The Cold Kick Trick

Be bold, shower cold…

LSE Athletes run, jump and throw away the Carol hangover.

Carol, what a day; best day of the year you could argue. The next day… never quite as fun. Imagine waking up at 7am, DJ AR’s questionable late-night choices still ringing in your ears, getting out of bed and contemplating…

Why I’m Leaving LSE- The Rant I Needed to Have

So, after having read the insightful article by Athina Khalid, I decided that it was time to tell my story as a British student who has decided to leave the LSE. I applied to the School (as did the vast…

A Rumination On The Conflation Between Love And Physical Attraction

Physical attraction is a subjective and nebulous concept to which there are many contributory elements, including one’s smile, smell and mannerisms, yet despite what may be asserted to the contrary it is often one’s appearance that is its deciding factor.…

“Molly’s Game” lets a virtuoso screenwriter hold a camera, to generally good effect

Every Aaron Sorkin-written movie these days seems to open with a sizeable, choppy sequence where the narcissistic-genius protagonist displays their unsubtle personality in an ostentatious, usually funny way that proves what a narcissist and genius they really are. That doesn’t…

The Inverse Sell-By Date

Why is it that with each passing birthday I sense that I am reaching my ‘sell-by date’, even though I am now only twenty-two? I know that I am not alone in this fear, which is shared by many women,…

Beveridge 2.0 launch leaves the most important things unsaid

The ‘Beveridge 2.0 – Rethinking the Welfare State’ event on November 28th was billed as the kick-off for a year long, University wide discussion on the future of the welfare state to mark the 75th anniversary of the Beveridge report.…

Cake, Wine and Coffee mark SU’s 120th Birthday

Seven days after the University of London celebrated its 181st anniversary with a black-tie reception at Senate House, a more casual party was thrown at the top of Saw Swee Hock to mark LSE SU’s 120th birthday. Close to 70…

Revisiting The Issue of Laptops In Lectures

The arguments put forward in a recent New York Times article titled, “Laptops are Great. But Not During a Lecture or a Meeting.” aren’t particularly new, but they still re-ignite a debate in op-eds and on academic Twitter over the…

Minouche Hosts LSESU’s 120th

The Director of the LSE, Dame Minouche Shafik, held a reception for students and staff members at her university-owned apartment in Southwark. The event, held on Monday the 20th celebrated the 120th birthday of the LSE’s Student Union. Prominent society-members…