In the wake of an apparent spiking epidemic and renewed discussions around safety on nights out, Emily Lieberg spent a shift with Leeds Street Angels to learn more about the work of the organisation.
Simone Buitendijk’s first year as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Leeds has certainly not been a quiet one. In a Gryphon exclusive, she discusses leading the institution through a pandemic, accusations of injustice on campus, and the future of higher education as she sees it.
With COP26 underway, debut writer Toby Chapman explores the recent developments in climate change policy. How far will states go to maximise the safety of others?
Tasha Johnson interviews a local secondary school PE teacher, discussing her experiences of teaching during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
After the recent death of Sir David Amess MP, there have been calls to increase the security for MPs. Hattie Graham discusses the narrative surrounding security, and how we can preserve the nature of our democracy.
Following the sentencing of Sarah Everard’s killer, the conversation around the death penalty has risen to new heights. Ruby Winter examines the arguments for and against capital punishment, and considers what its reintroduction in the UK would look like.
Clarissa Leung discusses the history of racial abuse in the US healthcare system and the negative perceptions is has created for Covid vaccines.
Isabel Ralphs speaks to BME Hub, a local Leeds charity, discussing their work and how minority voices can be heard.
Tasha Johnson speaks with Leeds Women’s Aid, discussing domestic abuse and how we can control the narrative.
A forever changing nature of war has led to many criticisms against the West for their involvement in extrajudicial killing (the targeted murder of individuals without regard for formal legal processes.)This creates many implications that have bled into international human rights law. Josh Bate considers the West’s use of drones that have formed a new era of state violence.
Dating has had a radical overhaul thanks to online monopolies such as Tinder. Tasha Johnson questions whether the pursuit of love is still possible, and more importantly, should we swipe left on dating apps altogether?
Alex Gibbon speaks to Medicine’s new point of contact for those wanting a safe space to speak out