Is LSE Ready for a No Deal?

An update on LSE and Brexit As it currently stands, the UK is due to begin the process of leaving the European Union on 29 March 2019. In the run up to this date and beyond, all staff across the…

Outside Parliament on D(eal)-Day

As the political gridlock over the the Brexit process continues, on Tuesday the 15th January,  The Beaver followed the demonstrations outside Parliament on the eve of the Commons vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal. Largely campaigners and supporters of a…

Arrest Made in LSE Library

The arrest: what we know so far Last Monday evening, 14th January, a man of unknown age was arrested in LSE Library for unknown reasons. Reportedly, policemen arrived at the Library at approximately 7pm and were searching for the man…

Up to a Quarter of Degrees are not “worth it financially”, according to a new report

According to a new report by Onward UK, “it is not worth incurring over £50,000 of debt to obtain a university degree” amid a fifth to quarter of university students. The report not only questions the value of some degrees,…

LSE Reach Semis of Alumni University Challenge

The Beaver conducted an interview with its old executive editor, Simon Garfield, now journalist and non-fiction author. He reveals insights into the alumni University Challenge, life at the LSE and careers in journalism. After successfully reaching the semi-finals of the…

The LSEAU Welcome Party Re-run

After the failure to launch the previous LSE Athletics Union welcome party, there were hopes that good-times, fun and wallets could be saved with this ‘re-run’. The first week of Lent term is a tough week for all LSE students.…

Student-led Media Thrives at LSE

This past academic year, many new student-led journals have been made at LSE. These include Earthrise and 68. These have been considered proud achievements and a positive step toward seeing even more student activism and creativity at LSE. Earthrise Earthrise…

Indian Voters Will Lose Regardless of Election Victors

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), a right wing, Hindu nationalist party currently in power in India might lose the upcoming elections of 2019. They lost a significant number of seats in recent elections in the key states of Chattisgarh, Rajastan,…

The Waiting Game: Russia’s Resurgence

Spies, secrets, passion, betrayal, manipulation. Accusations about Russia meddling in Western political and economic affairs since the Cold War have always been represented in a very James Bond-esque manner, exciting and mysterious with a touch of romanticism, yet, remaining essentially,…

Yellow Vests or Yellow Bellies?

The city of Paris has witnessed chaos in the past month or so. Following President Macron’s introduction of an increased fuel tax, thousands of people have risen up in protest, claiming to be driven by years of parliamentary injustices that…