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Leeds University Union Women’s Hockey Club Punished For ‘Chav Party’

11 months ago / 0 comments

Leeds University Union Women’s Hockey Club (LUUWHC) has been banned from taking part in certain competitions following an “ill-judged” chav-themed night in January. LUUWHC faced national criticism following the social, where members were invited to dress “lower class” and set aside their “champagne flutes” for “cans of K cider”. Pictures … Read More

REVIEW: Festival of the Dead Meets Leeds

11 months ago / 0 comments

There could not have been a more apt setting for Festival of the Dead’s debut in Leeds than Church. If I’m sure about one thing, it’s that the Festival of the Dead was anything but dead. A concoction of music, laughter and elaborate costumes greeted us in a smoky room … Read More

Leeds University Union Women’s Hockey Club Lambasted for “chav-themed social”

12 months ago / 0 comments

Leeds University Union Women’s Hockey Club have come under fire after allegedly hosting what the University of Leeds have called an “ill-judged” social, referring to its supposed “chav” theme. In the club’s Facebook group, members were encouraged to dress as “lower-class” people complete with “luminous underwear on show,” setting aside … Read More

Raising the (collapsed) roof in Factory

2 years ago / 0 comments

Clubbers in Manchester were seen ‘raising the roof’ – quite literally – when the ceiling of a nightclub collapsed early on Sunday morning. Witnesses revealed that LED lights came smashing down as the wooden panel of Factory’s roof dropped at around 1:28am. The unforeseen situation left all the students aghast … Read More

Scissors – LUU hosts first women-centred LGBTQ+ club night

2 years ago / 0 comments

Tonight marks the first Leeds University Union’s women-centred queer dance party, Scissors. Emma Healey, LUU’s Equality and Diversity Officer, came up with the concept for the event which launches the start of LGBTQ+ History Month. The event is open to all genders, but aims mainly to celebrate the women, non-binary … Read More

New cafe set to open in Edward Boyle

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Edward Boyle Library is set to open its first café ready for second semester. Great Food at Leeds have announced that the coffee shop ‘The Book Club’ will be located on level nine, and have released a sneak peek video of the new modern cafe, with wooden tables and … Read More

UPDATE: Arrest made after ‘serious’ Mission attack

4 years ago / 0 comments

Police have arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm in relation to an assault on a man outside Mission nightclub last weekend. The assault took place at around 3.30am in the early hours of Sunday morning, when a 23-year-old man from Wakefield was knocked unconscious. The victim had … Read More

UPDATE – Police appeal after Mint Club death

4 years ago / 0 comments

Police are investigating the death of a woman who collapsed at Mint Club this weekend. Paramedics attended the scene in the early hours of Sunday morning. The woman was taken to Leeds General Infirmary, where she was pronounced dead a short time later. Police are currently awaiting tests results to … Read More

Sport | Five great sports societies at Leeds University

4 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds University Union offers a plethora of sports societies to join during your time at the University; whether you’re just playing for the fun of it or aiming for Rio 2016 there is plenty on offer. Here LS takes a look at some societies you may not have seen much … Read More

News | Union club night axed

5 years ago / 0 comments

The Union’s events are failing to attract students as attendance levels plummet. Goosebumps, a new club night at LUU, has been cancelled while sports night Score closed early on Wednesday night. The Facebook page for Goosebumps boasted of “2,000 raving pirates [coming] through the door” but the following week attendance … Read More