Tag : leeds student

Oh, I do like to live beside the seaside

5 years ago / 0 comments

As you may have guessed by my writing in this publication, during term time I live in the sunny city of Leeds. However, my home town is a popular seaside resort on the East Coast; you know, the kind of place where people would die to live, and rightly so. … Read More

Top Ten Moving Week Moments

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1. Packing up your room at the end of a university year is the best way to awaken the eco-warrior in even the most reluctant of us as we pile up leaflet after leaflet after leaflet to be recycled. Flyering is ruining our planet, people! How can I possibly make … Read More

Student given suspended sentence for blackmail

5 years ago / 0 comments

  A 20-year-old student has been given a suspended sentence for hacking into a woman’s Facebook messages and publicly posting naked photos of her. William Wooles, from Great Dunmow in Essex, did not know his victim, but managed to access her sent messages where he found the intimate images she … Read More

Leeds Rhinos Edge Out Wigan

6 years ago / 0 comments

15.03.13 Leeds Rhinos 18-14 Wigan Warriors Leeds against Wigan is usually a physical encounter and this encounter on Friday night at Headingley was no different. The Rhinos needed a response after their poor loss to top of the table Huddersfield at home last Friday, and they got one, although they … Read More

Union breaks record for biggest student election ever

6 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds University Union (LUU) has broken the record for the biggest student election in British history.

Leadership Race 2013: Candidate Question Time

6 years ago / 0 comments

On Wednesday, the Union hosted the annual Candidates’ Question Time event. The debate, hosted by LSTV’s Andrew Seddon, provided a platform for students running in this year’s Leadership Race to express their views and answer questions. Candidates are running for one of six positions in the student Executive as well … Read More

Meet the Leeds Student Editor Candidates

6 years ago / 0 comments

Hugo Greenhalgh ‘Think Big, Vote Huge’ Do you think you have as much experience and as much to offer as the other candidates?  Definitely! I’ve been writing for three years and edited my own section for a year. I’ve made a real effort to get involved with other sections too, … Read More

LS1 Interviews: foodie and former war writer, Bruce Palling

6 years ago / 0 comments

Currently a prolific food and wine blogger and a columnist for the Wall St Journal, Bruce Palling doesn’t think it is a contradiction that he started his career writing about wars and conflicts. A failed student facing jail for refusing to fight in Vietnam, aged 21, he made his first … Read More

United societies urge students to vote ‘no’

6 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds University Union (LUU) societies across campus are joining forces, telling students ‘don’t get gagged’. Next week, a Better Union idea to “extend [the] exclusion of hate speakers and fascists to student media” will be voted on across campus. The idea was submitted after Leeds Student printed and interview with … Read More

Big Debate: The Griffin Interview

6 years ago / 0 comments

Last week Leeds Student controversially published an interview with the leader of the BNP, Nick Griffin. This week Big Debate asks, was LS right to publish the interview? YES: Eleanor Grimwade Let me first and foremost start by emphasising how ardently I oppose, reject, and am repulsed by everything Nick … Read More