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"24.03.2017 11:27:23" thegryphon.co.uk Have Your Say In This Week's Referendum – The Gryphon You have until Friday at 5pm to vote in the referendum on whether the University should restrict careers fair access to companies whose values don't align with international humanitarian law. We spoke to the students' heading up the Yes and No sides of Don't forget, you only have until 5pm today to vote in the referendum! Not sure which way to vote? Read the arguments For and Against here
"22.03.2017 16:43:47" thegryphon.co.uk Have Your Say In This Week's Referendum – The Gryphon You have until Friday at 5pm to vote in the referendum on whether the University should restrict careers fair access to companies whose values don't align with international humanitarian law. We spoke to the students' heading up the Yes and No sides of Should the University restrict the involvement of companies who don't comply with international humanitarian law at careers fairs? Read the arguments For and Against here...
"22.03.2017 15:29:54" theguardian.com Parliament attack: man shot after police officer stabbed at House of Commons - live updates Major security alert at Westminster after at least one person was shot after police officer was stabbed outside House of Commons Some shocking news coming out of London at the moment, keep up to date with the latest here
"22.03.2017 12:36:14" Disrupt Senate Disrupt Senate Join us to make change at the highest level.
Senate is a big University Committee which is chaired by the Vice Chancellor. It is the biggest, and highest meeting that students and academics are invited to attend. It is where institution-wide issues that If you want to join the march to show objection to TEF and call on the leaders of the University to act, meet outside the Union today at 1pm to Disrupt Senate!
The petition can be signed by following this link:
"19.03.2017 20:56:53" thegryphon.co.uk Leave Leeds tidy this Easter – The Gryphon When students go home for Easter, often they leave lots of food behind. In order to combat the problem of waste, the community group at Leeds University Union are running a collection point in order to encourage students to leave Leeds tidy. They are The Easter break is a chance to help those in need. Don't let unused food go to waste and donate it!
"18.03.2017 14:33:17" thegryphon.co.uk Government to consider Maglev train linking Leeds and Manchester – The Gryphon Plans for a brand new underground railway where trains can travel at 300mph, linking Leeds and Manchester in just 9 minutes, have been handed to officials. New proposals could see an underground line reducing travel times to 9 minutes.
"18.03.2017 14:23:21" thegryphon.co.uk Criminal records set for students who plagiarise work – The Gryphon New government plan seeks to punish university students who pay for pre-written essays, which is detailed to include fines as well as a possible criminal record. Government plan means students who plagiarise will be met with fines and a possible criminal record
"16.03.2017 16:25:48" mixcloud.com GryphON Air - Episode 6 Listen to GryphON Air - Episode 6 by LeedsStudentRadio Catch up with episode six of GryphOn Air, the Gryphon's new podcast, where editors and guests discuss Wenger, blogging, LGBT representation in cinema and much more!
"16.03.2017 12:05:40" March against the TEF to be held outside LUU on the 22nd of March.
"16.03.2017 11:59:44" The Trump woes continue...
"15.03.2017 18:24:06" thegryphon.co.uk Will TEF take effect? – The Gryphon The House of Lords has passed an amendment to the government's imminent Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) that disallows any link between teaching standards and set tuition fees. Lords votes to stop the Teaching Excellence Framework deciding fee rises. But the government is likely to hit right back...
"15.03.2017 18:20:14" thegryphon.co.uk University sexual assault epidemic revealed – The Gryphon finds that at least 169 student allegations of sexual harassment, misconduct and gender violence by university staff made between 2011/12 and 2016/17. A Guardian investigation finds that sexual harassment in universities is at epidemic levels.
"13.03.2017 20:29:31" thegryphon.co.uk Campus Watch: Cardiff Met accused of free speech censorship after publishing “Guide to Inclusive Language” – The Gryphon Cardiff Metropolitan University has come under heavy criticism after their new “cultural diversity” policies have extended to prohibiting certain “out dated” or sexist phrases. The list, including terms like “sportsmanship”, “gentleman's agreement” and Cardiff "cultural diversity" policies named "insulting" by some and rejected by many.
"13.03.2017 20:25:32" thegryphon.co.uk Student forum proposals put to panel – The Gryphon LUU votes unanimously to reject the NSS boycott, as well as to introduce compulsory equality and diversity training for all committees. The Better Union Forums are the students' chance to affect change across the University
"13.03.2017 11:30:55" Timeline Photos Hmmm what to do to find out about all the hottest student news, hear educated debates with a smattering of carefully selected tunes?
GryphOn Air of course! Tune in to thisislsr.com from 12-1
"11.03.2017 18:18:24" thegryphon.co.uk Big cat on the moors? – The Gryphon Leeds student Billy Holmes was walking on Ilkley Moor when he sighted what he believes was a “huge cat” on the Cow and Calf Rocks – and managed to snap its picture. Big cat or big hoax?
"11.03.2017 18:14:51" thegryphon.co.uk The end of Erasmus? – The Gryphon The Government has refused to comment on the possibility of future students not being able to take part in the European Union student exchange programme following Brexit Government silence could mean Brexit proves terminal for the Erasmus Programme.
"08.03.2017 14:58:24" open.spotify.com Whoops! It's International Women's Day! The Gryphon • Music have formulated this fabulous playlist of our finest musical sisters to soundtrack your day... comment with any additions you want to see! #InternationalWomensDay
"08.03.2017 11:42:35" thegryphon.co.uk Edward Boyle Cafe renamed The Edit Room – The Gryphon The Edward Boyle cafe was originally called The Book Club, but following a dispute with local venue The Hyde Park Book Club, the university announced it would be changing the name. They decided against Eddy Tea and The Boyler Room...
"06.03.2017 12:19:25" Timeline Photos Tune into thisislsr.com now to hear GryphOn Air! We're talking zines, birdsong and women in music. Tunes from Sampher and Ibibio Sound Machine
"03.03.2017 17:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Cirque du Soleil presents Varekai – The Gryphon Despite having heard of the world famous Cirque du Soleil (the circus troupe, not the club night at Canal Mills) multiple times before, I really didn't know what to expect when I headed to First Direct Arena to see their first ever nation-wide tour of The world-famous circus troupe performed at First Direct Arena last week in a show full of breathtaking acrobatics and lavish costumes
"03.03.2017 13:44:08" thegryphon.co.uk Students lose 40% of friends every six months, according to research – The Gryphon A study from Oxford University has found that many friendship groups deteriorate when students leave home and go to university. Is your friendship group from home still going strong?
"03.03.2017 13:20:49" thegryphon.co.uk 1 in 3 students can't afford food – The Gryphon New research has revealed that debt is adversely affecting students in ever greater numbers. The scrapping of the maintenance grant and a further rise in tuition fees has spiralled the cost of a university education, and high costs mean high debt. Fees rise and students get poorer. Research shows many can't even afford food.
"02.03.2017 20:34:09" The Gryphons 2017 The Gryphons 2017 The Gryphons 2017: The Official Writers Awards
The Gryphon invites you to an evening of awards in celebration of all the fantastic journalism we've seen this year. Our team of student writers are the heart and soul of the publication, so we wanted to
"02.03.2017 17:00:01" mixcloud.com GryphON Air Episode 4 This week we have Gryphon Editor Elect, Reece Parker on to talk all things leadership and distribution. We also have a roundup from the Rag Fashion Show and debate the latest in the Fifty Shades Franchise. Music includes Bonobo, Foals and Christine and Missed Monday's GryphOn Air? Catch up here!
We chat to Gryphon Editor elect Reece Parker, debate the latest 50 Shades installment and find out all about Leeds RAG fashion show. Music includes Bonobo, Foals and Christine and the Queens...
"28.02.2017 18:51:19" thegryphon.co.uk Meet your Student Exec-Elect – The Gryphon The biggest thing I want to change is the culture surrounding house hunting. I want to discourage students from signing too early (despite letting agents' deceptive attempts to convince them that they have to SIGN NOW OR LIVE IN A CARDBOARD BOX!) and Your student exec as chosen by you! Here's the round-up!
"28.02.2017 18:46:47" thegryphon.co.uk Leeds: Capital of Culture 2023? – The Gryphon The Independent Steering Group has launched Leeds' bid to become a European Capital of Culture by calling upon organisations and individuals to come together to submit their ideas to showcase the best of Leeds. Leeds begins its bid to be Britain's next European Capital for Culture!
"27.02.2017 20:35:11" thegryphon.co.uk Burglars target final year students – The Gryphon On Friday 17th February, a burglary took place at the house of seven final year students on Headingley Mount. The offenders used a crowbar to force entry to the house, which they then used to break into the bedrooms, all of which were locked. The latest in a spate of burglaries leaves students without valuables and important uni work...
"27.02.2017 12:01:39" Timeline Photos Tune into thisislsr.com now to hear GryphOn Air!
"25.02.2017 16:13:36" thegryphon.co.uk Pints against policy? – The Gryphon Union offers free pint in return for votes, contradicting assertion it “will never serve an alcoholic drink for less than £1.50”. LUU 'free pints for votes' policy contradicts claim to never "serve an alcoholic drink for less than £1.50"...
"23.02.2017 19:41:02" thegryphon.co.uk Download tickets up for grabs at Top Gun tonight – The Gryphon They will be holding a raffle at tonight's event, giving students the chance to win tickets to this year's Download Festival. Fancy yourself free tickets to this year's Download Festival? Head on down to Top Gun, LUU's very own rock night
"22.02.2017 13:54:40" thegryphon.co.uk Raising the (collapsed) roof in Factory – The Gryphon Clubbers in Manchester were seen 'raising the roof' – quite literally – when the ceiling of a nightclub collapsed early on Sunday morning. Witnesses revealed that LED lights came smashing down as the wooden panel of Factory's roof dropped at around Bringing the house down in Manchester club...
"22.02.2017 13:47:02" thegryphon.co.uk Leadership Race turnout decreases – The Gryphon A total of 6561 voted in this year's Leadership Race, a decrease from last year's turnout of 7744. Students have been voting since Monday to elect their new Student Exec and Even free pints couldn't turn around the voting dip...
"21.02.2017 21:40:39" mixcloud.com GryphON Air - Episode 3. This week, we reflect on the Leadership race, discuss rugby and relegation and send our hearts out to Love Muscle who recently collaborated with LSR. Music includes Sampha, Solange, The XX and new Hercules and Love Affair. Missed this week's radio show on Leeds Student Radio? Never fear! Catch episode 3 here...
"21.02.2017 20:06:46" thegryphon.co.uk Brownlees get Bodington base – The Gryphon The University of Leeds' Bodington playing fields will host the new one mile cycle circuit, which is one of the longest of its kind in the United Kingdom. This will be built at the Weetwood Pavilion, which is just over three miles from the University. University to host triathlon training centre named after Brownlee Brothers.
"20.02.2017 11:54:18" Timeline Photos TUNE IN TO LSR FROM 12! http://www.thisislsr.com/play/
"19.02.2017 18:28:32" thegryphon.co.uk Campus Watch: The philosophical force behind Star Wars – The Gryphon n May 4th this year, the inner workings of the force will be able to be explored at the University of Glasgow in a new day-long course entitled 'Destiny, Justice and Metaphysics of the Force'. Glasgow Uni enters some deep thought from deep space...
"19.02.2017 10:21:25" thegryphon.co.uk Why are Fruity blurring out VKs from photos? – The Gryphon It has not yet been established why the drinks are being blurred out, although it is possibly to ensure the photos don't act as advertisements for the brand. Error 404: VK not found
"17.02.2017 16:44:01" thegryphon.co.uk A Boycott of the NSS Will Not Stop Fees Rising – The Gryphon As some of you may know, the National Student Survey (NSS) is open now, it gathers responses from final year students to attempt to ascertain the quality of their experience at University. This feedback is used in many ways; i.e. to rank the University on LUU Student Exec explain why they think the NSS boycott isn't the best course of action
"17.02.2017 12:26:32" thegryphon.co.uk Voter turnout in Union elections continues to fall – The Gryphon A total of 6561 voted in this year's Leadership Race, a decrease from last year's turnout of 7744. Students have been voting since Monday to elect their new Student Exec and 2015: 8488 votes
2016: 7744 votes
2017: 6561 votes
"16.02.2017 20:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk The Irish Invasion – The Gryphon British representation has always been an issue in hip hop. It's a genre that, over the past thirty years, has become synonymous with the streets of urban America, whether it be the neighbourhoods of Brooklyn, Chicago or California. If you were to ask me "Dublin is just one city that is chronically under-represented in the hip hop landscape."
The Gryphon • Music says watch this space for the next load of upcoming hip-hop artists...
"16.02.2017 18:00:08" thegryphon.co.uk Felix Leifur: In General EP – The Gryphon Berlin's Dirt Crew Recordings bring us relatively unknown Icelandic producer Felix Leifur and his second EP In General – jazzy hip hop infused deep house with a rough edge. The Gryphon • Clubs reviews Felix Leifur's recent EP - jazzy Icelandic hip hop infused deep house with a rough edge.
"16.02.2017 16:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk A Trip Down Memory Lane: The Best of Children's Books – The Gryphon Our future reading habits are often defined by our childhood favourites, so we take a look at some of the most iconic classics… Our future reading habits are often defined by our childhood favourites. The Gryphon • Lifestyle & Culture take a look at some of the most iconic classics…
"16.02.2017 14:00:17" thegryphon.co.uk What's new in science this week? – The Gryphon Amazonancientasteroidbiodiversityceresdeafnessdonald trumpearthworkselection resultsgene therapyhearingice volcanonewsPollingSam McMastersciencethe gryphon Fun facts of the week! (From: The Gryphon • Science)
"16.02.2017 12:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Why high school P.E. was the worst – The Gryphon Whether you loved them or loathed them, there was no escaping school P.E. lessons. Here Charlie relives some some of her worst memories… Whether you loved them or loathed them, there was no escaping school P.E. lessons. Here The Gryphon • Blogs relives some some of her worst memories…
"16.02.2017 10:00:03" thegryphon.co.uk Riverdale: Netflix's new Teen soap – The Gryphon . The show, with its suspense, drama, and intrigue, is a far cry from the wholesome comics from which it derives its characters. Stories about football games and summer antics are replaced with murder and complicated, sometimes even taboo, relationships. What do you think of Netflix's latest teen soap? The Gryphon • Arts reviews...
"15.02.2017 20:00:05" thegryphon.co.uk Angels In America: revolutionising LGBT+ theatre – The Gryphon being premiered at the little Eureka Theatre in San Francisco. It's unsurprising then that theatres around the world are advertising productions scheduled for this year with immense excitement. As the landmark production reaches it's 25th anniversary just in time for #LGBT+ History Month, The Gryphon • Arts pays tribute to the iconic and revolutionary Angels In America.
"15.02.2017 18:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Local Leeds: In The Middle with Menace Beach – The Gryphon ] was very heavily based. I think the first thing you do is copy shit then hopefully on the next record you'll add your own stuff to that and make your own stuff from it. I think everyone does that because you're inspired by the stuff that you're into. The Gryphon • Music sat down with MENACE BEACH to chat the Leeds music scene, politics, and Tresseme.
"15.02.2017 16:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Trump's first military raid failed to 'make America great again' – The Gryphon When your campaign slogan is “Make America Great Again,” the standard for all future decisions is set. In President Donald Trump's first counterterrorism operation in Yemen, the result was hardly “great.” Hardly surprising...
(From: The Gryphon • Views)
"15.02.2017 14:00:08" thegryphon.co.uk How to heal a fractured world – The Gryphon Maya encourages us all to think about what inspires us, and how we can use it to all get a little bit more positivity into our lives. The Gryphon • Blogs encourages us all to think about what inspires us, and how we can use it to all get a little bit more positivity into our lives.
"15.02.2017 12:00:02" thegryphon.co.uk STYLE EDIT: The Classic Tale of Romeo and… Romeo – The Gryphon Shakespeare's masterpiece Romeo and Juliet is a classic heart wrenching tale, but often it's forgotten that so much of the drama is told through stage dynamics and theatrical conventions. A key element of those theatrical dynamics were of course the "Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo? Also where's your jacket from?"
Have you checked out this issue's Style Edit? Courtesy of The Gryphon • Fashion
"15.02.2017 10:00:03" thegryphon.co.uk Build bridges not walls – The Gryphon Since Trump came into power it seems like it's been one breaking news story after another! But this week has seen a huge surge in media attention and controversy after Trump set a 120-day travel ban on refugees and a 90-day travel ban on Starbucks CEO is doing his best to 'Make America Great Again' (From: The Gryphon • Business)
"15.02.2017 09:00:03" thegryphon.co.uk Leeds Alumni launch Chatterbox offering teacher training to refugees – The Gryphon Two Leeds University alumni have launched an educational social enterprise to train and employ refugees from academic and professional backgrounds to teach their own languages and culture in Britain. The innovative start-up, Chatterbox, has now been Chatterbox helps refugees to learn and integrate into their new surroundings.
"14.02.2017 20:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk It's time to boycott music awards – The Gryphon [The Grammys] just doesn't seem to be representing very well for people who come from where I come from and hold down what I hold down – Frank Ocean Are music awards recognition of talent or a healthy bank account? The Gryphon • Music thinks enough is enough...
"14.02.2017 18:00:06" thegryphon.co.uk Copenhagen Nightlife: A Study Abroad Perspective – The Gryphon When making the decision to prise oneself away from the safe familiarity of Leeds and into another country, you can be left with no shortage of things to mull over. The Study Abroad Office will rightly point us towards looking at the cost of living, There's good nightlife outside of Leeds?! Copenhagen seems to be a strong contender, and here's why courtesy of The Gryphon • Clubs
"14.02.2017 12:00:05" thegryphon.co.uk Wheels of Change – The Gryphon If you're tired of sexism and certain things being coined as gender-specific, the solution to your frustration may be easier than you think. Some suggest the answer lies in women jumping on skateboards or strapping on some roller-skates and going for a The Gryphon • Features looks into the empowering affects of increasing numbers of all-girl skate crews around the world.
"14.02.2017 10:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Review: OT's Ink Boy – an impressive piece of new writing – The Gryphon On Thursday night, the Alec Clegg theatre saw the first ever performance of Hugo Jones and Josh Kirby's new writing, 'Ink Boy' – a surrealist dark comedy about Gordon, a hapless and uninspired employee who is mistakenly granted seven wishes by a "Directors and writers Jones and Kirby ultimately succeeded in this new production, which truly delved into the issue of uncovering what people are truly capable of." The Gryphon • Arts reviewed the recent Open Theatre Society Leeds production
"14.02.2017 09:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Oxley Hall to close – The Gryphon The University's governing body has approved plans to sell Oxley in addition to five smaller properties 'at some point' and invest the funds from that sale into the development of new accommodation. The University has no current plans for when the sale No more Oxley Hall... Did you enjoy your time there?
"13.02.2017 20:00:08" thegryphon.co.uk Sherlock, What Happened? – The Gryphon Three years after the lacklustre third series, and a year after the underwhelming christmas special 'The Abominable Bride,' Did it live up to your expectations? The Gryphon • Lifestyle & Culture reviews the recent series of Sherlock
"13.02.2017 18:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Welfare at Leeds: tackling hate crime – The Gryphon How can you, as a student, stand up against hate speech on campus? Health and Wellbeing intern Martha gives you some advice on how to safely stand up for yourself and for your fellow students. How can you, as a student, stand up against hate speech on campus? Health and Wellbeing intern Martha gives The Gryphon • Blogs some advice on how to safely stand up for yourself and for your fellow students.
"13.02.2017 17:23:10" thegryphon.co.uk Hidden Cafe to be renamed Common Ground – The Gryphon It has been announced today that the original Hidden Cafe space will be renamed, Common Ground when it reopens later this year. The final stages of the LUU upgrade sees another venue renamed. What do you think?
"13.02.2017 16:00:10" thegryphon.co.uk We should be pushing for mental health support for our personal tutors – The Gryphon University is a tumultuous time; for many it may be the first time away from home, their first time studying in such a different environment and a whole set of expectations that they feel powerless to fulfil. Does your personal tutor do enough to help you? (From: The Gryphon • Views)
"13.02.2017 16:00:06" thegryphon.co.uk Scientific Misconceptions – The Gryphon The term “Fake news” has received attention recently because of the circulation of false and “alternative” facts. It has become such a concern that two weeks ago Google introduced a new policy which attempts to limit the amount of “bad publishers” who pop Everything you've ever learnt is thrown out the window thanks to The Gryphon • Science
"13.02.2017 15:36:28" mixcloud.com GryphON Air Ep 2. This week we look into the candidates running for Gryphon Editor, we have a lovely debate about Valentines day and debate the importance of National Theatre live screenings The latest episode of our new radio show, GryphON Air is now online! Listen in on the leadership race, debates on National Theatre and Valentines Day as well as a round up of this weeks issue.
"13.02.2017 14:00:10" thegryphon.co.uk The Edgy Veggie: Içli Kofte – The Gryphon Ever since I became a vegetarian my cravings for traditional Turkish food have become difficult to ignore. Much to my dismay Turks love meat, which means that often at family gatherings I am left to snack on salad and bread. It's been a year since I A delicious Turkish veggie meal for you to try! (From: The Gryphon • Lifestyle & Culture)
"13.02.2017 12:00:03" thegryphon.co.uk ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Brilliant Brady turns things round for Patriots in Super Bowl LI – The Gryphon Last weekend was the long awaited Sunday (or Monday for foreign fans) in the football calendar. Last Sunday was Super Bowl Sunday. The Gryphon • Sport rounds up the highlights of last week's Super Bowl spectacular!
"13.02.2017 11:54:08" Timeline Photos Tune in to LSR at 12pm for the second week of GryphOn Air! We'll be talking about National Theatre Live, the end of satire and the Gryphon Leadership race
"12.02.2017 20:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk #LeadLUU: Meet the candidates vying to be the next Editor-in-Chief of The Gryphon – The Gryphon has been declining steadily over the past couple of years, as, I think, have the online views. If I were Editor-in-Chief of Who's getting your vote? Reece Is The Word for Gryphon Editor, Vote Yes We Candler For Gryphon or Boogie With McDougie - Vote Mark for Gryphon Editor? Elect your exec 13th-16th February! #LeadLUU
"12.02.2017 18:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk ONLINE EXCLUSIVE – Ecosia: is this the way to end deforestation? – The Gryphon is the search engine that claims to plant trees through searches. Their aim is to end deforestation; ad revenue goes towards the planting of new trees. Stop googling now! Ecosia is the way forward... (From: The Gryphon • Science)
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"12.02.2017 14:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Is T2: Trainspotting a true representation of our times? – The Gryphon T2: Trainspotting may step away from the horrors of smack addiction but it still presents a society characterised by vice. "T2: Trainspotting may step away from the horrors of smack addiction but it still presents a society characterised by vice." The Gryphon • Arts discusses one of the most important sequels of our time... SPOILERS AHEAD!
