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Beckett students forced from flats by second flood

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Hundreds of students staying in a Leeds Beckett University accommodation have been evacuated due to flooding. This is the second time there has been a flooding at The Plaza accommodation, after a flood in October 2016 saw equal amount of damage caused. The flood, which occurred last Sunday, was caused … Read More

Campus Watch: The Simpsons to be the focus of Glasgow philosophy course

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The one-day course is named “D’oh! The Simpsons Introduce Philosophy” and is aimed at members of the public who have an interest in philosophy and want to learn more. Participants in the course will study whether Homer is a “virtuous” character. It will also look at moments from The Simpsons, … Read More

New cafe set to open in Edward Boyle

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The Edward Boyle Library is set to open its first café ready for second semester. Great Food at Leeds have announced that the coffee shop ‘The Book Club’ will be located on level nine, and have released a sneak peek video of the new modern cafe, with wooden tables and … Read More

Union Forum Proposals: Female-only gym hours?

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The upcoming Union Forums are discussing some hot topics in the coming weeks. The Gryphon has cherry-picked some of the very best and interesting ideas to inspire you to get debating, get pro-active and get involved. Female-only gym hours? Namrah Shahid has proposed that the Edge provide female-only gym sessions … Read More

Campus Watch: God save our far right nationalists?

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The Vice President for Welfare and Community at one of the UK’s top universities, King’s College London, has called for the national anthem ‘God Save the Queen’ to be scrapped at official ceremonies because he believes that it supports far right nationalism. Mahamed Abdullahi explained in a social media post: … Read More

Leeds gets UK’s First Junk Food Supermarket

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The Real Junk Food Project has opened the UK’s first food waste supermarket in Pudsey, near Leeds. Set up in 2013, the company began with a pioneering “pay as you feel” café initiative intercepting edible food which would otherwise become part of the 15 million tonnes of food thrown away … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: The Gryphon takes you back to 1950…

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Locked away in the vaults of the Brotherton Library lie treasures unimaginable… or at least unexpected. From cookery books to original Shakespeare folios, Special Collections has a little, or a lot, of everything. With freshers now over, but many of you no doubt still feeling rather ‘fresh’, The Gryphon delves … Read More

Leeds wins University of the Year

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The University of Leeds has been awarded University of the Year by The Times and The Sunday Times‘ Good University Guide. Student satisfaction at Leeds was foremost in tipping the decision in the university’s favour. Editor of the guide, Alastair McCall, commented that Leeds ‘thoroughly deserves our University of the Year for prioritising students’ needs … Read More