Tag : sun

Campus Watch: Ridiculed tabloid ban overturned in near unanimous student vote

2 years ago / 0 comments

City University’s controversial tabloid newspaper ban looks set to be overturned less than three months after it was implemented. As reported by The Gryphon, the University voted to ban selling The Sun, Daily Mail and Express in campus outlets, accusing them of “stirring up racial hatred” and “attacking the weakest … Read More

Campus Watch: Union bans right-wing tabloids citing “fascist” tendencies

2 years ago / 0 comments

Last week, students at City University of London voted to ban selling The Sun, Daily Mail and Express in a motion titled “opposing fascism and social divisiveness in the UK”. The motion reflects a surge in censorship at British universities, and gives some credence to the claim that “the fascists … Read More

Science | What causes the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis)?

5 years ago / 0 comments

Although 93 million miles away, the Sun’s activity is the actual cause of the Aurora Borealis. Huge magnetic storms on the Sun’s surface send waves of charged particles into the Earth’s atmosphere via solar wind, these highly energised solar particles are then pulled in by the Earth’s magnetic field, entering the … Read More

News | Students call for page 3 ban

5 years ago / 0 comments

A student has submitted an idea to the Better Union forum to ban Page Three from the building. The latest ideas have been put forward as part of the Better University, Better Union and Better Leeds forums this week, including a motion for an ‘asexual awareness week’ and another relating … Read More

Oh, I do like to live beside the seaside

5 years ago / 0 comments

As you may have guessed by my writing in this publication, during term time I live in the sunny city of Leeds. However, my home town is a popular seaside resort on the East Coast; you know, the kind of place where people would die to live, and rightly so. … Read More

How will the solar storm affect you?

6 years ago / 0 comments

A solar storm refers to the affect that a solar flare or coronal mass ejection from the sun has on the Earth’s magnetic field. On a day-to-day basis, the magnetosphere is bombarded by solar wind, which consists of particles travelling at between 350-400 kilometres per second. It is these particles … Read More

Let the sun shine

6 years ago / 0 comments

As we move out of winter and into spring, our days will inevitably start to become lighter, but what exactly is the science behind the impact of sunlight on the human body? We often hear about the damaging effects of sun to our bodies, such as causing cancer due to … Read More

Sunny Natures

6 years ago / 0 comments

By the time this is published, I will be back in Leeds, in subzero weather conditions. My body will still be in shock, having gone from 35 degrees in Australia to… this. The only consolation I have is that layering my clothes will hide my post-holiday chubs. In my four … Read More