Tag : race

Sonia Boyce’s Explorations of Identity, Britishness and Race

4 months ago / 0 comments

Until July 22nd 2018, Manchester Art Gallery presents the long overdue and first retrospective exhibition of the Black British artist Sonia Boyce and indeed through its thoughtful curation, it is worth the much-anticipated wait. From the early art of Boyce, to work commissioned solely for the exhibition, the curation of … Read More

Pints against policy?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Union offers free pint in return for votes, contradicting assertion it “will never serve an alcoholic drink for less than £1.50”. Leeds University Union’s stance on alcohol has been called into question after they introduced free pints as part of a set of incentives to encourage people to vote in … Read More

Leadership Race turnout decreases

2 years ago / 0 comments

This year’s elections saw fewer students voting than last year. A total of 6561 voted in this year’s Leadership Race, a decrease from last year’s turnout of 7744. Students have been voting since Monday to elect their new Student Exec and Gryphon editor, with LUU bringing in incentivisation on the … Read More

Question Time tests Exec candidates

2 years ago / 0 comments

Leadership race begins in earnest with mammoth six hour live Question Time. The LUU leadership race is well under way and, on Wednesday, the candidates running for Student Exec positions got a chance to outline their manifestos and ideas in a debate in the Union’s Riley Smith Hall. The debate … Read More

Diversity in Video Games – On The Right Track

3 years ago / 0 comments

  Just as in other forms of media, race has frequently been a controversial topic in video games, attracting criticism for faults ranging from racial stereotyping to casts consisting solely of white characters. However, while there are still plenty of problematic and exploitative examples, there are a few gems of … Read More

News | Torn down campaign posters spark outrage

5 years ago / 0 comments

Candidates in the Leadership Race have expressed their outrage after two unknown culprits ripped down posters in the Union to make bunting. Two people carrying black bags made their way around the Union taking down posters at approximately 10:20pm on Monday evening. They were stopped by security and asked to … Read More

News | Leadership Race Results are in

5 years ago / 0 comments

The new LS Editor and Exec have been voted in, receiving a collective total of 10, 250 votes. The first result of the night saw Jasmine Andersson pip Max Bruges to the post for the role of LS Editor. Gemma Turner beat Freya Potter for Equality and Diversity, with Noha … Read More

News | 'Color Me Rad' to be the new charity fad

5 years ago / 0 comments

‘Color Me Rad’ is the 5k race that will make you a lot more than just red in the face. This new charity run, which debuts in Leeds in May, pelts participants with blue, green, pink, purple and yellow colour bombs along the journey. ‘Color Me Rad’ has been a big success … Read More

News | LS holds the Exec to account

5 years ago / 0 comments

LS questions the Exec on what they have and haven’t achieved this year. Alice Smart Education Officer Do you think lecture podcasts affects attendance?  There was the odd lecturer making these claims. They’re there because everyone learns in different ways, and not everyone learns best reading through lecture notes, it … Read More

Comment | Missing white female syndrome

5 years ago / 0 comments

The name Madeleine McCann has exploded back onto our front pages in recent weeks, when the Metropolitan Police reopened her case over six years after her original disappearance.  Following last month’s carefully stage-managed appearance of her parents, Leicester medics Kate and Gerry McCann, on BBC Crimewatch, Britain’s media outlets have … Read More