Tag : Stephanie Uwalaka

Sound System Culture in Leeds: Sixty Years of a Subculture

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You’ve probably heard of dub reggae music, SubDub and Notting Hill Carnival. However sound system culture is something far more than a great night out – it’s a movement and verges on being a musical genre and subculture in itself. InTheMiddle explores sound system culture in Leeds and the UK, … Read More

An Audience with… Akala.

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Last Tuesday, the Union was abuzz for no ordinary guest seminar, with the queue snaking through the Union foyer, not too dissimilar to the ticket queue to get into Fruity on a Friday night; however this was in fact to hear Akala host a seminar as part of a series … Read More

Social Media Activism: Doing Virtually Any Good?

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Last year’s Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS Association, ‘#blacklivesmatter’ for solidarity with those suffering in America, and ‘No Make-Up Selfies’ for Cancer Research UK. These are all examples of social media trending phenomenon which we have all either heard of or taken part in, aiming to rally for the greater … Read More

Mental Well-being: why looking after your mind MATTERS

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The Gryphon explores the importance of looking after your mental well-being whilst at university and takes a look at the societies and courses of action that can help provide support for mental health issues amongst students. Freshers’ week is one of the most exciting times of the university year, with … Read More

The Story behind MoveOnUp at HiFi

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MoveOnUp started in November 1995, and is now the longest running Soul night up North. One of the longest running weekly club nights in the UK, it plays a range of Soul, Tamla Motown and Sixties beat music. Coming up to its eighteenth birthday, ‘The Gryphon Clubs’ takes a look at the … Read More

Under the influence

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The rise of popular music in the past sixty years has caused an overlapping of influences upon artists and even our own musical tastes. Take the music your parents listen to, or music you listened to growing up, how much has this affected your taste in music today? There are … Read More

So…Where are you from?

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Black History Month calls for a reflection on the rich history of a range of cultures, and we need not explain why there is a whole month dedicated to doing so. Looking back into the past at black history reminds us today how much has changed and progressed in Britain … Read More

Music | Basia Bulat Live

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Basia Bulat Belgrave Music Hall 4/5 Upon arriving at the Belgrave, I expected to witness a girl sing and play an acoustic guitar, but I was pleasantly surprised to find that Basia Bulat is a woman of many talents, switching between four equally weird electro-instruments during the set. This was … Read More

Features | Valentine's Day – What's the harm?

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Valentine’s Day is great for romantic gestures but what are the consequences of this surge in consumer activity around the world? For most, Valentine’s is like any other day, it’s not a national holiday so there’s no day off and you have to put up with mushy couples all over … Read More

Features | How bad really is drug abuse in Leeds?

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Following the recent survey branding University of Leeds students as the most likely to take drugs, LS investigates further the reality of drug use in Leeds.   At uni everyone tells you that if you don’t do or try something now you probably never will but does this really going … Read More