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£200M to be spent on campus improvements

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The University of Leeds is planning to spend more than £200m on several building refurbishments mostly starting next year. A large amount of this estimated figure is to be spent on refurbishing the Edward Boyle Library, which will boast new facilities such as larger teaching rooms and more flexible study … Read More

Swipe Right has a clear message: put your phone down and experience the world

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Swipe Right explores the influence of dating network app Tinder through an upbeat and often entertaining production featuring an ensemble of six creative individuals. It was entertaining to see a satirical slant on dating apps, yet the message at the heart of the production was clear: put your phone down … Read More

Life is a CABARET! wouldn’t look out of place on a West End stage

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Whooping, cheering, jumping, screaming – and that’s just the audience. Stage Musicals Society showcased their latest performance of Life is a Cabaret at the Riley Smith theatre across two nights and certainly did it with style. Not even the most hardnosed, musical-phobe could fail to appreciate the enthusiasm and excitement … Read More

Comedy | Comedy Central Live – a sucessful evening that is sure to grow

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Image: Facebook/LUU Events LUU’s monthly comedy showcase, Comedy Central Live, is a new addition to the campus calendar and upon walking into the usually rowdy Stylus early on a Wednesday evening, it was difficult to know what to expect. However, from the beginning, what was in stall turned out to … Read More

Leeds’ media elite flock to campus for homecoming talks

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In celebration of its 75th birthday, LUU will play host to some of its biggest media graduates in a series of ‘homecoming’ talks. The line-up, which includes the likes of Liz and Andy Kershaw, will give students the opportunity to hear some of the tales from the stars’ illustrious careers. BBC news presenter … Read More

Interview with Leeds Gryphons Womens Football Captain, Eve Griffiths

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The 2014/15 BUCS season gets underway next week, and The Gryphon spoke to Club Captain of the women’s football team Eve Griffiths about the season ahead, and her thoughts on women’s participation in sport. With BUCS promoting women’s involvement in football this week, Eve talked about how the Uni side … Read More

Drink-free nightspot backed by Union

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A new alcohol-free night event is to launch in Leeds next week, with the backing of the Leeds University Business School and LUU. The night, called “incLucid”, is being launched at the Holy Trinity Church Community Arts Centre on Friday 3rd October. It will be the first in a series … 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 | Night of success for student media at O2 awards

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LS has been crowned Yorkshire’s best free weekly newspaper for a third consecutive year at this year’s O2 Media Awards. Run by student volunteers, the paper came in front of the Dearne Valley Weekender, a well established regional publication. LS was highly commended for Best Editorial Team and Scoop of … Read More

News | UPDATE: Funding crisis stops LS printing

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LS is in a funding crisis and we value our readers and thank all those who have come out in support of the paper. Our front page story was read and edited by two Union trustees prior to print. The initial statement put out by LUU was done without consultation … Read More