Lady Gaga’s 100 Dresses in a Room

Not interested in cinema or the Oscars? That’s fine. Here’s your alternative guide that tracks Lady Gaga’s fashion through the awards season. Mother Monster went fierce this season, hoping gown after elegant gown would help her make a serious impression…

LSESU Cave to Student Pressure Over Graduation Costs

Earlier today, LSESU announced the launch of a new fund aimed to alleviate graduation costs for students. The fund, founded in association with the School itself, will be piloted at this year’s ceremonies. The announcement also revealed that the cost…

‘Too West Wing for The Thick of It’: Why Young American activism keeps failing in Britain

After the recent false-start of Turning Point UK, Haydon Etherington and Adam Solomons look at why Britain’s young right-wingers have struggled to establish themselves. Much like Aerosmith, imperial measurements and eating marshmallows with sweet potato, young conservative activism has failed…

Chinese New Year at LSE

This year Chinese New Year fell on the 5th of February, with various events surrounding the celebration occurring both at LSE and in the London area. The China Development Society (CDS) put up a stall outside the SU in conjunction…

The Beaver’s Guide to the Oscars

Welcome to The Beaver’s guide to The Academy Awards. Here’s everything you need to know about this year’s biggest Oscar hopefuls. I shall be live tweeting my reactions to the mess. Catch me @RahulReviews. Roma – 10 nominations Cuaròn is…

SU backtracks on elections changes after complaints

Societies with fewer than one hundred members will now be able to opt out of online elections without an appeals process. This comes after society heads raised concerns about rules clamping down on face-to-face committee elections. Instead, the Union will…

Is the UK really a leading example for Research and Development in the pharmaceutical industry?

It is a sad fact that 990 people are diagnosed with cancer every day in the UK. On the 4th of February, thousands of campaigners joined together across the world to raise awareness of this fact at the 8th annual…

Summer Ball Petition Passes 1000 Signatures

A petition to launch an annual LSE Summer Ball after exams has received over 1,000 signatures on change.org. William Stein, President of the Geography and Environment Society and third year BSc Geography with Economics student launched the petition in 2018.…

LSE to Adopt University Status Title

In the next few months, the LSE and an additional 11 HE institutions which are part of the University of London will undergo formal public consultation by the Department for Education to adopt university status in their own right. This…

Nacho Valentine: Nachos Cancelled Indefinitely

The SU’s Valentine’s Day special Nachos night has been cancelled due to a feeling that there would be little demand for the event, which was due to take place on Friday, 15th February. The event once again promised “pop/commercial/cheesy hits”,…