The Beckett Award- What’s it all about?

We’ve been speaking to the Students’ Union and students, gathering general information to tell you all you need to know about the Beckett Award. What is the Beckett Award? The Beckett Award is a formal accreditation for all your hard work, whether this is though leading a society, local volunteering, becoming a course/faculty/student council rep, …

Our Social Media Insecurities

Social Media Insecurities Written by Ateeqa Riaz   These days we are so concerned about putting ourselves out there to the world rather than examining ourselves and reality. It is very hard to imagine life without the use of social media apps and sites for the majority of us, social media has taken over our …

The Language of Politics and Fear

The Language of Politics and Fear Written by Declan Mulholland, Chair of Leeds Beckett Labour. One of the most interesting aspects of the discourse surrounding modern day politics is the purposeful use of anodyne words. The death of innocent civilians in conflict is referred to as “collateral damage”. The 2003 invasion of Iraq was referred …

The overtaking of social media

    Throughout the years people have used social media, such as Facebook and Twitter, to openly discuss the importance of everyday activities and debates within the community, this tends to revolve around things such as the price of fuel to the daily news. It could be suggested the amount of people who relay on …

Student Media Committee Positions

    It’s that time of the year again! On Wednesday the 14th of May we will be holding elections for next years committee! There are 10 positions up for grabs, all of which are exciting & worth while. If you want to gain experience and have a ruddy good time doing so, then being …

Horse meat?

  I bet you’re very tired from reading the news telling you new updates on the horse meat scandal and it probably is one of the most debated and controversial stories that has completely shattered the meat production chains that provide us with meat and many supermarkets images. Some of you may remember that back last month …