"12.02.2017 12:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk The real cost of London Living – The Gryphon According to Numbeo you need around £4,481.67 in London to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with £2,700.00 in Leeds (assuming that you rent). Being from the North myself the alien world of London life seems sometimes outrageously How to make daunting London life more affordable (From: The Gryphon • Business)
"12.02.2017 10:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Men's Basketball: Leeds dominate Teesside at The Edge – The Gryphon Spare a thought for the valiant players of the Teesside Men's Basketball team and their faithful supporters. On Wednesday evening they made the 130 mile round-trip from the North East to the Edge, only to be comprehensively dismissed by their Yorkshire "Spare a thought for the valiant players of the Teesside Men's Basketball team and their faithful supporters. On Wednesday evening they made the 130 mile round-trip from the North East to the Edge, only to be comprehensively dismissed by their Yorkshire
"11.02.2017 20:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk LGBTQ Style – The Gryphon It doesn't matter who you love or what you identify as – style is a universal language. Have a look at just a handful of style icons inspired and reprsesenting the LGBTQ community. Style is a universal language. Here's why... (From: The Gryphon • Fashion)
"11.02.2017 18:46:49" thegryphon.co.uk Question Time tests Exec candidates – The Gryphon he LUU leadership race is well under way and, on Wednesday, the candidates running for Student Exec positions got a chance to outline their manifestos and ideas in a debate in the Union's Riley Smith Hall. The debate was live-streamed for students who LUU leadership candidates were put to the test in Question Time.
"11.02.2017 18:20:37" thegryphon.co.uk Soaring halls prices halted by Exec victory – The Gryphon LUU Community Officer Jamie Ali has secured an agreement between LUU and Leeds University to make 'real term rent cuts' in the 2017/18 academic year, which will ensure rent costs do not rise higher than inflation. Halls prices set to stay in line with inflation after Community Officer Jamie Ali secures important agreement.
"11.02.2017 18:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk “This show got me sober”: Eleanor Conway on being an unapologetic woman – The Gryphon , as providing her with the focus she needed to get sober. She's lived a life of extremes; when she worked as a music journalist for the likes of V Festival and Ministry of Sound she travelled the world, interviewing some of the biggest music stars and Our editor-in-chief chatted to Eleanor Conway on her debut stand up show, featuring Tinder, porn and addiction... (From: The Gryphon • Arts)
"11.02.2017 16:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk ONLINE EXCLUSIVE – Respiratory Cures from the Deep Blue Sea – The Gryphon Perhaps you can remember the questionable 1999 killer-shark film Deep Blue Sea, released at the tail-end (I apologise for nothing) of the racy, slasher-esque film revival of the 90s. It features a team of mostly sexy researchers at a high-tech – if easily "The Wobbegong is far less attractive, and much smaller, than the sharks in Deep Blue Sea – but who in their right mind would choose to do medical research on a massive, terrifying shark instead?!"
The Gryphon • Science tells us how science in the real
"11.02.2017 14:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Where the Wild Things Are – The Gryphon In these times of conformist despair I often find myself witless and with nowhere to turn but the endless monotony of city-living; walking the perilous plank of narrow pavements, with traffic lights permanently in favour of the cars, the taxis, the vans, George Crompton discusses where to find examples of wilderness in Britain, despite all the challenges it faces. So put on those boots and head over to The Gryphon • Features...
"11.02.2017 12:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk 'This Old Dog' and 'My Old Man' by Mac Demarco – The Gryphon Mac Demarco has released two songs from his new album out on May 5th . The songs 'My Old Man' and the title track 'This Old Dog' are a break away from the sound of previous full length album "Mac Demarco can be wrongly overlooked as a chain smoking prankster, yet lyrically, Mac is capable of combining both wit and sensitivity into songs, a quality that makes him such a talented musician."
The Gryphon • Music susses out the latest Mac DeMarco
"11.02.2017 10:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Is this the beginning of an easyCoffee revolution? – The Gryphon Many of you will have experienced the joys of the no-frills, low-cost airline, easyJet. Established in 1995, the publicly listed company traded its way successfully to the FTSE 100 Index and still operates globally today in more than 30 countries. The Will easyCoffee encourage you to sit back and take it 'easy'? The Gryphon • Business checks out the high street rivalry
"10.02.2017 20:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Harajuku is dead – and Gwen Stefani should avoid the funeral – The Gryphon Bethany Donkin discusses the recent demise of Harajuku publication FRUiTS, and how cultural appropriation has contributed to its fall… Is this sayonara to kawaii Harajuku culture? (From: The Gryphon • Features)
"10.02.2017 18:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Let's Play Fantasy Parliament – The Gryphon John Bercow stunned British politics on Monday when he stood before Parliament and informed them that, in his role of speaker, he would oppose any attempt to allow President Trump to address a joint session of Parliament. It was an unprecedented move that All hail, Prime Minister John Bercow. (From: The Gryphon • Views)
"10.02.2017 16:00:16" thegryphon.co.uk Northern Bloc: Here's the scoop – The Gryphon Now featured as one of 2016's new wave of ice cream makers and amongst the “Fresh Pickings” in the Sunday Times Food Magazine, Northern Bloc has evolved from selling scoops out of a vintage ice cream van at street food and artisan food events into a much The Gryphon • Business takes a look at Leeds' finest ice cream producers, Northern Bloc
"10.02.2017 15:24:01" Timeline Photos Make sure to pick up a copy of The Gryphon, in stands across campus now!
"10.02.2017 15:00:00" Photos from The Gryphon's post Look out for this week's Gryphon in a stand near YOU!
"10.02.2017 14:10:00" thegryphon.co.uk LUU LEADERSHIP RACE: The Gryphon has to diversify! – The Gryphon It may only seem like a small change, a minor detail barely worth shouting about, but the introduction of regular surveys and outreach initiatives conducted by The Gryphon is a vital policy. The Gryphon is a remarkable organisation; it has the capacity to Vote Yes We Candler For Gryphon tells us how he wants to improve YOUR paper...
"09.02.2017 20:00:02" thegryphon.co.uk Leeds net victory in one-sided encounter – The Gryphon In one of the most dominant winning displays you are likely to see, Leeds Women's Basketball side comfortably beat Hull 60-24 in their first match of 2017. After winning away against their local Yorkshire rivals 40-28 in October, the home side had the The Women's Basketball 1sts slam dunk their way to a clear win last week! (From: The Gryphon • Sport)
"09.02.2017 18:00:06" thegryphon.co.uk Preview: Yussef Kamaal @ Belgrave, 25/3/17 – The Gryphon If you haven't already heard the sweet sweet sounds of Yussef Kamaal, get them in your earholes quick sharp. The pair, Yussef Dayes and Kamaal Williams (a.k.a. Henry Wu) have had little formal musical training. This is especially hard to believe when "Their smooth jazz isn't the finger-clicking, black polo neck-wearing, head-bobbling kind, but a far more inclusive and captivating strain that you simply can't ignore." The Gryphon • Music looks forward to Yussef Kamaal next month at Belgrave Music Hall
"09.02.2017 16:00:07" thegryphon.co.uk Putting the fag out: the future of smoking – The Gryphon Ask someone standing outside Terrace with a pint in one hand and a cigarette in the other about their smoking habit. The conversation will probably go along these lines: “Are you a smoker?” “No”, “You are smoking right now though ” , “But I'm not a The Gryphon • Business looks at the economics of the tobacco industry - its not going up in smoke thats for sure...
"09.02.2017 12:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk The Gryphon asks: should it be compulsory that lectures are recorded? – The Gryphon A lot of my position on this stems from the fact that it works in my home university, the Australian National University, so why not here? There may be areas where laws and circumstances are different and negate my points in which case I'm happy to be Do you make the most of lecture capture? Is it fair on lecturers to speak to half empty lecture theatres? The Gryphon • Views discusses
"09.02.2017 10:00:05" thegryphon.co.uk Live at Leeds 2017: Lineup Announcement #2 – The Gryphon With Live at Leeds beginning to make its appearance around the metaphorical corner, the creators behind the award-winning festival organised a laid-back entrée event to kickstart its official launch. Held at our very own Wardrobe, the atmosphere of the More exciting additions to the city-wide festival in April - The Gryphon • Music checks out Live at Leeds
"08.02.2017 20:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk 99 problems but a sit(uation comedy) ain't one… – The Gryphon There have been countless lists ranking the UK's creme de la creme of the sitcom world. But after The Radio Times ranked Mrs Brown's Boys as the 'Best Sitcom of the 21st Century', Ellie Montgomery felt that justice must be served to those comedy classics The top 10 best sitcoms of our time - sure to get those sides splitting and those essays momentarily pushed aside... (From: The Gryphon • Lifestyle & Culture)
"08.02.2017 18:03:22" thegryphon.co.uk Fashion Trumps Hate – The Gryphon Stood outside Trump Tower, on a street carpeted with placards and protest slogans, Rihanna stands in a LAPP jumper emblazoned with the words “This Pussy Grabs Back” worn underneath a layer of bright pink Molly Goddard tulle. An estimated 3.3 million men The Gryphon • Fashion looks at how fashion can be a powerful mouthpiece for expression
"08.02.2017 16:00:04" thegryphon.co.uk For the Love of Books: an Interview with Valley Press – The Gryphon Alice spoke to its founder, Jamie McGarry, to find out how it all began, his top tips on getting your work published and to get an insight into the daily life of a publisher… The Gryphon • Lifestyle & Culture spoke to the book-loving founder of Valley Press on life as a publisher...
"08.02.2017 16:00:02" thegryphon.co.uk Leeds University's SABRE to revolutionise medicine – The Gryphon A new £6.8 Million medical imaging centre has just opened at Leeds General Infirmary as part of a University of Leeds research initiative funded by the British Heart Foundation, Arthritis Research UK and the Medical Research Council (MRC). Leeds at the forefront of disease diagnosis.
"08.02.2017 15:03:00" thegryphon.co.uk Interview with Loyle Carner – The Gryphon about me!” laughs Loyle Carner as I ask him about the personal depth of his lyrics, “and it's almost a bit too late to worry about it anyway”. Speaking to the 22-year-old rapper less than a week before his much-anticipated debut album drops, it certainly "If I can get up on stage and tell a crowd some of my deepest darkest shit, then people should be able to chat about theirs"
Before his gig at the Belgrave tonight, read The Gryphon Music section's interview with Loyle Carner
"08.02.2017 14:00:03" thegryphon.co.uk The LGBT community: our foundations and growth – The Gryphon I am an LGBT individual, and, as I write this, we are teetering on the edge of this year's LGBT History Month. At this time of year, I find it important to acknowledge that there are issues to be confronted if our already strong community is to continue "While it is most certainly important to recognise and combat the intra-community issues that we face, it is similarly important that we acknowledge the power that the LGBT community has to support, to guide, and to empower"
LGBT History Month is well
"08.02.2017 12:23:52" Gryphon leadership Question Time about to kick off in the Riley Smith Hall, follow live updates on @_TheGryphon twitter. Reece Is The Word for Gryphon Editor, Boogie With McDougie - Vote Mark for Gryphon Editor and Vote Yes We Candler For Gryphon wait in
"08.02.2017 12:00:02" thegryphon.co.uk 8 reasons why I hate listicles – The Gryphon Ever find yourself trapped in a never ending hole of clickbait articles? Don't worry – Bradley's here with one more to help you pass the time: Ever find yourself trapped in a never ending hole of clickbait articles? Don't worry – The Gryphon • Blogs is here with one more to help you pass the time...
"08.02.2017 10:40:28" thegryphon.co.uk Campus Watch: Pennsylvania University study finds that fat-shaming makes people's health worse – The Gryphon According to new research, fat-shaming people into losing weight has the opposite effect, leading to comfort eating and even an increased risk of cardiovascular and metabolic disease. Fat-shaming makes people fatter says report. Being nice is actually better for people's health...
"08.02.2017 10:00:04" thegryphon.co.uk Vegan Delights: 3 amazing recipes from the Veg Society – The Gryphon Now that you're in university, you most probably are embarking upon a journey of cuisine expertise. Cooking for yourself can be a tiring ordeal, especially at first, when you have no idea what you're doing, and your only hope is to not burn the kitchen Veganuary might be over, but why not try out these healthy, tasty morsels from LUU Veg Society? (From: The Gryphon • Society)
"08.02.2017 10:00:04" thegryphon.co.uk What's new in science this week? – The Gryphon creaturescrystalshologramholographichydrogeninterfacelocked-inmetallicmicroscopicnewsSam McMastersciencesyndromethe gryphontimeuniverse The Gryphon • Science introduces humans' oldest ancestor, more interconnectedness for the world and the existence of time crystals...
"07.02.2017 20:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Review: Lion – tears for a true story – The Gryphon I had a rough idea about the storyline, however not the slightest idea that I was in for a true roller-coaster-ride of emotions. Let me warn you that the waterworks will start early on, not only due to the extreme hardships with which the characters Trying to hold back the tears was an impossible task - a truly beautiful and heart-wrenching story. The Gryphon • Arts reviews 'Lion'.
"07.02.2017 17:41:56" thegryphon.co.uk Meet this Year's Leadership Race Candidates – The Gryphon The banners are back, and soon the campaign videos will be doing the rounds on Facebook... Meet this year's Leadership Race candidates and what they stand for, ahead of tomorrow's Question Time
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"07.02.2017 16:00:06" thegryphon.co.uk Chasing Catwalks – The Gryphon This Milan fashion week menswear show saw YouTubers and “social media influencers” alike not just on the elusive front row but strutting down the runway alongside models. Specifically Dolce and Gabbana invited a host of millennial “influencers” and Is the exclusive fashion world slowly opening up? (From: The Gryphon • Fashion)
"07.02.2017 14:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Stewart Mason: Education, Collection, Exhibition – The Gryphon , featured three scholarly speakers who discussed the educational and artistic significance of Stewart Mason, an advocate for arts education and key figure in the City Sculpture Project. Dr Peter Cunningham (Cambridge University) focused his presentation The Gryphon • Arts discusses the artist who revolutionised Arts education in the UK…
"07.02.2017 12:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Trump: the accidental fascist? – The Gryphon Copies of 1984 have sold out on Amazon in recent weeks, and you do not need to be Sherlock to figure out why that might be. For the American far-right, and the Trump administration which represents it, the world is the way they say it is. That is true "There is a case to be made for calling Donald Trump a fascist but, if he is, then it is not by design. That thought, in itself, is frightening."
All of Trump's actions seem to be accidentally on purpose... (From: The Gryphon • Views)
"07.02.2017 10:00:05" thegryphon.co.uk Campus Watch: Northumbria Uni miscalculation results in administration of “life threatening” doses of caffeine – The Gryphon Northumbria University has been fined £400,000 after staff miscalculated an experiment, resulting in two students being rushed to intensive care. Alex Rossetta and Luke Parkin, both science students, were put on dialysis after being given 30g of caffeine, "Wait, is that a decimal point?"
"07.02.2017 10:00:03" thegryphon.co.uk Mind Yourself: songs to cure the new year blues – The Gryphon A new term is starting at Leeds University. This means the start of new modules, perhaps joining new societies and meeting new people. It can however mean facing new, or existing, challenges. The best tracks to help keep your head held high! (From: The Gryphon • Blogs)
"07.02.2017 09:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Women's only gym hour to launch at The Edge – The Gryphon The proposal to hold a women's only weekly gym session at The Edge was passed at the Better University forum and will allow many to exercise comfortably The Edge schedules its first women's hour! At 7.30 am. On a Sunday... Will you forsake your lie-in to attend?
"06.02.2017 20:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk An Interview with the man behind Bongo's Bingo – The Gryphon 2016 threw many unexpected things at us and one thing that no one saw coming was the resurgence of bingo. I, along with many others, thought the game was confined to the dingy bingo halls of Gala and Mecca frequented by grandmas. But Jonny Bongo had other We chatted to the man who has revolutionised bingo - Mr Johnny Bongo (from Bongo's Bingo of course...) (From: The Gryphon • Clubs)
"06.02.2017 18:02:21" thegryphon.co.uk Why not try being a vegetarian? – The Gryphon Contrary to stereotypes, I don't make a big deal about the fact that I'm vegetarian, but whenever anyone finds out they always ask why. For most people the idea of being vegetarian never occurs to them. Our lives are full of work, friends and hobbies so "The question is not, 'Can they reason?' nor, 'Can they talk?' but, 'Can they suffer?'”
#MeatFreeMondays have taken the nation by storm. The Gryphon • Views talks vegetarianism...
"06.02.2017 18:01:23" Journalism Workshop Journalism Workshop Whether you're just a beginner or an experienced writer, come along to The Gryphon's Journalism Workshop for hints and tips on how to write the best stories! If you've never written for us before, this is a great opportunity to get stuck in and find out Calling all budding journalists! Don't forget to come along to our Journalism Workshop tomorrow, 4-5pm in LUU Room 4! We'll going over how to gather news, carry out interviews, write reviews and much more. All are welcome and no previous experience
"06.02.2017 16:00:07" thegryphon.co.uk Problems with the SWP – The Gryphon Eleanor Healing discusses Monday's march against Trump's Muslim Ban and explains the mixed emotions due to the SWP's organisation, in light of their allegations. (trigger warning: rape, sexual abuse) Rape apology accusations linger despite Trump protests last week... (From: The Gryphon • Features)
"06.02.2017 15:57:10" Timeline Photos The first issue of 2017 is in stands NOW! And you can now find us in the Business School, Law School and Ziff building as well as many other locations across campus #LeedsUni #StudentJournalism
"06.02.2017 14:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Donald Trump is no Jeremy Corbyn – The Gryphon Since Donald Trump won the Presidential election there has been a lot of, I believe, lazy comparisons between him and Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn. Whilst, as I will argue, they are similar in the sense of both being unfit for office, there is a You may not favour with either side, but just remember, they are very different men standing for very different things... or are they? The Gryphon • Views discusses.
"06.02.2017 12:56:45" thegryphon.co.uk LUU's LGBTQ+ Month wages war on damaging norms – The Gryphon The 2017 incarnation of LGBT History Month has already marked itself out with the inauguration of Leeds University Union's first women centred queer dance party, Scissors, ahead of a packed programme of events. LGBTQ+ month is under way! Keep your eye out for LUU events over the coming weeks!
"06.02.2017 12:00:04" thegryphon.co.uk The Reign is Over – The Gryphon magazine, Alexandra Shulman, announced her resignation on 25th January 2017. She is the longest serving editor-in-chief, and has massively shaped and had an impact on the fashion industry during her time at Vogue. Shulman started her journalistic career The Gryphon • Fashion looks back on Alexandra Shulman's 25 year long career as Vogue's editor-in-chief
"06.02.2017 10:12:57" Don't forget to tune in to Leeds Student Radio today at midday to catch the first ever GryphOn Air show! We'll be discussing some of the biggest stories on campus this week as well as La La Land, Bongos Bingo and the Women's March... Don't miss it!
"06.02.2017 10:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Review: The Weir – unnerving tales and found friendship – The Gryphon A wild storm is brewing, a fire is slowly burning in a pub in the Irish countryside. Four locals spin chilling tales to a newcomer from Dublin. Connor McPherson's play unfolds in real time and explores relationships through a focus on dialogue rather than "The Leeds Art Centre carefully reveal the histories and complexities of each character with vigour and sincerity."
The Gryphon • Arts enjoyed The Carriageworks Theatre's latest production
"05.02.2017 20:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Feature – Folk Acid and Moral Ravers: The Rise and Fall of the Acid House Movement – The Gryphon Acid House rose to prominence in the 1960s to the 1980s from the clubs of Chicago, characterised by the 'squelchy' sounds of the emerging bass synthesiser, the 'Roland TB-303 Bass Line'. By the late 1980s the sound had travelled to Ibiza, where DJs Alredo "Club culture and music is cyclical. It will come around again and needs to, for life is quite boring without the next best, forbidden thing around the corner."
Long live loop holes and expressionism. (From: The Gryphon • Clubs)
"05.02.2017 18:00:02" thegryphon.co.uk The Pace of the Passing by Toothless – The Gryphon Ed Nash, bassist of Bombay Bicycle Club, has stepped into a new direction while paying homage to his band's roots in this new solo project. The album moves in waves, beginning with the ethereal track 'Charon', Although many will never move on from Bombay Bicycle Club, Toothless is bassist Ed Nash's new guise. Check out The Gryphon • Music's review of their debut release.
"05.02.2017 16:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk Students use sex to pay for degrees – The Gryphon A recent survey carried out by Voucher Codes Pro found that British students are resorting to all sorts of quirky ways to help them raise money to help fund their degree, including the sex industry, acquiring a “sugar daddy” or “mummy” and taking part in As the pressure of fees rise, more and more students turn to sex work to pay their debts.
"05.02.2017 16:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk What I learned from my first break-up – The Gryphon I adored posting photos of me and my boyfriend on Instagram, Facebook, and just about anywhere else it was possible to do so. I liked showing the world how happy we were. Now, I see couples doing the same and it cuts me inside, knowing I can't post those My mum always says that your first break up will be the hardest. The Gryphon • Blogs explains why she's right...
"05.02.2017 14:00:07" thegryphon.co.uk Pet and De-Stress with the Guide-Dog Society – The Gryphon of January, the Guide Dogs Society held their first 'Meet the Guide Dogs' event of the year in the Union. For those unfamiliar with the concept, 'Meet the Guide Dogs' is an opportunity for students to, essentially, pet and interact with guide dogs as a Who doesn't love a good ruffle of a pooch's fine fur? The next 'Meet the Guide Dogs' event will be in May's exam season. Something to look forward to in the bleak reality of exam halls and scribbling biros! (From: The Gryphon • Society)
"05.02.2017 13:46:16" thegryphon.co.uk Should we get a Greggs in the union? – The Gryphon At the most recent Better Union Forum Sam Miller, a second year Politics, Philosophy and Economics student, suggested that a Greggs franchise should be introduced to the Union building. Are you feeling the need for more sausage rolls in the union?
