Tag : vickie hesketh

Idris Elba ‘Too Street’? Yes please.

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Anthony Horowitz, author of the Alex Rider series, has sent ripples through the entertainment community after his interview with The Daily Mail promoting his latest novel in the Bond canon, Trigger Mortis. Despite laying heavily into Quantum of Solace and Skyfall, it was his single comment about the possibility of … Read More

Laugh Riot is Coming to Leeds

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Gina Yashere has travelled the world with her comedy and now she is back in Britain with her new show Laugh Riot, which will be in Leeds’ City Varieties Music Hall on 26th March. She spoke to The Gryphon about her travels, being a female comedian and her future plans. … Read More

Features Focus: The female experience

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Today, on International Women’s Day, The Gryphon are marking the occasion by asking women about their experiences in our society. Empowering Muslim women have no place in the mainstream media and there are still obvious discrepancies in the depiction of BME women. Being a woman has never felt more empowering … Read More

We’re Not Going Back focuses on three sisters during the miner’s strike

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We’re Not Going Back is a Unite-funded, Red Ladder Theatre Company production set during the 1984-5 miner’s strike. The play follows the lives of three very different sisters, who during this time of extreme hardship unite to help support their pit town. As a northerner who grew up in a … Read More

Features | The Golden Age of Cinema is Dead

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Nostalgia for the golden age of cinema is a terrible affliction and cannot be cured by the release of yet another Expendables film. At the start of the previous century, cinema was in its infancy and in that time technology and talent propelled its evolution. Recently, cinema is showing dangerous … Read More

Features | Miley Cyrus – Yay or Nay?

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From the shaven hair to the twerking, everyone is always talking about Miley Cyrus. Her new image is a far cry from her Hannah Montana days, but are her new ‘rebellious’ ways a good or a bad thing?   Yay So far I must have clearly failed to notice the … Read More

Features | Buzzfeed's Buzz with Twentysomethings

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We all love BuzzFeed, but what is there obsession with twentysomethings? It seems that twentysomethings are on a one-way journey to nights-in alone with pizza and Netflix, doomed to mourn their lost teenage years forever. Vickie Hesketh looks at how they’re not always right about us. Two of Buzzfeed’s popular … Read More

Features | The Housing Guide

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Here at LSi, we’ve compiled a housing guide to aid you in your search for student housing once fresh out of the comforts of halls. Whether it’s in Hyde Park, Headingley or Woodhouse, you’re going to have to pick a house somehow.    Who do you want to live with? … Read More

Features | Online Dating – Great or not?

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It’s Valentine’s Day, that time of year when being single is no longer the paragon of excitement and opportunities it’s usually made out to be. In an age of technology, we’re plunged into the virtual world in a quest of love, but is it a good or a bad thing? … Read More

Features | How to make the most of your last semester

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Let’s face it, you’re probably not going to get that first you claimed you’d get on that very first day. You’ve lost your air of plucky bravado and realised that you’re a small fish in a big pond now and after all, you want to enjoy your remaining days here. … Read More