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October 25, 2015

The Beaver’s Team of the Week: Men’s Hockey 1st XI

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  Starting the season with a trophy is not something that happens for every year, but that’s just what LSE Men’s Hockey have done. The rest of London fell at their feet in the Lee Valley London Universities Cup last weekend, marking a clear improvement in the team’s fortunes. Two years ago the team barely had six people regularly training and were relegated from BUCS South Eastern Conference 2B. What…

On Syria, Facts of Life, and Pomp: An Interview With Ambassador Wolfgang Ischinger

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By Daniel Sippel Ambassador Wolfgang Ischinger was the German Ambassador to the United States from 2001-2006 and Ambassador to the Court of St James from 2006-2008. Today, he is Senior Fellow of the Dahrendorf Forum and Chairman of the Munich Security Conference. Before the LSE IDEAS public debate on Thursday, 8 October, Daniel Sippel spoke with him on the conflict in Syria and his position on his wife’s memoirs. Daniel…

Hillary Stands Strong, Sanders ‘Berns’ Bright

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By Andrew Collins On October 13, CNN hosted the first of the democratic presidential debates. The two big names of the night were Bernie Sanders, who was polling around 25%, and Hillary Clinton, who has declined rapidly from her peak in the polls a few months ago but still maintained a strong 20 point lead. Webb, Chaffee, and O’Malley came into the debate polling humorously low around 1%. Broadly speaking,…