Tag : Rehema Figueiredo

News | Night of success for student media at O2 awards

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LS has been crowned Yorkshire’s best free weekly newspaper for a third consecutive year at this year’s O2 Media Awards. Run by student volunteers, the paper came in front of the Dearne Valley Weekender, a well established regional publication. LS was highly commended for Best Editorial Team and Scoop of … Read More

Food | Graduation Dining – Blackhouse, Grill on the Square

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If you’re looking for somewhere for your post-graduation meal that’s slightly more up market than the eateries in the Trinity shopping centre but not so fancy that you feel uncomfortable then look no further than Blackhouse. With a menu of classics that revolve around steak you can’t go far wrong with … Read More

News | Vice Chancellor faces students' questions

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Vice Chancellor Sir Alan Langlands came under fire from students over a range of issues this evening at Vice Chancellor’s Question Time. Sir Langlands was questioned on a range of hot topics from his pay package to the future of Healthcare courses. One student, Emma, asked over social media why … Read More

News | UPDATE: Funding crisis stops LS printing

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Following the response to our front page article, LS has decided to clarify issues brought to light through misrepresentation on social media and conflicting statements. LS is in a funding crisis and we value our readers and thank all those who have come out in support of the paper. Our … Read More

News | 2013 – A year in LS headlines

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LS looks back at our front pages throughout the year, from January onwards. We started the year with two stories of controversial student activity online; investigations into “Sugar Daddy” dating websites and online essay providers:   January 25th: “A regular user of ‘Sugar Daddy’ dating website has spoken exclusively to Leeds … Read More

News | University receives £9m donation from controversial Tory peer

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The University has received its biggest ever donation from Tory peer Lord Laidlaw. Laidlaw is a controversial figure, having been publicly criticised for tax avoidance and coming under media scrutiny for allegedly hosting sex parties with prostitutes. The former Leeds Economics student has donated £9 million towards the new library, … Read More

News | Arrest made after police woman shot in Hyde Park

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Police in Leeds have arrested a 37-year-old man in connection with the shooting of a female officer in Hyde Park on Wednesday, December 4. The incident took place shortly after 4am on Cardigan Road. West Yorkshire Police arrested James Leslie, 37, on Wood Lane, Headingley at 10.10am following a police … Read More

News | New accommodation in the works

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New halls of residence are set to be built, despite an overall drop in student numbers and a surplus of thousands of homes. Development company Downing has already bought the land from Leeds Met and built Central Village residences but is now looking to expand due to its popularity with … Read More

Gallery: The Leadership Race Results, 2013

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  Last night, your six new Union Executive Officers and Leeds Student Editor were elected. The results were as follows: Leeds Student Editor – Rehema Figueiredo Equality & Diversity – Emma Friend (3781 votes) Community – Frankie O’Byrne (3469 votes) Welfare – Charlotte Warner (3235 votes) Education – Alice Smart (3291 votes) Activities … Read More