Tag : Polly Hatcher

Campus Watch: The Simpsons to be the focus of Glasgow philosophy course

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The one-day course is named “D’oh! The Simpsons Introduce Philosophy” and is aimed at members of the public who have an interest in philosophy and want to learn more. Participants in the course will study whether Homer is a “virtuous” character. It will also look at moments from The Simpsons, … Read More

NUS holding demo against higher education changes this weekend

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This weekend in London the NUS demo will take place and University of Leeds is taking students along. For this event, the NUS has joined forces with the University and College Union. Higher education is changing dramatically – NHS bursaries and maintenance grants have been scrapped, the student loan terms … Read More

New café to open in Edward Boyle Library

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Great Food at Leeds have announced that they will be opening a café in Edward Boyle in early 2017. The café will be on level 9 and called ‘The Book Club’. Great Food at Leeds announced the news via a video on their Facebook. This comes as the second phase of the huge Edward … Read More

American Horror Story: World in shock as Donald Trump is elected President of the United States of America

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Republican Donald Trump has been elected the 45th President of the United States of America, beating Hillary Clinton with a result that has shocked and scared many. From the day he announced his candidacy in June 2015, his election campaign was widely seen as a joke. However, his confident speeches … Read More

Jagwar Ma @ Brudenell, 25/10/16

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When I walked into Brudenell Social Club and saw two members of the band sitting down having a pint and watching the football, it all felt a bit surreal. Jagwar Ma have been one of my favourite bands since I first saw them three years ago so it was quite … Read More

Community sports fight housing development plans in LS6

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The future purpose of a site in LS6 is in dispute, with LS6 Community Sports – which sees a desperate need for a sports field – fighting against plans for housing developments. On the website of LS6 Community Sports, they suggest that “Leeds City Council Plans department gave permission for … Read More

Campus Watch: Students show their grief for the King of Thailand

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The death of the King of Thailand on Thursday 13th October sent the country into a state of mourning. Thai citizens are showing their grief by wearing black and general solemnity, including closing bars and clubs. Students at Silpakorn University, which is the country’s leading university in the arts, have … Read More

Attempted burglar falls to his death

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On Saturday 8th October police were called to Claremont Avenue, situated within half a mile of the University, as a man’s body had been found outside a house. Students living on the road awoke to a white tent obscuring the view of a neighbour’s back yard and a police cordon … Read More

Attempted burglar falls to his death

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On Saturday 8th October police were called to Claremont Avenue, situated within half a mile of the university, as a man’s body had been found outside a house. Students living on the road awoke to a white tent obscuring the view of a neighbour’s back yard and a police cordon … Read More

From Brazil to Briggate: Olympic heroes return

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Yorkshire Olympians and Paralympians celebrated their success at Rio this week during a homecoming parade organised by Leeds City Council. Thousands lined the streets to cheer on athletes as they rode around Leeds on open top buses. Yorkshire Olympians brought home 14 out of an overall total of 67 medals … Read More