Reports have emerged that a number of students in attendance at the annual Leeds Snowriders Easter trip to Val Thorens have been arrested on drug related charges. Numerous sources have reported to The Gryphon that […]
The ‘champagne socialist’ archetype has always had a long time association with students. The idea that we’re a bunch of middle class, Starbucks-craving, hummus-sucking, avocado-worshipping slacktivists waiting in the queue for a £5 bowl of quinoa has a long history.
Over 10 years ago, in 2008, students at Leeds participated in a referendum that saw a historic banning of the sale of single-use plastic bottles in the student union. Being the first Union in the country to do so, Leeds students held their heads high in being the forerunners of placing sustainability before profit.
It’s no secret that many Leeds students love drugs. They consistently score highly when data is collected on drug usage by university, most recently coming fifth, and the fashion choices that most of them make […]
Of the 504 staff members who work at Leeds University Union, at least 369 of them are paid at an hourly rate that is below the ‘Real Living Wage’. Almost three quarters of staff working […]
If you’ve been on campus these past few weeks, you’re bound to have noticed the widespread posters, banners, and general campaigning for Lead LUU. Each Spring, LUU’s Student Exec are elected in a campus-wide vote. […]
Last Wednesday (20th February) saw the grand opening of LUU’s new Co-op store. LUU have said that the decision to transform Essentials into a Co-op would “provide [students] with more choice of products, cheaper options […]
Students celebrated the introduction of sanitary products from free vending machines throughout Leeds University Union toilets on Tuesday 29th January. Students can now collect tampons and sanitary pads from hygienic vending machines in the female […]
If you plan to stay in Leeds over Christmas, don’t fret; there are still plenty of events and activities to get involved with! The University runs an annual programme called ‘Christmas in Leeds’. It is […]
It was Friday night and I found myself in front of my mirror coating my eyelashes in mascara and smearing highlighter over any bare section of my face, because I was headed off to a […]