"05.02.2017 12:00:02" thegryphon.co.uk How do you like your democracy, whipped? – The Gryphon It seems that, on January 19th, Jeremy Corbyn awoke feeling that he had entirely too much support from what is left of the Labour party and that his shadow cabinet was simply held together too well. He set about righting these wrongs by announcing that he A disturbing image: Jeremy Corbyn and a whip... (From: The Gryphon • Views)
"05.02.2017 10:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Universities across the world will be impacted by Trump's 'Muslim ban' – The Gryphon President Trump has recently enacted a ban stopping people from entering the USA if they hold an Iranian, Iraqi, Libyan, Somalian, Sudanese, Syrian or Yemeni passport. This also applies to dual-nationality travellers or those with valid visas. Despite "The world's progressive thinkers and academics are in agreement that President Trump's actions are profoundly wrong and inhumane, and universities worldwide are unanimous in their support for travellers from the 7 restricted countries in addition to
"04.02.2017 20:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk The women who shaped music and the music that shaped women – The Gryphon January saw some extraordinary demonstrations of female power, with various women's marches taking place across the globe. At a time when Donald Trump, a man who has shown little respect for women or our rights, has become 'leader of the free world', it's We make up half the population, but in the industry have long been subordinate. The Gryphon • Music takes a look at the inspirational female talent of the past.
"04.02.2017 18:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Has Black Mirror come to China? – The Gryphon . In 'Nosedive' the protagonist Lacie simpers her way through a perfectly manicured world of perfectly polite people. In this alternate reality, every action is judged and rated by those around her and her average rating is visible to everyone she comes China's 2014 social credit system was no doubt inspiration for the first mind-boggling episode of series 3... (From: The Gryphon • Features)
"04.02.2017 17:02:26" thegryphon.co.uk Bitter off elsewhere? LUU drinks found to be pricier than first thought – The Gryphon After conducting an investigation into the price of alcohol at different universities and local pubs, The Gryphon concludes that LUU is more expensive than similar student outlets and unions across the country. Think LUU is a bit on the pricey side? Do you think it's out of order?
"04.02.2017 16:00:06" thegryphon.co.uk Review: Leaves of Glass – a small cast pays off – The Gryphon by Philip Ridley, an ambitious choice which deals with death, grief, love, loyalty and most importantly, sibling rivalry and relationship. Overall, the show was well performed and the small cast of four was very strong. The bond, care and attention from "A smaller cast really pays off, as the performers seemed comfortable with each other, their heavy subject material laid in context and dealt with maturely"
Tonight is your last chance to catch Leaves of Glass - Presented by FRONTLINE Theatre Company!
"04.02.2017 14:00:05" thegryphon.co.uk Countryside Trips to Cure Your City Claustrophobia – The Gryphon With exams finally out of the way and the end of January in sight, now is the perfect time to get a much needed change of scenery before Laidlaw pulls you back into its clutches. As much as you may or may not be enjoying your self-pity party, you'll feel Cure that hangover and fill your lungs with the sweet countryside air! (I've got a spare pair of wellies if anyone needs) (From: The Gryphon • Lifestyle & Culture)
"04.02.2017 13:16:10" thegryphon.co.uk LUU raises minimum wage for staff under 21 – The Gryphon As of 1st April 2017, the union will pay all staff as a minimum a wage of £7.05 an hour, a big increase for staff under 21 who were previously receiving the lower minimum wage of £5.60 an hour. This has been a highly anticipated move in the union, with LUU finally closes the pay gap for younger students!
"04.02.2017 12:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk NHS privatisation? Don't remember that being on the bus! – The Gryphon Theresa May's plan for leaving the single market has left us at the mercy of other countries, who will seek to exploit our markets and public services for their own gain, and yet we are powerless to prevent this because we need them more than they need Brexit bringing more turbulence and financial insecurities in all sectors. Should have got a bigger bus. (From: The Gryphon • Views)
"04.02.2017 10:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Girl Gang collective hits Leeds' streets – The Gryphon Following its success in Sheffield and Manchester, a non-profit volunteer community aiming to support and celebrate female creatives has now arrived in Leeds. Celebrate those female creatives! GIRL GANG Leeds is here!
"03.02.2017 17:52:23" thegryphon.co.uk Bitter off elsewhere? LUU drinks found to be pricier than first thought – The Gryphon After conducting an investigation into the price of alcohol at different universities and local pubs, The Gryphon concludes that LUU is more expensive than similar student outlets and unions across the country. A pint at Northumbria Uni costs £1.85, compared to the £2.60 charged at LUU. Is Old Bar good value for money? Let us know what you think...
"03.02.2017 10:07:04" Timeline Photos Proud to announce that The Gryphon will be hosting the 5th Student Publication Association conference between 7th-9th April! #SPANC17
"02.02.2017 17:58:37" Take your knowledge about tackling climate change on a #climatejourney with @ClimateUKandIreland this summer: https://vimeo.com/192629562
"01.02.2017 18:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk A Solicitor's Tips for Getting Onto the Property Ladder – The Gryphon If you have just graduated, are looking for your first job or even if you are at an early stage of your university life, chances are that eventually getting on the property ladder is something you aspire to. It might currently be fighting for a place on Life beyond uni is a daunting thing, particularly when you have to think about grown up things like properties and mortgages... Never fear! The Gryphon • Business are here to help...
"01.02.2017 17:54:26" thegryphon.co.uk Scissors – LUU hosts first women-centred LGBTQ+ club night – The Gryphon Emma Healey, LUU's Equality and Diversity Officer, came up with the concept for the event which launches the start of LGBTQ+ History Month. LGBTQ+ History Month gets underway tonight with LUU's first LGBTQ+ club night, Scissors!
"01.02.2017 16:00:05" thegryphon.co.uk #OscarsSlightlyLessWhite17 – The snubs and surprises – The Gryphon Just when you thought an American voter population couldn't be more wrong, know that Suicide Squad is now Oscar nominated. "Just when you thought an American voter population couldn't be more wrong, know that Suicide Squad is now Oscar nominated." - no, we aren't sure what's going on in the world either.
The Gryphon • Arts looks at this year's Oscar nominations.
"01.02.2017 12:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk New F1 owners search for the winning Formula – The Gryphon Few sports are as business-dominated as Formula One, and Bernie Ecclestone is the man behind this. Many would argue that he has single-handedly turned the sport into one of the most watched sporting events across the globe, but the sport has stagnated "Few sports are as business-dominated as Formula One, and Bernie Ecclestone is the man behind this. Many would argue that he has single-handedly turned the sport into one of the most watched sporting events across the globe, but the sport has stagnated
"31.01.2017 20:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Local Leeds: Ormstons, MOM and Jellyskin @ The Verve, 21/1/17 – The Gryphon A politically fuelled musical exhibition by Leeds' finest up and coming bands ørmstons, MOM and jellyskin! The Gryphon • Music reviews...
"31.01.2017 18:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk 'Food Porn' vs 'Clean Eating': are they more similar than we really think? – The Gryphon “I despair of the term 'clean eating'…it necessarily implies that any other form of eating – and consequently the eater of it – is dirty or impure and thus bad.” – Nigella Lawson. "Why isn't food celebrated for its warmth, its comfort, its variety? Why must it be all or nothing – towering stacks of doughnuts or amaranth-infused quinoa?" - The Gryphon • Views takes on food.
"31.01.2017 15:21:21" thegryphon.co.uk Thousands march through Leeds in anti-Trump rally – The Gryphon . Though the two had stated different reasons for their protests, the emotions on display were intense, despite that the UK Government has had only a week of relations with the new US administration. Spilling out of Dortmund Square, the protest turned Leeds turned out in force to protest Theresa May's appeasement of Trump.
"31.01.2017 12:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Preview: The Weir at Carriageworks Theatre – The Gryphon In a few days you will have made it through the dull drudgery that is the month of January. To reward yourself, why not treat yourself to an arty evening and get out and support local theatre in Leeds? The Leeds Art Centre, in association with The Starting tomorrow, make sure you head down to The Carriageworks Theatre for 'an exciting and intimate production'! (From: The Gryphon • Arts)
"31.01.2017 10:03:56" thegryphon.co.uk ALTER w/ Volte-Face and Blind Observatory at Wire 21/01 – The Gryphon Leaving Call Lane and heading down the stairs to Wire again, there was great anticipation. Passing trembling walls down to the booming basement flooded with blue and red lights turned out to be a good omen for the upcoming hours. "Some of the guests probably had little knowledge of what they were attending, as wearing high heels for techno parties is a courageous venture…" - The Gryphon • Clubs reviews ALTER's first venture of the year, ALTER w/ Blind Observatory & Volte-Face
"30.01.2017 17:31:01" Have any students been personally affected or know someone affected by the US travel ban?
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"30.01.2017 11:42:27" Journalism Workshop Journalism Workshop Whether you're just a beginner or an experienced writer, come along to The Gryphon's Journalism Workshop for hints and tips on how to write the best stories! If you've never written for us before, this is a great opportunity to get stuck in and find out
"27.01.2017 20:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Trump's Make America Great Again Welcome Ceremony @ The Lincoln Memorial, 19/01/17 – The Gryphon As a misty, damp gloom descended over Washington to mark the inauguration of Supreme Leader Trump, crowds gathered to witness an underwhelming concert of epic proportions. Taking place at the Lincoln Memorial (just in case audience members had forgotten Anyone remember the tracks played at last week's Inauguration? Here's a review from The Gryphon • Music...
"27.01.2017 18:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Preview: LSR's The Transmission – The Gryphon February, the music team for Leeds Student Radio will take over the Brudenell Social Club to showcase a plethora of their favourite artists. Our friends over at Leeds Student Radio are hosting an evening of grassroot, local bands at the legendary Brudenell Social Club! 9th February is your date; £3.50 is your price!
"26.01.2017 20:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Obituary for William Onyeabor – The Gryphon William Onyeabor, Nigerian disco pioneer, technicolour wizard and all-round genius has died aged 70. Despite self-releasing eight studio albums in a frenzied seven year burst of creativity into relative obscurity, his influence has lived on, and grown and RIP to another music legend - the funkiest grooviest and most mysterious musician of his time and land... (From: The Gryphon • Music)
"26.01.2017 18:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk What Piers Morgan's version of democracy tells us about its importance – The Gryphon Donald Trump was elected as President of the United States in November 2016 with a slim majority; numerous allegations were made against him, both personal and political. Theresa May was appointed as British Prime Minister post-Brexit in July 2016; half a "Democracy comes in waves, and this version of democracy certainly won't remain forever." The Gryphon • Views takes a look at Donald J. Trump's biggest fan, Piers Morgan and what this means for democracy...
"26.01.2017 16:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Solardo Sessions at the Faversham 21/01 – The Gryphon On Saturday, Canal Mills presented house-tech duo Solardo as they took The Faversham by storm as part of their nationwide tour. Best known for hits such as Tribesmen and The Spot, their set went down a treat. Their carefully made song selections made sure Hosted by Canal Mills, the intimate The Faversham played the perfect host to Solardo last week (From: The Gryphon • Clubs)
"26.01.2017 14:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Nine become eight as Bolt loses relay medal – The Gryphon Usain Bolt, widely heralded as the most successful track athlete of all time and the fastest human ever recorded, has lost his unique claim to being the only sprinter in history to complete the 'triple triple' after he had one of his nine Olympic golds Let down by a teammate, Bolt not only lost a medal, but the historic accolade of being the first man in history to win the 'Triple Triple'. The Gryphon • Sport reports.
"26.01.2017 12:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Trans women marched too – The Gryphon The revolutionary affair that saw millions from across the globe and all walks of life marching mere days ago is hardly a forgettable one. There was protest, there was beauty, there was sisterhood and love, but most importantly there was a focus on the "I want to be clear here. I applaud the empowered millions who marched on Saturday. But, while many of these millions have the ready respect of every other feminist involved in the protest and beyond, it is those who need support the most who continue to
"25.01.2017 20:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Black Mirror – An Indicator of What's to Come? – The Gryphon With the popularity of Black Mirror, Zaki Kaf Al-Ghazal asks whether this content is as fictional as we think. (Warning: spoilers ahead!) The mind-boggling, scarily possible world of Charlie Brooker's incredible series, Black Mirror. Has he has predicted the future? (From: The Gryphon • Features)
"25.01.2017 18:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk A presidential weekend – The Gryphon Day One: Journalists and Spies The new White House press secretary Sean Spicer accused photo-journalists of conspiring against the President, to make it seem like Trump was a polarising figure with limited popular support. He accused much of the press The Gryphon • Views walks us through a weekend in the White House... but not just any weekend. #Trump's first weekend as #President of the U.S. Hasn't sunk in yet has it?
"25.01.2017 16:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Cage The Elephant @ Brixton Academy, 20/1/17 – The Gryphon Friday night was a huge occasion for the students of Leeds as exam season mercifully screeched to a halt. As pictures pop up of drunken Fruity and bug eyed High Rise goers I can categorically say my night was better than all of them. "The headliner's set was so brimming with energy it could get a dead man dancing."
The Gryphon • Music celebrated the end of exams with a Cage The Elephant gig.
"25.01.2017 14:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Five Best Fashion Bloggers to Follow – The Gryphon Fellow Uni student Jess has casual cool dressing down. For lectures and library she favours oversized jumpers and checked shirts paired with mom jeans and dungarees, whilst on nights out, she throws on a leather mini and glittery sheer shirt. Her eclectic For guys and girls around the world, the finest fashionistas on the web right now! (From: The Gryphon • Fashion)
"25.01.2017 12:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Chaos in the CBD: Accidental Meetings EP – The Gryphon Chaos in the CBD's classy productions have brought the New Zealand-born London-based brothers a long way over the past few years. The underground music community have taken note, with Boiler Room and Stamp the Wax regularly championing their growing list "Chaos In The CBD's classy productions have brought the New Zealand-born London-based brothers a long way over the past few years. The underground music community have taken note, with Boiler Room and Stamp The Wax regularly championing their growing list
"24.01.2017 20:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Gorillaz take on Trump with new single 'Hallelujah Money' – The Gryphon In late 2014, rumours began circulating about a possible Gorillaz return. This seemed to be confirmed in early 2015, when the band's visual designer and co-creator Jamie Hewlett posted a few new pictures of Gorillaz drawings and artwork on Instagram. And this definitely wasn't the only politically-fuelled release last week... (From: The Gryphon • Music)
"24.01.2017 18:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: How to dress for your body shape – The Gryphon Picture yourself at your favourite clothing label, going through an abundance of outfit choices! Confusion, panic and hesitance are often the unwanted emotions that accompany us on our shopping sprees. Will they have my size? Will this fit me properly? "We need to realise that our body shape plays an important role in determining the type of clothes that are most likely to suit us." Top tips from The Gryphon • Fashion
"24.01.2017 16:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk The threat to journalism in the post-truth era – The Gryphon It wouldn't be an official Trump announcement without a light hint of outrage. This time it is journalists who had a lot to worry about. In his first press conference since becoming President-Elect – something he appears to have actively avoided until now Our journalists, silenced: another blow courtesy of Donald J. Trump. (From: The Gryphon • Views)
"24.01.2017 14:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk The most anticipated books of 2017 – The Gryphon With Bettany Hughes 'Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities' and 'A Court of Wings and Ruin' by Sarah J. Maas just missing the cut. Here are some of the most anticipated book releasing coming in 2017. In this world of screens and buttons, never forget the humble book! The Gryphon • Lifestyle & Culture gives the lowdown on this year's new releases.
"24.01.2017 12:14:58" Timeline Photos Do you want to write for The Gryphon this semester? If so, head down to Riley Smith today to speak to our editors on the stall. We are here until four!
"24.01.2017 12:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Making sense of the Scientific Method at The Tetley – The Gryphon The old Tetley brewery headquarters in Leeds, now converted into a contemporary art gallery and learning space, is currently hosting the exhibition “The Scientific Method”. Until January 22nd, they are showing the works of artists such as Yorkshire-based Science meets art at The Tetley (From: The Gryphon • Science)
"24.01.2017 11:13:23" thegryphon.co.uk Leeds dental lecturer accused of having numerous sexual encounters in office – The Gryphon Dr Alec High, one of the universities dental lecturers, is said to have repeatedly engaged in sexual activity in his office overheard by colleagues. Dr High's sexual activities were overheard by numerous people, including a grieving student attempting to get council nearby...
"24.01.2017 10:00:01" twitter.com The Gryphon (@_TheGryphon) | Twitter Senaste tweets från The Gryphon (@_TheGryphon). Leeds University's student newspaper since 1897. Editor: Jasmine Andersson @the__chez email@example.com Advertising: Tayyab firstname.lastname@example.org. Leeds, UK TODAY IS THE The Gryphon • Science TAKE OVER OF @_TheGryphon ON TWITTER! Give them a follow to see what scientific gems you can learn today!
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"23.01.2017 20:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Six songs performed live that will leave you emotionally broken – The Gryphon There's something special that happens sometimes when artists perform their songs live. Sometimes, just sometimes, artists are able to connect with a song in a greater emotional capacity than ever thought possible when listening to the songs in their The Gryphon • Music picks a fine selection to embrace these relentless January blues...
"23.01.2017 18:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Review: La La Land – unpolished perfection? – The Gryphon , will leave their seats fully satisfied by this all-singing, all-dancing journey of Seb and Mia, that marks the struggle to 'make it' in modern day Hollywood. "This film is both witty and charming. It will draw you in, chew you up and spit you out emotionally..." The Gryphon • Arts sings praises for La La Land
"23.01.2017 16:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk NYE resolutions that will actually benefit you – The Gryphon January – the time of year that drives me insane. Advert after advert of DFS sales, slimfast milkshakes and gruelling workout routines. But this year you don't have to confine to societal standards. Here are some New Years Eve resolutions to take care of Make 2017 the best one yet with these realistic and body positive resolutions from The Gryphon • Blogs
"23.01.2017 14:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk A conversation with Zygmunt Bauman – The Gryphon On one of the coldest, rainiest, windiest days in recent British history I find myself on the number 1 bus on my way to Headingley. I check the time on my phone. It's 4.20P.M. and I am meeting Zygmunt Bauman, Emeritus professor at Leeds and one of the We spoke to the late, legendary Zygmunt Bauman before the Christmas break. RIP. (From: The Gryphon • Features)
"23.01.2017 13:00:02" thegryphon.co.uk EU'll miss us when we're gone! – The Gryphon You might think you're sick of hearing about Britain and the European Union, perhaps even exhausted of the whole affair, but Theresa May most likely cannot close her eyes without seeing 'Brexit'. Don't be fooled by nominal investments in mental health, or How Brexit is Brexit though? (From: The Gryphon • Views)
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"20.01.2017 18:07:32" thegryphon.co.uk Student Exec reject Stand Up To Racism anti-Trump campaigners on campus – The Gryphon The student exec have published a statement rejecting the Stand Up To Racism campus protests against Trump's inauguration today, claiming the group have associations with rape apologists. They published a statement outlining the campaign's links to the SWP, a group which mishandled and dismissed a number of rape allegations in 2013
"19.01.2017 19:24:58" thegryphon.co.uk University suspends digital check-in for second semester – The Gryphon The University of Leeds has announced in an email to all students that digital check-in will no longer be available for the second semester of the 2016-17 year. Schools will be reverting back to a paper-based system instead. Leeds scraps digital check-in! Is this a good thing? Let us know how you feel in the comments!
"18.01.2017 16:57:37" The Gryphon There are reports the military are organising a 'controlled explosion' of the package.
More information as we get it. UPDATE: A 35-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident, which police are describing as a 'bomb hoax'
"18.01.2017 11:03:52" thegryphon.co.uk BREAKING NEWS: Victoria Gate evacuated after 'suspicious package' found – The Gryphon A large police cordon has been put in place in Leeds City centre this morning, after a suspicious package was found on Harewood Street near the new Victoria Gate shopping centre. There are reports the military are organising a 'controlled explosion' of the package.
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"11.01.2017 21:04:02" thegryphon.co.uk Senior NUS figures alleged to have worked with Israeli embassy to oust NUS President – The Gryphon NUS Vice President Richard Brooks is alleged to have worked with senior figures inside the Israeli embassy to oust the NUS President Malia Bouattia The Israeli embassy working behind the scenes to influence UK student politics? Surely not...
"11.01.2017 15:57:21" thegryphon.co.uk Senior NUS figures alleged to have worked with Isreali embassy to oust NUS President – The Gryphon NUS Vice President Richard Brooks is alleged to have worked with senior figures inside the Israeli embassy to oust the NUS President Malia Bouattia The Israeli embassy working behind the scenes to influence UK student politics? Surely not...
"08.01.2017 18:33:43" thegryphon.co.uk GRYPHON EXCLUSIVE: Edward Boyle cafe to be renamed following battle with Hyde Park Book Club The Leeds University has announced that they will change the name of the newly opened cafe in Edward Boyle library, The Book Club, following a dispute with local venue Hyde Park Book Club over the name. They've yet to reveal what the new name will be, but we're voting Cafe McCafeface
"08.01.2017 17:10:29" thegryphon.co.uk NUS calls for students to boycott the National Student Survey – The Gryphon Sorana Vieru, the Vice-President Higher Education at the National Union of Students, or NUS, has called for students to boycott the National Student Survey to stop plans to raise fees based on university performance. The big boycott is underway to stop fee rises! But how do you think universities should be rated?
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"05.01.2017 17:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk New Edward Boyle café in name row with Hyde Park Book Club – The Gryphon The new cafe in the Edward Boyle library opened it's doors to students for the first time this week, however it has attracted some controversy due to it's name, The Book Club, which some are claiming undermines the branding of local venue Hyde Park Book The Book Club, the new cafe in Edward Boyle, opened its doors this week, but some are claiming the name undermines local favourite Hyde Park Book Club.
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"26.12.2016 15:14:34" thegryphon.co.uk Leeds University scientists discover jet stream in Earth's core – The Gryphon Researchers from the University of Leeds have discovered a jet stream within the Earth's molten iron core using satellite data. Leeds Uni scientists find some surprising goings on under the Earth's crust...
