Carol 2018 – A Success?

It is December, and it is the time of year where LSE is at its most creative – with Carol. It has been described as LSE’s warped version of Cambridge’s May Ball, with less class and weirder and wackier costumes.…

LSE remains Top for Increasing Participation of Disadvantaged Students

The LSE, once again, remains the top university for increased access of disadvantaged students in the UK. Study conducted Reform’s study charts the average proportional increase in the disadvantaged students annually comparing that of the 2012-2013 academic year to 2016-2017.…

Departments Show Significant Progression towards Assessment Diversification

Different departments at the LSE have slowly been following through in their promises to diversify assessment at the university, especially after the most recent Undergraduate Programme Review undertaken during the summer.   According to official TQARO (LSE’s Teaching Quality Assurance…

LSE charities make final push before the Christmas Break

A week before the end of Michaelmas term, students would be mistaken in thinking that now is the time for wrapping things up (pun intended) and bracing for a cold December. For many LSE charities, work has just begun. The…

Entracte

I put the mask back on Perform but there’s no sun The words are out but without meaning A pantomime, back into hiding.   I was out in the cold open Now it’s back to lies – back to men…

Finding EDEN

For someone who doesn’t walk to Tesco alone, I found myself in a rather interesting fix when I realised I would be going to a concert – alone. The tickets had been booked before I even got my university acceptance…

2018’s Top Ten Films

The Review staff writers came together to decide this year’s top ten films and to highlight some of 2018’s biggest disappointments.   10) Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (wri-dir. Martin McDonagh) I’d like to reflect on one scene, by far…

Corruption, Scandal and ‘Bigfoot Erotica’: How Partisanship Trumped Candidate Quality in the 2018 Midterm Elections

With the US 2018 midterm elections now in the rear-view mirror, it is time for the glorious bi-annual tradition of dissecting the results and, drawing from them, prognosticating the current state of American politics. A detailed, race-by-race analysis reveals some…

LSE Email Accounts Hit by Mass Phishing Attack

LSE students and staff have been the target of a mass cyber attack with multiple cases of fake “phishing” emails being sent out to LSE-affiliated email accounts being reported. Mass emails are being sent with subjects related to students’ previous…

Brexit is impossible

What the public was sold in 2016 and since was never possible. This deal was doomed from the start by the failure to settle Brexit’s inherent contradictions When Alice says “one can’t believe impossible things” in Through the Looking-Glass, the…