Tag : Charlie Green

Activists, Educators, Revolutionaries

2 months ago / 0 comments

Lifestyle and Culture are kicking off our contribution to Black History Month with a selection of profiles of some of the most influential people of colour, past and present, who have had a substantial effect on the world and the way in which we view it.   James Baldwin Arguably … Read More

The Hidden Gems of Leeds

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In your first year, you’ll want to acquaint yourself with the city, and what better way to do it than seeking out some of the city’s most illusive spots. So, here’s a rundown of a few of Leeds’ best hidden gems.   1. The Domino – 7 Grand Arcade, Leeds, LS1 … Read More

The Importance of Being Idle – In Defence of ‘Laziness’

9 months ago / 0 comments

Laziness, not unlike patience, is a virtue. Unfortunately, it is a virtue few can afford to possess as they progress through their time at university. The guilt that comes with the thought of not working hard enough, getting out of bed too late, or missing too many lectures is enough … Read More

Tv Shows to Look out for In 2018

10 months ago / 0 comments

Many of our favourite shows are returning this year, and there are some new additions to the small screen which show promise. Here is a run down of a few big ones to look out for this year. The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story – FX The second … Read More

Stranger Things 2: The World Turned Upside Down

1 year ago / 0 comments

To quote a rather appropriate 1980s supernatural horror sequel, they’re back! Last week saw us welcomed back to the town of Hawkins, Indiana, where things are indeed stranger… It’s 1984, and, while it has been almost a year since the events of Stranger Things Season One, the consequences of the … Read More

How to Cure Your Food Fetish and/or Raging Hangover

1 year ago / 0 comments

Leeds boasts a wide variety of culinary experiences to try, enough to spoil you for choice throughout your entire university tenure. Whether you’re out to celebrate, going for a date, or simply out to cure yourself of the imminent feeling of death that last night’s alcohol-fuelled antics left you with, … Read More

The Stage is Set! New Coffee Bar Opens

2 years ago / 0 comments

Charlie Green talked to brothers Matthew and Martyn Jakeman, the proprietors of the speciality coffee bar Stage Espresso & Brewbar which recently opened on Great George Street. Where did the idea for the venture come from? How long has it been in the works? Basically, we’ve both always enjoyed coffee; … Read More

Starting a Food Revolution with Billy Collins

2 years ago / 0 comments

Last week, Leeds University Union played host to an innovative event: Leeds Creatives. The events saw creative people from in and around Leeds come to give speeches about the great work they’re doing to improve the city. One of those people was Billy Collins, proprietor of Honest Edibles, a vegan … Read More

Peaky Blinders: One wedding and funeral

3 years ago / 1 comments

‘I’m planning on getting married’ said Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy) in the finale of Peaky Blinders’ second season back in November 2014. After a gruelling wait filled with guessing whether the bride-to-be would be Tommy’s old flame Grace (Annabelle Wallis) or wealthy widow May (Charlotte Riley), our questions have finally … Read More

The People v. OJ Simpson: Not whodunit, but hedunit

3 years ago / 0 comments

It is apparent after the first episode of Fox’s new crime drama American Crime Story: The People v. OJ Simpson that the audience is definitely supposed to be on the side of The People; Simpson is clearly not the protagonist. After OJ’s ex-wife and her new partner are murdered, Simpson … Read More