LSE graduates earn more than all other university graduates by age 29

The LSE is the top institution for average earnings for graduates by age 29, according to raw earnings data compiled from tax records by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and the Department for Education. It is also the only…

Daughters – Back with a Vengeance

You Won’t Get What You Want is the first album from the band Daughters since their self-titled record in 2010, shortly after they announced an indefinite hiatus. It picks up from where the previous one left off – showing a…

“Bohemian Rhapsody”: Is It Worth Your Time?

Something I didn’t expect happened while I was watching the Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody: I started enjoying myself. Not that I wasn’t looking forward to revisiting Queen’s classics, or that I was overly influenced by the movie’s numerous detractors.…

Precarious Workers Need You

If you’ve been at the LSE for the past two years, you’ll likely remember the Justice for Cleaners campaign. Even if you haven’t, you may well have heard of it. The 10 month campaign, run by LSE students and United…

One Roti King To Rule Them All

When you lay claim to the throne of a dish, it’s a brave move. It’s important to have the necessary goods to back it up. Having dabbled with princes, princesses and various other members of roti royalty and aristocracy, I…

Bridges in Brixton

I had agreed, during an impulsive episode, to go to this gig about six months ago, only to be pleasantly reminded of it when the tickets arrived a week or so back. It is true to say that Leon Bridges…

LSE Talks Brexit: Gender Put on the Backburner

A panel hosted by the LSE Department of Gender Studies, School of Public Policy and the European Institute explores the gendered gains, losses and dilemmas of Brexit in relation to policy making, the development of social workers’ rights, the likely…

London Labour Societies Boycott Westminster CLP

Last Wednesday, Labour societies across London rescinded their participation in and support for the Constituency Labour Party (CLP) of the Westminster borough. Their cited rationale was the CLP’s decision to invite Chris Williamson, a supposed “anti-Semite”, to speak.   UCL…

An Ethiopian Man’s Tribute to a Suffragette

I will always be indebted to Sylvia Pankhurst and her descendants’ commitment to enduring values of justice and freedom for all, regardless of race, gender, class or country The year 2018 marks the centenary of the year some women (those…

Dear Crystal: I can’t stand him!

Dear Crystal, My friend is having her birthday party and I can’t wait to go. However, she’s invited someone that I absolutely can’t stand. Being in the same room as him makes me sick but he has responded that he…