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Prime Spots to Visit During the Easter Break

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Easter is the perfect time to take a mini break especially if deadlines are getting you down. Forget about your dissertation for a few days and enjoy some time off in one of these exciting European destinations. Hamburg Voted the world’s best city for a night out, Germany’s ‘edgiest’ city … Read More

Let’s Get Fizzical: Pizza and Prosecco Festival at Canal Mills

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Friday 17th of November saw the much-anticipated arrival of the Pizza and Prosecco Festival, and we headed down to Canal Mills to check it out. The nationwide event has been making headlines across the country and has been so popular in Leeds, that organisers arranged a second night and brunch. … Read More

Sibongile Tshabalala – ‘Battling HIV in South Africa’

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The Gryphon speaks to Sibongile Tshabalala, activist and chairperson of Treatment Action Campaign, about the continuing fight against HIV and the struggle to make treatment affordable. In the early Noughties, 1700 South Africans died per day as a result of diseases caused by HIV. Antiretroviral drugs, also known as ARVs, … Read More

Under the Ocean with Blue Planet II

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The first episode of the much-anticipated Blue Planet II hit our screens last Sunday, and if you thought David Attenborough had exhausted the power to thrill us with the natural world, think again. It’s been 16 years since the first series of Blue Planet and new technology has now given … Read More

Is Teetotal the Future for Nights out?

1 year ago / 0 comments

The Gryphon explores the growing trend of teetotalism amongst today’s students. When you think of Freshers Week, it’s impossible to avoid images of Jagerbombs, vomit, and the sticky VK stained steps of Fruity. But this might not always be the case.  The Office for National Statistics found that 16-24 year … Read More


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As clichéd as it sounds, my ‘gap yah’ really was up there as one of the best years of my life. I had the compulsory ‘once in a lifetime’ experiences and met people from all over the world, which meant I returned home feeling confident with a readiness to tackle … Read More

EU Referendum: should we stay or should we go?

3 years ago / 0 comments

In the student bubble, it is easy to hear the Euro arguments without engaging with them. But we all know that these are real issues that will impact our lives both as students and UK citizens. There are actually several ways that the Referendum decision on 23rd June could bring … Read More

Review: LUU Dancing Through the Decades

3 years ago / 0 comments

The annual LUU Dance Show acts as a showcase for the wide variety of dance LUU has to offer.  All the dance societies were invited to perform, resulting in a wide variety of different styles and the collaboration is always a fantastic event. This year the show took spectators on … Read More