"19.12.2016 17:29:27" Timeline Photos We just wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone who has picked up a copy of The Gryphon this term. From Mint Fest mayhem to Varsity victories, weak wi-fi in Hyde Park to Trump's triumph, we've worked hard to bring you the best stories from around
"15.12.2016 17:00:02" thegryphon.co.uk Hyde Park regular Bernard 'Brian' Davey death confirmed – The Gryphon Many knew him as Brian, an elderly man who was often in his wheelchair outside the 24 hour Sainsbury's on Brudenell Road in Hyde Park. Ex-folk singer 'Brian' lived a troubled life... #HydeParkBrian #TheGryphon
"15.12.2016 16:31:00" thegryphon.co.uk Otley Road Wetherspoon's license rejected – The Gryphon In 2014, JD Wetherspoon bought The Elinor Lupton Centre on Headingley lane with intentions of turning it into a 500-capacity venue. They won an appeal in September against Leeds City Council's decision to reject the initial planning applications. Panel decides the Otley Run is long enough already... #OtleyRun #TheGryphon
"14.12.2016 18:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Trinity Shopping Centre to Make Record Breaking Mannequin Challenge – The Gryphon Leeds' most popular shopping centre is hoping to beat the current biggest Mannequin Challenge, which was filmed on a flight from Manchester Airport and involves more than 200 passengers. Fancy being part of a record breaking Mannequin Challenge? Head to Trinity Kitchen on Friday at 10am to take part
"14.12.2016 17:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Drunken violence forces café to close at weekends – The Gryphon A flagship pay-as-you-feel café in Leeds has been led to close its doors at weekends due to growing problems with drunken violence and anti-social behaviour. Armley Junk-tion forced to close after repeated violent and obscene incidents outside the cafe... #ArmleyJunktion #TheGryphon
"14.12.2016 16:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Student pop-up orchestra thrills Christmas shoppers – The Gryphon Saturday's Christmas shoppers were treated to the powerful sounds of a Leeds College of Music pop-up orchestra. The students were raising awareness and funds on behalf of Canopy Housing, a Leeds based charity that works to provide homeless people with Leeds College of Music and Canopy Housing combined to put on a show of support... #CanopyHousing #TheGryphon
"13.12.2016 17:46:22" thegryphon.co.uk Leeds University and LUU sign joint letter on TEF – The Gryphon Sir Alan Langlands, Vice Chancellor of Leeds University, alongside LUU Union Affairs Officer Jack Palmer and Education Officer Melissa Owusu have formally signed a statement which both supports and criticises different aspects of the Teaching Excellence The Vice Chancellor, alongside LUU Education Officer and Union Affairs Officer, have signed a joint statement that both welcomes and criticises different aspects of the Teaching Excellence Framework
"08.12.2016 09:53:33" thegryphon.co.uk Thousands march on Yarl's Wood – The Gryphon Campaigners from across the UK protested at the immigration removal centre in Bedfordshire on Saturday, December 4, demanding that the detention centre be shut down. The centre, which mainly holds women and children, is one of 13 such centres in the UK Students from Leeds joined the demonstration... #YarlsWood #TheGryphon
"08.12.2016 09:41:21" thegryphon.co.uk Campus Watch: Research has revealed Cardiff University adds just under £3bn to the UK economy – The Gryphon It comes after London Economics, a policy and economics consultancy, produced and published a report that suggested the university generates £6.36 for every £1 it spends. Who new Cardiff was such a goldmine? #CardiffUni #TheGryphon
"06.12.2016 17:19:04" thegryphon.co.uk Death of Bristol students sparks national conversation on mental health – The Gryphon A coroner is investigating three sudden deaths of students from the University of Bristol. The causes of the deaths have yet to be officially established, although tribute messages left on memorial pages established following the deaths suggest the Student mental health is a genuine issue... #MentalHealth #TheGryphon
"06.12.2016 17:13:17" thegryphon.co.uk University's Field trip simulator wins award – The Gryphon The Virtual Landscapes team at the University of Leeds and Leeds College of Art have won the award for Outstanding Digital Innovation in Teaching or Research after developing a first person video game which simulates field trips. The school trips of the future may look something like this... #VirtualReality #TheGryphon
"06.12.2016 11:24:54" youtube.com University of Leeds Lecture Theatre upgrade An innovative, sector leading redesign of our lecture theatre space was undertaken this year. This work is part of a pilot which redesigned 3 tiered lecture ... The University gives a sneak peak of its refurbished lecture theatres
"06.12.2016 09:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Leeds University scores highly for green impact – The Gryphon The University has been awarded a 'first class award', scoring 100% for environmental policy but 0% for ethical investment Leeds goes big on going green... #GreenCampus #TheGryphon
"06.12.2016 09:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Campus Watch: Bristol University develops new technology to make nuclear waste useful – The Gryphon A team of physicists and chemists at the University of Bristol have developed new technology that harnesses nuclear waste to generate electricity. Radioactive diamonds... whatever next? #DiamondBattery #TheGryphon
"05.12.2016 17:31:41" thegryphon.co.uk Campus Watch: Cambridge University accused of covering up anti-Semitic attacks – The Gryphon At the end of October in the graduate student union at Cambridge University, three Jewish students wearing kippahs were verbally and physically abused as they were leaving the private party for the sporting societies of Christ's College. Jewish students at Cambridge suffer racial abuse... #Cambridge #TheGryphon
"05.12.2016 17:14:50" thegryphon.co.uk Tampons don't Grow on Christmas Trees – The Gryphon LUU are running a campaign to collection donations of sanitary products for those who can't afford them this Christmas time. Vulva baubles anyone? #TamponTax #TheGryphon
"05.12.2016 09:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk North South divide influences two thirds of University Applicants – The Gryphon Nearly two thirds of prospective students are influenced by the north-south divide when it comes to applying to universities. 62% of students would rather study in the south... #NorthvSouth #TheGryphon
"05.12.2016 09:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Campus Watch: A.I. don't cry – The Gryphon A Japanese robot with artificial intelligence has recently failed the entrance exam to the prestigious University of Tokyo for the fourth year in a row. Japanese artificial intelligence fails university entrance exam for the last time... #Torobo-kun #TheGryphon
"04.12.2016 18:37:26" thegryphon.co.uk Tampons don't Grow on Christmas Trees – The Gryphon LUU are running a campaign to collection donations of sanitary products for those who can't afford them this Christmas time. Make sure to check out the 'san-i-tree' outside Essentials in Leeds University Union tomorrow, and donate some sanitary products to those who won't be able to afford them this Christmas
"04.12.2016 17:12:02" thegryphon.co.uk Leave your presence behind this Christmas – The Gryphon When students go home for Christmas, an enormous amount of leftover food from people's kitchens is thrown away. LUU has teamed up with a number of local charities and Leeds City Council so that unwanted food goes to those who need it, not to landfill. Make sure your unwanted foor goes to those who need it this Christmas! #LeaveLeedsTidy #TheGryphon
"04.12.2016 17:04:01" thegryphon.co.uk Staff call for bonus following University of the Year award – The Gryphon Over 500 members of staff at the University of Leeds have signed a petition requesting a £500 bonus as a 'thank you' for their hard work. This year Leeds received The Times and The Sunday Times 'University of the Year Award', prompting three staff unions Leeds staff petition for a £500 bonus for winning University of the Year... #UCULeeds #TheGryphon
"04.12.2016 09:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Hyde Park murder investigation continues as police search for guitars – The Gryphon Christopher Laskaris, who was 24, was found dead in his flat on St John's Close on Thursday 17th November. Philip Craig, a 37-year-old man from Hyde Park, and Dempsey Pattison, 22, have been charged with his murder. Police search for missing guitars following developments in Hyde Park murder case... #HydePark #TheGryphon
"03.12.2016 15:22:27" thegryphon.co.uk New Sainsbury's Local Opens in Hyde Park - The Gryphon A new Sainsbury's supermarket opened on the 1st December on Royal Park Road, only 0.2 miles away from the 24 hour Sainsbury's on Brudenell Road. A second Sainsbury's has now opened in Hyde Park, situated on Royal Park Road and only 0.2 miles away from the Brudenell Road original
"03.12.2016 09:02:00" thegryphon.co.uk Students left in dark over absent Leeds Beckett President – The Gryphon A number of students have signed an open letter to Nicky Goldthorpe, Chief Executive of Leeds Beckett Student's Union, calling on the Union to provide information as to why President, Joe Murray, is absent from his post. Beckett open letter calls for transparency... #Beckett #TheGryphon
"30.11.2016 17:08:01" thegryphon.co.uk Student pauses degree to launch FGM charity – The Gryphon Bethel Tadesse is originally from Leeds but studies at Northampton University. While students often take time between their second and third years to study abroad or complete a year in industry, Bethel created Hidden Scars, a charity devoted to One student decided enough was enough... #FGM #HiddenScars #TheGryphon
"30.11.2016 17:03:41" thegryphon.co.uk Campus Watch: Cardiff Uni Plans for new Student Centre face heavy criticism – The Gryphon The building, designed by Field Clegg Bradley Studios, is set to be built on Park Place and the university say the investment is vital to keeping its status as a top university. Cardiff Student Centre comes under fire... #CardiffUni #TheGryphon
"30.11.2016 09:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Aberystwyth students can win £10,000 in Dragons' Den style competition – The Gryphon Students at Aberystwyth University have the opportunity to win over a 'Dragon' in a Dragon's Den-style competition as some budding entrepreneurs get the chance to pitch their business ideas. Budding entrepreneurs have their chance to win over a 'Dragon'... #DragonsDen #AberUni #TheGryphon
"30.11.2016 09:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Campus Watch: Union bans right-wing tabloids citing “fascist” tendencies – The Gryphon Last week, students at City University of London voted to ban selling The Sun, Daily Mail and Express in a motion titled “opposing fascism and social divisiveness in the UK”. The motion reflects a surge in censorship at British universities, and gives Censoring tabloids from the UK's leading university for journalism? Interesting... #CityUni #TheGryphon
"29.11.2016 19:51:47" thegryphon.co.uk “There's just no hiding behind anything”: Charlotte Crosby talks the latest app on the dating scene, ShowReal – The Gryphon There are a huge amount of dating apps on the market now. From the giant that is Tinder, to Bumble, OkCupid, match.com and Coffee Meets Bagel (yes, that is a thing), you could argue that the market is already over saturated. Yet a new app is now on the Tinder but with videos? Charlotte Crosby tells us about new dating app ShowReal
"29.11.2016 17:05:16" thegryphon.co.uk Campus Watch: Colleges look to create “sanctuary campuses” for illegal immigrants – The Gryphon Thousands of students, professors and alumni have signed petitions demanding that their universities become “sanctuaries” for undocumented students whose immigration status looks increasingly precarious following the outcome of the US election. Could American universities become havens for illegal immigrants? #SanctuaryCampus #TheGryphon
"29.11.2016 16:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk Students turn to payday loans as living costs rise – The Gryphon In a survey of over 1000 students, research from Future Finance has found over 30% of these have turned to payday loans, credit cards and overdrafts to cover financial expenses while at university. Are you being forced to use payday loans? #StudentFees #TheGryphon
"29.11.2016 09:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk Leeds student scoops top prize in national photography competition – The Gryphon Henry Nathan, an undergraduate in Film, Media and photography, entered his freelance work into Calumet Photographic's national annual competition but didn't think it would get noticed. He said “I never dared believe that I could come first because of the Picture prowess! #TheGryphon
"29.11.2016 09:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Vigil for lives lost to trans hate – The Gryphon On Monday evening, a group of people (many drenched, some holding lanterns) filled the foyer of the University's Union to take part in a minute's silence to remember all of the trans people who have died – often unremarked by the wider community – as a A candlelit vigil was held in the Union Building to remember those that died... #TDoR #TheGryphon http://www.thegryphon.co.uk/2016/11/25/vigil-for-lives-lost-to-trans-hate/
"27.11.2016 17:17:25" thegryphon.co.uk Bike thief arrested outside The Edge – The Gryphon On Monday night security personnel at the University of Leeds detained a man who was attempting to steal a push bike which was locked up outside The Edge Sports Centre. He was found with equipment on his person to enable the theft. Police found him with 'equipment to enable theft' #BikeThief #TheGryphon
"27.11.2016 17:13:38" thegryphon.co.uk Beckett student jailed for unprovoked assault – The Gryphon A Leeds Beckett student has been jailed for 18 months after an unprovoked violent attack left a fellow student partially blind. The attack left the victim partially blind... #TheGryphon
"27.11.2016 09:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Leeds Creatives: the lowdown – The Gryphon The event played host to a number of speakers who are having a huge impact within the city's cultural industries. LSR DJs filled the gaps between speakers and at the end of the day there was a buffet put on by headline speaker, Adam Smith, from the Real Check out what went down at the first ever Gryphon, LSR and LSTV collaboration... #LeedsCreatives #TheGryphon
"27.11.2016 09:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Thousands march against Tory education bill – The Gryphon Last Saturday, thousands of students and lecturers from across the UK travelled to London to oppose imminent government changes to Higher Education. The march from Park Lane to Parliament Square was followed by a rally including speakers such as the NUS The NUS demo brought to the fore fears over government education bill... #TEF #TheGryphon http://www.thegryphon.co.uk/2016/11/25/thousands-march-against-tory-education-bill/
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"25.11.2016 16:14:45" thegryphon.co.uk Magic Lantern Festival lights up Roundhay – The Gryphon The Magic Lantern Festival opens tonight in Leeds and is something you definitely do not want to miss this festive season. The festival trail consists of 40 giant handmade lantern displays made from 40,000 light bulbs all set to illuminate the Roundhay Magic lantern festival opens at 5pm tonight! #MagicLanternFest #MagicLanternLeeds #TheGryphon
"24.11.2016 17:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Marks and Spencer: Shake up or shut down? – The Gryphon As a business founded in our beloved Leeds, it is shocking to receive reports of Marks and Spencer's profit loss of 88%. Michael Marks, a Polish migrant founded the dominant high street brand in 1884, setting up his 'penny bazaar' of pegs and buttons at Why the decline of Leeds' most famous brand? (From: The Gryphon Business) #MarksandSpencer #TheGryphon #Leeds
"24.11.2016 15:51:21" thegryphon.co.uk Campus Watch: University of Reading students roam the streets dressed as 'pikeys' – The Gryphon The University of Reading has issued a statement condemning the behaviour of a group of students who dressed as 'pikeys', a derogatory term for the Gypsy or Traveller community. Reading students dress as 'pikeys' in a disgraceful display... #ReadingUni #TheGryphon
"24.11.2016 09:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Neo-Nazi terrorist gets life for murder of MP Jo Cox – The Gryphon Extreme right wing terrorist Thomas Mair has today been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox, whom he shot and stabbed to death in Birstall, near Leeds, on the 16th of June. 53-year-old Thomas Mair was found guilty of murder... #JoCox #TheGryphon
"23.11.2016 18:03:02" Leeds Student Radio A massive thank you to all who came down to Leeds Creatives yesterday. It was definitely something special that we won't forget in a hurry.
We are hugely grateful to Raf Bogan, Honest Edibles, Leanne Buchan, Tom Smith, Girls That Gig, Transform, East A huge thank you to everyone who came down to Leeds Creatives yesterday, we hope you all enjoyed the event and have learnt all about how to get involved in the creative industries in Leeds
"23.11.2016 17:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk Turncoat Trump backtracks on headline policies – The Gryphon He has yet to officially begin his presidency, but President-Elect Donald Trump has already reached nearly a dozen U-turns on policy promises that featured prominently in his campaign. President Elect Donald Trump seems less keen to follow through on campaign claims... #TurncoatTrump #TheGryphon
"23.11.2016 17:00:02" thegryphon.co.uk Campus Watch: Pennsylvania use puppies to combat post-election distress – The Gryphon The University of Pennsylvania has provided emotional support puppies, colouring books and chocolate for devastated students after Trump's victory in the race for presidency. Puppies for PTSD (Post Trump Stress Disorder)...
"23.11.2016 09:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk 15,000 march through London to protest government higher education plans – The Gryphon Last Saturday thousands of students and lecturers from across the UK travelled to London for the event which began with a march from Park Lane to Parliament Square followed by a rally including speakers such as the NUS president Malia Bouattia and the Students turn out in force to oppose the government's higher education plans... #NUS #TheGryphon
"23.11.2016 09:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Campus Watch: The Simpsons to be the focus of Glasgow philosophy course – The Gryphon The one-day course is named “D'oh! The Simpsons Introduce Philosophy” and is aimed at members of the public who have an interest in philosophy and want to learn more. Any deep thoughts about The Simpsons? #TheSimpsons #TheGryphon
"22.11.2016 17:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Photo stunt for forgotten Yemen crisis – The Gryphon On Tuesday the LUU Oxfam Society staged a brief “photo stunt” outside the Union building as part of a campaign which hopes to raise awareness of the ongoing Yemen crisis. Members of the society posed with a banner asking “Who Cares About Yemen” to show Who cares about Yemen? #YemenCrisis #TheGryphon
"22.11.2016 14:02:24" thegryphon.co.uk Political Party Clash: Central for Corbyn? – The Gryphon MP for Leeds Central, Hilary Benn, has long been an opponent of the ever-popular Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn. Hilary Benn was one of the first casualties of Corbyn's clean-up of his party, sacked as shadow foreign secretary and prompting a wave of Benn v Corbyn again? #LabourParty #TheGryphon
"22.11.2016 10:12:26" TODAY // Leeds Creatives TODAY // Leeds Creatives Leeds Student Radio, LSTV and The Gryphon bring you a line-up of speakers who are changing the shape of your city's culture.
Leeds Creatives is an afternoon of presentations concerning the arts, theatre, musical education and culinary innovation, Just a couple of hours to go before Leeds Creatives is kicking off! We've got speakers from The Real Junk Food Project, Cosmic Slop, Girls that Gig and loads more. There will be a free buffet and loads of amazing raffle prizes up for grabs...
"22.11.2016 09:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Students who default on their loans should be arrested, claims Think Tank – The Gryphon The Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) has suggested that students, and in particular those who come from the EU to study in Britain, should be arrested and prosecuted if they don't pay back their student loans. Not paying your student loan a criminal offence? #StudentLoans #TheGryphon
"21.11.2016 17:06:40" TODAY // Leeds Creatives TODAY // Leeds Creatives Leeds Student Radio, LSTV and The Gryphon bring you a line-up of speakers who are changing the shape of your city's culture.
Leeds Creatives is an afternoon of presentations concerning the arts, theatre, musical education and culinary innovation, Don't forget to come along to our Leeds Creatives event tomorrow, 12.30pm onwards in Function! We've got some great raffle prizes up for grabs, an amazing buffet from The Real Junk Food Project and speakers from Girls That Gig, Cosmic Slop and East Street
"21.11.2016 09:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Transgender Day of Remembrance in LUU – The Gryphon 2016 has been the deadliest year on record for trans people, and in particular trans women of colour, as many have been unlawfully killed. Students remember victims of the 'deadliest year on record' for trans people #TDoR #TheGryphon http://www.thegryphon.co.uk/2016/11/20/transgender-day-of-remembrance-in-luu/
"20.11.2016 17:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk An interview with Hilary Benn, MP – The Gryphon The Gryphon sat down with Hilary Benn, Member of Parliament for Leeds Central, to discuss Trump, Brexit, and the state of the Labour Party. The Gryphon discusses Trump, Brexit and the Labour Party with MP Hilary Benn... #HilaryBenn #TheGryphon
"20.11.2016 09:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Campus Watch: Cambridge students slammed for holding drinking initiation on remembrance Sunday – The Gryphon We often hear the phrase, 'there's a time and a place' and, evidently, a sombre square opposite a church on Remembrance Sunday is not the time nor the place to hold a noisy, boozy sports initiation. Cambridge students seen drinking outside a church on Remembrance Sunday #TheGryphon
"19.11.2016 17:05:27" thegryphon.co.uk An interview with Hilary Benn, MP – The Gryphon The Gryphon sat down with Hilary Benn, Member of Parliament for Leeds Central, to discuss Trump, Brexit, and the state of the Labour Party. We sat down with Hilary Benn, Member of Parliament for Leeds Central, to discuss Trump, Brexit, and the state of the Labour Party.
"19.11.2016 17:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk New cafe set to open in Edward Boyle – The Gryphon The Edward Boyle Library is set to open its first café ready for second semester. Great Food at Leeds have announced that the coffee shop 'The Book Club' will be located on level nine, and have released a sneak peek video of the new modern cafe, with The kind of Book Club everyone can subscribe to... #TheBookClub #EddyB #TheGryphon
"19.11.2016 16:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk 'TEFCO' protest against university reform proposals – The Gryphon On Monday afternoon, Leeds Union activists ran a stall outside Essentials in a bid to register students for NUS's forthcoming national demonstration. The apron wearing, tin can wielding campaigners petitioned under the banner 'TEFCO' in an attempt to Students campaign against the marketisation of the education system... #TEFCO #TheGryphon
"19.11.2016 12:45:58" thegryphon.co.uk Engineering Havoc: The Civil Engineering building was evacuated three times in one week – The Gryphon The University of Leeds' Civil Engineering Building on campus has been evacuated and cordoned off by fire services and police on three separate occasions this week following an reported leak of a 'respiratory irritant'. Still haven't gotten to the bottom of the Engineering Evac... #LeedsEngineering #TheGryphon
"17.11.2016 10:02:00" thegryphon.co.uk Campus Watch: Birmingham scientists aim to create sperm fertility app – The Gryphon Scientists from the University of Birmingham have formulated mathematical equations that will help determine the efficiency of human sperm based on visual factors. Scientists crack the fertility equation... #MaleFertility #TheGryphon
"17.11.2016 09:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Leeds researchers 'virtually immortalise' character in world first – The Gryphon A team of researchers at the University of Leeds have virtually immortalised Joey from popular US sitcom, Friends, in the first step towards transforming popular television characters into digital avatars. How you doin'? #VirtualJoey #TheGryphon
"16.11.2016 14:33:39" The Gryphon's Alternative Pub Quiz The Gryphon's Alternative Pub Quiz The Gryphon Alternative Pub Quiz // 7-9pm, Terrace// £1 entry
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Are you Louis Theroux's biggest fan? Netflix connoisseur? Master of memes?
Come along to The Gryphon's alternative pub quiz and show off your knowledge If a quiz is quizzical, then what's a test?
"15.11.2016 19:44:04" thegryphon.co.uk NUS holding demo against higher education changes this weekend – The Gryphon Higher education is changing dramatically – NHS bursaries and maintenance grants have been scrapped, the student loan terms have changed and tuition fees are set to reach £12,000 by 2026. The demonstration is ask for free education, an end to cuts and Join the demonstration against changes to higher education... #Nov19 #TheGryphon
"15.11.2016 17:48:56" The Gryphon Engineering building evacuated after students experience 'respiratory problems' #EngineeringEvac #TheGryphon Following today's evacuation of the School of Engineering, the Fire Service have confirmed that the buildings are safe to re-enter and that all buildings have been reopened.
