Tag : online

The dark extremes of the Dark Web

8 months ago / 0 comments

Recently the BBC broke a news story on how a “warped and sadistic” paedophile who blackmailed victims and shared abuse tips and images on the dark web was caught. Matthew Falder admitted 137 charges, including rape, against 46 victims. He evaded capture for four years by using encrypted email addresses. … Read More

Technological Advancement or Too Far? Is Tinder Taking Over?

9 months ago / 0 comments

You’ve had it, your friends have it, your flatmates probably have it… but hopefully your parents don’t have it! It grows in both quantity and quality on a daily basis, and you may even hear it mentioned more than Britain’s current long-standing buzzword, the infamous “Brexit”. With dates galore and … Read More

National Security or Secure Privacy?

1 year ago / 0 comments

Battles between Microsoft and the U.S. department of Justice are no stranger to headlines. And the latest spat between the two over accessing customer emails is also not a new debate. On the one side, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella claims that eroding customer trust due to confusing data privacy laws … Read More

Never have I ever played a drinking game…

1 year ago / 0 comments

I’m sure you’ve all heard about the sheer amount of drinking first years get up to. So it only seems natural to help you on your nights out to Fruity, Mission and the like by giving you some drinking games to help set off your careers of long nights and … Read More

In defence of paper and print: is an eBook ever as good?

2 years ago / 0 comments

If there’s one thing that immediately comes to mind when I think of happiness, it’s a well thought out bookshelf (think rainbow-organised, neat little rows of content). To me, there are not many things more pleasing than seeking out a beautiful book cover – except turning the pages and finding … Read More

Union Forum Proposals: Female-only gym hours?

2 years ago / 405 comments

The upcoming Union Forums are discussing some hot topics in the coming weeks. The Gryphon has cherry-picked some of the very best and interesting ideas to inspire you to get debating, get pro-active and get involved. Female-only gym hours? Namrah Shahid has proposed that the Edge provide female-only gym sessions … Read More

UniLeeds app causes confusion as registers move online

2 years ago / 0 comments

The University of Leeds has recently introduced a new update for its smartphone app, UniLeeds, which enables students to use Bluetooth to confirm attendance. With the update, some schools and departments now require that students ‘check-in’ at certain lecture theatres using their phones, and are therefore no longer handing out … Read More

The Most Hated Women

4 years ago / 0 comments

From Josie Cunningham to Anita Sarkeesian, women online are subject to a seemingly constant barrage of hate and abuse. The Gryphon explores the phenomenon of online harrassment. At some point in most people’s lives they will be the recipient of online abuse, with so-called ‘keyboard warriors’ directing torrents of hatred … Read More

Jailed Twitter troll warns of Uni drinking culture

4 years ago / 0 comments

A Leeds alumna who was jailed for trolling a feminist campaigner has told students to rethink their relationship with alcohol. Isabella Sorley served 12 weeks in jail in 2013 for sending abusive tweets to Caroline Criado-Perez while she was ‘off her face with drink’. She has since founded anti-alcoholism charity … Read More

Fashion | Brand Alert – Mosson Clothing, Asos Marketplace

5 years ago / 0 comments

As the semester draws to a close, most of us are probably experiencing premature financial panic, and losing sleep over how to make it through to the next loan day. With this in mind, it is always near impossible to resist a bargain – cheap vintage, no less. Though it … Read More