Tag : culture

Comment | Your face or mine? The women of I'm A Celebrity

5 years ago / 16 comments

To the joy and celebration of many, I’m a Celebrity Get Me out of Here is back on our screens once more. This programme is now in its thirteenth series, and its enduring popularity is emblematic of how hopelessly obsessed with both reality television and the defenceless competitors of varying … Read More

Features | Black History: a class worth taking?

5 years ago / 0 comments

The beginning of October marked the start of Black History Month, an awareness event that takes place primarily in the UK and the USA. The event stems from the argument that the histories of the African Diaspora and Africa itself have been neglected in traditional education. Black History Month was established … Read More

News | Students call for Tequila to shut after rape promo

5 years ago / 0 comments

Popular Leeds student club night Tequila has been blasted for releasing a promotional video condoning rape and sexual violence. At the time of going to print 1,400 people had signed an LS petition calling for Mezz to stop hosting Tequila. The petition followed an outpouring of support on social media for … Read More

Blogs | Norwegian Wood, The First Month

5 years ago / 0 comments

Oh Leeds. You were so close, and now you are so far. With your Popina’s. Your delicious, reasonably-priced-miscellaneous-meat-Popinas. And your, er, park bit. Woodland Moor. Oh Woodland Moor (that’s the name). You were once of such close proximity, but now you are a distant memory of mine, lost to the … Read More

What We’re Watching: Britain & Ireland’s Next Top Model – Episode 2

5 years ago / 0 comments

Episode 2 I’ll admit, straight off, that I didn’t watch the first episode of Britain and Ireland’s Next Top Model, or BINTM as the hashtag encourages. I didn’t even realise that there was an episode before this one until I came to write this. Well I’m just going to assume … Read More

Why Arts and Culture Matter in a Recession

6 years ago / 0 comments

As we teeter on the edge of a triple-dip recession in a manner akin to Russell Crowe’s suicidal Javert on his Parisian pont, you could be forgiven for entertaining the thought that such ostentatious cultural outpourings ought to be deemed irrelevant due to our economic ‘issues’. 2012, having been the … Read More

Leeds Lights Up

6 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds Student went down to the city centre to explore the wealth of cultural activity going on for Leeds’ annual Light Night On Friday 5 October, for one night only, the city of Leeds was lit up and full of life and celebration (and not just because there were 80p … Read More