"15.11.2016 17:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Campus Watch: Cambridge students reject plan to end publicl display of exam results – The Gryphon Cambridge Students have decisively rejected a plan to put an end to the “wailing wall” of exam results, a 300 year old tradition which publicly publishes the grades of named students. Cambridge students vote to waive their right to anonymity. Would you want your exam results posted publicly? #ExamResults #TheGryphon
"15.11.2016 15:45:02" thegryphon.co.uk Leeds Engineering Building evacuated after 'respiratory irritant' leak – The Gryphon The Engineering Building on the University of Leeds campus has been evacuated and cordoned off by fire services and police following a chemical leak. West Yorkshire Fire Service reported that they were called to the scene following 'reports of a Engineering building evacuated after students experience 'respiratory problems' #EngineeringEvac #TheGryphon
"15.11.2016 11:56:46" thegryphon.co.uk Fatal traffic collision on Kirkstall Road – The Gryphon West Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was killed and a driver seriously injured in a road traffic incident last night on Kirkstall Road nearby the Cardigan Fields retail park. The 33-year-old male cyclist was pronounced dead at Cyclist killed and driver seriously injured in a collision last night on Kirkstall Road. #TheGryphon
"14.11.2016 17:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Gold-flecked GM 'wonder-wheat' to feed the world – The Gryphon An Essex University Professor, Christine Raines, is leading a team of scientists who are at the forefront of research into genetically modified crops. 'Wonder-wheat' can put an end to famine... #WonderWheat #TheGryphon
"14.11.2016 16:40:01" thegryphon.co.uk Students create app to vanquish revision stress – The Gryphon Two medical students from the University of Leeds have launched a new study platform in an effort to beat revision stress and increase memory retention by up to 80 per cent. Synap wants to stop you stressing and get you learning... #Synap #TheGryphon
"14.11.2016 10:19:41" thegryphon.co.uk Trump is our problem too – The Gryphon Trump's victory was followed by an uncharacteristically gracious acceptance speech where he reached out to opponents and pledged to serve for all. This is perhaps an early sign that he could in practice be less radical than the election signalled. However Donald Trump's influence doesn't stop at the wa - border with Mexico... #PresidentTrump #TheGryphon
"13.11.2016 18:54:31" The Gryphon's Alternative Pub Quiz The Gryphon's Alternative Pub Quiz The Gryphon Alternative Pub Quiz // 7-9pm, Terrace// £1 entry
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Are you Louis Theroux's biggest fan? Netflix connoisseur? Master of memes?
Come along to The Gryphon's alternative pub quiz and show off your knowledge Don't forget to come along to The Gryphon's Alternative Pub Quiz on Wednesday night - we'll be testing your knowledge of Louis Theroux, Netflix and memes... And we'll even have a DJ set from our very own Mark McDiva
"13.11.2016 17:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Trump's loud mouth: the worst of the President Elect – The Gryphon Now that Trump has been elected leader of the Free World surely the best thing to do is list the worst things he's ever said, right? The Gryphon has you covered… The worst of President Elect, Donald J. Trump. #PresidentTrump #TheGryphon
"13.11.2016 16:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Campus Watch: Men's football team suspended for misogynistic comments – The Gryphon The men's football team at Harvard University have been suspended for the rest of the season after revelations of the sexual comments that they have made about the women's football team. The team is currently ranked number one in the Ivy League Men's Harvard men's football team punished for sexism. #HarvardSoccer #TheGryphon
"13.11.2016 09:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Students swarm campus for a jar of Laidlaw honey – The Gryphon After a year of toil, the fifty thousand British bees of Laidlaw Library's roof garden have yielded their first batch of honey. The occasion marks a successful year for the university's bee programme. The Laidlaw has an apiary? I don't bee-lieve it! #LaidlawBees #TheGryphon
"13.11.2016 08:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk Campaigners implore students to join antibiotic resistance – The Gryphon Activists from SERIOUSLY, a high profile national campaign which aims to tackle what the NHS claims is the “biggest threat to health” humans will ever face, brought the message to a frosty campus on Thursday as part of a city wide effort to highlight the Antibiotic resistance is "the biggest threat to health" of modern times. SERIOUSLY want antibiotics abuse to stop. #SERIOUSLY #TheGryphon
"12.11.2016 14:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk New café to open in Edward Boyle Library – The Gryphon Great Food at Leeds have announced that they will be opening a café in Edward Boyle in early 2017. The café will be on level 9 and called 'The Book Club'. Edward Boyle to get a new café: 'The Book Club'! Is Boyle the new Laidlaw? #Eddyb #TheBookClub #TheGryphon
"12.11.2016 09:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk “Incredibly proud” Brownlees switch on Leeds' Christmas lights – The Gryphon While some believe that a silly TV advert marks the start of the Christmas countdown, we know that the Christmas clock truly began on Thursday (10th November) with the spectacular switch on of Leeds' Christmas lights. Thousands came to witness the latest The countdown to Christmas begins with the Leeds Christmas lights! #LeedsLights #TheGryphon
"12.11.2016 08:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk From outsider to the Oval Office: Trump's timeline – The Gryphon 1988 • Oprah asks Trump if he would ever run for president – “Probably not,” he answers, “[but] I think I'd win. I'll tell you what: I wouldn't go in to lose.” Donald Trump has done it... here's a reminder of his twisting path to presidency. #PresidentTrump #TheGryphon
"11.11.2016 17:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk American Horror Story: World in shock as Donald Trump is elected President of the United States of America – The Gryphon Republican Donald Trump has been elected the 45th President of the United States of America, beating Hillary Clinton with a result that has shocked and scared many. President Trump... it sends a chill down the spine just to say it. #PresidentTrump #TheGryphon
"08.11.2016 21:13:14" thegryphon.co.uk Clinton vs Trump: LSR host press conference ahead of US elections – The Gryphon With Old Bar filling up already, members of LSR talked to the press about the US elections, giving their thoughts and opinions about the upcoming results. Members of the panel represented both the UK and the US providing a views from both sides of the It's finally here: the US Presidential Election. Clinton vs Trump. Who will win? #USElection #ClintonvTrump #TheGryphon
"08.11.2016 17:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Campus Watch: Beauty contest banned due to ugly behaviour – The Gryphon A beauty contest held at Keio University in Tokyo has been banned after allegations were made against the organisers. It has been claimed that the group was forcing minors to drink and that male members of the group gang-raped a female student. A glimpse into the weird world of Japanese university beaty contests... #KeioUniversity #TheGryphon
"08.11.2016 16:27:00" thegryphon.co.uk Campus Watch: Mourning of famous tree in Sydney campus – The Gryphon Australian students awoke on Sunday morning to the news that 'Jacaranda', “the most famous tree in Australian education” had collapsed. The University of Sydeney's famous Jacaranda tree falls #Jacaranda #TheGryphon
"08.11.2016 16:23:55" The Gryphon's Alternative Pub Quiz The Gryphon's Alternative Pub Quiz The Gryphon Alternative Pub Quiz // 7-9pm, Terrace// £1 entry
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Are you Louis Theroux's biggest fan? Netflix connoisseur? Master of memes?
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"08.11.2016 12:07:06" thegryphon.co.uk Alive and Kicking: the continuing sexism in football – The Gryphon 2016 has not been the best year for sport. From doping to corruption allegations, negative headlines have often overshadowed the impressive feats achieved at this year's big sporting events. In addition, this year an old age issue within sport, In a difficult year for football, The Gryphon • Sport looks at the ongoing issue of sexism.
"08.11.2016 12:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Knitwear sculptures keep campus cosy – The Gryphon The “community-made knitted sculptures” were produced in celebration of the Yorkshire Year of the Textile, an arts project initiated by the newly launched Cultural Institute at the University. On-campus decorations in celebration of Yorkshire Year of the Textile (From: The Gryphon • News)
"07.11.2016 21:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Review: I, Daniel Blake – highlights the uncomfortable truth – The Gryphon After winning the Palme D'or – the oldest recipient in the award's history – Ken Loach is back in UK cinemas this week with I, Daniel Blake, a story of the titular Tyneside joiner (Dave Johns) kicked from pillar to post by a faceless, uncaring Raw but real - the harsh truths behind 'broken Britain'. The Gryphon • Arts reviews I, Daniel Blake
"07.11.2016 19:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Is fashion too accessible? – The Gryphon Fashion used to the be the realm of the rich and famous, but with the rise of social media and high street collaborations, there has been revolution in the fashion world – but is this a good thing? "Fashion should not be limited to a certain people, it should be for everyone as a means of self-expression and interest." How the whole world is completely on trend (From: The Gryphon • Fashion)
"07.11.2016 18:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk The ever-present threat of cultural appropriation – The Gryphon It's dreaded X Factor season again. Despite my determination not to involve myself in this strange cycle of churning out average pop stars who will either fall into anonymity or a sustain very short-lived career, here I am writing about The X Factor. The "In the spirit of #BlackHistoryMonth, it is time to appreciate the provocative art put before us by talented black musicians, instead of commodifying and trivializing black culture." (From: The Gryphon • Music)
"07.11.2016 17:01:00" thegryphon.co.uk Vice Chancellor Question Time – The Gryphon The event began with Sir Alan Langlands outlining his views on how Brexit could affect the University of Leeds, warning that the exit from the EU could lead to a drop in international student numbers as well as making it harder to attract top academics Find out what Leeds' Vice-Chancellor had to say about government policy and university failings... #VCQuestionTime #TheGryphon http://www.thegryphon.co.uk/2016/11/04/vice-chancellor-question-time/
"07.11.2016 16:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk Campus Watch: Coventry safe sex initiative offers students £400 to have sex on camera – The Gryphon A Coventry University project aimed at reducing the number of young adults with STIs has been criticised after offering students £400 to have sex on camera. Campus watch: Coventry University
Would you do it on camera for £400?
"07.11.2016 15:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk The not-so-Great British Bake Off – The Gryphon With its soggy sponges and three-tier showstoppers, the BBC's Great British Bake Off has come to an end. After seven series and countless weeks of showing the nation all of Britain's finest baking, Bake Off will be moving to Channel 4 and there is no Over-baked and overrated - believe it or not, some are not such fans of soggy bottoms (From: The Gryphon • Views)
"07.11.2016 13:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk EU applications to study in UK down by 9% – The Gryphon Following Brexit, there was concern from both UK and EU students about its impact on studying abroad as well as travelling, particularly in regards to the restriction of free travel for the UK. It is thought this drop is linked to those fears. Another #Brexit blow - despite an overall increase in applications, those from our long-lost EU have decreased by 9%. (From: The Gryphon • News)
"07.11.2016 12:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk City back to their best – Premier League Review 29/30th Oct – The Gryphon Manchester City, after a recent drop in form, returned to their scintillating best on Saturday as they dismantled West Brom at the Hawthorns with considerable ease, winning 4-0. This was followed by Tuesday night's hugely 3-1 impressive victory over A weekend spent shouting at the telly - here's a round up of all the #PremierLeague games! (From: The Gryphon • Sport)
"07.11.2016 09:14:06" thegryphon.co.uk Is your taxi safe? License review reveals criminal convictions – The Gryphon Following a review of taxi licensing regulations, Leeds City Council has uncovered “a range of unreported convictions and police cautions” among the city's taxi drivers, according to a report drafted for councillors. A new review leaves Leeds taxis in a new light. http://www.thegryphon.co.uk/2016/11/04/is-your-taxi-safe-license-review-reveals-criminal-convictions/ #LeedsTaxis #TheGryphon
"07.11.2016 09:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Institutional racism in British universities – The Gryphon Despite their endorsements of diversity and inclusivity, institutional racism has been a recurring theme throughout British universities. With statistics such as 60 of the UK's 14,000 professors being black across the entire sector, academics and student Report identifies racism in British universities. #UniRacism #TheGryphon
"06.11.2016 17:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Police issue warning over suspected GHB overdoses – The Gryphon West Yorkshire Police have issued a public warning after a suspected contaminated batch of the party drug, Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB), led to four people falling ill at a Halloween Event on Saturday night. Police concerned after a contaminated batch of the party drug leaves four people hospitalised. #GHB #TheGryphon
"06.11.2016 17:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Community sports fight housing development plans in LS6 – The Gryphon The future purpose of a site in LS6 is in dispute, with LS6 Community Sports – which sees a desperate need for a sports field – fighting against plans for housing developments. Anger builds over housing development plans in Hyde Park. #LS6HousingPlans #TheGryphon
"05.11.2016 17:01:02" thegryphon.co.uk A Branson pickle! Students complain of “appalling” Virgin Media broadband in Hyde Park – The Gryphon The Gryphon has received a number of complaints from students living in the Hyde Park area about poor Virgin Media broadband service, a problem which seems to have been recurring for over a year now, with many customers trying to claim money back. Are you Virgin on switching internet provider? Thinking of going down another router? You're not alone... #HydePark #VirginMedia #TheGryphon
"05.11.2016 17:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Marauding motorcyclists cause chaos on streets of Leeds – The Gryphon Two arrests have been made following an incident on Halloween when a group of youths drove erratically around the centre of Leeds in a 'Mad Max'-style ride out on motorcycles, scooters and quad bikes. Bikers ride through Leeds on Halloween: less scary, more annoying... #HalloweenBikers #TheGryphon
"04.11.2016 21:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk What I learnt at the Marxist Society GIAG – The Gryphon Whether from distant or recent memories of classrooms and discussions, the term 'Marxism' is familiar to most of us. We've all heard about Marx: the philosopher, the economist, the sociologist, the journalist. We may even know the basics of Marxism: about “Marxism is the doctrine of the struggle of the working class” - all you need to know about Leeds University Marxist Society (From: The Gryphon • Society)
"04.11.2016 19:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Review: Workshy @ Live Art Bistro – authentic and endearing – The Gryphon Katy Baird's Workshy is a show about her life, eventful and uneventful alike, presented in an authentic and endearing piece of performance art. It can be hard to say that a show where someone pisses into a carafe and drinks it is endearing, but it really "It can be hard to say that a show where someone pisses into a carafe and drinks it is endearing, but it really was." The Gryphon • Arts reviews Katy Baird presents Workshy - National Tour Autumn 16
"04.11.2016 18:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk The Lad Bible and mental health – The Gryphon Whatever just appeared in your head it probably wasn't a campaign which encourages more open discussion and greater awareness of male mental health. However, LAD bible is working with major charities Mind, the Samaritans, CALM (Campaign against Living "To ask for support doesn't de-masculinise someone, instead it makes you stronger and men need to know that." The Gryphon • Blogs on The LAD Bible's mental health awareness campaign
"04.11.2016 16:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk The Hedonist Project, Let's Get Piste! – The Gryphon In celebration of their one-year anniversary, bar tending trio, Tom Finnon, Daniel Crowther and Bruce Lerman partnered with Barcadi Brown Foreman and DC Shoes to create the new season of The Hedonist Project: The Alpine Ski Lodge otherwise known as, Get When you go off piste, you get piste off! The Hedonist Project takes on yet another guise... (From: The Gryphon • Lifestyle & Culture)
"04.11.2016 15:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk High street knock-offs: Keeping the wheels turning? – The Gryphon Copying or inspiration? The two words carry very different definitions and also very different meanings, especially in the fashion industry. There has been endless debate as to whether high street knock-offs are keeping the wheels turning for high-end "Are high street knock offs of high-end brands plain plagiarism or a welcome dose of fashion democracy?" (From: The Gryphon • Fashion)
"04.11.2016 13:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Second year Literature: a short, scathing review – The Gryphon My summer was pretty dull. Being a skint student and a slow reader, I was working and reading, trying (and failing) to take no notice of all the sunny holiday photos I saw on facebook. For anyone else studying literature at university, or who wants to The best and worst literature picks from The Gryphon • Blogs
"04.11.2016 12:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Khruangbin @ The Wardrobe, 19/10/16 – The Gryphon The room is packed, some are fans at the front row but most, like me, seem to be at The Wardrobe out of pure curiosity. The lights change: blue and pink, to match the band's most recent album cover The Universe Smiles Upon You. The crowd gets closer to The hypnotic, other-worldly trio captivated all at The Wardrobe Leeds (From: The Gryphon • Music)
"03.11.2016 21:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Review – The Warehouse Project 2016: Kurupt FM – The Gryphon I was relatively late in the game with Kurupt FM. But after seeing them live for the first time at Hideout Festival this year, I fell head over heels. Love at first sight. The moment I arrived home, I committed to watching the two series of People Just Do "Their WHP was a perfect blend of Garage, Drum and Bass, Grime and a bit of General Levy." The People Just Do Nothing crew take over THE WAREHOUSE PROJECT (From: The Gryphon • Clubs)
"03.11.2016 19:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk Ethics in Science: A baby from 3 parents? – The Gryphon Ethics is an ever-present concern in science. No more so than when science clashes with human life itself in, for example euthanasia. That's one of the concerns surrounding a treatment which has been developed to treat faulty mitochondrial DNA.In essence, Double the dose of dad jokes. (From: The Gryphon • Science)
"03.11.2016 18:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Review: My Scientology Movie – intriguing, slow-paced Theroux documentary – The Gryphon Walking into the cinema to watch 'My Scientology Movie' you can't help but look back on how much Louis Theroux has influenced people and their view of the world; the same could be said for the leader of Scientology David Miscavige. As this documentary The legendary documentary-maker triumphs in his first big screen foray "with his charm and pathos that audiences have become so accustomed to over the years" (From: The Gryphon • Arts)
"03.11.2016 16:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk The Woman in Black: An Old Ghost Story For A Modern Audience – The Gryphon Upon first inspection, The Woman in Black does not sound like a particularly scary undertaking. It lacks the sweeping, desolate scale of the 2012 film adaption, and is free of the hyperreal gore that has come to saturate cinemas in recent years. In fact, The inexorable chill of Eel Marsh House... The Gryphon • Arts admires the timeless performance of The Woman In Black.
"03.11.2016 15:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: An unlikely collaboration – The Gryphon David Beckham and Kevin Hart team up yet again in their collaboration with H&M to bring 'wearable classics' to the ordinary man. The football legend and funny man are comedy gold in their advert for H&M, as they traverse the sandy landscape of Nevada When Beckham and Hart unite to produce 'wearable classics' that will not disappoint... (From: The Gryphon • Fashion)
"03.11.2016 13:30:02" thegryphon.co.uk Internet vigilantism: another word for Mob Justice – The Gryphon n 2016, internet vigilantism is not a new phenomenon. For many users, being part of a virtual justice squad that hunts down paedophiles, uncovers criminals and spreads awareness of wanted miscreants is, understandably, morally rewarding. However, more "If you've been the target of a public rant or as the vigilantes would call it, 'morally exposed', quite frankly, you've got no chance." The Gryphon • Views on the misunderstandings of the web-based world.
"03.11.2016 12:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk In The Middle with Louis Berry – The Gryphon Last Wednesday we had the opportunity to catch Louis Berry before his gig at The Wardrobe on the same day that Annie Mac interviewed him. The Gryphon • Music sat down for a chat with Louis Berry as his UK tour came to an end...
"02.11.2016 12:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Is This What You Wanted by The Last Shadow Puppets – The Gryphon The Last Shadow Puppets are back with a Leonard Cohen cover and in typical Turner-Kane fashion of late it is oozing with sex appeal. The cover sticks close to the original with a big emphasis on the bass line and vocals. Where the Shadow Puppet's cover "The Last Shadow Puppets are back with a Leonard Cohen cover and in typical Turner-Kane fashion of late, it is oozing with sex appeal." The Gryphon • Music reviews
"01.11.2016 21:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Review – The Warehouse Project 2016: Four Tet Presents – The Gryphon Walking into the The Warehouse Project for the first time, I was greeted by the ambient sounds of Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith who was in the middle of a beautiful live performance. Room 1 was overcome with her synthy magic and live vocal accompaniments — the "The whole night was expertly curated by Kieran Hebden (Four Tet), with each act flowing perfectly into the next, almost as if it was one long 8 hour set." The Gryphon • Clubs headed down to Four Tet's THE WAREHOUSE PROJECT bonanza
"01.11.2016 19:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Should Bob Dylan Have Won The Nobel Prize For Literature? – The Gryphon Bob Dylan was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature last week for 'having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition'. The news proved joyous for some – a travesty for others… "Can a song be literature? Why not? Because it isn't bound in a book; didn't wax lyrical; was not of lasting literary merit? Who decides something like that? What exactly is this thing called literature?" The Gryphon • Lifestyle & Culture defends Dylan
"01.11.2016 18:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Brexit effect on graduate placements – The Gryphon Statistically six out of every seven of you voted Remain. So it isn't a surprise that Brexit came as a surprise to many, especially in university. However, Brexit has arrived and with the PM Theresa May stating “Brexit means Brexit” there is little hope Life after uni is already a scary thought, add to that the 'B' word, and what do our futures hold? (From: The Gryphon Business).
"01.11.2016 18:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Online Exclusive: The Impact of Film Sountracks – The Gryphon Film soundtracks. Whether you're aware of it or not, the music that soundtracks our favourite films provides a foundation for the film's emotional impact. It inspires us. It engages us. It gives film an extra dynamic that heightens a film into that extra "It gives film an extra dynamic that heightens a film into that extra emotional dimension: music provides us an extra way to connect with characters on a more personal level." The Gryphon • Music discusses the art of movie soundtracks
"01.11.2016 16:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: 3 things you didn't know about Diwali – The Gryphon Diwali: The Festival of Lights – or Indian Christmas for the uninitiated. Every autumn, Indian families get together and celebrate with great grandeur. From decorating the entire house with grand lights to designing rangoli (mandala) art, to the buying The Gryphon • Society had a chat with The Indian Students Association so you can brush up on your knowledge of the Festival of Lights
"01.11.2016 15:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk In The Middle With Entertainment Journalist Emma Bullimore – The Gryphon 'It's been a bit of a crazy day with Will Young' says Emma when she picks up the phone. 'You know he's left Strictly? He had a spat with Len at the weekend but nothing that would make you think he'd actually leave. There's been a lot of speculation… so The Gryphon • Lifestyle & Culture has a chat with Emma Bullimore on broadcasting, journalism and Will Young...
"01.11.2016 13:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk 'Trainspotting' Review: A strong, striking performance – The Gryphon Before the first line is even delivered, Theatre Group's Trainspotting stage adaption drops you into a narcotic-tinted universe, as we are greeted with thumping techno, wavy dancers and a disorientating set. So striking is the set that it proves to almost "Before the first line is even delivered, Leeds University Union Theatre Group Trainspotting stage adaptation drops you into a narcotic-tinted universe, as we are greeted with thumping techno, wavy dancers and a disorientating set." The Gryphon • Arts
"01.11.2016 12:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Is #Hashtag a movement or not? – The Gryphon As social media becomes more and more politicised, Somya Mehta looks at Facebook and Twitter as platforms for change. Is this straying away from a tradition of activism? Or is it a new and innovative way to bring issues to all corners of the globe? "Is this straying away from a tradition of activism? Or is it a new and innovative way to bring issues to all corners of the globe?" The Gryphon • Features discusses the #Hashtag
"31.10.2016 21:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Review – Cave Rave at Church – The Gryphon Behind the ridiculously cheesy music, horrendous venue layout and remnants of VS bottles surrounding the dancefloor, Halo always had the potential of becoming a serious clubbing venue. Two years after its closure, following extensive renovations, new "Behind the ridiculously cheesy music, horrendous venue layout and remnants of VS bottles surrounding the dancefloor, Halo always had the potential of becoming a serious clubbing venue. Two years after its closure, following extensive renovations, new
"31.10.2016 19:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk 8 Essential Halloween Films – The Gryphon Whilst most people would go for Shawn of the Dead for classic horror comedy, my recommendation goes to Peter Jackson's Braindead! As zombies infect a small New Zealand town Lionel just can't let go of his infected mother. Something close to Evil Dead 2 You may have been celebrating all weekend, but tonight is the night! The Gryphon • Arts suggests the ultimate Halloween movies
"31.10.2016 18:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk LGBTQ+ Representation in Books: Does it Exist? – The Gryphon LGBTQ+ representation in books is difficult to gauge. It's difficult because, chances are, unless you're intensely looking for books with representation, you won't accidently stumble across them. Unless you're looking, they are a distant concept. It's "It's difficult to find books with LGBTQ+ characters; when you do, they're often side characters, there as a token, or abysmally written." - The Gryphon • Lifestyle & Culture discusses an absence in literature...
