Author: albert_toth

‘Sphinx Student News’ Needs a New Logo!

We’ve recently decided here at The Sphinx to undergo a slight name change. Starting next term we’ll be called… Sphinx Student News! We thought it was only fitting that we should have a new logo to go with our new name, and who better to design it than our readers? So we’re handing it over to you: You can submit a fully fledged design, a sketch, or even just an idea to us by emailing If you’d rather submit a physical copy, feel free to come along to our next meeting (12th December 4-5pm Library Room of the Guild)...

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People and Planet Society Campaign Against New University Investment Policy

A group of students from the new People and Planet Society have been campaigning against the University’s new Ethical Investment Policy on campus this morning for Fossil Free National Day of Action. To raise awareness of the issue, the group conducted a banner drop from the Guild as well as giving out information to students on campus and encouraging them to get involved. They have released a statement: ‘We are a group of students from the University of Liverpool campaigning for social and environmental justice. Today is Fossil Free National Day of Action. Our University invests over £11 million...

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University Jewish Society Holds Vigil for Pittsburgh Victims

Yesterday afternoon the UoL Jewish Society held a vigil on University Square for the victims of the Saturday shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. There were around forty in attendance, including many students and lecturers. Representatives of the society and Liverpool’s Jewish community lit eleven candles, each in honour of one of the victims. Afterwards Rabbi Shmuli Brown and some students recited prayers in Hebrew and English as well as singing Hebrew songs. The event was promoted by some university societies, including the UoL Labour Students and Young Conservatives. Rabbi Shmuli concluded the vigil with some...

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Society Profiles: Meet FilmSoc

“The Liverpool University Film Society welcomes anybody with an interest in seeing a variety of films across a range of genres, nationalities and topics!” What to expect from this year: A Weekly screening followed by a discussion about the film Film-themed parties Cinema trips (e.g. for Bohemian Rhapsody) A walking tour of Liverpool’s film locations with Reel Tours Q&As with famous actors, directors and screenwriters Nights out to film-themed bars and events A chance to appear on a film-related podcast The opportunity to meet fellow actors, directors and writers who want to make films too Meet the Committee: John...

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