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 …

Let’s Talk About ME | Rosie Heaton

Let’s Talk About ME Student bloggers | Rosie Heaton   May 12th was M.E awareness day.   To be honest, writing that I have M.E is something I don’t enjoy doing.  I almost feel uncomfortable. And not just because it’s a rubbish thing to have to deal with every day, but because the stigma of …

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 …

IMAGE RIGHTS IN SPORTS: A Brief Look

IMAGE RIGHTS IN SPORTS: A Brief Look  Written By Ugochuwku Johnson Amadi, PhD Student, Faculty of Business and Law, Leeds Beckett University Strictly speaking, image rights are the entirety of rights an individual has on their person in relation to the prerogative to commercially exploit those rights to the exclusion of others subject to the …

What Grinds Students Gears

What Grinds Students Gears Written by Ateeqa Riaz Getting that letter from UCAS saying that you are through to uni is one of the best feelings ever. However, we soon learn that feeling is short lived, as university life has so many problems that are not addressed by the government or the university itself. By …