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News | UPDATE: Funding crisis stops LS printing

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Following the response to our front page article, LS has decided to clarify issues brought to light through misrepresentation on social media and conflicting statements. 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 … Read More

News | Leadership Race Results are in

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The new LS Editor and Exec have been voted in, receiving a collective total of 10, 250 votes. The first result of the night saw Jasmine Andersson pip Max Bruges to the post for the role of LS Editor. Gemma Turner beat Freya Potter for Equality and Diversity, with Noha … Read More

News | Funding crisis stops LS printing

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LS will no longer be able to print, due to a lack of funding. This week members of the society were informed that the target set by LUU to cover printing costs had fallen short by £5,200 and therefore should cease printing. LS is currently partially funded by LUU and partially … Read More

News | In Pictures – Leadership Race candidates face Question Time

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This year’s Leadership Race candidates faced the annual Question Time last Wednesday, where they were grilled about their policies and manifestos. LS was there to bring a break down of each candidate section. Tyron Louw LS Editor: Editor candidates Jasmine Andersson and Max Bruges want to introduce a weekly social … Read More

Features | Let's talk about mental health

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Last week Leeds University Union agreed to a ‘Time to Talk’ pledge. Sam Dennis and Lawrence Thompson from the Mind Matters society talk to LS about what’s next for mental health and their battle against discrimination. When I was younger, I remember finding it very difficult to talk about my … Read More

Photojournal | FemJam 2014 – Cakes, campaigns and overcoming sexism

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Hundreds have turned out for LUU FemSoc’s first Feminist Jamboree, held at Leeds University Union. As well as a strong northern contingent of feminists in attendance – including those from Liverpool, Hull and Manchester – many have woken up in the early hours of the morning to travel from as … Read More

News | Exec member in graduation stunt against course closures

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LUU Welfare Officer Charlotte Warner has protested against the closure of School of Healthcare courses during her graduation ceremony today. Warner collected her Nursing degree wearing a sign that read “save healthcare courses”. Earlier, she had encouraged fellow graduates to sign Christmas cards for Vice Chancellor Sir Alan Langlands with … Read More

Preview | LUU Spoken Word Society Open Mic Night

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The word on the block… Spoken Word Soc! Here’s a shout out for the brand spanking new LUU Spoken Word Soc. We’re setting the stage this year for some slammin’ sounds, scribbles and general word foolery. Our first Open Mic night of the semester, early in October, was a blast, … Read More

Features | We Gave It A Go!

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As a student, you want to make the most of your time at uni, so why not Give It A Go? Three students share their experiences on branching out and trying something different with LSi.   SocieTEA Six cafes, 40 patrons, one mission: to drink tea. This is no ordinary … Read More

Features | Black History: a class worth taking?

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The beginning of October marked the start of Black History Month, an awareness event that takes place primarily in the UK and the USA. The event stems from the argument that the histories of the African Diaspora and Africa itself have been neglected in traditional education. Black History Month was established … Read More