Tag : Lawrence Cwerner
On Tuesday 15th February, electronic pop duo Alpines come to Leeds as part of their European tour. Catherine Pockson and Bob Matthews make up the London based pair just a few months after the release of their second album Another River in October, which retained the mature electronic pop nature … Read More
On the Friday before Halloween, the Fabric campaign, Save our Culture, comes to Leeds to take over brand new club Church. The one-off party on October 28th, the only night hosted outside London, is one of many events aiming to act as a fundraiser and increase awareness for Fabric nightclub. … Read More
I decided to see The Kills on a whim in July after finding an old song of their’s on Spotify. I had heard some of their new songs on the radio, but knew little of a band who’s two members had been performing since before I was born. October 1st soon came around and I felt like I had disappointed myself … Read More
With women facing as many hurdles as ever to equality, and male privilege still remaining, who better to dissect such delicate topics than the man himself: Piers Morgan, Daily Mail journalist (I say journalist here in the loosest possible sense). Piers Morgan is a man who believes Donald Trump is … Read More
With the UK extending airstrikes to Syria, debate still rages. The Gryphon asks: Should the UK be launching airstrikes in Syria?
Yes: The rise of Islamic State’s brutal caliphate has sent shockwaves across the world in the last couple of years. The international community is rightly united in condemning IS and its destructive sadism, but a huge question remains over whether we should be intervening militarily in Syria with airstrikes. It’s … Read More
“Winning isn’t everything” is a classic sporting mantra. It’s supposed to teach us that we can only do our best and that taking part is the main thing. These sayings run on the assumption that athletes enjoy their sport and sporting events are little more than competitive rivalries. But nowadays … Read More
The Chilcot Report will at last be released in the summer of 2016. After years of delay and up to £10million of taxpayers money, the inquiry into whether there was wrongdoing by Tony Blair and the British government in the decision to invade Iraq in 2003 will be made public. … Read More
Better Off Out Or In? With the 2017 Referendum Looming The Gryphon asks: Should Britain leave the EU?
Yes: The argument to leave the European Union is often lumped in with UKIP’s policies but, if you look beyond their xenophobic nonsense, then there are actually very compelling reasons to desire a Brexit. The EU was created to give European nations a greater voice on an ever increasing world … Read More
Over the past week it’s emerged that Volkswagon have been ‘cheating’ in their emission tests by making their cars appear far less polluting than they are. Volkswagon clearly see a different meaning to cheating than the rest of us. Whilst most students would consider cheating to be taking notes into … Read More