Tag : Maddy Keating

News | Halo comes under scrutiny

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Halo nightclub is being monitored following concerns over their staff conduct. A meeting took place on Tuesday between the management of Halo nightclub, police and two representatives from Leeds City Council. The discussion follows concerns over the ethos of staff at Halo after guests caused Woodhouse Lane to close. It … Read More

News | Union vows to save School of Healthcare

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The Union has promised it will lobby the University to save the School of Healthcare. The motion passed after a unanimous vote was cast at the Better University forum to try and save the School and its courses. The Union’s Welfare Officer Charlotte Warner put the idea forward. The decision … Read More

News | Man in critical condition after fall

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A man has been left seriously injured after falling outside the Parkinson Building. The 25 year old male was taken to Leeds General Infirmary in a critical condition after the accident occurred in the early hours of Monday morning. It is believed the man was drunk and fell from a … Read More

News | LS interviews NUS President Toni Pearce

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This week LS interviewed Toni Pearce, President of the NUS about the most important issues affecting students across the country. How did you feel about the recent lecturers’ strike? I think a really important thing to say is that it wasn’t just lecturers. The three unions are representing some of … Read More

News | Coach service from Parkinson Steps to London

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National Express has this week launched new long distance coach services from Leeds universities taking students across the country. Coaches will pick up passengers from Parkinson Steps for students from the University and from Otley road for Leeds Metropolitan. The services will take students to locations including Bradford, Leeds, Wakefield … Read More

News | Popular club closes

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House nightclub The Garage has been forced to close as the landlord of the property has not extended the tenancy. Described by staff as a “minor tragedy”, the club is having to find a new home but hopes to reopen at Christmas at a new venue. The Garage broke the … Read More

News | Scrotum stapled in FIFA forfeit

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A student has stapled his testicles in a bet with friends over a game of FIFA. Nathan Bell, 20, suffered his fate after losing the Xbox match against his friend Saber Da Silva. The punishment was a result of ‘Fifa Forfeits Sunday’, an event in his halls of residence. Mr … Read More

News | Brotherton still wasting electricity

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Energy efficiency in the University has again below par, with the Brotherton Library’s energy rating being so poor it is off the chart. Following a recent LS investigation into energy efficiency in the Edward Boyle library, a new updated certificate is now on display. Despite the coverage, the Brotherton Library … Read More

News | Student saviour stops attackers

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A heroic branch manager has saved the day by tackling a man who attacked a female student in broad daylight opposite the Parkinson steps. The victim had been walking along Woodhouse Lane at approximately 3:45pm on Wednesday when a mugger approached her from behind and snatched her handbag, dragging her … Read More

News | Students call for page 3 ban

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A student has submitted an idea to the Better Union forum to ban Page Three from the building. The latest ideas have been put forward as part of the Better University, Better Union and Better Leeds forums this week, including a motion for an ‘asexual awareness week’ and another relating … Read More