Our Society editor Martha Sanders spoke to Leeds Marrow society president Matthew Mellor about the challenges they are facing due to social distancing.
Last year, the Gryphon reported on the founding of the Leeds Disabled Student Network. However, a year on, and due to COVID related setbacks, they are still yet to be fully recognised as a society. As a result, they are yet to receive any funding and small things such as setting up a Zoom call through which they can do society socials are impossible.
Last week, People and Planet society held a pumpkin carving event with a difference – all pumpkins were carved with slogans or images relating to its Divest Barclays campaign.
Our society editor Martha Sanders caught up with Elsa Bartlett, the Art society’s wellbeing officer, to find out how they have been using art to support students through the second wave of lockdown.
We spoke to Abigail from Black Feminist Society about their aims and ongoing projects.
Martha Sanders chats to Marvina Newton about BLM Leeds’ plans to find allies within different faith societies.
Harriet Purbrick, of the Students for Sensible Drugs Policy Society, explores how, even with the clubs closed, drug testing is as necessary as ever.
A round up of some of the societies at Leeds University this year!
Saminda Sidhu discusses The Forgotten Shoes of 1984
LUU Riley Awards goes virtual this year due to Covid-19 Pandemic
Custodian activities raise £2.6 million in funds in 2019
Jess Farmer speaks to LUU BEAT society about their work during Eating Disorders Awareness Week and plans for the future!