Tag : community

More than just breakfast

3 years ago / 0 comments

As LS6 takes a new direction for 2016, we join them to celebrate a new era for the much-loved restaurant. LS6 café has always been a student staple. You only need to venture to Hyde Park Corner on a weekend morning to see the place packed with bleary eyed students … Read More

Everybody Needs Good Neighbours

4 years ago / 0 comments

Over summer, our neighbours opposite baked us a lovely loaf of bread and brought it over in a wicker basket with a little pot of jam and butter. It was so kind and thoughtful and a wonderful gesture. Needless to say, five months on, we’ve yet to properly speak to … Read More

Society l Profile: Action

4 years ago / 0 comments

Action is a student led volunteering society, which has been running for 10 years. They run projects with children and older people in the local community and do everything from playing bingo in a care home to taking young careers bowling. Projects include: Reach – accompany children aged 12-16 who … Read More

Photojournal | The Real Junk Food Project – waste, poverty and revolution

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Real Junk Food Café is situated in Armley, a short bus ride south west from Leeds City Centre. Entering the town, it is easy to lose count of how many factory buildings had been abandoned, bordered up and draped in rows of barbed wire. The town is like many … Read More

Film | Captain America: The Winter Soldier – surpassing its predecessor

5 years ago / 0 comments

The second of three Marvel films to hit cinemas in 2014, The Winter Soldier follows everyone’s favourite defrosted World War Two veteran as he tries to adapt to life after the events of The Avengers and finds his whole world come crashing down with the reappearance of an old friend. … Read More

News | Students get behind trolleybus scheme

5 years ago / 0 comments

The University and Union have decided to support the controversial Trolleybus scheme. The £250 million project will be backed by LUU following a consultation with students. Leeds City Council proposed the scheme in the hope of reducing congestion, being quick, quieter and more environmentally friendly. The Trolleybus is a combination … Read More

News | Exec member opts out of green pledge for paperless campaign

5 years ago / 0 comments

All candidates going for the role of Community Officer in the Union’s Leadership Race are going paperless with their campaigns, apart from the current officer, who is re-running. Dami Adebayo, one of the candidates, said the policy will involve “no printing, no photocopying, and no plastering the Union with paper … Read More

News | LS holds the Exec to account

5 years ago / 0 comments

LS questions the Exec on what they have and haven’t achieved this year. Alice Smart Education Officer Do you think lecture podcasts affects attendance?  There was the odd lecturer making these claims. They’re there because everyone learns in different ways, and not everyone learns best reading through lecture notes, it … Read More

News | Students rubbish at recycling

5 years ago / 0 comments

Student areas are still causing a problem according to the Council despite recycling rates in Leeds hitting record highs. Leeds residents produced 7,000 tonnes less waste than they did the previous year but Councillor Mark Dobson, Executive Board Member for the environment, said “traditional methods of recycling are not working … Read More

Comment | Healthy Choices

5 years ago / 0 comments

Starting University is daunting, and among the many new responsibilities, budgeting for food and cooking for yourself every night can seem daunting. Although the deals on pre-prepared meals in supermarkets seem tempting to inexperienced cooks with student budgets, they’re actually a terrible idea for your pocket (not to mention your … Read More