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March 11, 2015

LSE Broke the News this weekend

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By Kanan Parida, Deputy News Editor On Saturday 7th March the London Globalist scheduled a conference on international journalism consisting of three individual keynotes, a Guardian masterclass and a panel discussion reviewing this past year in news. With registration beginning at 9:30am, the Venue at Saw Swee Hock was abuzz with students interested in international journalism. Although there may not have been a huge turn out, the audience was mainly…

120 Years: What Would The Webbs Think?

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By Ronda Daniel, In 1889, Charles Booth conducted, with the help of founders of the LSE, Sidney and Beatrice Webb, a monumental ethnography entitled Life and Labour of the People of London, delving into the everyday lives of ordinary working people in London. This study found that the area LSE is situated in was the poorest, deemed ‘vicious’ and ‘semi-criminal’; now, its surrounding area is one of the most affluent…

“Like Crazy” (2011) – Film Review for LSESU Film Society Screening

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  Last Tuesday, the LSESU Film Society organised the screening of “Like Crazy” (2011). This Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize winner is directed by Drake Doremus, starring prominent actors including Felicity Jones, Anton Yelchin, Jennifer Lawrence and Alex Kingston. “Like Crazy” centres on the long distance relationship between Anna (Felicity Jones) and Jacob (Anton Yelchin). Anna, a student from England, and Jacob meet at university in Santa Monica and…

UGM: In Opposition To Meat-Free Mondays

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By Maurice Banerjee Palmer Perhaps I am an enormous hypocrite: I enforce one out of four communal dinners in my flat to be meat-free. I eat vegetarian or fish meals with uncommon frequency and have an increasing number of vegetarian or vegan friends. You could say I was a rather proselytising non-practising vegetarian. So why am I opposed to this week’s Meat Free Mondays UGM motion? To reiterate: reducing our…