"31.10.2016 16:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Welfare at Leeds: Black Mental Health – The Gryphon The first in our series on welfare and advice at Leeds, this week your Activities Exec, Taiwo, takes a look back at LUU's Black Mental Health event that was held in Pyramid on the 10th October. The 10th October was World Mental Health Day. It is a day for As Black History Month comes to an end, The Gryphon • Blogs reflects on the Union's discussion on Black Mental Health.
"31.10.2016 15:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Are rising fees making University inaccessible for less advantaged students? – The Gryphon Students starting their degrees in September 2017 at Leeds and many other Universities around the country will be paying a higher tuition fee of £9,250 per year, and this is set to rise year by year in line with inflation. This has provoked concern that Should university really only be for those who can afford it? (From: The Gryphon Business)
"31.10.2016 13:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk The Uni's Own Coffee Society: Revealed – The Gryphon Bringing people together who share the same appreciation for a cup of coffee, learning about a variety of coffee from local producers based in Leeds and, the best part, a good brew made right on campus from a selection of the finest coffee beans grown Crazy for coffee? Get involved with the LUU Coffee Society! (From: The Gryphon • Society)
"31.10.2016 12:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Leeds' Face the Resilient Northumbria in First Game of the Season – The Gryphon The opening game of the season for Leeds' Netball 4s was a challenging one to say the least, as the Northumbria 3s took an undefeatable stand against our Gryphons. It was all seemingly equal from the outset of the first quarter as Leeds took the first A tough start to the season for Leeds' Netball 4s... (From: The Gryphon • Sport)
"31.10.2016 09:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Hum for Harambe: Candlelight vigil held for late gorilla – The Gryphon “Harambe was sadly taken from us, but his heart still stays in all of us.” So runs the description of the Facebook event that attracted the interest of upwards of two thousand users of the site. Whilst the physical turn out for the Candlelight Vigil for A vigil held for a gorilla? You bet. But Harambe is more than an animal. He's a meme… #Harambe #TheGryphon
"25.10.2016 20:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Review – Super Hans at The Wardrobe | The Gryphon Before attending this gig, it was extremely hard to predict what I was going to experience from this hedonistic, morally corrupt icon of the new millennium. It soon transpired that this performance was a celebration of everything that the character of "Before attending this gig, it was extremely hard to predict what I was going to experience from this hedonistic, morally corrupt icon of the new millennium." The Gryphon • Clubs experienced Super Hans at The Wardrobe Leeds
"25.10.2016 20:00:00" "Before attending this gig, it was extremely hard to predict what I was going to experience from this hedonistic, morally corrupt icon of the new millennium." The Gryphon • Clubs experienced Super Hans at The Wardrobe Leeds
"25.10.2016 18:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Human Cooperation: Come on, come on, let's stick together | The Gryphon Working together is often cited as being one of the things that makes humans special, however it's not a trait specific to humans. Indeed, we are a social ape and as such, we rely on our societal cooperation to achieve feats greater than the sum of our Team work can make a dream work (From: The Gryphon • Science)
"25.10.2016 17:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Young vintage lovers in Leeds | The Gryphon When it comes to Generation Y and the 'Millennial' experience, the youth of today have a tough ride. Having drawn the short straw thanks to economic depression, climate change and the implications of the 'baby boomer' culture, insult is added to injury The Romantic youth of today... The Gryphon • Features finds out more about those who feel like the were born in the wrong era
"25.10.2016 15:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk '13th' Review – A meticulously timed documentary | The Gryphon This searing 2016 documentary highlights the deliberate criminalisation of African American citizens, and the ways in which institutionalised racism has transformed the nature of politics, incarceration policies and the overall African American fight for "This searing 2016 documentary highlights the deliberate criminalisation of African American citizens, and the ways in which institutionalised racism has transformed the nature of politics, incarceration policies and the overall African American fight for
"25.10.2016 14:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk “Black lives matter on their own –and that doesn't mean that white lives don't matter.'' | The Gryphon On Monday 10th October, the event 'A Discussion on Black Mental Health' was held in the LUU as a part of Black History Month. The Gryphon speaks to Melissa Owusu, education officer at LUU and organizer of the event, in order to gain a greater The Gryphon • Features speaks to Melissa Owusu, education officer at LUU, in order to gain a greater understanding about mental health issues in the black community...
"25.10.2016 12:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk John Williams' Heroes @ Leeds Town Hall, 16/10/16 | The Gryphon John Williams is arguably the most influential score composer of our generation, being awarded five Academy Awards and grossing over 20 billion dollars worldwide with his films. It seems appropriate to commemorate the 84-year-old's work while he has no Legendary tunes from the legend himself. The Gryphon • Music reviews John Williams.
"25.10.2016 11:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: World War 3? I don't think so! | The Gryphon News of Russia moving ballistic missiles into Kaliningrad sparked mixed reactions: resignation, anger, and apocalyptic fear. Further was Russian testing that shows, yes, the Russian Navy can still fire a missile out of a submarine. None of this should be "So, as long as nothing goes horribly, horribly, wrong, we'll all be fine." With Halloween around the corner, The Gryphon • Views sparks doom and gloom...
"24.10.2016 20:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk 404 Not Found Is Four Tet bored yet? (From: The Gryphon • Music)
"24.10.2016 18:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Making Black History | The Gryphon If you speak to any hip-hop fans about 2016, somebody, and something, will almost definitely be the first thing they mention: Frank Ocean and his stunning album 'Blonde'. This was THE album. After 2012's 'Channel Orange' the wait for Ocean's follow up An ode to Frank Ocean courtesy of The Gryphon • Features
"24.10.2016 17:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk From The Breakfast Club to Juno: low budget movies that made it big time | The Gryphon It is not common to see low budget movies excel at the box office as they're normally in the shadow of high concept blockbusters. The top 20 highest grossing films of all time consist mainly of big budget movies and sequels. For instance, it's not likely The best things in life are always on a budget (From: The Gryphon • Blogs)
"24.10.2016 15:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk We don't need more Disney princes | The Gryphon It seems to be written in the Disney movie rule books that where there's a girl, there has to be a boy. But not just any boy. Disney law states that every girl needs a saviour, someone to complete what was so blatantly incomplete before and rescue her "The idea that a woman could just exist, complete and successful on her own, is seeming to be too much for even the fictional world, never mind the real one to grasp." Why Disney needs more free, independent women... (From: The Gryphon • Views)
"24.10.2016 14:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk 404 Not Found The BeeGees: staying alive? #SaveTheBees
(From: The Gryphon • Science)
"24.10.2016 12:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk 404 Not Found Introducing Leeds Freedom from Torture Student Group... (From: The Gryphon • Society)
"24.10.2016 11:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk The Decline of International Football? | The Gryphon As domestic football has resumed, with entertainment and goals aplenty, there is a strong argument to claim that the recent international break is unnecessary and that there has therefore been a serious decline in international football. Indeed, Harry "Perhaps the real decline is not of international football in general, it is to be found in a declining English national side, especially when juxtaposed with its domestic league, largely regarded as the best in the world." Is national football deflating?
"23.10.2016 20:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Gender, Sex and Rock n' Roll | The Gryphon With the recent celebration of National Coming Out Day, Sophia Simon-Bashall takes a closer look at the treatment of LGBTQ+ musicians by the music industry and even their fans. "Sexism and homophobia are still rampant problems both in the music industry and beyond, which means queer women get the worst of both worlds. Nobody's perfect, but dammit, we can do better" The Gryphon • Music discusses sex, gals and rock n roll
"23.10.2016 18:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk The World Applauds Ennis-Hill as She Bows out of Sport | The Gryphon Thursday October 13th marked the day that British legend, Jessica Ennis-Hill, retired from Athletics following an inspirational career on, and off, the track. After so many ups and downs, from injury prior to Beijing 2008 forcing her to miss the games, "It is easy to say that her success has provided the sport with an abundance of indelible memories across the years." The Gryphon • Sport bids farewell from the track to British legend, Jessica Ennis-Hill.
"23.10.2016 17:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk The Art of Budgeting: Lunch | The Gryphon Being a student is all about mastering the delicate art of scrimping and saving and doing just about anything to avoid reaching that dreaded overdraft limit. This is certainly not always easy! If you've just left home, it is likely that budgeting for How best to spend those pounds wisely on campus... (From: The Gryphon Business)
"23.10.2016 15:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk 404 Not Found He's just lingering like a bad smell. The return of Nigel Farage. (From: The Gryphon • Views)
"23.10.2016 14:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk 10 years later why is 'Wicked' as popular as ever? | The Gryphon The musical Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz, found its basis in Gregory Maguire's novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (1995), an alternative telling of the plot explored within Frank Baum's novel The Wonderful Realistically, who doesn't know the lyrics to Defying Gravity? (From: The Gryphon • Arts)
"23.10.2016 12:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk The Gryphon asks whether the proposals by a London hospital that would require pregnant women to show ID is fair? | The Gryphon Whilst being understandably controversial, and a suggestion that I believe would be very difficult to properly implement, I do believe that it is fair to expect women to provide an identity document when booking in for their labour at an NHS hospital. It The Gryphon • Views discusses if ID is necessary when booking in for labour at hospital
"23.10.2016 11:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Shooting on Pennsylvania university campus | The Gryphon In the early hours of Sunday morning, at the main campus in Lower Oxford Township, shots were fired at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania. Campus Watch: Lincoln University, Pennsylvania
Another shooting incident at a university across the pond...
"22.10.2016 20:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk In the Middle with Jagwar Ma | The Gryphon Jagwar Ma burst onto the scene in 2013 with Howlin', establishing their own blend of 90's nostalgia, dance and psychedelic rock. Maise Leddy caught up with vocalist Gabriel Winterfield ahead of their UK tour to discuss new release Every Now And Then…. The Gryphon • Music sat down with Jagwar Ma ahead of their imminent UK tour
"22.10.2016 18:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk The decision has already been made: Psychology of voting | The Gryphon You walk into the voting booth and before you are your choices. You've weighed the facts, considered each candidate for their merits yet you remain uncertain about your choice. For some unknown reason you drift towards one candidate over the other. You The world waits with baited breath... but do we already know the outcome of the US Presidential Election? (From: The Gryphon • Science)
"22.10.2016 17:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Can Leeds be at the heart of potential Brexit success | The Gryphon In the midst of the recent political and economic repercussions that have surrounded London in the past few months, it can become easy to be embroiled in the thought that 'the city' can prop up the nations current troubles. But to follow this dependent In this time of turmoil, can Leeds be the beating heart of Brexit success? (From: The Gryphon Business)
"22.10.2016 15:30:31" thegryphon.co.uk Why do politicians lie? | The Gryphon If there's one word to sum up 21st century politics, it's 'lying'. Be it the Lib Dems' promise on tuition fees, the WMDs in the Iraq war, or the £350 million the NHS is getting post-Brexit. In both the EU referendum and presidential debates it has been a "If there's one word to sum up 21st century politics, it's 'lying'." The Gryphon • Views discusses our political system and its torrent of lies...
"22.10.2016 14:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk 404 Not Found This weeks optical treats from The Gryphon • Arts
"22.10.2016 12:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk We have the right to Bremoan | The Gryphon Despite being denounced as “unpatriotic Bremoaners” in a recent Daily Mail editorial, those of us who voted to remain should not be afraid to hold the government to account over it's half baked plans for Brexit. Remain voters like myself have to accept Brexit, Bremain, Bremoan. The Gryphon • Views discusses our right to a very British moan...
"22.10.2016 11:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk 404 Not Found University library resources are under threat, despite huge expenditure on academic infrastructure (From: The Gryphon • News)
"22.10.2016 10:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk “Never in a million years did I think I'd win a race” – The Gryphon meets Sam Tordoff | The Gryphon Many students have an extra job to earn some money while studying, but it's unlikely that you'll spend your weekdays working, and then race across Britain as a weekend job. Leeds driver, Sam Tordoff, was runner up in this year's British Touring Car Think you have an exciting part time job? This week The Gryphon • Sport met Sam Tordoff, who spends his weekends driving in the British Touring Car Championship.
"21.10.2016 18:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk “Wellness did not serve me well” – the pitfalls of clean eating | The Gryphon So called 'Wellness' bloggers such as Ella Woodward and the Hemsley Sisters have turned the clean eating craze into an immensely profitable industry. Recently, this trend has attracted backlash, especially from medical experts. A recent BBC3 documentary "I, like many others, have bought into the idea that chia seeds, matcha lattes and smoothie bowls will make me a better, happier and healthier person. Unfortunately, this romanticised, Instagram worthy lifestyle is only available to a lucky few." The
"21.10.2016 17:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Deliveroo: How our new favourite takeaway app achieved such rapid success | The Gryphon Annual growth of 25% and a net worth of over $1billion in just 3 years, impossible for a start-up business I hear you cry! Yet Deliveroo with a presence in over 60 countries and an army of 5000 cyclists, has achieved the impossible. The seemingly Our brand new Business section looks at how our favourite culinary kangaroo has bounced to success
"21.10.2016 15:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk In the Middle with Blossoms | The Gryphon Blossoms are a five piece indie-pop band originating from Stockport in greater Manchester. Consisting of Tom Ogden (lead vocals, guitar), Joe Donovan (drums), Charlie Salt (bass, vocals), Josh Dewhurst (lead guitar, percussion) and Myles Kellock "The evolution of the band was almost storybook, with all five members being born at the same hospital, attending the same school and living within a two mile radius of each other but only forming after their two previous bands splintered." The Gryphon •
"21.10.2016 14:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk OKTOBERFEST, not exactly Germany… | The Gryphon Running from the 6th to the 9th of October, the event describes itself as an authentic celebration of German food, beer and music. Held in the grounds of famous former local brewery The Tetley, the venue was impressive. A giant 2,000 capacity German tent Not such German engineering... The Gryphon • Lifestyle & Culture reviews Oktoberfest
"21.10.2016 12:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk No/Gloss Film Fest: Films unlike anything you've ever seen | The Gryphon As well as the films of various length being screened over the two days, No/Gloss are offering the opportunity to take part in film panels/ workshops based on production budgeting and DIY distribution. There's also some amazing food on offer from Wood No Gloss Film Festival 2016 takes place this weekend - whet your appetite with this preview from The Gryphon • Arts
"21.10.2016 11:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk GIAG Review: Cheerleading | The Gryphon On Friday, the 30th September, the Leeds Celtics Cheerleaders hosted their Give it a Go for their Pom team in Cromer Terrace. The Pom team has participated in competitions countrywide, including in Sheffield and Birmingham last year. The Leeds Celtics Fancy some kick-lines, tumbles and formation changes? Then get involved with the Leeds Celtics Cheerleaders! (From: The Gryphon • Society)
"20.10.2016 20:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk As his second term comes to an end, The Gryphon asks: will the world look back favourably on Obama's time in office? | The Gryphon The first African American President of the United States had a lot to do in order to deliver the hope that he had promised. The quiet revolution that Obama has led, despite having to work with a Republican Congress whose “top political priority” was to Can we reflect on Obama's leadership skills with fond memories?
'Yes we can' Or can we? (From: The Gryphon • Views)
"20.10.2016 18:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Feature – I went to Love Muscle and the next morning there was a rainbow over Hyde Park | The Gryphon Love Muscle celebrated its first birthday at Wharf Chambers last weekend. It would be very hard to overstate just how much fun was had by all involved. The founders of Leeds' most important club night Love Muscle chatted to The Gryphon • Clubs on influences, inspiration and of course, homosexuality
"20.10.2016 17:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk 404 Not Found The Gryphon • Blogs discusses how to fulfill the lifestyle choice of the moment, the Danish term 'Hygge'
"20.10.2016 15:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk 404 Not Found The requested URL /2016/10/in-the-middles-hidden-gems-lauren-rycroft-and-cara-hammond-360-club-061016/ was not found on this server. "The 360 Club has always been a place for musical discovery, and Cara Hammond and Lauren Rycroft's double EP launch was no exception to that rule." The Gryphon • Music delves deep underground and rustles up some hidden gems
"20.10.2016 14:00:02" thegryphon.co.uk Page not found | The Gryphon "“I'm a bit British, or phlegmatic, about these things, so I didn't faint or anything” Prof. Haldane."
The Gryphon • Science gives a round up of the recent Nobel Prizes
"20.10.2016 12:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk 404 Not Found Its Breast Cancer Awareness month, so see how your everyday beauty products have gained a twist of pink to help raise funds for Breast Cancer research (From: The Gryphon • Fashion)
"20.10.2016 11:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk 404 Not Found "2016 seems to have been a revealing year for drug scandals in the sporting world. From Lance Armstrong's prolonged cheating, to the exposure of the Russian Olympic squad, will athletes ever learn to stay clean?" The Gryphon • Sport discusses the ongoing
"18.10.2016 18:01:35" thegryphon.co.uk Historic Headingley building on Otley Road to become a Wetherspoons | The Gryphon The former Sunday school, designed by Leeds architect William Peel Schofield, opened 1914 and later became the music and arts block for Leeds Girls Grammar School, named the Elinor Lupton centre. The site has been empty since 2010 after the school closed. Wetherspoons make another controversial push to get their pub on the Otley Run... #WetherspoonsOtleyRun #TheGryphon
"18.10.2016 16:57:00" thegryphon.co.uk “There's definitely too much money in the professional game.” | The Gryphon There is an awful amount of money in the English Premier League, money that cannot be comprehended. Even when compared to other major leagues (Spanish, German, Italian), the financial muscle of the English league is staggering. Given this, there is no The Gryphon • Sport speaks to international football owner and coach, and author of 'Up Pohnpei', Leeds alumnus Paul Watson.
"17.10.2016 16:00:01" Timeline Photos Have you picked up a copy of this week's Gryphon yet? Not sure where to get one from? This handy map shows you all the places on campus you can grab a copy.
Have we missed somewhere? Let us know where else you would like to see our newspaper stands on
"17.10.2016 08:03:00" thegryphon.co.uk Union Forum Proposals: Female-only gym hours? | The Gryphon The upcoming Union Forums are discussing some hot topics in the coming weeks. The Gryphon has cherry-picked some of the very best and interesting ideas to inspire you to get debating, get pro-active and get involved. The Union Forum proposals are here! Female-only gym sessions? Online check-in got your goat? Terrified of TEF? Have your say... #UnionForums #TheGryphon
"16.10.2016 17:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk “Varsity could be cancelled” following rowdy behaviour | The Gryphon A University official has warned that the future of Varsity could be in danger following disorderly behaviour at the men's rugby final last Wednesday. University Police Officer PC Matt Guy told The Gryphon that Varsity "could be cancelled" following violence and misbehaviour at this year's rugby match, and a number of students have been fined £1000 each for pitch invasion.
"14.10.2016 10:01:26" thegryphon.co.uk Fugitive Found Hiding in Leodis | The Gryphon A fugitive was found hiding at a flat in Leodis halls of residence in the early hours of 5th October after a planned police raid. **BREAKING NEWS**
Following a firearms incident in Bradford, a suspect went on the run and was discovered at Leodis during a police raid.
He has since been charged with possessing a firearm with intent to endanger life.
"13.10.2016 19:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk 3 Reasons to get involved in Black History Month – Society Edition | The Gryphon It's October and the Student Union is celebrating, along with the rest of the UK, Black History Month (BHM) – amazing events and performances are happening throughout this month in our union, including events by societies like the Black Feminist Society, The Gryphon • Society rounds up the best ways to support #BlackHistoryMonth
"13.10.2016 18:00:08" thegryphon.co.uk Colts run out of Luck in dying moments | The Gryphon On Sunday there was a sold out crowd at Wembley eager to watch a fierce football rivalry, however the likes of Rooney, Kane and Vardy were nowhere to be found. This was not your usual football match at Wembley and instead names such as Andrew Luck, Frank "This weekend marked the start of the NFL 2016 International Series in London." The Gryphon • Sport reports
"13.10.2016 17:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Gryphon Give It A Go: Quidditch and Harry Potter Society | The Gryphon Harry Potter is the best-selling book series of all time, having sold over 450 million copies as well as being translated into over 70 languages. It's only fitting that such an accomplished and popular novel series be granted its own society at the For all you wizards, get involved with the Harry Potter Society! (From: The Gryphon • Society)
"13.10.2016 16:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Gryphons stun lackluster Beckett in Varsity showpiece | The Gryphon On Wednesday evening, Headingley Stadium saw the climax of Varsity 2016, a Rugby Union match between the University of Leeds and Leeds Beckett. Who would be bragging the win at the end of the night? A week on and we still revel in our win over Beckett in the Varsity Finale (From: The Gryphon • Sport)
"13.10.2016 15:00:40" thegryphon.co.uk City do the Double | The Gryphon Manchester City Women have now firmly established their dominance in women's football, securing both the FAWSL title and the Continental Cup in the past two weeks. "Manchester City Women have now firmly established their dominance in women's football, securing both the FAWSL title and the Continental Cup in the past two weeks." (From: The Gryphon • Sport)
"13.10.2016 12:30:51" thegryphon.co.uk Goodbye Ban Ki-Moon | The Gryphon While the presidential elections take the limelight, the race for the next United Nations Secretary-General trundles along in the background, as Ban Ki-Moon made his final address to the General Assembly last month. A Secretary-General rarely receives a Trump's toupee seems to have distracted the world whilst an equally important election is going on. The Gryphon • Views discusses.
"13.10.2016 10:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Foul Play: More Evidence of Football Corruption Surfaces | The Gryphon An undercover investigation by the Telegraph has revealed evidence of corruption and bribery at the highest level. Their evidence reveals that as many as eight managers and assistant managers are suspected of taking backhand deals or “bungs” as is Send them all off Ref! The Gryphon • Sport discusses more fishy behaviour in the football world.
