Tag : debate

Union tackle lad culture

4 years ago / 0 comments

Students went head-to-head on Thursday to tackle the controversial topic of lad culture.The question, ‘Is lad culture ruining our generation today?’ was debated by a panel of six students, including representatives from LUU FemSoc and mental health campaigners.The event was hosted by Re-Thinkers, a new LUU society which urges students … Read More

Features | Facebook – Yay or Nay?

5 years ago / 0 comments

Whether you love or loathe it, you probably have Facebook. Though connecting millions of people and a tool for activism, it’s often a platform for vanity and hate. Does it make our lives better or worse?   Yay Facebook, a mystical land of narcissists, selfies and pointless status updates – … Read More

Features | Miley Cyrus – Yay or Nay?

5 years ago / 0 comments

From the shaven hair to the twerking, everyone is always talking about Miley Cyrus. Her new image is a far cry from her Hannah Montana days, but are her new ‘rebellious’ ways a good or a bad thing?   Yay So far I must have clearly failed to notice the … Read More

Features | Selfies – Yay or Nay?

5 years ago / 0 comments

Selfies are a product of our generation, bred from the rise of the iPhone. But do they represent something more; the redefining of self image?   Yay As we grow up we’re bombarded with oppressive and contradictory beauty ideals about what to wear, how to look and how to present … Read More

News | Councillors grilled at Question Time

5 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds City Councillors were scrutinised by students on Wednesday. Councillors were questioned on issues including housing, transport and crime. Labour Councillor Neil Walshaw announced the introduction of an Oyster Card scheme from 2015/16. He called for “sustained investment” in public transport, cycle lanes and a bus network, adding that it … Read More

Sport | Debate – Is Eden Hazard the best young player in the world?

5 years ago / 0 comments

Following his hattrick last weekend, LS Sport examines Jose Mourinho’s claim that Eden Hazard is currently the best young player in world football. YES – Euan Cunningham I believe that in terms of shaping, controlling and exerting his will on games, Chelsea’s Eden Hazard has a good case for being the most important … Read More

Debate | Are supermarkets that super?

5 years ago / 0 comments

60 years ago local, independent food stores were at the heart of the high street and greengrocers were the cornerstone of our communities. Now, big brand supermarkets dominate the nation’s shopping habits. The ‘big four’: Asda, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Morrisons are responsible for over 75 per cent of the UK … Read More

Debate | Social Networking or Social Not Working?

5 years ago / 0 comments

We live in a world in which the internet reigns. It is in our pocket, at home, at work, at university. With the increasing number of social apps, social networking websites and internet communities, one could suggest that the internet does a lot towards enhancing our social interactions as a … Read More

Debate | What the Frack?

5 years ago / 0 comments

Households across the UK have been told that they must prepare for a sharp rise in energy bills within two years as Britain comes “dangerously” close to power shortages. So, is Fracking for shale gas the solution to our energy needs? Shale gas is a natural gas found within shale … Read More

Debate | Is the Living Wage worth it?

5 years ago / 0 comments

The Labour Party has stated that it would give tax rebates to firms that pay Living Wage. The Living Wage is based on the amount an individual needs to earn to cover the basic cost of living. It is currently set at £7.45 an hour and £8.55 an hour in London, … Read More