Tag : interview

Young vintage lovers in Leeds

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When it comes to Generation Y and the ‘Millennial’ experience, the youth of today have a tough ride. Having drawn the short straw thanks to economic depression, climate change and the implications of the ‘baby boomer’ culture, insult is added to injury when older generations brand us as ‘shallow’, ‘social … Read More

In The Middle with Alex Horne and The Horne Section

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In The Middle talks to Alex Horne about music, comedy, one liners and his band Alex Horne and The Horne Section How was Alex Horne and the Horne Section formed? We got together about seven years ago in a desperate bid to inject some fun into our individual jazz and … Read More

In The Spotlight: Leeds Freedom from Torture

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One of the great things about attending university is that it gives you the opportunity to volunteer with a number of great charities. One of these charities, Freedom from Torture, inspired Kaleem Luthra to start a society dedicated to raising awareness of the work done by the charity. The Gryphon … Read More

In the Middle with Jagwar Ma

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Jagwar Ma burst onto the scene in 2013 with Howlin’, establishing their own blend of 90’s nostalgia, dance and psychedelic rock. Maise Leddy  caught up with vocalist Gabriel Winterfield ahead of their UK tour to discuss new release Every Now And Then…. Your upcoming UK tour starts next week. Are … Read More

In The Middle with Lake Komo

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Lake Komo have certainly made a name for themselves over the past 3 years. Originally hailing from Lancaster, the quartet have relocated to Manchester and are already making waves in the Northern music scene. 2016 has seen them go from strength to strength with their latest single ‘Milwaukee’ earning a … Read More

“Where are those 30 million missing girls? Where was their right to live?” The effect of China’s One-Child Policy

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Xue Xinran has spent the past forty years researching and interviewing the people of China, from the poor in the countryside to those whose lives have been overtaken by the isolation of the technological age. Here she chats to Editor-in-Chief Jessica Murray about her latest book, Buy Me The Sky, … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: A new society for all costume lovers

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Freshers’ week is long gone, and the first week of lectures has slowly but surely come to an end. But the year is still only getting started, and with a new year come new… societies. We’ve picked out a few of them that you might not know about yet – … Read More

New Society Alert: Skate Society

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Growing up, most of us dabbled in some form of skating or another. But what comes to mind when we think of the most daring and most popular form of skating? Why, skateboarding of course. #newsocietyalert. Recently, several students decided that a society was needed to appreciate skateboarding, and this … Read More

Interview with Martine Croxall: The Paris Attacks and a ‘normal’ day at work

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BBC News presenter Martine Croxall expected a normal evening at work discussing the days’ newspaper headlines when the Paris terror attacks suddenly gripped the entire world. She chats to Editor-in-Chief Jessica Murray about how she deals with the pressure of being such a witness to history…  You studied in Leeds … Read More

In The Middle with Meadowlark

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Meadowlark are Bristol natives Kate McGill and Dan Broadley, who combine their skills to create a chilled and relaxing blend of folk vibey folk music. Their new single ‘Quicksand’ follows hot on the heels of their recent EP Paraffin. In this new single, the sparse arrangement and McGill’s understated vocals … Read More