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Netball 1st’s Ready for Action

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By Eve Turner After a very successful 2013/14 season, LSE Netball Firsts are aiming high, looking for yet another promotion this year. Last season saw the team reach the semi-final of the BUCS Cup and achieve promotion in the LUSL League. Whilst we may have lost our Welsh dragon, Lucia Davies; one of our star shooters, Rosie Dawson; and our ultra-fit centre court player, Maddy Pearson, the team is not…

An amazing start for Women’s Football!

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The LSE Women’s Football Club has had an incredibly strong start to the new season. With over 120 sign ups at freshers’ fair, the squad is bigger and better than ever. During the first week, more than seventy girls have showed up at trials, training, social gatherings and for a friendly game at Regent’s Park. The girls have shown enthusiasm and endurance at training, and with our Messi and Neuer-like…

Table Tennis Ready for Action

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Johnathan Ho Table tennis Club had a fruitful season as the Mens First Team was promoted to the Premier South League this year after a tough playoff. We had trials on 8th October and the first social session on 10th October. The first fixture for Mens First Team will be on 22nd against Imperial College which will be a tough fixture for our first appearance in the Premier League. With…

Women’s Rugby Captain voted Most Popular in AU

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Beaver Online recently revived a former feature from the print editions of The Beaver, Captain Play-Offs. The AU’s Club Captains were pitted against each other in daily play-offs, answering the same questions before readers would vote for their favourite responses from the two captains. Over 780 votes were cast across the different play-offs and Beaver Online have consolidated results to bring you the most voted-for Club Captains. Regardless of who…

An Alternative AU

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In the past year LSE found itself in the midst of protests by the UCU regarding teachers pay. Questions were raised about LSE’s public and private funding. As my imagination began to run I that as institutions like the LSE become increasingly privately funded, is there a future where the Athletics Union is run like the American’s? BUCS runs Intercollegiate athletics in the UK while the NCAA does the same…

Captain Play-Off: Athletics vs Boxing

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Beaver Online are excited to bring back The Beaver’s ‘Captain Play-Off’ feature. We are going to be pitting club captains against each other, asking them the same questions, before allowing readers – that’s you – to vote at the end of the play-off who wins! Before we get into today’s play-off, where Athletics’ Almaz Gaere faces up with Boxing’s Kamran Miah, let’s recap the results so far: Netball’s Alice Thompson…

Captain Play-Off: Netball vs Shooting

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Beaver Online are excited to bring back The Beaver’s ‘Captain Play-Off’ feature. We are going to be pitting club captains against each other, asking them the same questions, before allowing readers – that’s you – to vote at the end of the play-off who wins! Before we get into today’s play-off, where Netball’s Alice Thompson faces up with Shooting’s Defne Tuncer, let’s recap the results so far. Snow’s Harry Philpot…

Captain Play-Off: Men’s Hockey vs Floorball

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Beaver Online are excited to bring back The Beaver’s ‘Captain Play-Off’ feature. We are going to be pitting club captains against each other and asking them the same questions, before allowing readers – that’s you – to vote at the end of the play-off who wins! So far, Snow’s Harry Philpot is beating Women’s Football’s Jenny Johanson with 62% of votes, while Dance’s Alice Baudry has scooped 78% of votes…

Captain Play-Off: Dance v Men’s Basketball

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Beaver Online are excited to bring back The Beaver’s ‘Captain Play-Off’ feature. We are going to be pitting club captains against each other, asking them the same questions, before allowing readers – that’s you – to vote at the end of the play-off who wins! Yesterday, Snow’s Harry Philpot and Women’s Football’s Jenny Johanson faced off. At the time of writing, Harry is leading with 62% of the votes but…

Captain Play-Off: Ski Vs Women’s Football

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Beaver Online are excited to bring back The Beaver’s ‘Captain Play-Off’ feature. We are going to be pitting club captains against each other, asking them the same questions, and at the end of the play-off readers – that’s you – can vote who wins! First up, it’s Snow’s Harry Philpot and Women’s Football’s Jenny Johanson. Answers in all play-offs may or may not be truthful.   Where do you come…