Tag : guns

Land of the Greed, Home of the Grave: The Bleak and Bloody Reality of US Gun Control 

12 months ago / 0 comments

Last week Stephen Paddock carried out the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history when he opened fire on a Las Vegas music festival, killing 58 people and injuring another 489. His motive remains unknown. Unfortunately, the focus of the debate surrounding the event has been derailed by calls to improve mental health awareness and educate the public … Read More

Society Spotlight: Rifle Club

3 years ago / 0 comments

  Leeds is full of weird and wonderful societies, and this week’s spotlight shines on the Rifle Society, the Union’s very own shooting club. The Gryphon spoke to Daniel Anderson, Captain of Rifle Club, to find out more. How did you get involved in the society in the first place? … Read More

A Job in Killing

6 years ago / 0 comments

BAE Systems, the second largest arms producer in the world, is rarely far from the public eye. Despite being found guilty for numerous counts of corruption and fraud and a track record for selling arms to countries known for human rights violations, the University of Leeds continues to endorse the … Read More