An interview with Celia Dearden-Briggs

Featured image: Femininity | Delicate by Celia Dearden-Briggs     Recently, we took the chance to interview the lovely and talented Celia Dearden-Briggs about her artwork and recent achievements. The Leeds Beckett fine art student recently announced that her photography piece titled Femininity | Delicate is going to be featured in the first edition of Average Art Magazine as part …

The Chicken or the Egg? | Miss B

*Trigger Warnings: Depression and Eating Disorders* The Chicken or the Egg? Student Bloggers | Miss B   This originally started as an “anorexia recovery” blog but I’m coming to the realisation that it’s not as simple as that (as if anorexia on its own is ever “simple”). No, if you were going to fuse together the …

NUS Slipping Into Crisis?

NUS Slipping Into Crisis? Written by Sean Benstead   This year, the NUS elected its first BME Muslim female President Malia Bouattia. With this came a wave of accusations ranging from her being a Terrorist Sympathiser, a racist and an anti-semite. Despite all of these allegations, which she denies, Malia has stood strong and reaffirmed …

Sounds on the Streets is back!

Sounds on the Streets is back! Written by Gemma Harborne Are you a talented musician in Leeds who wants to showcase your talent, whilst raising money for an incredible charity? Simon on the Streets is an independent West Yorkshire charity, based in Leeds, Bradford and Huddersfield. We aim to offer long term, emotional and practical …

What’s really baking my beans… | Miss B

*Trigger Warnings* Eating Disorders and thoughts of suicide. What’s really baking my beans… Student Bloggers | Miss B I should definitely be revising. As my mum quite rightly points out, getting even a passable grade in these exams is more important than being a certain dress size, or worrying constantly about eating too much- in …

Do more established artists use new artists to their own advantage?

Do more established artists use new artists to their own advantage? Written by Tanisha Johnson Unless you have been living under a rock, you will have heard Grammy-award winning artist Drake’s addictive new song Controlla, which originally featured the popular Jamaican dance-hall artist Popcaan, who is known for songs such as Never Sober, popcaan2 Only man …

Deaf Film

Deaf Film Written by Raabia Hussain Leeds Beckett Students’ Union is proud to be celebrating Deaf Awareness week, which runs from the 2nd to 8th of May, 2016. Events are held at the University to raise awareness of Deafness, Hearing Impairments and Hearing Loss.   In the United Kingdom alone there are 11 million people who are …

Conditions in the Refugee Camp

Conditions in the Refugee Camp Written by Anam Azeem   Noushin Aslam, who is the founder of the Moonlight Trust charity, recently made the trip to Lesbos, Greece to help out the refugee crises. She and a group of volunteers went on the trip through her charity for a week and helped out by distributing clothes, …

Experience or Qualifications?

Experience or Qualifications? Written by Abdi Hassan This article is about the importance of developing skills and getting that game changing role to build your career. I am Business Information Technology student and often know this dilemma, especially as Young Person trying to establish a career in the IT sector. This is especially true in …

Batman v Superman: Dawn of probably more meh movies

Batman v Superman: Dawn of probably more meh movies Written by Rae Malji Batman v Superman was an overall okay film, not brilliant or exciting or amazing, which is what you expect from any superhero movie. It was just …meh, hence why approximately 90% of audiences were disappointed whilst the other 10%, well… they are …