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LSE Evict Student Suffering From Severe Mental Health Issues

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An LSE Student suffering from acute mental illness has been evicted from LSE Halls of Residence, on the decision of LSE Residential Services and the Disability & Wellbeing Service. Two NHS professionals separately made official recommendations against this course of action prior to the eviction. This incident further tarnishes the school’s already poor record on mental health support and recognition. The student in question was recently admitted to hospital to…

Professor Julia Black to be Appointed LSE Interim Director

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Current Pro Director for Research at the LSE, Professor Julia Black, is to be appointed Interim Director of the School following the departure of Professor Craig Calhoun. It is likely that she will serve as Interim Director from 1 September 2016 until 31 August 2017, unless a successor to Craig Calhoun is found at an earlier date. The Council approved the recommendation of a Selection Committee comprised of Alan Elias (Acting Chair…

Students Raise a Staggering £100,000 for Charity

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The LSE Students’ Union’s (SU’s) Raising and Giving Society (RAG) have raised a colossal £100,000 for charity since the start of the academic year. Having chosen three charities to support at the beginning of Michaelmas Term: St Mungos Broadway, Papyrus and Farm Africa, RAG have worked relentlessly to raise funds for these three very deserving causes. However, the philanthropy does not end there as RAG have also been able to…

Patience in the 24 Hour News Cycle

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In the last hour I have discussed topics ranging from the horrifically mundane (the weather) to the intellectually stimulating (the essay I have yet to write…it has the potential to be intellectually stimulating, ok?) with people scattered as far afield as the US and Russia. Instant communication has changed the world and how we interact. I take for granted that I can ask my friend in Switzerland for outfit advice…

Students Occupy LSE

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Protest in opposition to ‘Neoliberalisation’ Claimed that 40 students are occupying Vera Anstey Room in Old Building Demands set out online and on social media Unclear if and when, and under what conditions, occupation will cease BREAKING NEWS: Doors open for ‘workshops’ where all are welcome Newly elected LSESU Community and Welfare Officer Aysha Al-Fekaiki involved Current C&W Officer Sebastian Bruhn involved, as is Feminist Society President Natalie Nunn Owen…

What do Trans Women need from feminism? A discussion at LSE

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Editorial Note: The Beaver would like to apologise for any offence caused by the title that appeared in the print edition of The Beaver above this article. The title should have read the above, not ‘What Do Trans Women Need Feminism For? A Discussion at LSE’. This was accidental, and no offence was intended. We will be reviewing our titles and sub editing practices to ensure this kind of mistake…

LSE Secrets: The Inside Story

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The Beaver has exclusively been talking to those at the heart of the now notorious Facebook page, LSE Secrets. The picture painted by sources approached by The Beaver is that of a well-intentioned experiment that went horribly wrong. The page was taken down on Friday afternoon, after widespread criticism from students and staff alike with regards to recent postings. The page developed out of a desire by the two admins…

Why is the LSE so stressed about careers?!

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By Mika Morissette A few weeks ago The Beaver published a few articles on employability which caused quite a reaction. So why are LSE students so emotional about careers? I sat down with Jenny Blakesley, the Director of the LSE Career Service, to talk about career anxiety, the pitfalls of too much information and how the Career Service manages the pressures of an incredibly employable student body. Is it just…

The Constant Threat Of Terror In Pakistan

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16th December will be marked as a horrific and dreadful day in the history of Pakistan. 132 innocent children were slaughtered mercilessly by the Taliban at a school attended predominantly by children of army officials in the capital city of the country’s northern province- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. 9 members of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) conducted a terrorist attack on the Army Public School. The Pakistan Army’s Special Services Group launched a…

Who Is Vulnerable in America?

Who Is Vulnerable in America?

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Yet another black man was killed at the hands of the police this August; and yet another verdict this week sidesteps recognising a degree of racism in the law enforcement system. Segregation is still rife. A sector of Americans feel threatened by a system supposed to protect their livelihood. I’m angry. I’m far from St. Louis now, where I spent four years of high school and had my eyes opened…