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October 10, 2014

Perceptions Count Far More Then Headlines

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The Rolling Stones are famous for many hit songs from the 60s and 70s. One of their less well-known, “Yesterday’s papers”, was the first solo effort by Mick Jagger at song writing. Whilst being heavily critisised at the time for being both misogynistic and sexist, the lyrics, “Who wants yesterdays papers, Nobody in the world” and “Living a life of constant change, Every day means the turn of a page”…

Back to LSE: Technology Guide

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A new year at the LSE brings the need for new technology to keep up with our demanding academic lives, as well as activities to take our minds off work. Here is our guide to the best technology for your student life in London. Laptops: A laptop is vital for most students, for independent study in the Library, taking notes in lectures and doing readings. MacBook Pro with Retina Display…

My First Zoo Bar: Hot, Dirty and I almost Died

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In light of recent events and as the ‘FresherLASS’, I feel it’s my duty to shed light on the behind-the-scenes antics of the sporting community last night. As a very, very new Hockey member, who can’t actually play hockey, the only thing I attended the AU night for was losing my dignity in the infamous Zoo bar for the very first time. The things that I learned about the Zoo…

Don’t Overstate Labour’s By-Election Woes: A Tale of Two Towns

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The people of Clacton-on-Sea and Heywood and Middleton have had almost as busy a week as the thinly spread Beaver editorial staff. These two English towns, in Essex and Greater Manchester respectively, have made this week’s political weather. A consensus about the by-elections is emerging from the murky swamp of political opinion-formers on twitter, in blogs and elsewhere, and it can be roughly summarised as the following. UKIP is doing…