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NUS attempts to censor Leeds Student

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2.11.12 A senior NUS (National Union of Students) officer has attempted to censor Leeds Student, demanding an end to the distribution of it’s interview with the BNP Leader Nick Griffin. In an open letter issued on October 26, Aaron Kiely, NUS Officer for Black Students, stated “in publishing this interview … Read More

Club faces closure after violent attacks

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Club Fire faces having its licence revoked after a string of attacks and criminal offences at the club. West Yorkshire Police have requested that Leeds City Council licensing committee review Fire’s licence “on the grounds of the prevention of crime and disorder”. The police claim there has been an increase … Read More

Big Brother Uni tracks your tweets

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The University has admitted to keeping a record of “all internet traffic at the University”. Three students had their access to the Portal blocked last term after posting negative tweets about the University, despite deleting them soon afterwards. One of the students told Leeds Student how they were made to … Read More

Leeds Student shortlisted for prestigious Guardian Media Awards

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Leeds Student newspaper has been shortlisted for Publication of the Year at the annual Guardian Student Media Awards. The newspaper also made the shortlist for the  Student Website of the Year Award. Despite facing strong competition from, among others, Oxford and York, Leeds Student is the only publication in the … Read More