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January 13, 2016

Highlight of 2015: Irish Referendum

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by Thomas Chambers, In a year that was dominated by headlines often displaying the worst that humanity can do to itself, I found solace, hope and positivity in the Irish referendum on Marriage Equality. I should have really been revising 18th century Irish history for my impending History A-level exam but, instead, I was watching Irish history being made on Twitter. I was following a hashtag that made me even…

The Need To Reform State Marriage

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by Kacper Zajac, The enactment of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 has put an end to the long fight for marriage equality in England and Wales. Thanks to the coalition government, same-sex couples now enjoy the right to marry. While this is undeniably a move in the right direction, there is still an important point to be considered. Is the ‘right’ to marry actually a ‘right’ at all?…

Food Markets Near LSE You NEED To Try

Food Markets Near LSE You NEED To Try

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Eggplant Parmigiana Pasta

Eggplant Parmigiana Pasta

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Do you like eggplant? I love eggplant.I could eat it everyday. NO jokes whatsoever. I also love pasta.Thus was born the Eggplant Parmigiana Pasta. It’s not nearly as fancy as it sounds. It’s basically a tomato sauce with pasta, with eggplant in it as well. All garnished with far too much parmesan cheese, naturally. Real eggplant parmigiana is a little more labour intensive, but my dish is a lot quicker and…

Chop Shop

Chop Shop

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Chop Shop   Do you like eating out? Do you need a break from the library? Do you want to discover an affordable restaurant that is only a 20-minute walk from LSE? If you answered yes to any, if not all of these questions, keep reading. I have just the place for you. Chop Shop, located on Haymarket, right in the heart of central London, is by no means an…

Giving Taste to Tofu

Giving Taste to Tofu

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Recipe: When Healthy Met Tasty  Tofu is like that awful sweater your aunt bought you for Christmas: you learn to love it. My parents absolutely detest tofu, and I wasn’t always a big fan of it to be honest. I mean, it’s gooey, has a strange texture and has virtually NO taste whatsoever. Why on earth would I eat it? The answer is quite simple, young grasshopper: one needs to…

Deliciously Cheap Eats in London

Deliciously Cheap Eats in London

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We all love London, except for one thing: it’s too damn expensive. The city is bursting with things to do, but we never feel like we can enjoy said things because…well…we’re all broke. Fear not, I have the solution for you. Believe it or not, there are places where you can have dinner in London that are relatively cheap and, more importantly, delicious.  To all you international students who just…

Food

Food

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Syrian Airstrikes: Evidence of its Failure

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by Nina Webb, Deputy Comment Editor On the last day of term, LSESU voted overwhelmingly to condemn the launch of UK airstrikes in Syria. For those who disagreed with this decision, a popular argument was the fact that whilst this may have been a difficult and extreme decision to make and may have, and indeed has, incurred civilian casualties, airstrikes were the most effective method in eradicating ISIS once and…