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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

5 years ago / 0 comments

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

News | UPDATE: Funding crisis stops LS printing

5 years ago / 0 comments

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

5 years ago / 0 comments

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