The Ins and Outs of Foundation Day 2017

On Tuesday the 21st of November, the University of London celebrated 181 years since its creation by Royal Charter on the 28th November 1836. The celebrations to commemorate the event took place at Senate House, the administrative centre of the…

A Successful Pride Week for the LSE LGBT+ Community

Deemed as a great success, LSESU’s Pride Week is over. The special week included a Drag show, film screening and several socials. The campaign’s purpose is to celebrate the LGBT+ community at the university. The general feeling from students is…

LSE Student Runs For Local Council

LSE undergraduate James Slater will be standing for election as Labour Councillor for Hamstead Town on December 3rd. The 19-year-old social policy student will be the youngest candidate to have ever stood for the position, and if elected will be…

LSE Accused of Tracking Alumni Information

Allegations have been made claiming 24 Russell Group institutions – including the LSE – hired wealth screening firms to illegally gather their alumni’s personal information. The universities allegedly used the wealth-screening information provided by firms to more narrowly focus who…

LSE Tackles Food Waste

Have you ever thought about how much excess food is binned after the holidays? It is mostly unopened fresh produce. We are part of a cycle, we buy too much food daily and never eat it. LSE is trying to…

Editorial: The Case of the Misheard Gunshots

Chaos on Oxford Street on Black Friday Last Friday, I was at home resting with my flat after a terrible Zoo experience when I saw it. The BBC notification that something had happened in Oxford Circus hit our phones at…

Unboxing The Doughnut: An Interview with Kate Raworth

Features Editor Rajan Soni discusses the challenges facing economic theory in the 21st century with the author of the Sunday Times Bestseller, Doughnut Economics Growth. It has become a byword for prosperity, a synonym for success – a yardstick by…

Cocktail Society’s Absinthe Masterclass with ENVY Spirits

In celebration of the Cocktail Society’s very first event, this article is here to fill you in on everything you missed out on if you did not attend… We had the pleasure of hosting George Rowley, owner of La Fée…

The University System Is Broken: Here’s How to Fix It

Education spreads knowledge; it broadens minds; it improves productivity. Higher education has exploded in recent years – whether it is “worth it” in an economic sense for all these people to go to university is unclear (would it be more…

Animals Are Not Sentient, According to the UK Government

Last Monday, Caroline Lucas put forward a motion to transfer the EU Protocol recognising sentience of animals into UK law. It was rejected by parliament. MPs’ voted strictly along party lines, with the government (and DUP) voting against its inclusion,…