Tag : tequila

Your say: is Sambuca just another Tequila?

4 years ago / 0 comments

As reports have revealed that Tequila promoters will be relaunching yet another night after their controversial video released in the winter term of last year, The Gryphon wanted to see what you think to the promoters’ new night, Sambuca. Is this a night to be re-remembered or another patriarchal mishap? … Read More

Halo criticised for ‘F**k me’ campaign

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Halo nightclub has come under fire for an advertisement which includes the slogan, ‘F**k me I’m a Fresher’. The poster, distributed outside the University, promotes the club’s Freshers’ nights following its re-opening earlier this month. A spokesperson for Halo denied the advertisement had sexual connotations, although students have told The … Read More

News | Night of success for student media at O2 awards

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LS has been crowned Yorkshire’s best free weekly newspaper for a third consecutive year at this year’s O2 Media Awards. Run by student volunteers, the paper came in front of the Dearne Valley Weekender, a well established regional publication. LS was highly commended for Best Editorial Team and Scoop of … Read More

News | Re-branded Tequila night returns to original venue

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The infamous Tequila club night could be making a resurgence, as last night the re-branded Qualite event returned to Tequila’s original venue.  The Syn Nightclub is located on Assembly Street in the building formerly owned by the Mezz nightclub, which hosted Tequila until it’s licence was revoked in December. The … Read More

News | Tequila copycat comes under fire

5 years ago / 0 comments

The Tequila club night appears to be back, with a new night at The Faversham under the name Qualite UK, an anagram of ”Tequila”. The club night came under fire following the release of a promotional video called “Fresher’s violation” in which students joked about raping female clubbers. An investigation by … Read More

News | Tequila breach advertising code

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Six out of seven complaints, made by Leeds City Council against Tequila UK have been upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). They found Tequila to be in breach of the Committee of Advertising Practice code. The Council challenged whether Tequila UK’s advertising was offensive for: sexually suggestive language, encouraging … Read More

News | Leeds students talk feminism on BBC

5 years ago / 0 comments

A special show on feminism featuring Leeds students is to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4. The programme looks at the increased attention feminism has had over 2013,  including Femsoc’s protests following the Tequila controversy. Femsoc coordinator Freya Potter said: “It’s amazing that our society and campaigning this semester was noticed by … Read More

News | Tequila club night is cancelled

5 years ago / 0 comments

The club night Tequila has cancelled its planned relaunch at Halo tonight. In a statement released on their Facebook page Thursday evening, the club night declared it had been forced to “cancel Tequila tonight” due to Leeds Licensing saying Halo “would more than likely face a review” if the night … Read More

News | Mezz license revoked following student protest

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Mezz nightclub has had its licence suspended for three months, following the backlash over Tequila’s ‘Fresher’s Violation’ video. The decision to close the space until it is sold to new management was taken at a licensing review on December 9. The review follows Mezz’s announcement last Wednesday that it is … Read More

News | Mezz Club shuts down

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Mezz has closed down but the club night Tequila is to carry on, according to a statement released on Tequila UK’s Facebook page today. The closure comes days before the review of Mezz’s license on Dec 9. Tequila claim they have a new venue lined up and the club night … Read More