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Students organise Leeds rally against Chechnyan ‘gay prison camps’

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Leeds students have planned an event in Leeds city centre, due to take place next Sunday 22nd April, in response to allegations of abuse from newspapers and human rights groups in the Chechnyan region. Independent Russia newspaper Novaya Gazeta reported last week that nearly a hundred gay men aged between 16 … Read More

The Gryphon to host National Student Media Conference in May

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The Gryphon is set to host the Student Publication Association National Conference and Awards, the biggest student media conference in the country. On May 6th and 7th, over a hundred students from university publications up and down the country will be heading to Leeds University Union for a weekend of … Read More

The Charlie Hebdo series: a fight for cultural acceptance, a fight for human rights

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Amongst humanity’s many crimes, failure to ingrain tolerance at the foundations of society must sit the highest. The despicable acts of the men responsible for yesterday’s attack on the Charlie Hebdo office in Paris have provoked the worldwide fury, shock and grief that should accompany every loss of human life … Read More

The Charlie Hebdo series: Je ne suis pas Charlie

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The Gryphon will be releasing a series of comment pieces in light of the Charlie Hebdo headquarters attack on Wednesday, 7th January 2014. It can be unanimously agreed upon that the recent attack on the Charlie Hebdo office in Paris was an awful and inexcusable act of violence, but don’t … Read More

Two arrested for Christmas Eve shooting

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Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a shooting on Christmas Eve in Burley. The pair, aged 24 and 27, have been released on bail since their arrest on Monday. The news comes after police launched an appeal to trace a car believed to have been … Read More

Breaking: Police investigate deaths of Leeds Uni student and her family

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A University of Leeds student has been found dead in her home in Bradford. 19-year-old Biochemistry student Trisha Lad and her family were discovered at their home in Clayton on Monday evening. In a statement released today, West Yorkshire Police said:  “Early indications suggest the bodies may have been in … Read More

Society Profile: Comedy Soc

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Name: LUU Comedy Soc About: Comedy Society is made up of two sketch groups. Leeds Tealights are auditioned members and Fresh Milk is for everyone else. This society accepts everyone, you don’t even have to be a Leeds Uni student to join. If you aren’t a big performer, it doesn’t … Read More

Why You’ll Regret Sleeping With Your Flatmate

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Daniella is a fourth year studying Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Thought. As fancy as that may sound she is in fact a simple soul; some of her favourite past times being downing a bottle of wine in good company, watching repeats of The O.C. and frolicking in the sea. She was … Read More

News| Sanitary product prices drop in the Union

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LUU are pledging to help students save by reducing the price of sanitary products. Essentials, the Union’s sanitary products stockist, will reduce the costs of sanitary protection under the new measure, which will see customers save up to 90p on a tampon, pantyliner or sanitary towel purchase. Price drops will … Read More

News | Leeds University Student named among MH17 passenger victims

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Maths and Finance undergraduate at the University of Leeds Richard Mayne has been named as one of the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash in Eastern Ukraine on Thursday. Mayne was one of ten Britons confirmed to be on board by Malaysia Airlines. He is reported to have been … Read More