Tag : new york

Saudi Arabia’s Aramco Looks to Slide Into New Territories

1 year ago / 0 comments

“It will be the biggest IPO on earth” Saudi Armco, the national oil company of Saudi Arabia, was planning to pull off the world’s largest ever initial public offering, however they are now reportedly reconsidering in favour of a private sale. In a bid to start diversifying the country’s economy … Read More

Pollinator by Blondie

2 years ago / 0 comments

When you’re as big as Blondie, releasing new music is a dizzyingly high-stakes affair. The comparisons to older work are inevitable, are as the accusations of selling-out, with people being unhappy whether you reinvent too drastically or stick too closely to the established formula. In such a high-pressure situation, it … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: A political statement on the runway

2 years ago / 0 comments

Fashion has always been a theatre for politics, but most recently, with Brexit and Trump’s election as president, political statements on the runway have increased monumentally. At the AW17 fashion weeks, there was scarcely a show that didn’t make an open political statement on the catwalk. New York Fashion Week … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Brand Focus: Public School

2 years ago / 0 comments

Public School is always described as an inherently New York brand, created by two New Yorkers with a focus on keeping production in the city they were born in, promoting further business and trade. Public School is a brand that was quickly catapulted into recognition. The brand was started in … Read More

Stone Street Over Wall Street

3 years ago / 0 comments

Everyone knows New York City, The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps. They could tell you about Fifth Avenue, Times Square, Broadway and every other attraction featured on a postcard on some cart at the side of the street selling trashy tourist merchandise. Undoubtedly, these are some of the … Read More

Books | How should a person be?

5 years ago / 0 comments

“We live in an age of some really great blow-job artists. Every era has its art form. The nineteenth century, I know, was tops for the novel” In How Should a Person Be? memoir, fiction and abstract philosophical discussion meet to explore human nature and what it ultimately means to … Read More

Science | ‘Thinking’ guts influence thoughts

5 years ago / 0 comments

Termed the ‘second brain’, our bodies have a completely separate nervous system, which carries 500 million neurons and stretches to nine meters, from oesophagus to anus. Historically thought to be for controlling digestion, the enteric nervous system (ENS), is now being associated with an influential role in physical and mental … Read More

Travel | New Years Eve in New York

5 years ago / 0 comments

A far cry from my usual New Year’s Eve celebrations, which tend to consist of going to my local high street and making a fool out of myself whilst fuelled by Jägerbombs and kebabs, I decided to see in 2014 in style. The Big Apple, a place “so good they … Read More

Books | The Flamethrowers

5 years ago / 0 comments

If I’m completely honest, when I first picked up The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner I was all set for a tale about a crack military squad systematically offing bad guys by burning them to a crisp with jets of flame. Imagine my surprise then when what unfolded was less Great … Read More

New York, New York

6 years ago / 0 comments

If you weren’t at Leeds Town Hall yesterday you missed a treat! For the first time in twenty five years, two societies combined to stage an ambitious and exciting afternoon of musical delights. LUU Music Society and LUU Big Band joined forces this Sunday to perform a charity concert in … Read More