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Clubbing with a Conscience

12 months ago / 0 comments

The Leeds nightlife scene caters for far more than just its attendees, with many events donating large quantities of money to charity. Editor-In-Chief Reece Parker gives us the run-down on such events. The morning after any enjoyable night out, you could be forgiven for thinking that clubbing never did anyone … Read More

Hi Society

1 year ago / 0 comments

Welcome back to, or welcome to, the Gryphon Society pages! We are committed to showcasing the many different clubs and societies that are home to Leeds, helping you discover what’s on offer and helping our readers find more about what they can get involved with. With over 300 societies to … Read More

Rebellious Fashion: A History

2 years ago / 0 comments

Over the year’s, fashion has played a major part in shaping and reflecting the social climate. From the flapper dresses of the 20s to the power suits of the 80s, clothes are a powerful weapon for challenging the norm. Style Editors Beatrice Rae and Ashleigh Stern take a look at … Read More

Launch of the ‘Women in Leadership Society’

2 years ago / 3 comments

On Monday a new Society was born; the “Women in Leadership Society”. Launched is more appropriate as the society members explained that this had been in the making for quite a lot longer than just a couple of weeks. And the work seems to have paid off. A little disclaimer: … Read More

Something More? LUU Christian Society hosts week of evangelical talks outside the Union

2 years ago / 0 comments

This week, the Leeds University Christian Union hosted an event to encourage students to contemplate Christianity with daily talks, entertainment and free lunches. Their marquee, which stood opposite the Student Union, attracted hungry and curious students for the daily gatherings and pay as you feel cafe. The students were invited … Read More

Photo stunt for forgotten Yemen crisis

2 years ago / 0 comments

On Tuesday the LUU Oxfam Society staged a brief “photo stunt” outside the Union building as part of a campaign which hopes to raise awareness of the ongoing Yemen crisis. Members of the society posed with a banner asking “Who Cares About Yemen” to show their solidarity with a country … Read More

Androgyny and Fashion: a make-up, break-up relationship

2 years ago / 0 comments

Androgyny is often identified as a new concept, but it has been a constant figure in fashion for decades, if not longer. Most recently the essence of the 90s is fully captured through the androdgynous grunge philosophy that allowed the youth’s rebellion against capitalism, social expectation and conformity. This modern … Read More

The Uni’s Own Coffee Society: Revealed

2 years ago / 0 comments

Bringing people together who share the same appreciation for a cup of coffee, learning about a variety of coffee from local producers based in Leeds and, the best part, a good brew made right on campus from a selection of the finest coffee beans grown across the globe. Welcome to … Read More

In The Spotlight: Leeds Freedom from Torture

2 years ago / 5 comments

One of the great things about attending university is that it gives you the opportunity to volunteer with a number of great charities. One of these charities, Freedom from Torture, inspired Kaleem Luthra to start a society dedicated to raising awareness of the work done by the charity. The Gryphon … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: A new society for all costume lovers

2 years ago / 0 comments

Freshers’ week is long gone, and the first week of lectures has slowly but surely come to an end. But the year is still only getting started, and with a new year come new… societies. We’ve picked out a few of them that you might not know about yet – … Read More