October 2014

Securing Peace in Libya

The violent struggle in Libya continue; Islamist groups, attempting to breathe life back into a cause that should have died…

The UK Recognition of the Palestine statehood-a change in the UK policy towards conflict Middle East?

This Monday the UK Parliament passed a motion, recognizing the official status of the Palestine statehood. While the vote itself…

Mexico’s Missing Students

The disappearance of 43 Mexican students on 26th September in Iguala has sparked a divide between civilians and the government.…

Hungary’s far right nationalist party makes gains in the latest local election

Following Hungary’s latest election we are met with the somewhat chilling news that Jobbik, Hungary’s far right party, often labelled…

Leeds lecturer ‘condemns’ university’s response to assessment boycott

An open letter likens the University’s decision to withhold the pay of staff to the behaviour of a ‘nineteenth century mill owner’

TV Review: Gogglebox

Luke Birtwistle praises Gogglebox’s loveable collection of ordinary TV viewers

TV Review: MARVEL’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Series 2 Episode 1: ‘Shadows’

The second series of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D is off to a rocky start. Liz Tresidder reviews

Albums on my Shelf: Queens of the Stone Age – …Like Clockwork

Rob Wynne-Griffiths takes us back to the summer of 2013, and the release of QOTSA’s game-changing sixth record

TV Review: The Walking Dead Series 5 Episode 3: ‘Four Walls and a Roof’

Bob turns the tables on the Hunters in the new episode of The Walking Dead. Liam Dooley reviews

Cop a feel with Coppafeel

To celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness month Lara Swan tells us about the importance of ‘Coppafeel.’

Review: Say Owt Poetry Slam

Say Owt gives a promising voice to York’s poetry slammers. Kate Marshall reviews

Review: House of Hell

DramaSoc’s Open Drama Night offers up an exciting Halloween-inspired comedy that certainly amused Niall Whitehead