Tag : Hannah Macaulay

Wheels of Change

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Hannah Macaulay looks into the empowering affects of increasing numbers of all-girl skate crews around the world. If you’re tired of sexism and certain things being coined as gender-specific, the solution to your frustration may be easier than you think. Some suggest the answer lies in women jumping on skateboards … Read More

“Black lives matter on their own –and that doesn’t mean that white lives don’t matter.’’

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On Monday 10th October, the event ‘A Discussion on Black Mental Health’ was held in the LUU as a part of Black History Month. The Gryphon speaks to Melissa Owusu, education officer at LUU and organizer of the event, in order to gain a greater understanding about mental health issues … Read More

10 Leeds spots you have to visit this year

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Starting university is both an interesting and daunting transition in life. It can be overwhelming to arrive in a new city, for some even a new country, and when first arriving in Leeds it can be difficult to get the grip of such a big and vibrant place. First year … Read More

(Anti) Social Media

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Technology is evolving and faster than ever before. Simultaneously, social media is becoming more and more an innate part of our lives and, in some cases, is taking over completely. The Gryphon explores the positive and negative effects of Social Media – and the extent to which being online really is … Read More

Veganism – Fad or Future?

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The Gryphon explores the possible growth of veganism in 2016, the use of it as a fad diet as well as an environmental action. For many, New Year’s symbolises the turning over of a new leaf, the promise of new resolutions, and the belief in finally changing your life for … Read More

Islamophobia: what can you do about it?

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A phrase that is still underlined with red dots when you type it in on Word, Islamophobia is still very much in its beginner phase of becoming a well-known and understood phenomenon. Following reports of the Aubervilliers teacher fabricating his attack, The Gryphon explores the growing levels of Islamophobia across the … Read More

Cheerleading and Feminism – Bring it on!

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Cheerleading started out in the 1800s as an activity exclusively for men. The Gryphon explores cheerleading becoming a female activity and discusses what this means for the modern-day cheerleader. For those of us that associate cheerleading with the nineties ‘Bring it On’ films, it can be hard to imagine a … Read More