Tag : Charlotte Mason

Police investigate ‘vagina’ graffiti

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Police are appealing for information following a spate of distinctive graffiti drawings on campus which some students have suggested represents a vagina. Several drawings have been spotted in locations including the Edward Boyle library and further afield in Hyde Park since February. They are now being investigated as criminal damage. … Read More

Italy court clears pair of Leeds student murder

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Italy’s highest court has acquitted Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito of the murder of Leeds University student Meredith Kercher. In a final decision following seven years of trials, judges concluded that a guilty verdict ‘could not be supported by the evidence’. They declined to order another trial. The 27-year-old American and … Read More

A Fairer LUU: Campus votes ‘yes’

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Students have voted to give more coverage to The Gryphon’s editorial candidates after a campus referendum this week. A majority 1,232 ‘yes’ votes means that students running to become Editor-in-Chief will be entitled to equal coverage with Exec candidates in the Leadership Race. Over 1,500 votes were cast in the … Read More

Leadership Race results announced

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The Leadership Race has drawn to a close with the announcement of the new Gryphon Editor and Student Exec. Results from the four-day election were announced to a packed Union foyer on Friday evening. A total 8,488 students voted in the Leadership Race this year to elect seven candidates who … Read More

Police investigate Hyde Park sexual assault

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Police have launched an investigation into an allegation of serious sexual assault near Hyde Park on Saturday night. The alleged incident happened at around 8.30 – 9.30pm close to the junction between Royal Park Road and Moorland Avenue. The victim has been named as a 43-year-old local woman. Detective Inspector … Read More

Your current exec reflect on their time in office so far

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Gemma Turner – Equality & Diversity Officer   How has this year been for you? It’s been so good. Now is the time to reflect and I’ve realised how much I’ve learnt this year. I came in with a few objectives and I feel like i’ve got through them quite … Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Where are the women? Uni inequality exposed

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The University has hired more men for its top-tier jobs than women, and the institution’s highest-paid salary bracket is dominated by male employees. Figures from last month reveal that 76% of staff who earn the maximum salary are men. In addition, the number of male employees currently outweighs females by … Read More

Uni faces legal battle as protesters reoccupy site

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The University has confirmed that it is seeking legal advice to reclaim land as a dispute with protesters intensifies. Activists from Leeds Community Project re-entered 6 Grosvenor Mount on Wednesday after being removed from the site last month. The group claims that it was ‘unlawfully evicted’ following a six-day occupation … Read More

UPDATE: Postgrad spared jail for biker death

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A Leeds University student who caused the death of a motorcyclist by driving carelessly has been spared a jail sentence. A court on Tuesday ruled that Chenerusai Makumbe should not go to prison because of her contribution to society as a nurse, Wakefield Express reported. Ms Makumbe, who is studying … Read More

Jailed Twitter troll warns of Uni drinking culture

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A Leeds alumna who was jailed for trolling a feminist campaigner has told students to rethink their relationship with alcohol. Isabella Sorley served 12 weeks in jail in 2013 for sending abusive tweets to Caroline Criado-Perez while she was ‘off her face with drink’. She has since founded anti-alcoholism charity … Read More