When I first stumbled across Savannah Brown, it was 2016. She’d gone viral with her slam poetry, the now privatised ‘Hi, I’m a Slut’ marking my first serious foray into fourth-wave feminism. Now, after producing […]
Arts & Culture editor Delphie Bond interviews Jess Green about her phenomenal success and latest show!
Arts & Culture Editor Delphie Bond reviews Live Wire, a spoken word poetry night in Leeds.
It’s a long-running joke amongst spoken word artists that the phrase “Slam Poetry” is an oxymoron, or at the very least an exaggeration. Call something a slam and people will picture two poets facing off […]
Toria Garbutt is a refreshing figure in the world of poetry and spoken word. She released her debut album Hot Plastic Moon in 2016, and her poetry collection The Universe and Me earlier this year. […]
As part of Black History Month, Digital Associate Editor Bella Davis pays tribute to the multi-talented American artist. Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s […]
After 4 years of hard work, a million pounds worth of investment, and the submission of ideas by hundreds of residents, Leeds has been dealt a devastating blow. It’s aspirations of becoming European Capital of […]
Newsflash: Muslim women have ‘normal’ interests and also do ‘everyday things’. The shock! The horror! Recently there has been a growth of media commentary about Muslim women. Believe it or not, most of this has […]
Leeds University Union has a wide variety of societies, each one different, interesting and inclusive. Whether you want to try out something new, or hone a new talent and skill you never thought you would […]
This year’s Headingley Lit Fest focuses on the topic ‘ The Edge’. Literary figures have been challenged with the task of expressing how ‘The Edge’ plays a significant role in their work and the ways […]
Having never been to an event like this before, and being able only to draw from memories of Jonah Hill awkwardly forming staccato-ed emphasis on the name Cynthia, I had no realistic expectation for what […]
What started as a typical artsy student sit-in, laden with anarchy and questionable talent, morphed into a showcase of raw emotion and immense depth. This was The Scribe’s first GIAG of the semester at LS6, […]