"12.10.2016 21:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Feature – Soul Control | The Gryphon The nine minds behind Soul Control have formed a cult following at a rapid pace, consilidating their position as some of Hyde Park's favourite sons. We caught up with Theo Victor to discuss the group's commitment to variety, improvisation and originality. "The nine minds behind Soul Control have formed a cult following at a rapid pace, consolidating their position as some of Hyde Park's favourite sons." (From: The Gryphon • Clubs)
"12.10.2016 21:00:02" thegryphon.co.uk The Turner Prize 2016 | The Gryphon The Turner prize shook up the art world once again in 2015, awarding the prize to Assemble, a group considered by many to be a 'non-artist' collective. With the opening of this year's exhibition, the spotlight is back on the diverse, bizarre and ever "Gaudy, vital and more controversial than ever, The Turner Prize is back." The Gryphon • Arts takes a look at the nominees
"12.10.2016 20:32:39" thegryphon.co.uk Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Review – Keeping the Magic Alive | The Gryphon Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a play that's been clouded in secrecy since it began production. At the showing I attended, each audience member was even given a pin with #KeepTheSecrets printed in big, bold letters on it. Without giving too much On a scale of one to ten, how much to you love Harry Potter?
Probably about nine and three quarters... (From: The Gryphon • Arts)
"12.10.2016 20:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk The female creatives you need to know about | The Gryphon As the last day of September arrived, as did the end of another fashion month. This year saw a somewhat revolutionary movement for women within the house of Dior. Italian born Maria Grazia Chiuri became the first ever women to take charge as creative Despite a predominantly female facade of models and clientele, the fashion industry has only recently heralded the female creative. The Gryphon • Fashion reports.
"12.10.2016 19:30:09" thegryphon.co.uk Feature – Inside Youth Club Sounds | The Gryphon Youth Club Sounds are returning to much-loved Hifi on Thursday 13th October, bringing with them their signature curation of SoundCloud beats and up-and-coming DJs who challenge the mainstream. We spoke to organiser Robbie Russell for an inside look at how Youth Club Sounds is back tomorrow evening. Curated by University of Leeds alumni, the night boasts a "signature curation of SoundCloud beats and up-and-coming DJs who challenge the mainstream" (From: The Gryphon • Clubs)
"12.10.2016 19:00:10" thegryphon.co.uk Investigation into racist and anti-semitic t-shirts | The Gryphon Pictures taken by a fellow student reveal hateful phrases including: “Don't speak to me if you're not white,” and, “The Holocaust was a good time.” Campus Watch: University of Exeter
The wearers of t-shirts branding slogans including “Don't speak to me if you're not white,” and “The Holocaust was a good time.” are being investigated (From: The Gryphon • News)
"12.10.2016 18:45:31" thegryphon.co.uk www.thegryphon.co.uk 6 ingredients for glory! (From: The Gryphon • Sport)
"12.10.2016 18:31:19" thegryphon.co.uk 400PPM Carbon Dioxide and no turning back | The Gryphon As of this September, we will never see CO2 levels drop below 400 parts per million. In a world where many won't believe, or simply choose to ignore, the existence of climate change; we have reached a point considered by some scientists to be a The inevitable, impossible and irrevocable has happened. (From: The Gryphon • Science)
"12.10.2016 18:00:11" thegryphon.co.uk Freshers' Week 'a waste of time and money' | The Gryphon Private school head teachers from around the country have called for universities to start lectures sooner and have branded Freshers' Week potentially “isolating and expensive”. Is it worth it for the free Domino's though? The Gryphon • News reports on the notion to scrap Freshers' Week...
"12.10.2016 17:30:08" thegryphon.co.uk Why New Girl is the best show on TV | The Gryphon I am a strong believer in the beauty of television. Lazing around on a Sunday afternoon is never complete without multiple cups of tea, bourbons and my favourite programmes. However, New Girl isn't just a comedy to pass the time between revising. It is a The Gryphon • Blogs fan-girls over New Girl....
"12.10.2016 17:00:02" thegryphon.co.uk Duke University aims to 'deconstruct toxic masculinity' | The Gryphon While most universities are preparing for a perfect welcome for freshers, the Women's Centre at The Duke University of Durham, North Carolina has come up with a rather interesting campaign. Campus Watch: Duke University
Innovative programs have been organised to achieve "male allyship and questioning and deconstructing toxic masculinity." (From: The Gryphon • News)
"12.10.2016 16:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk A sparse summer in film? | The Gryphon So that's it. The summer is over, and with it the blockbuster film season. But, if like me, you're wondering what blocks were actually busted by this holiday's rather dismal offering, then I am here to validate your disappointment. If, however, you chose "But, if like me, you're wondering what blocks were actually busted by this holiday's rather dismal offering, then I am here to validate your disappointment." (From: The Gryphon • Blogs)
"12.10.2016 16:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: National Hate Crime Awareness Week in the UK | The Gryphon This week is National Hate Crime Awareness Week across the UK, a time to recognise this prominent societal issue and spark discussion about how it can be combated. Hate crime in the UK has become an increasingly prevalent issue this year in the wake of "This week is a chance to start talking about hate crimes in society and on campuses and send a clear message that they will not be tolerated." #NationalHateCrimeAwarenessWeek (From: The Gryphon • News)
"12.10.2016 15:45:01" thegryphon.co.uk Amazing Aidan Asserts in European Showpiece | The Gryphon “It's not a race, it's a landmark” – the slogan of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. A pun that works in English as well as the original French, and it really does say it all about Europe's most prestigious horse race. Also, the world's richest race on turf, "“It's not a race, it's a landmark” – the slogan of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe." (From: The Gryphon • Sport)
"12.10.2016 15:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Hinkley Point C is finally given the green light | The Gryphon It is great news for Britain's nuclear industry as Hinckley Point C, a new nuclear power station, has officially been given the go-ahead for construction, despite previous fears that the whole project could be scrapped when the new Prime Minister, Theresa A new reactor at #HinkleyPoint has been given the go-ahead, as the one presently there is being decommissioned. (From: The Gryphon • Science)
"12.10.2016 15:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Two sudents shot dead after party turns into a nightmare | The Gryphon Two students at the Agricultural and Technical State University in North Carolina have been fatally wounded at an off-campus party, causing student safety to come under scrutiny. Campus Watch: North Carolina A&T State University
An off-campus party ended in disaster... (From: The Gryphon • News)
"12.10.2016 14:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk British universities consider their post-Brexit options | The Gryphon British universities are considering extending their campuses into the European Union due to heightened uncertainties surrounding Brexit over what sort of relationship they will have with the EU in the future. It hasn't even happened yet, but what will happen to Further Education post-Brexit? The Gryphon • News reports
"12.10.2016 14:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Southgate's young England look for Stability | The Gryphon England fans are used to disbelief and shock when it comes to their national team. The low expectations England football fans have come to expect this year, from embarrassing Iceland defeat to the shock of the allegations against Sam Allardyce, are "Safety and stability seems to be the key focus for the England Under-21 manager Gareth Southgate." The Gryphon • Sport discusses the appointment of Southgate as caretaker manager
"12.10.2016 13:45:00" thegryphon.co.uk Leeds' Team Spirit Outshines Results at the Track | The Gryphon The day began with some rather thrilling field events as Tom Medd and Zoe Thresher took one for the team and competed in the high jump, of which neither of them have attempted in the last 4 years, but any points against the well-prepared Beckett side University of Leeds 113 – 174 Leeds Beckett in the Varsity track events last week
"12.10.2016 13:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Beating the stress of University | The Gryphon Even though the new year at university has only just begun, I can already feel my stress levels on the rise. Going into my final year at Leeds, I can't help but feel overwhelmed by the fact that in less than a year, there's a good chance I'll be thrown Top tips from The Gryphon • Blogs on how to keep stress at bay...
"12.10.2016 13:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Loan system perpetuates inequality, study finds | The Gryphon A new academic study has found that the British student loan system reproduces inequalities due to the unspoken expectation that student loans will be supplemented by family income. "Money money money, always funny, in a Rich Man's world" - not such a laughing matter when you're a student (From: The Gryphon • News)
"12.10.2016 12:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Salford Survive in Extra Time | The Gryphon Salford Red Devils completed a remarkable comeback from 18-10 down to win the Million Pound Game in extra-time against Hull Kingston Rovers, to secure their survival in the Super League, and to ensure that Hull KR are absent from the top flight of rugby "Salford's ecstasy is Hull's misery" The Gryphon • Sport reports
"12.10.2016 12:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Communal printers: a victory for halls | The Gryphon Oxley, Lupton, Ellerslie and St Marks were the first to receive printers last year. Sentinel Towers, Lyddon, Central Village, Charles Morris and Devonshire followed closely behind, installing printers over the summer. Now Freshers can use up all of their free printer credits from the comfort of their halls (From: The Gryphon • News)
"12.10.2016 11:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk CAP subsidy: A constant cause of agro | The Gryphon Canadian poet and novelist, Brian Brett, once penned “farming is a profession of hope.” What was once a perfectly pertinent – if not overly idealistic – overview of farming, has now become very much outdated. Today, it is the profession of the rich and of "A recent investigation into the UK's direct recipient farms of CAP (Common Agricultural Policy) subsidies revealed that more than a fifth of the top 100 beneficiaries were owned by aristocratic families." (From: The Gryphon • Science)
"12.10.2016 11:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Claims University IT cuts led to technical failure | The Gryphon The university has been experiencing serious technical failures all week, with the Portal, VLE, lecture capture and other IT services all crashing on Monday, and going down sporadically over following days. Under investment in our IT facility is leading to a demise in technical robustness... (From: The Gryphon • News)
"12.10.2016 10:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Stop beliddleing women! | The Gryphon After reading Rod Liddle's misogynistic piece on Emma Watson, all you can do is gasp. The irony is perfect. A speech at the UN on fighting for the equality of women, dismissed as 'whiny, leftie, PC crap'. There's a difference between going crazy, "After reading Rod Liddle's misogynistic piece on Emma Watson, all you can do is gasp. The irony is perfect." The Gryphon • Views discusses the recent attacks on #EmmaWatson
"12.10.2016 10:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Student halls shuts after fire safety inspection | The Gryphon Trinity Hall student accommodation, a 94-bedroom luxury student development in Woodhouse, has been shut down following an inspection by a West Yorkshire Fire Service Marshal. The brand new halls in Woodhouse has had to postpone its opening, and once again students were forced into temporary accdommodation (From: The Gryphon • News)
"12.10.2016 09:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk The Gryphon asks: Is the Bluetooth check in system fair to students? | The Gryphon Just over two weeks ago the new Bluetooth system went live, causing a massive shake up on campus. Leeds is following the general trend towards taking attendance more seriously, with policies such as mandatory attendance to pass classes being introduced in The Gryphon • Views discusses the fairness of the new check in system...
"12.10.2016 09:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk New university ranking system to drive up fees | The Gryphon The government has signalled that it is preparing to abolish the £9000 cap on tuition fees, allowing them to rise with inflation. An increase of £250 is expected for students applying for 2017 entry. Just when you thought fees couldn't get any higher... (From: The Gryphon • News)
"11.10.2016 18:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Is it time to start taking Hip Hop designers seriously? | The Gryphon In the midst of fashion weeks across the world and following London Fashion Week in September, global megastar Beyoncé released her highly anticipated second Ivy Park collection that she cofounded with Topshop owner, Sir Phillip Green. Without warning, Art meets Fashion as The Gryphon • Music questions whether Hip-hop designers' stitchin' is bitchin'...
"11.10.2016 17:35:39" thegryphon.co.uk ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: National Hate Crime Awareness Week in the UK | The Gryphon This week is National Hate Crime Awareness Week across the UK, a time to recognise this prominent societal issue and spark discussion about how it can be combated. Hate crime in the UK has become an increasingly prevalent issue this year in the wake of Time for hate crime awareness: 16% of students on UK campuses have experienced some form of hate crime according to an NUS survey
"11.10.2016 16:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk A New Diverse Direction; a model example | The Gryphon Unfortunately it's become fact that the fashion industry lacks diversity when it comes to models but is this an issue of the past or something that is beginning to change? Is the fashion industry too set in its ways to embrace diversity? The Gryphon • Fashion discusses
"11.10.2016 16:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk A Love Letter to Julie Andrews | The Gryphon Earlier this month Julie Andrews turned 81. In considering her life's work I can't help but first think of her serenely gliding down a grand staircase atop a mattress in The Princess Diaries 2. This is the pinnacle of Julie Andrews as she is typically Why we love Julie Andrews (and why you should too (if you didn't already)) (From: The Gryphon • Arts)
"11.10.2016 16:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Hunt For The Wilderpeople Review – An underappreciated gem | The Gryphon Ask your average person what they know about New Zealand and they will invariably mention the use of its landscapes for The Lord of the Rings film trilogy; the opening shot of Hunt for the Wilderpeople makes it clear that Peter Jackson and co. barely The Gryphon • Arts takes a look at the new release set in the exquisite wilderness of New Zealand
"11.10.2016 15:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk Brodka @ Leeds Beckett, 3/10/16 | The Gryphon Floating onto stage with glittery cheeks and a Princess-Leia-esque jumpsuit, Polish singer Brodka managed to make Leeds Beckett Union shimmer with her stratospheric vocals and celestial aura. The crowd were lulled by the band's starry synths, which melted "Floating onto stage with glittery cheeks and a Princess-Leia-esque jumpsuit, Polish singer Brodka managed to make Leeds Beckett Union shimmer with her stratospheric vocals and celestial aura." The Gryphon • Music reviews
"11.10.2016 15:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Emma Watson vs. The Sun | The Gryphon Since rising to fame as a child actress in one of the world's biggest movie franchises, Emma Watson has used her status to fight for gender equality. She first moved us with her speech at the UN HeForShe conference back in 2014, in which she explained The girl of the moment maintains decorum as The Sun chides her... (From: The Gryphon • Blogs)
"11.10.2016 14:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk What's new in science this week? | The Gryphon atmospheric oxygencarbon dioxidecomputing devicescontinental driftcurecyber securityenergy savingfossil fuelshimalayasHIVnewssam msciencethe gryphon Aside from reaching unprecedented atmospheric Carbon Dioxide levels, The Gryphon • Science rounds up what else is new in the scientific world...
"11.10.2016 14:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Why Black Lives Matter still matters | The Gryphon Whilst scientists have solved the puzzle of what came first: the chicken or the egg, many sane people are still puzzled by the question of what came first: the troll or the alt-right? "What came first: the troll or the alt-right?" The Gryphon • Views discusses the importance of Why Black Lives Matter...
"11.10.2016 13:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Vegan victory or diet dilemma? | The Gryphon With the rapidly increasing number of vegan converts, Emma Purvis debates the benefits and pitfalls of this phenomena. With veganism straying away from its moral and economically sound roots, is the hype surrounding it a good thing? Or is it a step "Fish are friends, not food"
The pros and cons of Veganism (From: The Gryphon • Features)
"11.10.2016 12:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Students play Pokemon Go as part of degree | The Gryphon In an attempt to make the business information technology course more “accessible”, students at Salford University are being asked to play Pokemon Go as part of their degree. Campus Watch: The University of Salford
Students have been encouraged to use the new augmented reality app to make their studies more 'accessible' (From: The Gryphon • News)
"07.10.2016 17:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk The Arts Netflix Weekend Watchlist: Vol 4 | The Gryphon What better way to recover from Wednesday's Varsity celebrations than a date night with Netflix? So retire your sports gear in favour of some sweatpants and delve into the depths of what's on offer this weekend with the help of our top picks. The ultimate weekend watchlist from The Gryphon • Arts
"07.10.2016 14:37:14" yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk VIDEO: Huge fire at industrial building in Holbeck, Leeds A major fire has broken out at a former printing factory in the middle of Leeds
"07.10.2016 13:01:52" The Gryphon **GIVEAWAY - CIRCA WAVES AT CHURCH THIS FRIDAY**
New nightclub Church is set to open in the former Halo site this Friday.
If you fancy heading down to catch Circa Waves perform on their opening night, simply like and share this post to be in with a And we have our winners!
Alethea Norman-Rhodes & Jonny Gleadell! You have a pair of tickets each for tonight's reopening! Message us with the names of those you are going to take and we will pop you on the guest list :)
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"07.10.2016 11:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Billie Marten @ Headrow House, 27/09/16 | The Gryphon “Ah, circle time”, Billie Marten laughs as she sits down on stage and joins an audience whose legs were crossed around the edges of Headrow House's fairy light-covered event space. "If anything Billie's emotionally honest lyrics are the definition of being lionhearted, in an age where we prefer to hide our feelings behind social media" The Gryphon • Music caught Billie Marten at Headrow House last week
"07.10.2016 11:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk 'Miss Peregrine' review – Burton has lost the plot | The Gryphon Burton's latest offering left me feeling as confused as 'sandy claws' (Santa Claus) in The Nightmare Before Christmas when he wakes up in Halloween town. Is Burton too barmy this time round? The Gryphon • Arts reviews
"07.10.2016 10:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Low Country by The Sword | The Gryphon The Sword's previous album, 2015's High Country, was met with mixed from critics and fans alike, who were understandably upset over the band's transition away from metal in favour of hard rock. Somewhat less understandably, the band has reacted to this A quick follow up to their 2015 album, The Gryphon • Music takes a listen to The Sword
"07.10.2016 10:16:31" The Gryphon **GIVEAWAY - CIRCA WAVES AT CHURCH THIS FRIDAY**
New nightclub Church is set to open in the former Halo site this Friday.
If you fancy heading down to catch Circa Waves perform on their opening night, simply like and share this post to be in with a LAST CHANCE TO #WIN !
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Amen to that.
"07.10.2016 10:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Writing of Blues And Yellows by Billie Marten | The Gryphon This Yorkshire gal has weaved her way onto the music scene with effortless, folk tunes perfect for autumn afternoons. Impressing audiences since age 9, Billie Marten is now 17 years-old and burst into the industry with YouTube videos; she even covered The Gryphon • Music reviews the hauntingly beautiful debut album from Billie Marten
"07.10.2016 09:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Head Job by Phil Rudd | The Gryphon On one magical evening in June 2009, I realised dreams actually do come true. As the sun started going down past the famous Wembley arch, I got to see my heroes AC/DC in action. Needless to say, I couldn't find my socks for weeks because they were blown "I've given this album every chance to grow on me, to no avail." Disappointment meets the ears when listening to new Phil Rudd (From: The Gryphon • Music)
"07.10.2016 09:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Illuminate by Shawn Mendes | The Gryphon Following the success of singles 'Treat You Better' and 'Stitches', Canadian singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes recently released his new album 'Illuminate'. It's no secret Mendes has become a teen heartthrob, helping to create a buzz around his latest "Heartfelt and raw, the record encompasses both the beautiful and crushing elements of being in love." The Gryphon • Music gives a listen to Shawn Mendes
"07.10.2016 08:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Return To Love by LVL UP | The Gryphon Since founding the beloved DIY label Double Double Whammy in 2011, LVL UP have been creating quietly wonderful alternative rock albums, filled with straightforward songs of love, heartbreak and millennial malaise. For their third album Return to Love – New tunes, but seemingly nothing special from LVL UP, as reviewed by The Gryphon • Music
"07.10.2016 08:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Remember Us To Life by Regina Spektor | The Gryphon Remember Us To Life is a mix of weird, wonderful, wacky and wonderful again. I feel as though if my life were a musical, her songs would fit in a most chaotic and colourful way- just check out 'Tornadoland' -and many of us know that Regina Spektor's songs "Our girl is back"
Regina Spektor returns with another spellbinding album (From: The Gryphon • Music)
"07.10.2016 08:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Phishing scams target students | The Gryphon More observant students may be aware that screens around campus have been encouraging vigilance when online and answering the phone. The messages are in response to known new phishing schemes that target students, particularly those from abroad. The Don't get caught out! Leeds warns against phishing scams targeting students.
"06.10.2016 21:45:00" thegryphon.co.uk Red Fang & Torche @ Stylus, 29/09/16 | The Gryphon On last Thursday's menu at Leeds stylus was a mighty fine blend of heavy metal and stoner rock 'n' roll, brought to you by two of the genre's finest. "I've seen many stoner metal bands but very few indeed manage to do it this well." The Gryphon • Music enjoyed RED FANG + Torche last week
"06.10.2016 21:15:00" thegryphon.co.uk Review – Fools Paradise Festival | The Gryphon Following an inevitable Fresher's Week spent traipsing from room to room of Leeds' Student's Union, attempting to find newly made friends by wading through a dance floor that resembles a sticky sauna, many incoming Leeds students may have felt they had Once again adding a whole new twist to your Union, Fool's Paradise doesn't fail to amaze... (From: The Gryphon • Clubs)
"06.10.2016 21:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk City Club by The Growlers | The Gryphon City Club is the album many fans of The Growlers have both craved and feared. Can the dreaded transition from surf rock to synths ever be a success? Will they lose their endearing likeability? New material from The GROWLERS is the "beat-driven love child of Californian grunge and slick NYC... The Gryphon • Music reviews
"06.10.2016 20:45:00" thegryphon.co.uk 10 Leeds spots you have to visit this year | The Gryphon Starting university is both an interesting and daunting transition in life. It can be overwhelming to arrive in a new city, for some even a new country, and when first arriving in Leeds it can be difficult to get the grip of such a big and vibrant place. Eat, sleep, meditate, repeat. The top ten hot tips courtesy of The Gryphon • Features
"06.10.2016 20:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: A new society for all costume lovers | The Gryphon Freshers' week is long gone, and the first week of lectures has slowly but surely come to an end. But the year is still only getting started, and with a new year come new… societies. We've picked out a few of them that you might not know about yet – and The Gryphon • Society introduces Costume soc - don't let the performers go naked!
"06.10.2016 20:15:00" thegryphon.co.uk Review – Brudenell Groove's Fresh Start | The Gryphon Coming back for my third and final Leeds Freshers' Week after a year spent wallowing in the relative utopia of Munich's club scene, I was preparing myself for what had become the norm: a single mediocre night out at the Faversham followed by six days of "This was not a night for hearing classic after classic but for letting go and getting into the (Brudenell) groove. Expect more good things to come from these guys." The Gryphon • Clubs enjoys the gloriously grassroots Brudenell Groove's Fresh Start
"06.10.2016 20:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk www.thegryphon.co.uk Been there, done that, got the t-shirt. (From: The Gryphon • Fashion)
"06.10.2016 19:45:00" thegryphon.co.uk ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: For how long will the past survive? | The Gryphon During the summer I went down to the Southbank with a friend to see a replica of London being burnt down to commemorate 350 years since the great fire of London. It was an exciting event to go and see. The public crowded round on both sides of the Thames "Maybe it's inevitable that the past becomes a story? A story being lost and twisted like rumours passed between children in the playground." The Gryphon • Views reflects on the poignant past...
