Tag : Molly Walker-Sharp

Recipe for Success

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The Gryphon speaks to the Golden Balls team – co-founders Francesca Taylor and Rebecca Peartree and their business director and housemate, Louise Barton, all final years at the University of Leeds – about the street food industry and balancing their business alongside their studies. Living in France on their year … Read More

A Different Kind of Christmas: Faith

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From the brightly lit festive streets to the self-service checkouts in Tesco (‘Ho Ho Ho Merry Christmas!’) and the constant stream of Christmas ads on TV to the soundtrack in the Hidden cafe, Christmas is unavoidable. Undoubtedly becoming less about the Christian faith and more of a consumerist season, The … Read More

Presence or Presents this Christmas?

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In an unprecedented move, this year John Lewis has teamed up with the charity Age UK to use their widespread reach for good. The Gryphon discusses the possible implications of this unlikely pairing. Since the success of the 2013 Bear & the Hare advert, which has now had over fifteen … Read More

The BlackPoppyRose: Lest we forget…

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As Remembrance Day approaches, we are called to remember those who fought, and are still fighting, in British wars and zones of conflict. The Gryphon focuses on the ‘BlackPoppyRose’ project, launched to remember the often unheralded contributions of Black and African soldiers within global conflicts. The recognisable red poppy was established … Read More

A New Take on Political Correctness?

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‘Politically correct’ has become a loaded term – often people are publicly slandered as being racist or bigots, for expressing their thoughts. So where does the distinction between sensitivity and compassion, and outright slander lie? The Gryphon explores Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka’s, views on the subject – and what this … Read More

What is PREVENT really preventing?

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This September, the government passed ‘the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act’: a strategy designed to ensure that teachers, professors, and academics now have a statutory duty to notice and report signs of so-called ‘non-violent extremism’. But is this simply an attempt to “protect impressionable young minds” and stamp out early signs … Read More

Je Ne Sais Quoi: A Year Abroad

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Molly Walker-Sharp tells The Gryphon about her personal experience of her year in Northern France and the pros and cons of choosing to study abroad. With study abroad opportunities becoming more and more popular in nearly all degree areas, it’s worth starting to think about whether this would be the … Read More