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News | Biggest event ever at Union

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The Union hosted its biggest student-led event ever last Saturday as the building was transformed into a winter festival. Over 1,000 students attended Bacchanalia, with hundreds of students being turned away at the door. The event was a joint charity event hosted by Leeds Snowriders and RAG. So far, it … Read More

News | RAG step into the line of fire

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The Union was ablaze for charity this week as students walked across flaming coals for RAG’s Charity Week. Almost two dozen participants braved 1236 degrees Fahrenheit to raise money for the RAG Community Fund. RAG Co-ordinator David Bairstow said: “There was a really good turn out people, which provided great … Read More

News | Caffe Nero wins Library cafe bid

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Caffe Nero have won a bidding race to secure a shop in the new university library. Scheduled to be completed in early 2015, the library space was reported to have had bids for its new outlet from organisations including Starbucks and Leeds RAG. The coffee chain told LS: “We are … Read More

News | Leeds RAG drop Tequila as Safer Sex Circus sponsors

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Leeds RAG has dropped Tequila as sponsors for their Safer Sex Circus. The move comes after the club night came under fire for its ‘Tequila Freshers Violation’ video, which appeared to condone rape and sexual violence. The Safer Sex Circus is an annual event held by Leeds Rag to raise … Read More

Travel | Cheap ways to get away…

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What better way to celebrate end of exams than a break which doesn’t break the bank… If you are thinking about gallivanting away to some exotic, or not so exotic, location this summer, then why not consider couchsurfing instead of staying in hostels or hotels, and save yourself bundles on … Read More

Lust, pride and green-eyed envy at RAG

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Lights, camera…strut your stuff for charity. Last Thursday night brought the hotly anticipated RAG Fashion Show to the Union- turning up the heat and adding far more raunchiness than the Refectory is used to.

Preview | A Play in a Day

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The Workshop Theatre, March 10th Comic Relief kicked off in style today with the cast of Fresh Meat appearing to deliver an impromptu comedy lecture on Leeds University Campus. With Red Nose Day only two weeks away, I met with Cordi Morrison and Tess Schofield to discuss LUU Theatre Group’s … Read More

RAG reaches new heights

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Students will be putting on their walking boots and attempting to get to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro this summer. This year, RAG is hoping to send over 80 students to Tanzania to climb the world’s highest free-standing mountain in order to raise funds for children living in the developing … Read More

Get a slice of RAG’s cash

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Societies are being given a chance to get a slice of RAG’s Community fund this week. Profits from efforts like naked calendars and collection tins in Essentials are put into the fund, which can be bid for by societies that have a community charity project. This year the libraries have … Read More

RAG feels the biking burn

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Cyclists from across campus felt the burn on Wednesday, as they took part in an all-day charity ‘Bikeathon’. Perched on cycling machines in the Terrace bar, pairs of cyclists took shifts at pedaling from 10am to 6pm. The event was part of RAG Week, the seven-day-long extravaganza of fundraising organised … Read More