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Uni of Leeds Cums Third in Sex-Toy List

6 months ago / 0 comments

The University of Leeds has come third in the race to be crowned as the UK’s kinkiest University. In a study that investigated the consumer habits of students from 20 different universities, it was found that the adventurous students of Leeds spent £8,633 on sex toys, lingerie and bondage products … Read More

Pioneers in Politics: The Transformation of Female Suffrage from Alice Bacon and Harriet Harman to Rachel Reeves

7 months ago / 0 comments

“A woman MP has to do everything a man MP did, and a little bit more. I don’t believe that any woman in parliament, ever, has done more for women outside of parliament, or for women entering parliament, than Harriet Harman.” With its allusion to the famous words of Alice … Read More

In Conversation with Caryl Phillips: ‘It’s not the first asshole that America has elected as president, but it’s definitely the biggest one’

11 months ago / 0 comments

When I first met Caryl Phillips, it was at an event for the David Oluwale Memorial Association in February 2016 hosted by the School of English. The writer, as he has constantly since moving there in the nineties, flew from America for the occasion. America then was a seemingly different … Read More

Uni ready for Beckett ahead of Varsity clash

12 months ago / 0 comments

With Varsity next week, The Gryphon Sport had the chance to speak with Jonny House, captain of the men’s rugby union team, about the upcoming Varsity game.   It was a great result for you last year winning the Varsity finale. How have the pre-season preparations been going? Preparations have … Read More

Concerns raised as university drop-out rates continue to rise

1 year ago / 0 comments

The proportion of students dropping out of university increased from 6.6% to 7.4% between 2012 and 2015, according to a report by the Social Market Foundation (SMF). In a report the SMF has urged universities to improve their retention rates, particularly among students from low income or ethnic minority backgrounds. The … Read More

Students organise Leeds rally against Chechnyan ‘gay prison camps’

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

Leave Leeds tidy this Easter

2 years ago / 0 comments

When students go home for Easter, often they leave lots of food behind. In order to combat the problem of waste, the community group at Leeds University Union are running a collection point in order to encourage students to leave Leeds tidy. They are collecting any unwanted glass, clothes and … Read More

Strong showing in Sheffield for Leeds Judo

2 years ago / 0 comments

Last weekend saw the return of the BUCS Nationals in Sheffield. The University of Leeds entered the fray boasting two regional champions among their ranks, with both the team’s Coach and President holding the Dan-grade and Kyu-grade titles, respectively, for the -73kg division. Yet, realistically, the squad’s medal chances were, … Read More

Why are Fruity blurring out VKs from photos?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Photos from Fruity have been edited in an attempt to remove VKs from the image. It has not yet been established why the drinks are being blurred out, although it is possibly to ensure the photos don’t act as advertisements for the brand or to help promote more responsible drinking. VKs (abbreviation for Vodkakicks) … Read More

Edward Boyle cafe to be renamed following battle with Hyde Park Book Club

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Leeds University has announced that they will change the name of the newly opened cafe in Edward Boyle library, The Book Club, following a dispute with local venue Hyde Park Book Club over the name. A University of Leeds spokesperson said: “The University is committed to helping create a supportive … Read More