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The NAB Big Christmas Quiz: Answers

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A Starter For Ten… University Challenge Questions Eight (8.64) Measure for Measure Yemen (Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, 2006) Blue 1901 John Keats (the first line of Endymion) A Taste of Honey Escape velocity (ie at which an object will be able to exit completely the gravitational pull of a planet or moon) Realpolitik  MCLXXX (is 590 x 2 = 1180)   PuLSE Radio’s Puzzles Oasis – Be Here Now…

Pride Week Ends With A Tea Party and a Panel Discussion

Pride Week Ends With A Tea Party and a Panel Discussion

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A conclusion to Pride Week was celebrated this past Friday, November 27, with two events held by the LGBT+ Alliance. The first; a tea party in collaboration with the Intersectional Feminist Society (I Fem-Soc), and the second, a panel discussion asking Gay, White, Cis Men: ‘Who Are We Forgetting?’ The event began with the Chair of the discussion, Perdita Blinkhorn, introducing the panelists, and reminding those in attendance that the…

LSE agrees overhaul of divestment strategy

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Joseph Briers, Deputy News Editor The LSE Council has consented to amendments proposed by students to its Socially Responsible Investment Policy that look to significantly limit the impact of the School’s investments on climate change, in what will be seen as a serious victory for environmental campaigners on campus. As part of the overhaul, the university has agreed to divest its investments in companies whose business is significantly focused on thermal…

The Beaver and LSESU Women’s Network Present ‘Women in Journalism’ Panel Discussion

The Beaver and LSESU Women’s Network Present ‘Women in Journalism’ Panel Discussion

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For an industry which is overwhelmingly male, it was a refreshing break to witness five female journalists come together to discuss their experiences and challenges alike in their work with students at the LSE, on Monday, November 16. Hosted by The Beaver and LSESU Women’s Network, the evening unfolded into a pivoted discussion between the realities of working in journalism as a woman, the challenges which come with the territory,…

Something Old, Not Much New

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The paradox of being ‘new’ in politics, its roots and its results Written by Aristeidis Grivokostopoulos   The UK Labour Party leadership elections and the Greek parliamentary elections had a clear winner. Similarly, the Spanish elections and US primaries are not very far away. In all of the above elections, and their respective pre-election campaigns, there is a theme. Nowadays, the party or person who is an election favourite (see…

Hell on Wheels: Cycling Tackle the Hills

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  ‘YOU’RE GOING ALL THAT way just for that?!’ At 5.15am on the day of the competition I struggled to answer this question. One reason is that the ‘hill climb’ is a British pecu- liarity. Like trainspotting and queu- ing, to an observer there isn’t much to appreciate and the participants don’t seem to enjoy it much either. ‘Vicious’, ‘lung-busting’ and ‘a right f****** b******’ are how cyclists de- scribe…

On the Hajj

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The Beaver honoured this author’s request for anonymity. My journey to Makkah didn’t mirror any of the legends from the ages; there was no fantastical route to the holy land, nor did I undertake a tremendous feat of prudence to save up for it. In fact, this once-in-a-life-time opportunity came to me relatively out of the blue. During the summer I was fretting over my final year exams, anxious about potential…

Racism in America: Not Dead Yet

Racism in America: Not Dead Yet

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By Saleha Malik In a speech in 1967 at Stanford University, Martin Luther King Jr. spoke of the “other America” and the “daily ugliness” faced by people of color in the US. However, with the election of Barack Obama to the White House, many people believed that racism in the US had been dealt its final blow and the “other America” no longer existed. Racism is, however, still alive and…

A Massive Leap Towards AU For All

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Although Men’s Rugby only have one competitive team as opposed to the three in previous years, as of last Wednesday, the men’s rugby development squad have been given opportunities to play merit standard rugby once a fortnight at Ruislip rugby club. This is fantastic news for a future that previously seemed very bleak. The Merit tournament was an opportunity to remove some rust and play some tough full contact rugby….