"06.10.2016 19:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk In celebration of the creeps: 10 greatest Radiohead tracks | The Gryphon Radiohead have come a long way since their debut single 'Creep'. In fact, it's 24 years this week since Thom Yorke and the gang burst into public consciousness, asking what the hell they were doing there. To celebrate the anniversary, we got our heads Treat yourself to the best band in the world - The Gryphon • Music picks the top 10 from Radiohead
"06.10.2016 19:15:01" thegryphon.co.uk In the Middle with The Lumineers | The Gryphon Our Editor-in-Chief Jessica Murray talked to The Lumineers ahead of their UK tour next month. This is what they had to say… The Lumineers chat to our Editor-in-Chief on how they are "straying away from that folk Americana sound and more towards a regular rock set up." (From: The Gryphon • Music)
"06.10.2016 19:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Flawed Dreams: Elon Musk and the Colonisation of Mars | The Gryphon At the International Astronautical Congress in Mexico, Elon Musk announced his highly ambitious plans to establish a colony of one million people on Mars within 100 years. Musk was greeted rapturous energy. Despite this enthusiasm, is the colonisation of Is the colonisation of Mars possible? The Gryphon • Science discusses
"06.10.2016 18:45:01" thegryphon.co.uk Feature – Back to Basics: The Resurrection | The Gryphon Since December 2014 'Halo' sat on Woodhouse Lane as an abandoned myth, freshers' older siblings telling tales of messy 'Quids In' nights at a converted church handily situated right next to Flames. This week, however, Halo will be reopened as the revamped Holy smokes its like the coming of the prophet - the shell of Halo is being resurrected... Back To Basics: The Resurrection (From: The Gryphon • Clubs)
Amen to that.
"06.10.2016 18:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk A Cultural Victory in New York City | The Gryphon Amid the chaos of controversial hair at Marc Jacobs and Bella Hadid's fall at Michael Kors, one figure came out of this New York fashion week making positive history. New York fashion week brings positive history in the face of 21st century culture and religion (From: The Gryphon • Fashion)
"06.10.2016 18:15:00" thegryphon.co.uk Sport Membership Prices Slashed for all Students | The Gryphon Leeds University, or University of the year 2017 as some may boast, has already proved its dominance in the field of higher education. With its three entrepreneurial awards and 90% student satisfaction rates, could it be any more impressive? Student sport that can [finally] be afforded by students... (From: The Gryphon • Sport)
"06.10.2016 18:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk In The Middle with The Wailers | The Gryphon Ever since I can remember, I've always known who Bob Marley is. I knew all the words to Babylon System before I knew who The Beatles were. So to think that in a couple of minutes I would be speaking to Danglin Anglin, the lead singer of The Wailers, was a ITM with: The Wailers. The Legend of Bob Marley lives on... (From: The Gryphon • Music)
"06.10.2016 17:45:01" thegryphon.co.uk Lowkey @ The Wardrobe, 23/9/16 | The Gryphon Approaching the Wardrobe to see Lowkey, I was nervous. Not only because I'd decided to jump in an Uber on a 2.7 surge, but because often, intricate, intelligent songwriting doesn't translate to a fantastic live show. "Lowkey was aiming for much more than nostalgia with this tour; it was about community. This was a celebration of the connection music generates." The intimate venue produced the goods once again (From: The Gryphon • Music)
"06.10.2016 17:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk A round up of Milan Fashion Week | The Gryphon At Milan Fashion Week, all focus was on the FROW seating “digital famous” millennials and creating a show that was more Instagram-worthy and less so focused on the garments. Dolce and Gabbana epitomised this with a front row boasting the likes of "At Milan Fashion Week, all focus was on the FROW seating “digital famous” millennials and creating a show that was more Instagram-worthy and less so focused on the garments." The Gryphon • Fashion discusses
"06.10.2016 17:15:00" thegryphon.co.uk Arnold Palmer: a true golfing legend | The Gryphon The word legend, especially in a sporting context, seems to be branded about all the time in social media and newspapers alike. Many times this term is of course justified, other times however it is simply hyperbolic. But Arnold Palmer was a legend. A "But Arnold Palmer was a legend. A legend of golf. A legend of sport. A legend of America."
The Gryphon • Sport pays homage to Arnie
"06.10.2016 17:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Heads Up by Warpaint | The Gryphon After the release of bassist Jenny Lee Lindberg's solo debut and a collection of other individual projects for each member, Warpaint return with their highly anticipated third album, Heads Up. Not even a tour with Kurt Vile for drummer Stella Mozgawa and The Gryphon • Music reviews the wonderful new Warpaint album, 'Heads Up'
"06.10.2016 16:45:00" thegryphon.co.uk www.thegryphon.co.uk The Gryphon • Music sussed out the new one-day festival OnRoundhay last month...
"06.10.2016 16:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk On our radar: the films you need to see this month | The Gryphon Directed by Tim Burton, it's being heralded as his best work in years. Expect the weird, the wonderful and the gothic in this tale of an orphanage that's home to children with some very peculiar powers. From peculiar children, to Obama, to Scientology to murder mysteries, The Gryphon • Arts picks the best new releases of this month.
"06.10.2016 16:15:00" thegryphon.co.uk Taylor Powers to glory in Cardiff | The Gryphon Sixteen times World Champion Phil 'The Power' Taylor recaptured the magic of the height of his illustrious career to land the spoils last weekend in the inaugural PDC Champions League of Darts. Taking place at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena and being the Taylor is bang on target in Cardiff (From: The Gryphon • Sport)
"06.10.2016 16:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Ape In Pink Marble by Devendra Banhart | The Gryphon You know how music evokes a memory either because of what you were doing at that time you heard the music, or just because it would soundtrack a memory so well? Like how Avril Lavigne's first album Let Go makes you glare out at the rain with a surge of The lazy lilt of Devendra Banhart 'Ape In Pink Marble' - The Gryphon • Music reviews
"06.10.2016 15:45:00" thegryphon.co.uk How to be a Human Being by Glass Animals | The Gryphon Glass Animals' second album sees them emerge from the murky and mysterious tropical jungle into new bright, bold and bizarre territory. The album grew out of the recorded conversations that lead singer Dave Bayley held with peculiar characters the band [Glass] Animals telling us how to be Human... (From: The Gryphon • Music)
"06.10.2016 15:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk New Society Alert: Skate Society | The Gryphon Growing up, most of us dabbled in some form of skating or another. But what comes to mind when we think of the most daring and most popular form of skating? Why, skateboarding of course. #newsocietyalert. Recently, several students decided that a society Be a real live Sk8r Boi (From: The Gryphon • Society)
"06.10.2016 15:15:00" thegryphon.co.uk Drivers ready to sweat it out in Malaysia | The Gryphon The Formula One teams visit the Sepang circuit in Kuala Lumpur for the sixteenth race of the 2016 season. The battle for the driver's championship is finely poised between the Mercedes pairing of Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, with the German eight The Gryphon • Sport covers the Malaysian Grand Prix
"06.10.2016 15:05:06" thegryphon.co.uk Phishing scams target students | The Gryphon More observant students may be aware that screens around campus have been encouraging vigilance when online and answering the phone. The messages are in response to known new phishing schemes that target students, particularly those from abroad. The Students have been made victims of fraud... (From: The Gryphon • News)
"06.10.2016 15:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk 'In The Mood For Love' and why you should be watching Chinese cinema | The Gryphon Before the film started the audience had the opportunity to listen to Chris Berry, professor of film studies at Kings College London, and David Tse, an actor, writer and filmmaker, discuss the recent explosion of the Chinese film industry. Chris Berry The Hyde Park Picture House put on a special screening and definitely got everyone 'in the mood'... (From: The Gryphon • Arts)
"06.10.2016 14:45:00" thegryphon.co.uk ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Third Party, No Starty | The Gryphon It's the presidential race of 2016 and look how far we come. From a time in 2012, when even the slightest slip of the tongue would spell disaster for a candidate, to the colourful politics of 2016, where any day without at least one major: blunder, lie or Why third party candidates still fail to have a look-in... (From: The Gryphon • Views)
"06.10.2016 14:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Chapter & Verse by Bruce Springsteen | The Gryphon Chapter & Verse is an odd one. Less of a real record and more of a step by step guide to Springsteen's long and illustrious career, it's been released as the companion to The Boss' new autobiography. "Chapter & Verse is an odd one. Less of a real record and more of a step by step guide to Springsteen's long and illustrious career, it's been released as the companion to The Boss' new autobiography." The Gryphon • Music takes a listen to Springsteen
"06.10.2016 14:15:00" thegryphon.co.uk County Championship reaches thrilling conclusion | The Gryphon Last week saw the culmination of this season's County Championship Cricket tournament. After 15 games three sides still remained in contention for the title with just one fixture left to complete. From the north, The Reliables: Yorkshire looked to "The final day. 3 teams. One winner."
The Gryphon • Sport covers the cricket county championship the other week
"06.10.2016 14:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Shape Shift With Me by Against Me! | The Gryphon After 2014's Transgender Dysphoria Blues, Against Me! had quite the task on their hands – how do you follow such a deeply political, darkly personal, and defiantly progressive album? Well. Somehow, they've managed it. The legendary Laura Jane Grace fronts another successful album from Against Me! (From: The Gryphon • Music)
"06.10.2016 13:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Appropriation vs Appreciation; a fine line | The Gryphon Where is the line drawn between cultural appropriation and cultural appreciation in Marc Jacob's and Ashish's latest fashion shows? Marc Jacobs and Ashish's latest fashion shows toe the line of cultural appropriation and appreciation - but do they go too far? (From: The Gryphon • Fashion)
"06.10.2016 12:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Benjamin Francis Leftwich @ The Wardrobe, 28/09/16 | The Gryphon The Wardrobe in Leeds may not be the biggest venue, but what it lacks in size it makes up for with its intimate charm. Opening act Oliver Pinder set the mood for the evening with his impressive acoustic sound. Accompanied by his guitar and a piano he sang " Benjamin Francis Leftwich is the kind of artist that can silence a bustling room full of excited fans with one chord." The Gryphon • Music reviewed his gig last week
"06.10.2016 11:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk 'Iyalode of Eti' review: Joyous and tragic | The Gryphon After our recent interview with Director Moji Kareem, James Candler headed to the West Yorkshire Playhouse to give his thoughts on the finished production of Iyalode of Eti. "Iyalode of Eti is an absolute treat, which manages to bring something genuinely new to a play that has by now seemingly been studied and reimagined to death"
The Gryphon • Arts reviews Iyalode of Eti
"06.10.2016 11:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk I Had A Dream That You Were Mine by Hamilton Leithauser and Rostam Batmanglij | The Gryphon Hamilton Leithauser, frontman of The Walkmen, and Rostam Batmanglij, ex-keyboardist of indie favourites Vampire Weekend, have collaborated on a raw, genuine album that sings of heartbreak and spirit. Rostam's influence is obvious, with clear lines drawn Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam's new release is "...lively, full of love and contemplates with an unexpected flair." (From: The Gryphon • Music)
"06.10.2016 10:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Editors picks: The shows and the looks | The Gryphon Struggling slightly to stream shows on our house's not so brilliant Wi-Fi in Hyde Park, I was semi-effective in leaving freshers' behind for the BFC's show space and London Fashion Week. A firm favourite and someone whose collection I was most excited to The Gryphon • Fashion gives the low down on London Fashion Week
"05.10.2016 21:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Chart – October in Leeds Top Picks | The Gryphon But with shorter days comes longer nights, and we all know what that means. Here's a selection of the DJs to watch out for this month across the city and a flavour of the music to expect. The Gryphon • Clubs compiles an exquisite audible selection from the artists gracing our city this month
"05.10.2016 20:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk Mount Ninji and da Nice Time Kid by Die Antwoord | The Gryphon What more can Capetonian rave-rap duo Die Antwoord offer us with their fourth album? It definitely contains all the elements you'd expect: incredibly vulgar and shocking lyrics, quirky and varied instrumentals and electronic beats etc. However, this time DIE ANTWOORD - need we say more? (From: The Gryphon • Music)
"05.10.2016 20:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Feature – A Brief History of Clubbing in Leeds | The Gryphon Leeds is a diverse powerhouse of eclectic music housed in a multitude of independently run venues across the city. Charting back to the beginnings of the various scenes reveals the undeniable influence that forward thinking promoters have had in We know its the best place in the country for nightlife, but here's how it started (From: The Gryphon • Clubs)
"05.10.2016 19:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk In The Middle's Hidden Gems- The Barmines @ Meatliquor, 23/09/16 | The Gryphon Before local outfit The Barmines took to the Meatliquor stage for an intimate night of musical adventure, the Gryphon caught up with front man Rob Burton to talk about the struggles of being an up and coming band in Leeds, their special partnership with ITM's Hidden Gems - The Gryphon • Music ventured down to MEATliquor Leeds and got a glimpse of The Barmines 'enchantingly realistic outlook on life'...
"05.10.2016 19:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Feature – Swipers on the Dance Floor | The Gryphon Prelinks is a new app for socialising on nights out. Since its launch in Leeds last Monday it has been downloaded over 1000 times in under a week. We caught up with Oli Whitfield, Prelinks' Manager for Leeds, to find out more about this new app. Pals and parties - The Gryphon • Clubs introduces the innovative new app, Prelinks Leeds
"05.10.2016 18:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk www.thegryphon.co.uk LS6, The Clock Café never fails to keep the punters happy (From: The Gryphon • Lifestyle & Culture)
"05.10.2016 18:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: TV vs Netflix: a modern controversy | The Gryphon A cup of tea, the sofa and the television might, for many people, be considered the perfect trio. Regarded as respite after a lecture; a method of guilt-dominated escapism from revision; or perhaps a fitting cure for the hangover from hell, the comfort of Netflix and Chill; TV and bills? The Gryphon • Views discusses a real first world problem...
"05.10.2016 17:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Review – Mint Festival 2016 | The Gryphon To receive a backstage pass for Mint Festival left me feeling little less than ecstatic. To see Loco Dice, Ms Dynamite, Patrick Topping and many more for free, and even have the chance to meet and talk to them, was incredible. 'Poorly organised' 'Oversold' 'This disaster' 'Some positives'... Mint Fest did not impress The Gryphon • Clubs
"05.10.2016 17:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Head Carrier by Pixies | The Gryphon 'Head Carrier' is the sixth studio album by alternative rock legends the Pixies, following their anticipated 2014 release of 'Indie Cindy'. The record has a laid back feel less concerned with status, steering the band in an exciting new direction whilst "It is merely an example of an excellent band continuing to develop and create their unique and original music" - all hail PIXIES (From: The Gryphon • Music)
"05.10.2016 16:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk www.thegryphon.co.uk "Paper…snow…..a ghost!!!" The Gryphon • Lifestyle & Culture discusses Friends Fest...
"05.10.2016 15:30:02" thegryphon.co.uk www.thegryphon.co.uk A literary adventure for The Gryphon • Lifestyle & Culture in Ho Chi Minh City
"05.10.2016 15:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk www.thegryphon.co.uk Hands up if you still have no idea what Brexit is doing to us? (From The Gryphon • Views)
"05.10.2016 14:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk Blossoms by Blossoms | The Gryphon It seems Blossoms have already racked up an embarrassment of ringing endorsements. Their debut album, Blossoms, shot straight to number one in the album charts as soon as it was released, with the five piece from Stockport's perfect blend of indie rock, Blossoms debut album gives us a taste of what's to come in the future... and we like it (From: The Gryphon • Music)
"05.10.2016 14:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk #JackFriday MEATLiquor – The best of both worlds | The Gryphon Take one-part award-winning cocktails, mix with a mouth-wateringly trendy menu, add a dash of live music and liberal amounts of Tennessee Whiskey, and what do you get? #JackFriday has come to Leeds. MEATliquor Leeds is definitely flavour of the month - here's why (From: The Gryphon • Lifestyle & Culture)
"05.10.2016 13:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk www.thegryphon.co.uk "So you've done it, you've persuaded the powers at be that you have what it takes. The only problem is your personal statement was fictitious, the last book you managed to finish was in the Harry Potter series, and this summer your literary exploits
"05.10.2016 13:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Trick by Jamie T | The Gryphon Jamie T jumps back into the foray for Trick, with tracks 'Tescoland' and 'Dragon Bones' proving he can still capture the rawness of his first couple of LPs, while building on the tristful Carry on the Grudge. Jamie T's latest album "stirs up a deep urge for you and your mates to go to the nearest park and loiter, while at the business end of a 4-pack of Strongbow and working your way through a 10-pack of cigarettes." (From: The Gryphon • Music)
"05.10.2016 12:00:01" thegryphon.co.uk Neurosis by Fires Within Fires | The Gryphon Over 30 years Neurosis have become a band praised by the alternative musical intelligentsia, cited by many artists, as well as by people with really big beards, as a key influence. I've never really 'got' Neurosis, but 'Fires Within Fires' has gone some "'Fires Within Fires' is a great, albeit short album that's caused me to re-evaluate this unashamedly unique band." - The Gryphon • Music listens to Neurosis
"05.10.2016 11:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk AIM by M.I.A | The Gryphon M.I.A. has never been one to hold back. Back in the 2000s, when pop stars were expected to offer up a politically sanitised version of themselves, the British rapper was a breath of fresh air with her criticisms of human rights abuses against the Tamil "AIM sounds like an artist trying to come to terms with a new more hopeful understanding of the world..." The Gryphon • Music reviews M.I.A.'s latest endeavours
"05.10.2016 11:00:01" Its October, that means Oktoberfest Leeds, beer, lederhosen and raucous behaviour! (From: The Gryphon • Lifestyle & Culture)
"05.10.2016 10:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Take Control by Slaves | The Gryphon Take a look at the pink balaclava sticker-clad bus stops around Leeds and you'll see there's a definite buzz for Take Control, the second album from punk duo Slaves. Produced by Mike D of the Beastie Boys, the 16-track album transports the listener to the In anticipation of Slaves visit to Leeds next month, The Gryphon • Music reviews their latest release
"05.10.2016 10:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Souled Out? Soul Rebels at The Wardrobe | The Gryphon For those unfamiliar, the recently refurbished Wardrobe, just opposite Leeds College of Music, hosts a range of live music events. The likes of Boy & Bear, Benjamin Francis Leftwich and The Hunna have graced the venue with their presence, to name just a An unsatisfied visit to the Wardrobe for The Gryphon • Music last week
"04.10.2016 21:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Rosetta by Vangelis | The Gryphon Vangelis is something of an illustrious name in the modern annals of electronic composition. Many will recall his now iconic soundtrack to the 1980s classic sci-fi noir film Bladerunner, featuring Harrison Ford moodily tracking down and terminating rogue For the star-gazers and late night studiers - this is Rosetta by Vangelis (From: The Gryphon • Music)
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"04.10.2016 20:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk After Jeremy Corby's landslide victory to retain leadership of the party, The Gryphon asks: is Labour doomed? | The Gryphon At his re-coronation as Labour's leader on Saturday, Jeremy Corbyn pledged to draw a clean slate under his party's bruising post-Brexit civil war. Old adversaries would be welcomed back into the fold, and hopefully Labour would go on to effectively Debate: is Labour doomed? (From: The Gryphon • Views)
"04.10.2016 20:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk “Counselling? Oh that's not for me” | The Gryphon When I first got put on to Citalopram (an antidepressant) in summer 2014, I was advised to also seek counselling, but I never did. I feared admitting that I had a problem I needed to get past, and going to the doctors in the first place was hard enough – "If you don't try and change your life, it will stay the same" - The Gryphon • Blogs discusses the taboo with counselling...
"04.10.2016 19:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Public relations: The end of celeb privacy | The Gryphon Forever under our scrutiny, when a famous couple decides to part ways it is plastered over all of our media outlets. From Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin's “conscious uncoupling” to Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris' documented demise, none of these splits Internet trolls and the press have gorged gleefully at break of Brangelina - The Gryphon • Views asks if this is really fair
"04.10.2016 17:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk The Arts: worth it or worthless? | The Gryphon The idea that a Bachelor of Arts degree is useless is by no means a new one. For years the debate between choosing to study something you love, or studying something that will earn you money has been at the forefront of every prospective university The Arts: worth it or worthless? (From: The Gryphon • Blogs)
"04.10.2016 17:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk The kids are alright! | The Gryphon Students do not have the best of reputations these days. Take this from a mature student who spent a decade in the “real world” before coming to university. It is a widely held belief that students are, apparently in league with immigrants and welfare "The honest truth of the matter is that people out in the “real world” are jealous of students." - The Gryphon • Views sticks up for students
"04.10.2016 16:30:01" thegryphon.co.uk Why I hate the word 'networking' | The Gryphon I am a Literature student at University of Leeds. My life revolves around novels, plays and stacks of colour-coded notebooks. Last year, studying and getting used to living somewhere new was enough. 'Networking' - almost as bad as 'Twerking' (From: The Gryphon • Blogs)
"04.10.2016 16:12:52" thegryphon.co.uk New nightclub Church set to open its doors this Friday | The Gryphon The Gryphon have two pairs of tickets to give away for the opening of brand new and exciting venue Church this Friday, featuring Circa Waves. **GIVEAWAY - CIRCA WAVES AT CHURCH THIS FRIDAY**
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"04.10.2016 16:00:03" thegryphon.co.uk Universities in South Africa close amid tuition protests | The Gryphon Protests for free university education in South Africa escalated this week, prompting at least four institutions to close temporarily just before the exam period is due to begin. Student protests reach climax in South Africa as universities close. #SAProtests #TheGryphon
"04.10.2016 15:00:50" thegryphon.co.uk How Clinton trumped Trump | The Gryphon The first presidential debate of the 2016 race will no doubt go down as one of the most surreal political moments in recent history. Trump, a loud mouthed xenophobe known for a challenging debating style was facing up against Clinton – one would expect a The Gryphon • Views analyses the first Presidential Debate as we creep nearer the all-important election
"04.10.2016 13:10:02" thegryphon.co.uk Left for dead: Why Labour must not forget the middle ground | The Gryphon After consolidating his position following re-election, Jeremy Corbyn will be the man leading Labour into the next General Election. Buoyed by an even greater margin of victory, he and Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell unveiled their vision for Britain Corbyn clings on... The Gryphon • Views discusses the future of the Labour Party
"04.10.2016 08:00:00" thegryphon.co.uk Suicide rates at York University hit record high | The Gryphon The City of York council has launched an investigation after up to five students at the University of York killed themselves in one year. York sets troubling record as suicide rates soar.
"03.10.2016 20:30:00" thegryphon.co.uk Bridget is back and but is she better than ever? | The Gryphon After a 12 year hiatus, Bridget Jones returns to the big screen. Jessica Newgas reviews the latest offering to see if the third in the trilogy lives up to its name. "A revival that was not essential but greatly appreciated, Bridget Jones's Baby was like catching up with an old friend, beautifully punctuated with laughter as we all relaxed into the nostalgia." The Gryphon • Arts reviews the return of Bridget