Tag : solidarity

Enninful’s first Dazzling December issue of Vogue marks a new fashion era

1 year ago / 0 comments

Vogue’s new editor-in-chief, Edward Enninful, has released his first ever issue of British Vogue, appearing on newsstands last Friday. Previously criticised for its lack of diversity under Alexandra Shulman’s rule, Enninful has managed to create a Vogue that oozes positivity, inclusivity and solidarity. Enninful has selected Adwoa Aboah, mixed-race British … Read More

ISIS: There is a world beyond the happy ending

3 years ago / 0 comments

Terrorists have left the world reeling. I don’t mean just last week, or two weeks ago, or this year, or fourteen years ago. There isn’t a time limit on this one; terrorism has been working since time immemorial. Human beings are remarkable though – we don’t stay scared. Unfortunately, tragedy … Read More

Nepal earthquake appeal aims to reach £1,000

4 years ago / 0 comments

A Union society is aiming to raise £1,000 to help victims of the Nepal earthquake. Leeds Indian Student Association has launched a Just Giving page and a donation scheme to match £5 donations to the Disasters Emergency Committee appeal. Volunteers will also hold a stall in the Union foyer from … Read More

Photojournal | The Real Junk Food Project – waste, poverty and revolution

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Real Junk Food Café is situated in Armley, a short bus ride south west from Leeds City Centre. Entering the town, it is easy to lose count of how many factory buildings had been abandoned, bordered up and draped in rows of barbed wire. The town is like many … Read More

Photojournal | Staff on strike – "It's the last resort today"

5 years ago / 0 comments

“What’s twenty times six?” asks Ann Blair, law lecturer and President of University of Leeds University and College Union (UCU). “One hundred and twenty”. “Well. That’s how many mince pies I’ve been distributing on the picket lines this morning.” It’s a good effort: hundreds of lecturers, administrators and various support … Read More

News | In pictures – Leeds education workers on strike

5 years ago / 0 comments

Staff at the University of Leeds went on strike on Thursday in protest over pay and cuts to higher education. They proceeded to join striking staff from Leeds Met and other members of the public on a march towards Victoria Square. LS Head of Photography Leo Garbutt was there and … Read More

Photo: PSG construct Union checkpoint

6 years ago / 0 comments

Members of the Palestinian Solidarity Group constructed a checkpoint outside Leeds University Union this week. The stunt intended to highlight the day-to-day struggles faced by Palestinians living in the West Bank. Second year English student Joe Bilsborough explained how “checkpoints are one of the main systems used by the Israeli … Read More