Tag : Carina Derhalli

Society l Charity Netball Competition

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Netball Club are hosting a huge charity netball tournament and are calling for players and spectators. The event is in aid of Yorkshire charity, Candlelighters, “close to the hearts” of the society. Candlelighters offer support to the families of children with cancer. It is founded and run by the parents … Read More

Society Profile: Stage Musical

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Stage Musical Society (SMS) strongly believes in work hard, play hard.  The society is completely student-ran, so whether you’re interested in the production or performing, this society does it all.   Interesting Fact: SMS are the largest music theatre society on campus. Membership: If you find you can’t stop shimmying … Read More

News l Students accuse University of lacking principles over Laidlaw donation

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Students have accused the University of lacking principles in accepting donations from “Tax Dodging Donor” Lord Laidlaw. In a public letter to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Professor Finlay, students threaten to campaign for 10 years if this issue is not addressed. The letter, signed by a group … Read More

News | Eng Soc hosts Weakest Link

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EngSoc discovered whether it was students or lecturers who “would get more splinters from scratching their head” in their Weakest Link competition. The event was in aid of Reading Matters, a Yorkshire based charity. Lecturer Simon Swift was slower than his name suggested and was the first contestant voted off. … Read More

News | 2013 – A year in LS headlines

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LS looks back at our front pages throughout the year, from January onwards. We started the year with two stories of controversial student activity online; investigations into “Sugar Daddy” dating websites and online essay providers:   January 25th: “A regular user of ‘Sugar Daddy’ dating website has spoken exclusively to Leeds … Read More

News | Arrest made after police woman shot in Hyde Park

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Police in Leeds have arrested a 37-year-old man in connection with the shooting of a female officer in Hyde Park on Wednesday, December 4. The incident took place shortly after 4am on Cardigan Road. West Yorkshire Police arrested James Leslie, 37, on Wood Lane, Headingley at 10.10am following a police … Read More

News | Leeds Met name change approved

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Leeds Metropolitan University will officially be renamed Leeds Beckett from September 2014. The Privy Council approved the name change despite a strong backlash from students. Arguments against the change stated the £250,000 estimated cost could be better spent on improving facilities. The university said it had “outgrown” the old name. This … Read More

News | Students axe The Sun

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The Sun newspaper has been banned from sale at the Union, following a student vote. Politics student, Niall MacLaughlin submitted the idea for the Union to support the No More Page 3 campaign by refusing to sell The Sun. MacLaughlin told LS: “it is my belief, shared by many other … Read More

News | Student treated to secret gig at home

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Indie band Reverend and the Makers have performed a spontaneous gig at a second year student’s house. In response to tweets from French and Law student Maisie Andrews and her family, the Reverend played on the stairs of Andrews’ house in Woodhouse. An ecstatic Andrews told LS: “I had to … Read More

News | Armed men rob Tesco

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Four armed robbers, carrying crowbars and hammers, held up a Tesco Express, on Burley Road last Saturday. The masked men entered the shop at 7pm and threatened staff and customers. West Yorkshire Police have said: “a substantial amount of cash and cigarettes” was stolen. One member of staff activated the … Read More