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Canal Mills to Stay Open Until June 2019

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Canal Mills, one of Leeds’ most beloved club venues, has announced that it will be remaining open to the students of Leeds until June 2019. The news comes four months after the club announced that it would be closing its doors at the start of the New Year to make … Read More

Re-vive: The Small Stall Waging the War Against Food Waste

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Every Tuesday during term time, you’ll find a small stall with a big vision operating downstairs in the ‘Market Square’ of Leeds University Union, selling fruit and veg on a ‘pay as you feel’ basis. You’d be forgiven for thinking the stall was just another external company offering freebies to … Read More

An Essential Upgrade?

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Essentials, the official supermarket of LUU, is to become a Co-op, it was announced by LUU earlier today. A press release from LUU explained that the Essentials we all know and love is going to be transformed into a Co-op as part of a partnership with the groceries company. The … Read More

Power Cuts Continue to Plague Campus

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Students at the University of Leeds continued to be turned away from numerous University Buildings this morning, due to health and safety concerns over a recent power cut. The power cut occurred on the morning of Wednesday 5th December, as “an incident at an off-site power substation” saw many students vacated … Read More

Music To Our Ears: Listening to LUUMS

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Music listener? Music maker? Or just a Music lover? If you fall under any of these categories, then take a gander at all the amazing opportunities being put on by LUUMS, and see how you can get involved in all the fun. For those of you whose acronym skills aren’t … Read More

Editor’s Letter, Issue 6, – “So What do you Think of Female Barbers” and Why you Shouldn’t Get your Hair Cut on your Birthday

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Dear readers, Since this is my final editor’s letter before the Christmas break, what follows represents something of a festive stocking filler. My gift to you is a tale of discrimination, short-back-and-sides, and poor decision making. It’s a story which mixes the perils of razor blades with all the lovely … Read More

“A little bit challenging” and “a little bit interesting” – Why Ambassador Mark Regev’s Visit to the University of Leeds Provided More Questions than Answers

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If you were wandering about campus last Wednesday the 14th November, those more eagle-eyed amongst you may have noticed an increased security presence patrolling outside Leeds University Union. For those of you who were less aware or just momentarily recovering from Hifi the night before, even if you missed the … Read More

Anderson .Paak Releases Refreshing Masterpiece, Oxnard

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“Oxnard’s Beaches extend for 5 miles along the city’s oceanfront, from Mandalay Beach in the north to Silver Strand Beach in the south. The beaches are known for their sunshine, mild surf, and easy access.” The official description of Oxnard Beach is as relevant to the beach itself as to … Read More

Yorkshire and the Humber Ranked as 5th Most Generous Region in the UK

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Residents of Yorkshire and the Humber are some of the most generous communities in the UK, a study has revealed on World Kindness Day. The study, which was conducted by Vanquis Bank, investigated families from eleven different regions to see how the UK spends its cash after covering household bills, … Read More

Editor’s Letter, Issue 5, – “At the Going Down of the Sun” and the Misappropriation of the Poppy

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Dear readers, It’s that time of the year again: the darkened autumn sky has been set alight by bonfires, kids are throwing live fireworks at locals on the streets of Leeds, and James McClean has tweeted about the poppy. That’s right, Christmas is coming – breathe in and sniff that … Read More