulations for candidates’ campaigns?   YES: Tess Brumwell-Gaze   A quick list of proposals would make the process … Read More

Women to march against rape to ‘Reclaim the Night’

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30.11.12 This Saturday hundreds of women will be taking to the streets to ‘Reclaim the Night’. The women will be marching through Leeds city centre asserting women’s right to feel free from the fear of rape and male violence in any form. ‘Reclaim The Night’ has a long tradition in … Read More

United societies urge students to vote ‘no’

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Leeds University Union (LUU) societies across campus are joining forces, telling students ‘don’t get gagged’. Next week, a Better Union idea to “extend [the] exclusion of hate speakers and fascists to student media” will be voted on across campus. The idea was submitted after Leeds Student printed and interview with … Read More