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An interview with Mira Fadwa Fadel

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Mira Fadwa Fadel; computer scientist, innovator, educator, journalist, translator, and founder of Mira Intelligent Read. Based on Otley Road, Mira Publishing is a non-for-profit independent publisher of fiction and non-fiction. Meeting Mira in her office, we recieved the insider’s perspective on life as an independent publisher in Leeds. To start … Read More

In the Middle with White Lies

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White Lies are a common feature on any alternative rock playlist, with tracks like ‘Death’ and ‘Farewell To The Fairground’ propelling the band from small-time gigs onto shows at Wembley, supporting bands like Muse and Kings Of Leon in the process. It’s been seven years since the London three-piece (a … Read More

A chat with the Museum and Art Gallery Society

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Last week, The Gryphon interviewed committee members, Sam and Laura, of the fairly new Museum and Art Gallery Society. Why did you join the society? Sam: I joined because I think that there’s a lack of museum trips, especially in my department, I study History of Art, and, obviously, that’s … Read More

An interview with Hilary Benn, MP

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The Gryphon sat down with Hilary Benn, Member of Parliament for Leeds Central, to discuss Trump, Brexit, and the state of the Labour Party. Sacked from his post of Shadow Foreign Secretary by Corbyn in June and now reportedly having to contend with the elections to his Leeds Central constituency … Read More

“‘It’s for everyone and anyone'”: LiftSoc, the new powerlifting society

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Is powerlifting a sport you’re interested in? Is lifting weights a secret passion of yours? Or perhaps it’s something you’ve secretly wanted to try but it seems too intimidating? The Gryphon chats with Daniel White, president of the new powerlifting society, LiftSoc, to find out more about it.  Why was the … Read More

Leeds: The International City

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Laura Manzi interviews members of the diverse international student population Interview 1: Raluca – Romania We sit at the Balcony with our coffee, and she starts smiling shyly. I am so glad she accepted to be interviewed, this adorable girl. Raluca is a second year student, currently studying English and … Read More

In The Middle With Molotov Jukebox

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Watch a Molotov Jukebox music video on youtube and it will become instantly apparent that this is a really fun and creative band. I had the opportunity to talk to lead singer and accordion player, Natalie Tena (also known for her roles in Harry Potter and Game of Thrones) about … Read More

In The Middle with Matt Forde

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Before he takes the stage at Leeds‘ City Varieties, In The Middle sits down with comic Matt Forde What can we expect from the new tour? It’s a jam-packed show of jokes and impressions, trying to make sense of the absolute mayhem engulfing politics. There are few comedians so closely … Read More

In The Middle with Gengahr

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Speaking to Gengahr frontman Felix Bushe ahead of the band’s stint at Nation of Shopkeepers, you could tell he was eager to speak of the new album they had been working on in the studio earlier that week. Aiming for a release date at “the beginning of next year” the … Read More

In The Middle with Louis Berry

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Last Wednesday we had the opportunity to catch Louis Berry before his gig at The Wardrobe on the same day that Annie Mac interviewed him. Tonight is the last day of your tour, how has it been? It’s been brilliant! I’m gonna say my favourite show was Glasgow, it was … Read More