LSE Student Satisfaction Continues To Drop

When discussing LSE, a recurring topic is our shamefully low student satisfaction score, which persists despite our renown international standing. This trend appears to be continuing. Following the release of the National Student Survey (NSS) results yesterday, our student satisfaction…

“Moonlight”, “La La Land” directors headline stellar Toronto lineup

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) may be the New Hampshire primary of the autumn festival season, but the months leading up to the Academy Awards make a presidential campaign look like a hustings for class president. Sandwiched between Cannes…

How to submit anonymous and encrypted information to the Beaver

The Beaver has launched two new channels for students to send tips and submissions to the editorial team. One is fully anonymous, and the other encrypted. How do I submit anonymously? The Beaver’s Google Form for anonymous submissions is here:…

Total Chaos: Hunter S. Thompson and Sport

I had been waiting quite some time for an excuse to write about Hunter S. Thompson. And so to commemorate the 13th year of his passing (I didn’t say it was a good one), I decided that I would read…

LSE Students Join Protests Against Trump’s Visit

Yesterday, President Trump’s visit to London was met with fierce protest, including that by LSE students. Around 250,000 people joined the protest starting at BBC studios in London and progressing past Regent Street and finishing in Trafalgar Square. A special…

Outstanding Article On This Year’s Emmy Nominations

The Emmys are a wide-ranging set of awards where far too much is deemed ‘outstanding’ across the 122 unique categories. But the ridiculous number of categories permits Viola Davis a Guest Actress nomination for one episode’s work in Scandal and…

The Flow of Water and the Drought of Blame 

Firstly, I must yet again begin with an apology. I would like to blame exam season, or something equally justifiable, but i’m afraid my blogging absence is only attributable to something far deeper. The problem is, I’d built my extensive…

Journey to the Heart of Story

Fascinated by film? Driven by drama? Ready to put the ‘lit’ back into literary genius? ‘Journey to the Heart of Story’ is a fiery new Flipside section exploring any aspect of film, drama and bookish brilliance that has caught your…

A Result for LSE

LSE have released the summer exam results today. Finally a good moment for LSE as it went without a hitch. The results were released up to three hours earlier than expected, meaning many students eagerly awaiting their results were pleasantly…

JHS: The Hero’s Journey

Human change and transformation doesn’t just occur on screen… Choke! Choke! Choke! Choke! Stop being so fucking weak! You’re a bum. A rapper. A ballet dancer. A boxer. While very different in many respects, the protagonists of ‘8-Mile’, ‘Black Swan’…